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Introducing the Founders of BALM


Pauline Kennedy

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  • Church of England Reader - first licensed 1990
  • Married to Arthur
  • Aged 57
  • Physics graduate (MA Oxon)
  • Former bank employee
  • Interests include genealogy, music and chocolate healthy food


Arthur Kennedy

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  • Church of England Clergyman - Deacon 1985; Priest 1986
  • Married to Pauline
  • Aged 58
  • Theology graduate (MA Oxon)
  • Trained for ministry at St John's College, Nottingham
  • Interests include genealogy, current affairs and music


Our current situation

As a result of being bullied, we are no longer engaged in any active ministry. We are both suffering from long-term injury including:

We have both been signed off for about eighteen years as being medically unfit for work, and are likely to be so for some time to come.

On 1st January 2001 Arthur retired from ministry on to a disability pension.

Where next?

BALM Home Page
Introducing the Founders of BALM
How to Support a Bullied Minister
What Not to Say to a Bullied Minister
How Bullying has Affected Me
Bullying and Spirituality
Group Dynamics
Links to Other Websites and Organisations
Book List
Counselling with Care
Bullied in Ministry
Bullying in the Church
Bullying and Burnout
Submission on Clergy Stress
Media Requests
Additional Resources on Church Abuse