New Priest in Charge appointed for St Gregory the Great, Horfield

First published 19th May 2023

Who is Fr. Jones Mutemwakwenda?

Fr Jones Mutemwakwenda has served at All Hallows Easton since 2015 and is married to Gladys with four children. He was ordained in Zambia and undertook further theological studies in England before serving as Honorary Assistant Priest at Holy Trinity, Westbury-on-Trym and eventually becoming licensed as Priest in Charge of All Hallows, Easton.

Bishop Vivienne Faull welcomes Fr. Jones

“Fr Jones is a faithful priest who has many years of experience here in Bristol and in Zambia, where he served in senior roles as Archdeacon of Lusaka Rural and Vicar General of Lusaka Diocese. Fr Jones brings this experience to St Gregory’s; a church who want to be more and more open to their local community.
“I have seen the ways in which Fr Jones nurtures people in their faith and in their leadership in the church. I am excited to see these gifts bring blessing to St Gregory’s and the community.”

Farewells and new beginnings

Members of Fr Jones’ congregation will be able to give him farewell blessings on his last Sunday at All Hallows, Easton on Sunday 18th June 2023. He will start at St Gregory’s on Sunday 23rd July 2023 and Bishop Viv will lead a celebration service to formally welcome Fr Jones to St Gregory’s on Monday 4th September 2023 at 7pm.

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