The Revd Alan Griggs, who presently holds the Bishop of Derby’s Permission to Officiate, has been appointed Agricultural Chaplain with Rural Action Derbyshire within the Diocese of Derby. Mr Griggs will be licensed on Thursday, 28 January at 9am by the Bishop of Derby.
The funeral of the Revd Penny Goodchild took place on Friday, 8 January at Swanwick Crematorium.
Mr Alexander Learmonth has been appointed Deputy Chancellor of the Diocese of Derby to assist the Diocesan Chancellor, the Revd Timothy Clarke. Mr Learmonth was sworn in by the Bishop of Derby on 12th January. The Chancellor and Deputy Chancellor can be contacted through the Diocesan Registry.
The Revd Margaret Slyfield, Assistant Curate (SSM) of the Buxton with Burbage and King Sterndale Team Ministry, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed, for a fixed term of up to three months, part-time Assistant Curate (to be known as Associate Priest) in the Buxton Team Ministry to provide extra ministerial support during the Team Rector’s absence on sick leave. This took effect from 23rd January 2021.