New Rector for Brighstone

The Rev’d Clive Todd has been appointed as the Rector(designate).He is currently the vicar of eight parishes in Lower Swale, North Yorkshire. He will be West Wight Team Rector with overall responsibility for the eleven parishes in West Wight and particular responsibility for the Brighstone and Shalfleet Benefices (eight parishes).He will be moving into Brighstone Rectory with his wife Carolyne. The Rev’d Leisa McGovern was appointed at the same time to be Vicar of Yarmouth and Freshwater and a member of his team. They are both due to be licensed on the afternoon of 22nd April 2018. Clive has been heavily involved in work with young people throughout his ministry and will be warmly welcomed to our parish.