The Bishop of Worcester is pleased to announce the appointment of The Revd Allison Davies as Vicar of the Benefice of Eckington and Defford cum Besford with Overbury.

Allison is currently Assistant Curate in the Benefice of Redditch Holy Trinity with Tardebigge in this Diocese. She is married to Bob, who is retired and they have a daughter Megan who is a student at the University of Aberystwyth, and three older children who live away from home, Caroline, Alison and Robert.

Prior to ordination, Allison worked in senior roles in Human Resources at Stratford on Avon District and Birmingham City Council, and most recently in a Wholly Owned Company in Birmingham.

Bishop Michael Hooper, on behalf of Bishop John, will be pleased to institute Allison as Vicar of the Benefice at 7pm on Wednesday 24 July.

Please remember Allison and Bob in your prayers at they prepare to move.