Sunday 30th July 2006
Pictured from the left:
Rt Revd William Ind (Lord Bishop of Truro), Revd Gavin Douglas, Revd Rob Dickenson (Rector) and Archdeacon Clive Cohen.
A special service took place at the church of St. Mary the Virgin, Week St. Mary, on Sunday, July 30th, to celebrate and dedicate the Week St. Mary Circle of Parishes and Institution of its Rector, Revd Rob Dickenson, by Rt Revd William Ind (Lord Bishop of Truro).
This service was to celebrate the union of eight parishes into the Week St. Mary Circle of Parishes; namely, Jacobstow, Poundstock, St. Gennys, Treneglos, Warbstow, Whitstone, Week St. Mary, and Widemouth Bay.
There was a large attendance with representatives from each parish.
The organist was John Hopkinson and the church choir was in attendance.
A presentation was made of framed commemorative pictures to the Bishop, Archdeacon and to churchwardens from each parish in the new benefice.
Refreshments were served in the church.