New Archdeacon for British Orthodox Church

On Sunday, 17 February 2019 Deacon Antony Holland of Portsmouth was ordained as the new Archdeacon of the British Orthodox Church (Metropolis of Glastonbury) in succession to the late Archdeacon Mark Saunders, who died in November 2018. Deacon Antony had deputised for the Archdeacon Mark when visiting Babingley on 4 November, just three weeks before his repose. Archdeacon Antony is the sixth Archdeacon to serve during Abba Seraphim’s pontificate and was ordained as a Deacon for the Bournemouth Church in February 2014, having been a member there since 2010.