The Revd Geoffrey Borrowdale, Vicar of Hayes St Anselm, Diocese of London, has been appointed Rector of Hasland and Vicar of Temple Normanton, Diocese of Derby. Mr Borrowdale hopes to take up his new post in April 2019.

The Revd Charles Jefferson, Vicar of Balderstone, Mellor and Samlesbury, Diocese of Blackburn, has been appointed Interim Priest-in-Charge of the benefice of Walton-on-Trent with Croxall, Rosliston with Linton and Castle Gresley; of the benefice of Seale and Lullington with Coton-in-the-Elms; and the benefice of Stapenhill Immanuel, Diocese of Derby. Mr Jefferson hopes to take up his new appointment in the new year.

The Revd Ian Whitehead, Rector of Anslow, Rolleston & Tutbury, Diocese of Lichfield, has been appointed Priest-in-Charge of Crich and South Wingfield, Diocese of Derby. Mr Whitehead hopes to take up his new post in March 2019.

The Revd Carla Vicêncio Prior will be licensed as Team Vicar in the Wirksworth Team Ministry, Diocese of Derby, on Tuesday, 12 February 2019 at 7.30 pm at St Mary's Wirksworth by the Bishop of Repton assisted by the Archdeacon of Chesterfield.

The Revd Alicia Dring, Vicar of Littleover, Diocese of Derby, has also been appointed Priest-in-Charge of Blagreaves in the same diocese. Mrs Dring will be licensed to her new post on Thursday, 10 January 2019 at 7.30 pm at St Andrew’s Blagreaves by the Archdeacon of Derby assisted by the Area Dean of Derby City.

The Revd Dr Lida Ellsworth, Assistant Curate (SSM) of Longstone, Curbar and Stoney Middleton, Diocese of Derby, retired on 10 November 2018. Dr Ellsworth is in the process of transferring to holding the Bishop of Derby’s Permission to Officiate. Her contact details remain the same.

The Revd Carla Vicêncio Prior, Assistant Curate at Derby Cathedral (formerly at Kirk Hallam), Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Team Vicar in the Wirksworth Team Ministry. Mrs Vicêncio Prior hopes to take up her new post in February 2019.

Mrs Joan Bowles, widow of Bishop Cyril Bowles (Bishop of Derby 1969-1987) died on 19 September 2018.  She was 99.  Her funeral was held in Prestbury, Cheltenham on 11 October 2018.

The Revd Canon Nigel Johnson and Mrs Eirene Palmer have stepped down as Spiritual Direction Advisers in the Diocese of Derby. The Revd Nicky Fenton, Assistant Chaplain to the Bishop of Derby, will take on this role until a new appointment is made. Mrs Fenton’s contact details are: 01332 486100, 07811 957913, nicky.fenton@derby.anglican.org

The Revd John Wood, Assistant Curate (SSM) of Morton and Stonebroom with Shirland, Diocese of Derby, retired on 13 September 2018. Mr Wood is in the process of transferring to holding the Bishop of Derby’s Permission to Officiate.

The Revd Bill Day, Assistant Curate (OLM) of Derby St Barnabas, Diocese of Derby, has transferred to having the Bishop of Derby’s Permission to Officiate in the same parish. There will be service to mark this transition on Wednesday 7th November at Derby St Barnabas with the Bishop of Repton.

The Revd Barbara Dale who retired in 2013, died on Sunday, 2 September 2018. Revd Barbara was Deaconess from 1981, Parish Deacon 1987-1990 of North Wingfield, Pilsley and Tupton (Diocese of Derby), Parish Deacon 1990-1994 then Team Vicar 1994-2000 of North Wingfield, Clay Cross and Pilsley; Assistant Curate of Eckington and Ridgeway 2000-2004, and Team Vicar in the East Scarsdale Team Ministry 2004-2013. Her funeral was held on 18 September 2018.

The Revd Liz England will be licensed as Team Rector-in-Charge of Buxton with Burbage and King Sterndale Team Ministry on Tuesday, 15 January 2019 at 7.30 pm at St John the Baptist Buxton by the Bishop of Repton, assisted by the Archdeacon of Chesterfield.

The Revd Ian Godlington, Assistant Curate (OLM) of the benefice of Mickleover, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Assistant Curate (OLM-to be known as Associate Priest) of the same benefice. Mr Godlington will be licensed on Tuesday, 16 October 2018 at 7.30 pm at All Saints Mickleover by the Bishop of Repton.

Dr Esther Elliott, Director of Studies, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Workplace Chaplain and Development Worker for Edinburgh West, based at Corstorphine Old Parish, Church of Scotland. Dr Elliott will leave her post on Friday, 9 November 2018.

The Revd Andrew Race, Assistant Curate of Littleover, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Vicar of Castle Donington and Lockington cum Hemington, Diocese of Leicester. Mr Race will be instituted and inducted to his new post on Tuesday, 5 February 2019.

The Revd Susan McIvor, Methodist Minister at Sinfin Moor, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed District Safeguarding Officer with the Nottingham and Derby District of the Methodist Church. Ms McIvor moved on 6 August 2018.

Mr Ben Acty has been appointed as Warden of the Peak Centre in Edale and took up his post on 10 September 2018. 
Mr Acty's contact details are The Peak Centre, Champion House, Edale, Hope Valley, S33 7ZA. Tel: 01433 670254 Email: manager@peakcentre.org.uk

The Revd Ben Griffithsthe Revd Gill Turner-Callis and the Revd Dr David Mundy have been appointed as Assistant Diocesan Directors of Ordinands with immediate effect. Their contact details remain the same.

The Revd Judy Crane, who holds the Bishop of Derby’s Licence under Seal, will retire with effect from 1 August, 2018. Mrs Crane will continue to live within the diocese after retirement. 

The Rt Revd Roger Jupp, Vicar of Long Eaton St Laurence and Priest-in-Charge of Ilkeston Holy Trinity, Diocese of Derby, will retire with effect from 1st November 2018. Bishop Roger will be moving away from the diocese.

The Revd Trudie Morris, Vicar of the benefice of Pride Park, Wilmorton, Allenton and Shelton Lock, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Rector of All Saints, Stand, Diocese of Manchester. Mrs. Morris hopes to move to her new post in November.

The Revd Dan Leathers, Assistant Curate of Whitfield, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Vicar of Haydock St Mark, Diocese of Liverpool. Mr Leathers hopes to take up his new appointment in the Autumn. 

The Revd Jude Davis, Rector of Hathersage with Bamford and Derwent, and Grindleford, Diocese of Derby, has also been appointed Adviser for Women in Ministry with immediate effect.

The Revd Toby May will be collated as Vicar of the benefice of Whitfield, Diocese of Derby, on Tuesday 18th September at 7 pm at St James’ Whitfield by the Bishop of Repton and inducted by the Archdeacon of Chesterfield.

The Revd Andy Murphie, Vicar of Hilton with Marston on Dove, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Priest-in-Charge in the Keswick Mission Community and of Crosthwaite St Kentigern, Diocese of Carlisle. Mr Murphie hopes to take up his new appointment in September.

The Revd Canon Richard Andrews, Team Rector of Dunstable Team Ministry, Diocese of St Albans, has been appointed Canon for Liturgy at Derby Cathedral, Diocese of Derby. Canon Andrews will be collated, installed and inducted on Sunday 2nd September at 3 pm at Derby Cathedral by the Bishop of Repton and installed and inducted by the Dean of Derby. 

The Revd Sue Ives-Smith, Assistant Curate of Tideswell, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed  Priest-in-Charge of Newbold de Verdun, Barlestone, Kirby Mallory and Peckleton, Diocese of Leicester. Mrs Ives-Smith hopes to take up her new post in late summer.

The Revd Fran Grant, Assistant Curate (SSM) of Etwall and Egginton, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Assistant Curate (SMM-to be known as Associate Priest) of Brailsford with Shirley, Osmaston with Edlaston and Yeaveley in the same diocese. Miss Grant was licensed on Monday 14 May 2018 by the Bishop of Derby in the Bishop’s Chapel, Duffield. Miss Grant’s contact details remain the same.

The Revd Phyllis Bainbridge, who holds the Bishop of Derby’s Permission to Officiate, has been appointed Assistant Curate (known as Interim Minister) for Hucknall, Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham, for a period of six months commencing on 1 May 2018. 

Mrs Bainbridge will continue to hold the Bishop of Derby’s Permission to Officiate during this period. Her contact details will remain unchanged.

 

The Revd Toby May, Vicar of Christ Church Alsager, Diocese of Chester, has been appointed Vicar of the benefice of Whitfield, Diocese of Derby. Mr May hopes to take up his new post in September. 

 

The Venerable Carol Coslett, Archdeacon of Chesterfield, has new contact details: 

Email: archchesterfield@derby.anglican.org 

Archdeacon Carol is sharing a secretary with the Archdeacon of Derby. At present, there is an interim appointment, Mrs Carol Johnston, who can be contacted on the Church House number above every weekday morning, or by using: PA.Archdeacon@derby.anglican.org for any matters concerning the Archdeacon of Chesterfield. 

Out of hours or in an emergency please use the home number and leave a message or use the Archdeacon’s email.


The Revd Jill Needle, Assistant Curate (SSM) of Allestree St Nicholas and Quarndon St Paul,resigned from this post with effect from 30 September 2017. Mrs Needle holds the Bishop of Derby’s Permission to Officiate as from 9 April 2018. Mrs Needle’s contact details remain the same.


The Revd Ruth Turner, Team Vicar of the Dronfield with Holmesfield Team Ministry, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Assistant Curate (to be known as Associate Vicar) of Battersea Fields, Diocese of Southwark. Miss Turner will be licensed to her new post on 4 September 2018.

The Revd Sally Mason , Associate Priest of Blackwell and Tibshelf, has resigned as Spiritual Director for Derby Anglican Cursillo. The Revd Ross Clayton , who holds the Bishop of Derby’s Permission to Officiate, has been appointed to fill this position and took up his duties on 10th March .

 

The Revd Jo Whitehead, formally Priest-in-Charge of Newhall and Lead Police and Fire Chaplain, has been granted the Bishop of Derby’s Permission to Officiate to act as the Diocesan Enablement Officer with effect from 19th March . The aim of the Enablement Officer is to provide a local source of information on disability and learning difficulties and access, and provide support for ministry with and among people with disabiliti es and difficulties to enable them to be part of the church community. Her contact details for this role will be: enablement@derby.anglican.org, 01332 388650, mobile for urgent issues: 07816 281023 The Revd Jo Whitehead has also been granted the Bishop of Derby’s Permission to Officiate at Derby St Werburgh's BMO from this same date . Her contact details for this role will be: jo.whitehead@stwderby.org 078 16 281023

 Mrs Whitehead’s postal address is : 4 Bromyard Drive, Chellaston, Derby DE73 6PF

 

The Revd Chris Andrew, who holds the Bishop of Derby’s Permission to Officiate, has been appointed Interim Assistant Curate (to be known as Interim Priest) of Morton and Stonebroom with Shirland, Diocese of Derby, for a period of one year . Mr Andrew will be licensed on Monday 26th February by the Bishop of Derby in the Bishop’s Chapel, Duffield.

The Revd Susan Bloomfield , Mission Chaplain amongst Deaf People , Diocese of Derby, retired on health grounds on 31st December, 2017.

 

The Revd Canon Jean Burgess, Priest - in - Charge of Derby St Alkmund and St Werburgh and Dean of Women’s Ministry, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Archdeacon of Bolton, Diocese of Manchester. Canon Burgess hopes to take up her new post in the Spring.

 

The Revd John Baines, Vicar of New Mills and Assistant Direct or of Ordinands , Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Priest - in - Charge of Longnor, Quarnford and Sheen, Diocese of Lichfield. Mr Baines hopes to take up his new appointment in Spring 2018.

The Revd Jane Legh, Assistant Curate in the Benefice of the South Dales and in the Benefice of Boylestone, Church Broughton, Dalbury, Longford, Long Lane, Radbourne, Sutton-on-the-Hill and Trusley, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Interim Part-Time Priest-in-Charge of theBenefice of Boylestone, Church Broughton, Dalbury, Longford, Long Lane, Radbourne, Sutton-on-the-Hill and Trusley. Mrs Legh hopes to take up her new appointment later in the year. She will remain as Assistant Curate in the Benefice of the South Dales and her contact details will be unchanged.
 
The Revd Ian Davis, Vicar of Hope, Castleton and Bradwell, will retire with effect from 15th November 2017. His final service will be on 15th October.
 

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