Rosemary Lain-Priestley

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The Venerable
Rosemary Lain-Priestley
Archdeacon for the Two Cities
(Archdeacon of Charing Cross)
Diocese Diocese of London
In office 1 January 2016 – present
Orders
Ordination 1996 (deacon)
1997(priest)
Personal details
Born 1967 (age 49–50)
Education Colne Park High School & Nelson and Colne College
Alma mater University of Kent

Rosemary Jane Lain-Priestley (born 1967)[1] is a Church of England priest.[2]

Born in Lancashire,[3] she was educated at the University of Kent and worked as an immigration adviser until joining the Carlisle Diocese Training Course. She was ordained deacon in 1996 and priest in 1997. After a curacies at St Paul, Scotforth and St Martin-in-the-Fields she was the Dean of Women's Ministry in the Two Cities Area from 2006 to[4] 2015. In 2016 she became the Associate Archdeacon of London,[5] working with Luke Miller, the Archdeacon of London.[1] She was collated to the Archdeaconry of Charing Cross,[6][7] but her title has since been revised to "Archdeacon for the Two Cities".[8]

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