June 30, 2008
Reverend ordained as a priest by Bishop of Taunton
Reverend Christine Judson, Curate of St John's Parish Church in
Highbridge, was ordained as a priest on Saturday (28th June) by
the Bishop of Taunton.
She was ordained alongside two of her fellow curates, the Revd
Dr Gilly Bunce from Worle and the Revd Julie Sims from Winscombe.
came to Highbridge in July 2007 after training for two years at
Ripon College, Cuddesdon.
to that she had been a science teacher in Gloucestershire and
Weston-super-Mare. Her work over the last year has included adult
confirmation training, chaplaincy at the local Asda store and
leading a Festival of Light offering to young people an alternative
to Halloween. She was also selected as the Mayor's Chaplain.
she has taken charge of Highbridge's Mission & Ministry Committee
which looks at how we can serve the wider community. She will
continue her training at St John's for a further three years.
Robin Lodge, vicar of St John's Church, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"Christine has been a valued member of the St John's church
family over the last year, and a good colleague. I look forward
to the extra dimension to her work here that being a priest will