The Rev Kevin Graham, rector of the Parish of Movilla, Diocese of Down, has been appointed rector of St Bartholomew’s, Stranmillis, Belfast.
Kevin was ordained in 2002 to serve his curacy for St Columba’s Knock in the diocese of Down and Dromore. Later he served as rector in Carrowdore and Millisle (2005–2009)and latterly at Movilla Abbey (2009). He has also been Area Dean of Ards since 2008.
A member of Down and Dromore Diocesan Council and General Synod, Kevin also serves on the Standing Committee of the Church of Ireland and is a board member of NIBSR. He is also an oblate of Holy Cross Monastery, Rostrevor.
Kevin is married to Cheryl and has two boys Jamie, 15, and Luke, 10.
Having gone to train for the ordained ministry sponsored by Connor Diocese he said he is excited to be returning to his ‘home’ diocese.
No date has been set for the institution.