The Revd Paul Desborough will be licensed as part-time Priest-in-Charge (to be known as Enabling Minister) of Sinfin Moor LEP and part-time Bishop’s Advisor for New Housing, on Sunday 18 July at 4 pm at Sinfin Moor Church, by the Bishop of Repton assisted by the Acting Archdeacon of Derby.
Mrs Nikki Goodhew will exercise joint oversight of the Readers with Christine McMullen within the Peak deanery. This appointment is with immediate effect and will be for one year in the first instance.
The Revd Stella Greenwood will be licensed as Priest-in-Charge of Etwall and Egginton and Assistant Curate (known as Minister Responsible) of the parishes of Dalbury, Sutton on the Hill and Trusley (within the benefice of Boylestone, Church Broughton, Dalbury, Longford, Long Lane, Radbourne, Sutton on the Hill and Trusley), on Monday, 22 August at 6 pm at St Helen’s Etwall, by the Bishop of Repton assisted by the Acting Archdeacon of Derby.
The Revd Ben Griffiths, Rector of Newbold, has been appointed Ordained Vocations Officer in the Diocese of Derby. Mr Griffiths will start his new post on Friday, 1 October with his licensing on Monday, 4 October at 9 am in the Bishop’s Chapel by the Bishop of Derby.
The Revd Jill Hancock, Assistant Curate in the East Scarsdale Team Ministry, has been appointed interim Priest-in-Charge of Chesterfield Holy Trinity and Christ Church.
The Revd Ken Johnson, Assistant Curate (SSM - known as Associate Priest) of Sandiacre, has been appointed Assistant Curate (SSM - to be known as Associate Priest) of Somercotes, Alfreton, and Riddings and Ironville in the same diocese.
The Revd Julie Lomas, Assistant Curate of Brampton St Mark, has been appointed Priest-in-Charge of the Five Alive East Devon Mission Community, Diocese of Exeter. Mrs Lomas expects to be licenced in the Autumn.
The Revd Becky Mathew, Vicar of Allestree St Nicholas and Priest-in-Charge of Quarndon, has been appointed Vicar of St Paul’s Sale, Diocese of Chester. Mrs Mathew hopes to be licenced to her new post in November.
The Revd David Mouncer, Assistant Curate (known as Associate Priest) of Old Brampton and Great Barlow and of Loundsley Green LEP, and Assistant Curate within the deanery of North East Derbyshire, has announced his retirement. Mr Mouncer’s last day in post will be Thursday, 30 September, with his retirement taking effect from Friday, 1 October 2021. Mr Mouncer will be moving away from the diocese.
The Revd Mina Munns, Priest-in-Charge of Cresswell St Bartholomew and Lynemouth, Diocese of Newcastle, has been appointed Vicar of Derby St Alkmund and St Werburgh, Diocese of Derby, subject to the completion of the legal process.
The Revd Jonathan Page, Vicar of Belper Christ Church and Turnditch, has also been appointed Priest-in-Charge of Hazelwood, Holbrook and Milford in the same Diocese.
The Revd Dr Anne Phillips, Assistant Curate (SSM) of Matlock Bank and Tansley, transferred to having the Bishop of Derby’s Permission to Officiate on 2 July 2021.
The Revd Jonathan Poston, Priest-in-Charge of Wingerworth, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Rector of St John and St Mary Devizes, Diocese of Salisbury. Mr Poston hopes to take up his new role in the Autumn.
The Revd Linda Webb, Assistant Curate (SSM) of Hulland, Atlow, Kniveton, Bradley and Hognaston, Diocese of Derby, completed her curacy and moved away from the diocese to be nearer family. Her last day in post was 1 July 2021.