Bishop Libby to be installed as Bishop of Derby in Derby Cathedral on Saturday, 25 May 2019
The Right Reverend Libby Lane will be installed as the eighth Bishop of Derby in a service in Derby Cathedral at 2.30pm on Saturday, 25th May 2019.
Press release issued 20 December 2018
Bishop Libby Lane named as next Bishop of Derby
The next Bishop of Derby will be the Right Reverend Libby Lane, Downing Street has announced.
Bishop Libby is currently the Suffragan Bishop of Stockport, in the Diocese of Chester – a post she has occupied since 2015.
Libby describes Derbyshire as ‘the place that holds my heart’. She grew up in Glossop in the north-west of the county and was selected for ordination while working in the parish of St Thomas Brampton, Chesterfield.
Bishop Libby said: “I am excited and privileged to have been called to serve as Bishop of Derby.
Press statement: issued 27 November 2018
Statement from the Very Revd Dr Stephen Hance, Dean of Derby, regarding the University of Derby Christian Union Carol Service