Mr Edward Latham, Lay Chair of the deanery of Hardwick and formerly Lay Chair of the deanery of Alfreton, and Administrator of the Bishop of Derby’s Harvest Appeal for many years, died on 14th October 2020. The funeral will take place at 3 pm on Wednesday 21st October at St Leonard’s Shirland, followed by cremation at Amber Valley Crematorium Swanwick at 4 pm.
Following a review of staffing in the Bishop’s Office and after a period of consultation, Mrs Pippa Rowen, Chaplain (Lay) to the Bishop of Derby, will have her last working day in post on Friday, 30 October 2020.
Dr Alison Brown, Deputy Director of Education since 2003 and Acting Director of Education since 2019, has announced that she will be leaving to take up a new post as Christian Aid’s Global Neighbours Schools’ Programme Officer. Alison’s last day in post will be Sunday, 3 January 2021.
The Revd Richard Law, Team Vicar in the North Wingfield, Clay Cross and Pilsley Team Minister, with special responsibility Clay Cross and Danesmoor, has announced his retirement. Mr Law’s last day in post will be Monday, 30 November, with his retirement taking effect from Tuesday, 1 December, 2020. Mr Law will move away from the diocese in retirement.
The Revd Nick Grayshon, Vicar of Matlock Bath and Cromford, has announced his retirement. Mr Grayshon’s last day in post will be Tuesday, 3 November, with his retirement taking effect from Wednesday, 4 November 2020. He will move away from the diocese in retirement.