The Revd Canon Matt Barnes, Rector of Brampton St Thomas and Acting Director of Mission and Ministry, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Director of Discipleship, Mission and Ministry, in the same diocese. Canon Barnes will start his new post on Tuesday, 1 September 2020 and will hold the Bishop of Derby’s licence under seal, being licensed by the Bishop on Wednesday, 2 September.
The Revd Bruce Johnson, formerly Assistant Curate of Belper Christ Church with Turnditch, Diocese of Derby, will transfer his curacy and become Assistant Curate of Ockbrook with Borrowash in the same diocese. Mr Johnson will start on Tuesday, 15 September 2020. His contact details will remain unchanged.
The Revd Gill Manley, Vicar of Blackwell and Tibshelf and Assistant Curate (Interim Minister) of Pinxton, Diocese of Derby, has announced her resignation as Interim Minister of Pinxton. Her last day in post will be Monday, 31 August 2020. Mrs Manley will continue as Vicar of Blackwell and Tibshelf.
The Revd David Hull, Curate of Mansfield Woodhouse 1990-1993 (Southwell), Priest-in-Charge of Mansfield St Lawrence 1993-2000, Vicar of Mosborough 2000-2003 (Sheffield), Vicar of Elmton 2003-2009 (Derby), Priest-in-Charge of Whitwell 2005-2009, who retired in 2010 and held the Bishop of Derby’s Permission to Officiate in retirement, died on Tuesday 4th August 2020. The funeral will take place on Tuesday 18th August at Brimington Crematorium. Following current government guidance, the service will be for close family and friends only. A service of thanksgiving for David’s life and ministry will be held at St Mary Magdalene’s Creswell next year when gathering restrictions are eased.
The Venerable Dr Paul Moore will be licensed as Priest-in-Charge of Hathersage with Bamford & Derwent and Grindleford, Diocese of Derby, on Monday 9th November at 3 pm by the Bishop of Derby.