The Revd Tricia Anslow, who holds the Archbishop’s Permission to Officiate, has been appointed Assistant Curate (SSM) of Bramham.

The Revd Canon Elaine Bielby, Vicar of Welton with Melton and Diocesan Training Adviser), will resign on 15th May 2022, but will become Interim Priest in Charge of the Benefice of Welton with Melton for 18 months. The licensing by the Archdeacon of the East Riding will take place on 16th May 2022 at 10.00am in Brimley Lodge, Beverley.

The Revd Canon Nick Bird, Rector of Rural East York, will resign on 31 August 2022 to be Adviser for Vocations for the Diocese of York from 1 September.

The Revd Kate Brown, Assistant Curate (SSM) in Cowesby held in plurality with Felixkirk with Boltby, Kirkby Knowle, Leake with Over and Nether Silton and Kepwick, Osmotherley with Harlsey and Ingleby Arncliffe – known as The Hillside Parishes, has been appointed as Assistant Curate (SSM) of Yarm with Kirklevington, Picton and Worsall. She will be Ordained Priest by the Bishop of Whitby at 3.00pm on Saturday, 11th June 2022 in the Parish Church of St Mary Magdalene, Yarm.

The Revd Brenda Forrester, Assistant Curate of Holy Trinity, Washington in the Diocese of Durham, has been appointed Vicar of Ingleby Barwick. The collation by the Bishop of Whitby will be held in St Francis of Assisi, Ingleby Barwick on Friday, 29 April 2022 at 7.00pm.

The Revd James Grainger-Smith, Rector of Beeford with Frodingham and Foston, and of Brandesburton and Leven, has resigned with effect from 11th July 2022.

Sister Celia Hare CA, Family & Youth Worker for Newby, has been appointed as Children, Families and Youth Worker for Scalby Parish with effect from Monday, 14th May 2022, and will be licensed by the Archdeacon of the East Riding on Wednesday, 18th May 2022 at 11.30am in the St Laurence, Scalby.

The Revd Dr Arleen Ingham, Assistant Curate SSM known locally as Assistant Minister of St Mary with Christ Church and Holy Apostles, Scarborough, has been appointed additionally as Volunteer Pastoral Care Co-ordinator at St Catherine’s Hospice, Scarborough, and will be licensed on 16th May 2022 by the Archdeacon of the East Riding at 11am in Brimley Lodge, Beverley.

The Revd Dr Tim Kelly, Assistant Curate of Beverley St John and St Martin with Routh All Saints (Beverley Minster), has been appointed as Interim Priest-in-Charge of the Benefice of Walkington, Bishop Burton, Rowley and Skidby for a period of three years. The licensing by the Archdeacon of the East Riding will be held at 7.30pm on Tuesday, 7th June 2022 in St Peter's, Rowley.

The Revd David Mann, Diocesan Adviser on Vocations, retired on the 28th February.

The Revd Nick Morgan, Priest in Charge of Bramham and Area Dean of New Ainsty, has now been appointed as Vicar of Bramham; he will continue also as Area Dean.

The Revd Osaro Omobude has been appointed as Chaplain to the Tees, Esk and Wear Valley NHS Foundation Trust. The licensing by the Bishop of Whitby will be held on Thursday, 28 April 2022 at 12.30pm in the Chaplaincy Centre of Roseberry Park Hospital, Middlesbrough.

The Revd Maxine Waller, Assistant Curate of Bridlington St Mary, has been appointed Assistant Curate (known locally as Assistant Minister) of Escrick with Stillingfleet and Naburn and the Benefice of Derwent Ings.