Kath retires after 16 years as Reader

Kath Partington receives a staff of office from Rev Dr Frank Coleman, the Deanery Readers' Adviser. PNL-141216-121855001
Kath Partington receives a staff of office from Rev Dr Frank Coleman, the Deanery Readers' Adviser. PNL-141216-121855001

After 16 years Kath Partington has retired from her position as Reader in the Benefice of Potton, Sutton and Cockayne Hatley.

Kath was licensed at the age of 69. She was presented with a Staff of Office by Rev Dr Frank Coleman, the Deanery Readers’ Adviser, and Mr Phil Brown, the Deanery Lay Chair presented her with a Certificate of Achievement from the Diocese of St Albans. She was also given a book filled with comments of appreciation from the congregation.

Kath’s final service as Reader is the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at All Saints in Sutton at 4pm on Sunday, December 21, after which she will take the honorary title, Reader Emeritus.