Claire Thompson was ordained to the Diaconate by the Bishop of Connor, the Rt Rev George Davison, on September 18 in All Saints’ Parish Church, Antrim, where she will serve in the Ordained Local Ministry.
Claire is a Chief Cardiac Clinical Physiologist specialising in Echocardiography at Antrim Area Hospital.
She is married to Mark and has two sons, Corey and Kai. Claire has a passion for singing, and has been a member of All Saints’ Senior Choir for the last 21 years. She also sings in two ladies’ choirs, Una Voce and Lagan Camarata, and two mixed choirs, Lagan Mixed Voice and Antrim Choral Society of which she is chairperson.
Claire is also involved in Shine Out, a community choir and orchestra of varying age and denominations which performs concerts of all types of Christian music for various charities.