St Augustine’s in Londonderry, known affectionately as ‘the wee church on the walls’ is celebrating the appointment of a new Rector. The appointment of Rev Malcolm Ferry was announced on Sunday 9th March at Services in St Augustine’s and All Saints Clooney.
Rev Ferry is currently the Rector of Waterside Parish, All Saints Clooney. Talking of his appointment he said, “I am delighted to continue serving the people of a city that I have come to love. My years working with the people of All Saints Clooney have been really fulfilling and happy. However I am looking forward to the fresh opportunities of working with the parishioners of St Augustine’s and I am looking forward to the future”.
Bishop Ken Good said, “Malcolm brings great creativity and experience to his new role in St Augustine’s. He has shown a great commitment to engaging with the local community in Clooney and leaves that parish well placed for the future. We are really encouraged by the energy and commitment that our parishes, bring to the life of this city and I look forward to the contribution that Rev Ferry and the St Augustine’s family are going to make to that.
Rev Malcolm Ferry is married to Carol who is a qualified pharmacist. They have three children, James, Sarah and Rebekah. Before his move to Clooney he served as Rector of Castlerock. Prior to being ordained he had a successful business career with Moy Park.
The date for the Institution will be announced shortly.