The Revd Gareth Atha, Vicar of Pickering, has been appointed by the Bishop of Whitby to be Area Dean of Northern Ryedale for a period of five years with effect from 8th September 2021. He succeeds the Revd Canon Tim Robinson who has held the position since November 2011.
The Revd Simon Bray, Domestic Chaplain to the Archbishop of York, has been appointed as Priest-in-Charge of Bishopthorpe and of York St Chad, and as Assistant Curate for York St Clement.
The Ven John Day, Priest in Charge of York St Chad and Assistant Curate York St Clement, has resigned as Priest in Charge of York St Chad from the 14th July, remaining Assistant Curate of the Benefice of York St Clement. He has additionally been appointed Assistant Curate of the Benefice of Bishopthorpe and of the Benefice of York St Chad.
The Revd Paul Jackson, Vicar of Middle Esk Moor, will resign with effect from Tuesday, 31st August 2021. His final service will be on Sunday, 29th August 2021 at 10.30am in the Parish Church of St Hilda, Egton.
The Revd Canon Terry Joyce, York Archdeaconry Training Adviser and Assistant Curate of the Rural East York Benefice, will retire with effect from Tuesday, 31st August 2021.