The Revd Ian Mountford, Associate Priest of Derby St Alkmund and St Werburgh from 2014, Vicar-designate of the same benefice (Derby), previously Curate of Chilwell 1996-2000 (Southwell) and Team Vicar of Thame 2000-2014 (Oxford), died on Saturday, 7 December, 2019. Funeral details to follow.
The Revd Canon Geraldine Pond, recently retired as Diocesan Director of Vocations with responsibility for clergy well-being and Warden of Readers, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed interim Chaplain to the Cathedral Church of All Saints Derby for a period of one year. Canon Pond will start in post on Sunday, 15 December 2019.
Mr John Spreadborough will be ordained deacon in the parish of Elton within the Wirksworth Team Ministry, Diocese of Derby, on Sunday, 15 December at 3 pm at All Saints Elton by the Bishop of Repton.
The Revd Louise Petheram will be licensed as House for Duty Priest-in-Charge of Hope, Castleton and Bradwell, Diocese of Derby, on Wednesday, 22 January at 7.30 pm at St Peter’s Hope by the Bishop of Repton assisted by the Archdeacon of Chesterfield.
The Revd Rachel Williams, Assistant Curate (SSM) of Bolsover, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Assistant Curate (SSM - to be known as Associate Priest) in the same benefice. Mrs Williams will be licensed in the new year. Her contact details will not change.