The Revd Canon Christopher Burke, currently Vice Dean and Canon Precentor of Sheffield Cathedral, has been appointed as the next Archdeacon of Barking.
Chris will begin his ministry in the Diocese of Chelmsford in May 2019.
We are sorry to be saying goodbye to Chris and his family. We thank God for his eight years of service at Sheffield Cathedral and pray for him and his family as they begin this exciting new ministry.
Read the full statement from the Diocese of Chelmsford here.