Farewell to Fr Christopher Durrant


The Revd. Christopher Durrant, Assistant Curate licensed to the Parish of St David with St Michael & All Angels, Exeter,

has been offered and duly accepted the role of

Rector in the Upper Itchen Benefice, Winchester Diocese

(consisting of the six parishes of Cheriton, Tichborne, Beauworth, Kilmeston, Hinton Ampner, & Bramdean).

His Institution Service will be held

in the Parish Church of St Michael & All Angels, Cheriton,

at 7.30pm on Wednesday May 29th.

Fr. Christopher’s Last Mass at St Michael’s Mount Dinham

will be the Solemn Mass at 11am on Easter Sunday morning.

His Farewell Eucharist will be held

in the Parish Church of St David’s, Exeter

at 7.30pm on Friday April 26th.

All are welcome.

Additionally, Christopher & Jenny are holding an Open House at the Curatage on Saturday April 27th from 2pm to 5pm

as a more informal opportunity to say goodbye.

This is both a joyous and a sorrowful time.

Remember: the people of God are eternal, priests are transitory.

Pray for Christopher and Jenny

as they prepare for the next chapter in their ministry.

God bless St. David’s Church. God bless St. Mike’s Church.

God bless the Upper Itchen Benefice. Amen.



St David's Church, Queen's Terrace, Hele Road, Exeter, EX4 4HR