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11 July

The Revd Mark Griffin, Priest-in-Charge of Beeley and Edensor, Diocese of Derby, has also been appointed Assistant Area Dean of Peak. Mark started in post on Monday, 8 July 2024.

The Revd Dawn Knight, Priest-in-Charge of Cotmanhay and Shipley, Diocese of Derby, has also been appointed Assistant Area Dean of South East Derbyshire. Dawn started in post on Monday, 8 July 2024.

 

4 July

The Revd Karen Bradley will be collated as Team Rector of the East Scarsdale Team Ministry, Diocese of Derby, on Monday, 30 September 2024 at 7 pm at Holy Trinity Shirebrook by the Bishop of Repton and inducted by the Archdeacon of East Derbyshire.

The Revd Susannah (Susie) Curtis, who holds the Bishop of Derby’s Permission to Officiate, has also been appointed Assistant Area Dean of Derby City, Diocese of Derby. Susie started in post on Tuesday, 2 July 2024.

The Revd Nicholas (Nick) Gurney, Priest-in-Charge of Holy Trinity, Dinting Vale and Pioneer Minister of Glossop, of Charlesworth and Gamesley, of Hadfield and of Whitfield, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Youth Pioneer, Diocese of Hereford. Nick’s last day in post will be Monday, 30 September 2024, with his new role starting on Tuesday, 1 October 2024.

The Revd James Lee will be licensed as Team Vicar in the North Wingfield, Clay Cross and Pilsley Team Ministry, Diocese of Derby, on Monday, 9 September 2024 at 7 pm at St Lawrence’s North Wingfield by the Bishop of Repton, assisted by the Archdeacon of East Derbyshire.

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27 June

The Revd Melanie (Mel) Hartley, Assistant Curate (SSM) of Baslow and Eyam, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Priest-in-Charge of Chapel-en-le-Firth and of Chinley with Buxworth and Hayfield, in the same diocese.

 

21 June

The Revd Karen Bradley, Vicar of East Scarsdale (Team Ministry), Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Team Rector in the same benefice.

The Revd Eleanor (Ellie) Launders-Brown, Assistant Curate in the East Scarsdale Team Ministry, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Succentor of York Minster, Diocese of York. Ellie will be licensed to her new role on Monday, 5 August 2024.

 

6 June

The Revd James Lee, Assistant Curate of Stanton-by-Dale with Dale Abbey and Risley, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Team Vicar in North Wingfield, Clay Cross and Pilsley Team Ministry, in the same diocese.

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30 May

The Revd Katrina Jenkins will be licensed as Priest-in-Charge of Matlock, St Giles and Dethick Lea and Holloway, Diocese of Derby, on Saturday, 13 July 2024 at 2pm at St Giles Matlock by the Bishop of Derby, assisted by the Archdeacon of Derbyshire Peak and Dales.

The Revd Lisa Price will start in the post as Assistant Curate of Hope, Castleton and Bradwell, Diocese of Derby, on Saturday, 29 June 2024, the day of her priesting at Derby Cathedral.

 

23 May

The Revd Claire Mitchell, who holds the Bishop of Derby’s Permission to Officiate, has been appointed Assistant Curate of Amington, Diocese of Birmingham.

The Revd Nicholas Radford-Powell, Assistant Curate in the Buxton with Burbage and King Sterndale Team Ministry, Diocese of Derby, will transfer his curacy and become Assistant Curate in the Wirksworth Team Ministry within the same diocese. Nicholas will start in his new post on Saturday, 29 June 2024, the day of his priesting at Derby Cathedral.

 

16 May

The Revd Elizabeth (Liz) England, Rector of Buxton with Burbage and King Sterndale Team Ministry, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Incumbent of the Rural Daneside parishes, Diocese of Chester.

The Venerable Matthew Trick will be collated as Canon Residentiary at Derby Cathedral, Diocese of Derby, on Sunday 2nd June at 5.15 pm by the Bishop of Derby and installed by the Dean of Derby (amended 23 May)

The Revd Alan Winfield will be licensed as Assistant Curate (Associate Priest-SSM) of Melbourne, Smisby, Stanton-by-Bridge and Ticknall, Diocese of Derby, on Monday 17th June at 2 pm at Repton House by the Bishop of Repton. 

 

9 May 

The Revd Stephen Monk, Rector of Darley, South Darley and Winster, Diocese of Derby, has also been appointed Priest-in-Charge of Matlock Bath and Cromford in the same diocese. Stephen was licensed on Sunday 5th May 2024 by the Bishop of Repton at Holy Trinity Matlock Bath.

The Revd Anne Stratton, Vicar of Belper St Peter, Diocese of Derby, has announced her retirement. Anne’s last day in post will be 11th October with her retirement taking effect from 12th October 2024.

Last modified on Friday, 31 May 2024 08:38

25 April 2024

The Venerable Andrew (Andie) Brown, who holds the Bishop of Derby’s Permission to Officiate, has also been appointed Acting Area Dean of South East Derbyshire, Diocese of Derby. Andie started in post on 23rd April 2024. 

The Revd Katrina Jenkins, Assistant Curate of Hersham St Peter, Diocese of Guildford, has been appointed Priest-in-Charge of Matlock, St Giles and Dethick Lea and Holloway, Diocese of Derby.

The Revd Robert (Bob) Marsden, Minister of Buxton Trinity Chapel, Diocese of Derby, has announced his retirement. Bob’s last day in post will be 23rd August, with his retirement taking effect from 24th August 2024.

The Revd Louise Petheram, House for Duty Priest-in-Charge of Hope, Castleton and Bradwell, Diocese of Derby, has also been appointed Assistant Area Dean of Peak, Diocese of Derby. Louise started in post on 14th May 2024. 

18 April 2024

The Revd Stephen Potter, Curate of Chesterfield Holy Trinity and Christ Church (Derby) 1995 -1999, Priest-in-Charge of South Normanton 1999 - 2001, Rector of the same benefice 2001 - 2023, who retired in 2023, died on 14 April 2024.Funeral details will follow in due course.

The Revd Laura Neilson, until recently Assistant Curate of Burscough St John, Diocese of Liverpool, has been appointed Assistant Curate (SSM) of Dinting Vale and the Glossopdale Mission Community, Diocese of Derby. Laura will be licensed on Wednesday, 1 May at 5 pm in the Bishop’s Chapel Duffield by the Bishop of Derby.

The Revd Lisa Price, Assistant Curate of the White Peak Group and the benefice of Youlgreave, Middleton, Stanton-in-Peak and Birchover, Diocese of Derby, will transfer her curacy and become Assistant Curate of Hope, Castleton and Bradwell within the same diocese.

The Revd Rebecca (Becky) Reeve, Assistant Curate of Ockbrook with Borrowash, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Priest in Charge of Hartlepool St Aidan and St Columba (Hartlepool Group Ministry), Diocese of Durham.

11 April 2024

The Revd Canon Helen Guest, Rector of Killamarsh and Renishaw, Diocese of Derby, has announced her retirement. Her last day in post will be Friday, 17 May 2024, with her first day of retirement being Saturday, 18 May 2024. Helen will be appointed Canon Emeritus of Derby Cathedral in retirement.

The Venerable Matthew Trick, Archdeacon of Derby City and South Derbyshire, Diocese of Derby, has also been appointed Canon Residentiary at Derby Cathedral in the same diocese.

Last modified on Tuesday, 21 May 2024 12:31

28 March 2024

The Revd Aron Donaldson, previously Assistant Curate of The Corby Glen Parishes, Diocese of Lincon, will be licensed as Hospital Chaplain at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust, within the Diocese of Derby, on Tuesday, 9 April 2024 at 5pm in the Bishop’s Chapel Duffield by the Bishop of Derby.

The Revd Margaret Slyfield’s licensing as Assistant Curate (Associate Priest-SSM) in the parishes of Chelmorton, Earl Sterndale and Taddington, within the benefice of The White Peak Group, Diocese of Derby, was postponed from Sunday, 14 January 2024. Margaret was licensed on Tuesday, 19 March 2024 at Repton House by the Bishop of Repton.

 

21 March 2024

The Revd Richard (Dick) Dove, Assistant Curate (Deanery Interim Minister-SSM) of the former deanery of Chesterfield (now part of North East Derbyshire), Diocese of Derby, has announced his retirement. Dick’s last day in post will be Monday, 1 April 2024, with his retirement taking effect from Tuesday, 2 April 2024.

The Revd John (Howard) Robson will be licensed as Priest-in-Charge of Fairfield, Peak Forest and Dove Holes, Diocese of Derby, on Friday, 24 May 2024 at 7.00 pm at St Peter’s Fairfield by the Bishop of Derby assisted by the Archdeacon of Derbyshire Peak and Dales.

The Revd Alan Winfield, Assistant Curate (SSM) of Melbourne, Smisby, Stanton-by-Bridge and Ticknall, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Assistant Curate (Associate Priest-SSM) of the same benefice.

 

14 March 2024

The Revd Michael (Mike) Gilbert, Rector of Baslow and Eyam and Area Dean of Peak, Diocese of Derby, will resign as Area Dean of Peak on Sunday, 31 March 2024.

The Revd Dr David Mundy, Priest-in-Charge of Glossop, Diocese of Derby, has also been appointed Acting Area Dean of Peak. David will take up this appointment from Monday, 1 April 2024.

The Revd Emma Mallord, Assistant Curate in Littleover and Blagreaves, Diocese of Derby, has also been appointed Assistant Curate of Findern in the same diocese. Emma will start in her new post on Saturday, 29 June 2024, the day of her priesting at Derby Cathedral.

The Revd Frank Startin, Assistant Curate (Associate Priest-SSM) of Stapenhill Immanuel, Diocese of Derby, has announced his retirement. Frank’s last day in post will be Sunday, 31 March 2024 with his first day of retirement being Monday, 1 April 2024.

 

7 March 2024

The Revd Adele Barker, interim Priest-in-Charge of the White Peak Group and interim Priest-in-Charge of Youlgreave, Middleton, Stanton-in-Peak and Birchover, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Chaplain to the Bishop of Derby in the same diocese. Adele will start in post on Wednesday, 1 May 2024, being licensed on Thursday, 9 May 2024 by the Bishop of Derby.

The Revd Sam Mackie, Assistant Curate of Swadlincote and Hartshorne, of Newhall and of Gresley (known as Swadlincote Minster), Diocese of Derby, will transfer their curacy and become Assistant Curate in the East Scarsdale Team Ministry in the same diocese. Sam will be licensed on Tuesday 26th March at 6.30 pm at Repton House by the Bishop of Repton. 

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29 February 2024

The Revd Rebecca (Bex) Allpress, will be collated as part-time Rector of Brailsford with Shirley, Osmaston with Edlaston and Yeaveley, Diocese of Derby, on Thursday, 21 March 2024 at 7pm at All Saints Brailsford by the Bishop of Repton and inducted by the Archdeacon of Derbyshire Peak and Dales.
The Revd Malcolm Pyatt will be licensed as Assistant Curate (Associate Priest - SSM) of St John, Newbold with Dunston, Diocese of Derby, on Sunday, 14 April at 3pm at St John’s Newbold by the Bishop of Repton.

16 February 2024

The Revd Malcolm Pyatt, Assistant Curate (SSM) of Brimington, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Assistant Curate (known as Associate Priest – SSM) of St John, Newbold with Dunston, in the same diocese.
The Revd John (Howard) Robson, Team Rector of Cottesloe Benefice, Diocese of Oxford, has been appointed Priest-in-Charge of Fairfield, Peak Forest and Dove Holes, Diocese of Derby.

 

14 February 2024

The Revd Michael (Mike) Royle, Curate of Boulton St Mary (Derby) 1982-1985, Curate of Belper St Peter 1985-1987, Priest-in-Charge of Morley with Smalley 1987-1995, Rural Dean of Heanor 1989-1994, Vicar of Charlesworth, Gamesley and Dinting Vale 1995-2002, who retired in 2002 and held the Bishop of Derby’s Permission to Officiate, died on 5th February 2024.
The funeral will take place on Friday 23rd February at 1.30 pm at All Saints Marple.

 

9 February 2024

The Revd John (Jack) Archer, NSM at Derby St Thomas (Derby) 1980-1986, Vicar of Edlington (Sheffield) 1987-1998, who retired in 1998 and held the Bishop of Lichfield’s Permission to Officate until 2010, and more recently lived in the Diocese of Derby, died on 31st January 2024. In respect of his family’s wishes, funeral details will not be published.

 

5 February 2024

The Revd Michael Gowdey, Curate of Ashbourne with Mapleton and Clifton (Derby) 1958-1963, Vicar of Chellaston 1963-1969, Assistant Chaplain Ellesmere College Shropshire (Lichfield) 1969-1974, Chaplain Trent College Nottingham (Derby) 1974-1981, Chaplain King Edward’s Worcester (Worcester) 1981-1997, who retired in 1997 and was appointed Honorary Priest-in-Charge Beeley and Edensor (Derby) 1997-2002 and held the Bishop of Derby’s Permission to Officate in retirement, died on Tuesday, 23 January 2024. The funeral will take place on Friday, 23 February at 11 am at St Peter's Edensor.

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25 January 2024

The Revd Michael (Mike) Gilbert, Rector of Baslow and Eyam and Area Dean of Peak, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Associate Archdeacon Transition Enabler in the Deaneries of Hallam and Ecclesfield, Diocese of Sheffield.

The Revd Canon Helen Guest, Rector of Killamarsh and Renishaw, Diocese of Derby, has announced her retirement. Helen’s last day in post will be Friday, 31 May 2024, with her first day of retirement being Saturday, 1 June 2024. Helen will be appointed Canon Emeritus of Derby Cathedral in retirement.

12 January 2024

The Revd Stephen (Steve) Short will be licensed as Priest-in-Charge of Foremark and Repton with Newton Solney and of Willington, Diocese of Derby, on Tuesday, 19 March at 7 pm at St Wystan’s Repton, by the Bishop of Repton assisted by the Archdeacon of Derby City and South Derbyshire.

5 January 2024

The Revd Rebecca (Bex) Allpress, Assistant Curate of Swadlincote and Hartshorne, of Newhall and of Gresley, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed part-time Rector of Brailsford with Shirley, Osmaston with Edlaston and Yeaveley in the same diocese.

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21 December 2023

The Revd Bruce Johnson, Associate Minister of the parishes of Walton-on-Trent, Croxall and Rosliston (within the benefice of Walton-on-Trent with Croxall, Rosliston with Linton and Castle Gresley) and the parish of Coton-in-the-Elms (within the benefice of Seale and Lullington with Coton-in-the-Elms), Diocese of Derby, has announced his resignation. Bruce’s last day in post will be Sunday, 31 December 2023 with his resignation taking effect from Monday, 1 January 2024.

The Revd Mark Griffin will be licensed as Priest-in-Charge of Beeley and Edensor, Diocese of Derby, on Sunday 21st April 2024 at 3 pm at St Peter’s Edensor by the Bishop of Derby.

The Revd Kate Smedley, Assistant Curate (SSM) of Spondon, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Assistant Curate (SSM-to be known as Associate Priest) in the benefice of Spondon, the benefice of Chaddesden St Philip with Derby St Mark and in the parish of Derby St Andrew with St Osmund (within the Benefice of Pride Park, Wilmorton, Allenton and Shelton Lock) in the same diocese.

The Revd Anthony Till, Assistant Curate (SSM) of the benefice of Spondon and the parish of Derby St Andrew with St Osmund (within the benefice of Pride Park, Wilmorton, Allenton and Shelton Lock), Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Assistant Curate (SSM-to be known as Associate Priest) of the same benefice and parish. Kate and Anthony were licensed to these new posts on Wednesday 20th December at Repton House by the Bishop of Repton.

7 December 2023

The Revd Stephen (Steve) Short, Rector of Melbourne, Ticknall, Smisby and Stanton-by-Bridge, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Priest-in-Charge of Foremark and Repton with Newton Solney and of Willington in the same diocese. Steve will continue to hold the Bishop of Derby’s commission as Assistant Area Dean of Mercia alongside this new role.

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30 November

The Revd Catrin Hubbard, Assistant Curate in the Buxton with Burbage and King Sterndale Team Ministry, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Student Missioner (Assistant Curate) in the parish of Derby St John the Evangelist in the same diocese. Catrin will be licensed on Wednesday, 17 January 2024 at 7.30pm at St John’s Derby by the Bishop of Repton.

The Revd Christopher (Chris) Smedley, Rector of Wilne and Draycott with Breaston, Diocese of Derby, has announced his retirement. Chris’ last day in post will be Friday, 31 May, with his retirement taking effect from Saturday, 1 June, 2024.

23 November

The Revd Mark Griffin, Rector of St Martin and St Paul Canterbury, Diocese of Canterbury, has been appointed Priest-in-Charge of Beeley and Edensor, Diocese of Derby.

The Revd Jonathan Page, Vicar of Belper Christ Church with Turnditch and Priest-in-Charge of Hazelwood, Holbrook and Milford, Diocese of Derby, has announced his retirement. Jonathan’s last day in post will be Wednesday, 31 January 2024, with his retirement taking effect from Thursday, 1 February 2024.

16 November

The Revd John Wigram, Vicar of Ripley and Priest-in-Charge of Swanwick and Pentrich, Diocese of Derby, has announced his resignation. John’s last day in post will be Tuesday, 30 April 2024, with his resignation taking effect from Wednesday, 1 May 2024.

15 November

The Revd Margaret Slyfield, Assistant Curate (Associate Priest-SSM) in the Buxton with Burbage and King Sterndale Team Ministry, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Assistant Curate (Associate Priest-SSM) in the parishes of Chelmorton, Earl Sterndale and Taddington, within the benefice of The White Peak Group in the same diocese. Margaret will be licensed on Sunday, 14 January 2024 at 11am at St Michael’s Taddington by the Bishop of Repton.

The Revd Sarah Watson (to be Priest-in-Charge) and the Revd Rachael Brooks (to be Associate Minister) will be licensed to their new roles in Allestree St Edmund & Darley Abbey, in Allestree St Nicholas and in Quarndon, Diocese of Derby, on Sunday, 14 January 2024 at 3pm at Walter Evans CofE Aided Primary School, Darley Abbey, by the Bishop of Repton assisted by the Archdeacon of Derby City and South Derbyshire.

9 November

The Revd Christopher Holden, Assistant Curate (Associate Priest-SSM) of the Denby Group, Diocese of Derby, has announced his retirement. Chris' last day in post will be Thursday, 30 November, with his retirement taking effect from Friday, 1 December 2023. Chris will hold the Bishop of Derby's Permission to Officiate in retirement. 

3 November 

The Revd Stephen (Steve) Boswell, Assistant Curate of Normanton-by-Derby, has been appointed Interim Associate Priest for the deanery of Mercia in this diocese. Steve will be licensed on Monday, 6 November 2023 at 11am by the Bishop of Repton at Repton House.

The Revd Kenneth (Ken) Johnson, Assistant Curate (Associate Priest-SSM) of Somercotes, of Alfreton and of Riddings and Ironville has announced his retirement. Ken’s last day in post will be Thursday, 14 December 2023, with his retirement taking effect from Friday, 15 December 2023. Ken will hold the Bishop of Derby’s Permission to Officiate in retirement.

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11 October 

The Revd Sarah Watson, Enabling Minister of Chaddesden St Philip with Derby St Mark, of Spondon, of the parish of Derby St Andrew and St Osmund, of the Derwent Oak Bishop’s Mission Order and of the Journey Community Bishop’s Mission Order, and Area Dean of Derby City, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Priest-in-Charge of Allestree St Edmund & Darley Abbey, of Allestree St Nicholas and of Quarndon in the same diocese. Sarah will continue to hold the Bishop of Derby’s commission as Area Dean of Derby City alongside this new role.

The Revd Rachael Brooks, Assistant Curate of Littleover and Blagreaves, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Associate Minister of Allestree St Edmund & Darley Abbey, of Allestree St Nicholas and of Quarndon in the same diocese.

5 October 

The Revd Frances (Fran) Grant, Assistant Curate (SSM - known as Associate Priest) of Brailsford with Shirley, Osmaston with Edlaston and Yeaveley, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Assistant Curate (SSM - to be known as Associate Priest) in the benefice of Spondon and in the parish of Chaddesden St Philip (within the benefice of Chaddesden St Philip and Derby St Mark) in the same diocese. Fran will be licensed on Wednesday, 20 December 2023 at 6.30 pm at Repton House by the Bishop of Repton.

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28 September

The Revd Alan Griggs, Agricultural Chaplain, and Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of Carsington Deanery, Diocese of Derby, has announced his resignation as Associate Priest. His last day in this post will be Saturday, 30 September 2023. Alan will continue as Agricultural Chaplain.

The Revd Stephen Potter, Rector of South Normanton, Diocese of Derby, has announced his retirement. His last day in post will be Saturday, 30 September 2023, with his retirement taking effect from Sunday, 1 October 2023.

21 September

Tumpa Das has been appointed full-time Administrator to the Bishop of Derby. She started in post on Monday, 18 September 2023. Her contact details are: tumpa.das@derby.anglican.org, 01332 278165. 

The Revd David Lawrence-March, Vicar of Long Eaton St Laurence and Priest-in-Charge of Ilkeston Holy Trinity, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Team Vicar in the North Cheltenham Team Ministry, with pastoral responsibility for All Saints Pittville, Diocese of Gloucester. David will be licensed to his new post on Wednesday, 29 November 2023.

14 September

The Revd Karen Padley, Vicar of Marlpool and Priest-in-Charge of Heanor, Langley Mill and Aldercar, and Area Dean of South East Derbyshire, Diocese of Derby, will step away as Area Dean with effect from Sunday, 1 October 2023. After this date, please contact the Deanery Administrator, Helen Bridger (01332 278148, helen.bridger@derby.anglican.org) in the first instance about deanery matters.

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24 August

The Revd Alicia Dring, Vicar of Littleover and Blagreaves, Diocese of Derby, has also been appointed Priest-in-Charge of Findern in the same diocese. Alicia will be licensed on Thursday, 14 September at 6pm at All Saints Findern by the Bishop of Repton assisted by the Archdeacon of Derby City and South Derbyshire.

 

17 August

Collation and Installation of the Revd Canon Nicola (Nicky) Fenton as Archdeacon of Derbyshire Peak and Dales
Derby Cathedral - Saturday, 30 September 2023 at 2.30 pm.

The clergy and laity of the Archdeaconry of Derbyshire Peak and Dales, and all those wanting to support from elsewhere in the diocese, are warmly invited to join the Bishop of Derby in the Cathedral church as Nicky begins her new ministry.

Nicky will be collated by the Bishop to her new role and the Dean of Derby will place her in her stall within the Cathedral. We hope you will be able to attend this service. Please hold Nicky and the Archdeaconry in your prayers.

 

4 August

The Revd Jason Kennedy will be licensed as half-time Assistant Curate (to be known as Associate Minister) in the benefices of Littleover and Blagreaves and of Findern, and as half-time Assistant Curate (to be known as Enabling Minister) at the Haven LEP in Derby City Deanery, Diocese of Derby, on Thursday, 14 September at 7pm at The Haven Christian Centre by the Bishop of Repton.

 

3 August

The Revd Arthur Champion, currently holding the Bishop of Derby’s Permission to Officiate, has been appointed Chaplain to Retired Clergy in the Archdeaconry of Derbyshire Peak and Dales.

The Revd Robert (Bob) Atkins, currently holding the Bishop of Derby’s Permission to Officiate, has been appointed Chaplain to Retired Clergy in the Archdeaconry of East Derbyshire.

The Revd Canon Christine (Chris) Dyer, currently holding the Bishop of Derby’s Permission to Officiate, has been appointed Chaplain to Retired Clergy in the Archdeaconry of Derby City and South Derbyshire.

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27 July

The Revd Canon Richard Andrews, Canon for Liturgy at Derby Cathedral, Diocese of Derby, has announced his retirement. Richard’s last day in post will be Saturday, 30 September 2023 with his first day of retirement being Sunday, 1 October 2023. Richard will be appointed Canon Emeritus of Derby Cathedral in retirement.

The Revd Simon White, Vicar of the benefice of Tideswell, Diocese of Derby, has announced his retirement. Simon’s last day in post will be Tuesday, 31 October 2023 with his first day of retirement being Monday, 1 November 2023.

20 July

The Revd Dr Peter Bold, Priest-in Charge of Ashover and Brackenfield with Wessington and Minister Responsible for Handley, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Rector of Ashover and Handley, and Brackenfield with Wessington. Peter will be instituted on Tuesday 1st August at 7 pm at All Saints Ashover by the Bishop of Derby and inducted by the Archdeacon of East Derbyshire.

13 July

The Revd Judy Henderson Smith, Priest-in-Charge of Ault Hucknall and Scarcliffe, Diocese of Derby, has announced her retirement. Judy’s last day in post will be Saturday, 30 September, with her retirement taking effect from Sunday, 1 October 2023. Judy will continue to live in the diocese in retirement.

10 July

The Revd Jason Kennedy, Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of Littleover, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed half-time Assistant Curate (to be known as Associate Minister) in the benefice of Littleover and Blagreaves and in the benefice of Findern.  Jason has also been appointed half-time Assistant Curate (to be known as Enabling Minister) at the Haven LEP in Derby City Deanery, in the same diocese, for a five-year fixed term. 

6 July

The Revd Canon Nicky Fenton, Acting Archdeacon of Derbyshire Peak and Dales, Chaplain to the Bishop of Derby and Residentiary Canon of Derby Cathedral, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Archdeacon of Derbyshire Peak and Dales. Nicky will be collated later in the year. Further information will be circulated when details are confirmed.

 

Beverly Bunting has been appointed PA to Bishop Malcolm, the Bishop of Repton. Bev started in post on Monday, 3 July 2023 and will work Monday - Thursday mornings. Her contact details are: 01332 388657, beverly.bunting@derby.anglican.org 

The Revd Tony Luke, Rector of Aston-on-Trent, Elvaston, Weston-on-Trent and Shardlow, Barrow-upon-Trent with Twyford and Swarkestone, Diocese of Derby, has announced his retirement. Tony’s last day in post will be Saturday, 31 August 2024 with his retirement taking effect from Sunday, 1 September 2024. Tony will be staying in the diocese in retirement. 

The Revd Anthony Till will be licensed as Assistant Curate (SSM) at Spondon and in the parish of Derby St Andrew and St Osmund, Diocese of Derby, on Tuesday, 25 July 2023 at 9am at Repton House by the Bishop of Repton. 

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29 June

The Revd Mina Munns will be licensed as Priest-in-Charge of Derby St John the Evangelist, Diocese of Derby, on Thursday 27th July at 7 pm at St John’s Derby by the Bishop of Repton assisted by the Area Dean of Derby City. 

22 June

The Revd Phil Mann, Pioneer Minister of Derby St Werburgh’s BMO and Priest-in-Charge of Mackworth St Francis, Diocese of Derby, has also been appointed Priest-in-Charge of the parish of Allenton and Shelton Lock (within the benefice of Pride Park, Wilmorton, Allenton and Shelton Lock)

The Revd Jeff Golding, Assistant Curate of Derby St Werburgh’s BMO, Diocese of Derby, will transfer his curacy and become Assistant Curate in the parish of Allenton and Shelton Lock (within the benefice of Pride Park, Wilmorton, Allenton and Shelton Lock)

Phil and Jeff will be licensed to their new posts on Sunday, 25 June 2023 at 2pm at St Edmund’s Allenton and Shelton Lock by the Bishop of Derby assisted by the Archdeacon of Derby City and South Derbyshire.

The Revd Chris Neilson will be licensed as Interim Priest-in-Charge of the benefice of Whitfield, Diocese of Derby, on Monday, 21 August 2023 at 7pm at St Luke’s Whitfield by the Bishop of Derby assisted by the Acting Archdeacon of Derbyshire Peak and Dales.

 

19 June

The Revd Dr James Hughes, Vicar of Duffield and Little Eaton, Diocese of Derby, has also been appointed Area Dean of Dove and Derwent. James will take up this appointment from Friday, 1 September 2023.

The Revd Jonathan Page, Vicar of Belper Christ Church and Turnditch, Priest-in-Charge of Hazelwood, Holbrook and Milford and Assistant Area Dean of Dove and Derwent, has also been appointed Acting Area Dean of Dove and Derwent with immediate effect. Jonathan will step down as Acting Area Dean with effect from Friday, 1 September 2023 and also resign as Assistant Area Dean from this date.

The Revd Stella Greenwood, Priest-in-Charge of Etwall and Egginton and Assistant Curate (Minister Responsible) of Dalbury, Sutton on the Hill and Trusley, has been appointed Assistant Area Dean of Dove and Derwent with immediate effect.

 

1 June

The Revd BJ Facey, Vicar of Chellaston, Diocese of Derby, has announced her retirement. BJ’s last day in post will be Friday, 28 July 2023 with her retirement taking effect from Saturday, 29 July, 2023. BJ will be staying in the diocese in retirement.

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25 May

The Revd Duncan Ballard, Priest-in-Charge of Ashbourne with Mapleton, Ashbourne St John, Clifton and Norbury with Snelston, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Vicar and Ministry Area Leader in Cowbridge, Diocese of Llandaff.

The Revd John Ferguson will be licensed as Assistant Curate (Stipended) of Ripley and of Swanwick and Pentrich, Diocese of Derby, on Sunday, 25 June 2023 at 2pm at Repton House by the Bishop of Repton. The licence will take effect from 1 July 2023. 

The Revd Ally Kay will be licensed as Team Vicar in the Walbrook Epiphany Team, Diocese of Derby, on Wednesday, 28 June 2023 at 5.30pm in the Bishop’s Chapel, Duffield by the Bishop of Derby. 

The Revd Mina Munns, Vicar of Derby St Alkmund and St Werburgh, Diocese of Derby, has also been appointed Priest-in-Charge of Derby St John the Evangelist in the same diocese.

The Revd Chris Neilson, Assistant Curate of St John the Baptist Burscough, Diocese of Liverpool, has been appointed Interim Priest-in-Charge of the benefice of Whitfield, Diocese of Derby.

The Revd Anne Wilkins will be licensed as Priest-in-Charge of Sawley, Diocese of Derby, on Monday, 2 October 2023 at 7pm at All Saints Sawley, by the Bishop of Derby assisted by the Archdeacon of East Derbyshire. 

 

11 May

The Revd Ally Kay, Rector of Wyke Regis, All Saints and St Edmunds, Diocese of Salisbury, has been appointed Team Vicar in the Walbrook Epiphany Team, Diocese of Derby.

The Revd Anthony Till, Assistant Curate (SSM) in the Walbrook Epiphany Team, Diocese of Derby, will transfer his curacy and become Assistant Curate (SSM) at Spondon and in the parish of Derby St Andrew and St Osmund in the same diocese.

The Revd Anne Wilkins, Rector of Hutton and Locking, Diocese of Bath and Wells, has been appointed Priest-in-Charge of Sawley, Diocese of Derby.

 

4 May

The Revd John Ferguson, Assistant Curate (SSM) of Derby St Barnabas, will transfer his curacy and become Assistant Curate (Stipended) of Ripley and of Swanwick and Pentrich with effect from Saturday, 1 July 2023.

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28 April

The Revd Peter Barham, Vicar of Allestree St Edmund and Darley Abbey St Matthew and Diocesan Ecumenical Officer, Diocese of Derby, has announced his retirement. Peter’s last day in post will be Sunday, 30 April 2023 with his retirement taking effect from Monday, 1 May 2023.

 

27 April

The Revd Karen Bradley, Team Vicar in the East Scarsdale Team Ministry and Assistant Area Dean of Hardwick, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Area Dean of Hardwick with immediate effect. Karen will continue as Team Vicar alongside this role.

 

13 April

The Revd Cliff Warner, NSM of Swanwick and Pentrich (Derby) 1979-1988, NSM of Allestree St Edmund 1988-1998, who retired in 1998 and held the Bishop of Derby’s Permission to Officiate in retirement, died on Sunday, 2 April 2023. The funeral will take place on Thursday, 18 May 2023 at 11.15am at St Edmund’s Allestree.

 

6 April

Sarah Brown, Diocesan Children’s Adviser, Diocese of Derby, has decided to leave her role after 11 years in post. Sarah’s last day in post was Friday, 31 March 2023.

Hannah Hogg, Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed National Safeguarding Officer for Swim England. Hannah’s last day in post will be Friday, 30 June 2023. Arrangements regarding cover for this role will be announced in due course.

The Revd Neil Barber will be licensed as Priest-in-Charge of Sinfin St Stephen, and the Revd Will Eley will be licensed as Assistant Curate (known as Associate Minister) of Normanton-by-Derby and of Sinfin St Stephen, Diocese of Derby, on Monday, 24 April at 7pm at St Stephen’s Sinfin by the Bishop of Derby assisted by the Archdeacon of Derby City and South Derbyshire.

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