• 16 August 2020

Ordination of Presbyters (OLM)

A service of ordination of presbyters (OLM) will take place at Nendrum Ancient Monastic Site on Sunday 16 August at 4.00 pm.

Bishop David will ordain two presbyters for ordained local ministry as follows:

  • Revd Rory Blake-Knox (Moneyreagh Community Church)
  • Revd Stephen Doherty (Glen Community Church)

The preacher will be Revd Paul Cowley. Paul is on the leadership team at Holy Trinity Brompton and founded the charity Caring for Ex-Offenders. He has twenty-five years' experience of working with socially excluded and vulnerable adults and is the Bishops' Advisor to Prisons in London. In 2015 he was awarded an MBE for services to ex-offenders.

He is the author of the recently published Thief Prisoner Soldier Priest. Find out more about the book here.