Archdeacon of Chesterfield

Christine Wilson was collated and installed as Archdeacon of Chesterfield in March 2010.

She began her Christian ministry as a youth leader in the diocese of Chichester. She was ordained in 1997 and served her title as curate of St Peter’s Henfield in Sussex.

In 2002 she became Team Vicar of St John the Baptist, Hove, where she was active in the leadership of a number of community development projects and was Chair of a thriving Community Centre, and in 2008 she was appointed Vicar of St Mary and St Laurence, Goring-by-Sea.

She has had a number of other responsibilities during her ministry in Chichester diocese. A particular area was in ministerial formation both as a training incumbent for newly ordained curates and in her role as a Vocations Consultant from 2002 - 2009. She was appointed an education selector for Bishops Advisory Panels for the national church in 2008. Christine is also a trained Spiritual Director.


She has had considerable experience of overseas partnerships through links with dioceses in West Africa and Kenya.


She is married to Alan who works as Head of Compliance for a Japanese Bank in London. In her leisure time she is a keen gardener and is establishing an organic vegetable garden at Baslow.

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