Julian Penfold

I was born and brought up in Brighton, and moved to Solihull in the West Midlands in 1980, and then on to Lincolnshire in 2000.  In 2009 I remarried, and moved onto my wife’s farm in Derbyshire in 2009.  I have a son who lives in Bristol with his family, his wife Fiona and their children Isabella 3, and Charles (Charlie) born on 14th April this year.  I have retired from paid employment and I keep myself busy by pottering around the family farm, getting more involved in church work and driving as a volunteer for Community Transport.  Before I retired I worked formerly as an Internal Auditor and latterly in resident involvement making sure that tenants of Local Authorities and Housing Associations have a voice in the organisations that they are tenants of.

 

I have been a Lay Reader in the church of England for over 20 years, leading worship, preaching and making home and hospital visits.

For my hobbies I enjoy hill walking and wildlife photography and playing the saxophone (badly!).

Having had the great fortune to meet and marry a wonderful woman in a beautiful part of Derbyshire it really is a great privilege to continue reaching out to Gods people and serving the community in my neighboring town of Alfreton.  I am really looking forward to developing the experience that I have gained of leading worship in the three churches that I will be licensed to as well as meeting, working with and serving the people who live and worship in the area.

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