New Vicar for Charlbury with Shorthampton

The Revd Fergus Butler-Gallie has been appointed as the next vicar of St Mary’s Charlbury and All Saints Shorthampton.

Fergus was ordained and served his curacy in the diocese of Liverpool and has since held posts in London and Kent, his current position being in chaplaincy at Tonbridge School. He is an author of books, articles and reviews. His interests are in travel, communication, humour, food and drink.

“I am hugely excited to take up the position of Vicar of Charlbury: to get to know more of the wonderful people in this beautiful town and to work together to speak of the joy, beauty and hope of Jesus Christ in this place. I have already been so touched by the welcome from the lovely people of St Mary’s and All Saints, Shorthampton, and I am looking forward to being with you soon to begin a journey of enormous opportunity and, I hope, fun together. In the meantime, please be assured of my prayers and do pray for me.”