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 Alan Griggs, Assistant Curate (SSM) at Derby St Barnabas, Diocese of Derby, will transfer his curacy and become Assistant Curate (SSM) of Fenny Bentley, Thorpe, Tissington, Parwich and Alsop - e n - l e - Dale in the same Diocese with effect from Sunday 4 th March 2018. Mr Griggs’ contact details wil l remain the same.
The Revd Mark Taylor will be licensed as Priest - in - Charge of Alfreton , and Riddings and Ironville and Assistant Curate (to be known as Associate Priest) of Somercotes, Diocese of Derby, on Wednesday 25 th April at 7.30 pm at Christ Church Ironville by the Bishop of Repton assisted by the Archdeacon of Chesterfield.
The Revd Rowland Worrall, non - stipendiary minister of Chellaston 1986 - 1993, non - stipendiary minister of Barrow - on - Trent with Twyford and Swarkestone 1994 - 1997, who retired in 1997 and held the Bishop of Derby’ s Permission to Officiate in retirement, died on Tuesday 6th February. The funeral will be held on Monday 19th February at 12.30 pm at St Peter ’ s Chellaston .
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 Phil Mann, Planting Curate at Holy Trinity Brompton, Diocese of London, will be licensed as Pioneer Minister of the Derby City Bishop's Mission Order, Diocese of Derby, on Tuesday 1st August in the Bishop's Chapel, Duffield, by the Bishop of Derby. Mr Mann will be based at St Werburgh's Church, Friar Gate, Derby. The primary focus will be on young people, including students and yound professionals.
The Revd Michael Bishop, Rector of the United Benefice of Boylestone, Church Broughton, Dalbury, Longford, Long Lane, Radbourne, Sutton-on-the-Hill and Trusley, Diocese of Derby, will retire with effect from 14th September 2017.
The Revd Brian Magorrian, Vicar of Walton, Diocese of Derby, will resign with effect from 21st May 2017.