The Revd Richard Battersby, Leader of the Rural Ainsty Bishop’s Mission Unit, resigned with effect from 31st July 2022.

The Revd Nigel Chapman, Vicar of Filey, will retire on the 31st January 2023. His final service will be on Sunday, 29 January 2023.

The Revd Abigail Davison, Assistant Curate at York Minster and Spiritual Care Leader at St Leonard’s Hospice, has been re-appointed as Assistant Curate of York Minster and will remain also as Spiritual Care Leader at St Leonard’s Hospice.

The Revd Carol Fisher-Bailey, Rector of the Benefice of Lockington and Lund and Scorborough with Leconfield, retired on the 30 September 2022.

The Revd Nicholas Garside, Assistant Curate of the Rural Ainsty Bishop’s Mission Order, has been appointed as Assistant Curate (Training) of the Benefice of Rural Ainsty until 5th July 2024.

The Archbishop has re-appointed the Revd Michael Gobbett, Team Rector of Whitby with Ruswarp, as Area Dean of Whitby for a further period of five years.

Mr Hendrik Klaver, Full-Time Multiply (20s-40s) Lay Minister of Malton and Old Malton, has been re-appointed to the role in a half-time capacity.

Mrs Mavis Klaver has been appointed half-time Multiply (20s-40s) Lay Minister of Malton and Old Malton.

The Revd James Trowsdale, NHS Chaplain for the Hull Teaching Hospitals Trust, has been appointed as Priest-in-Charge of Ampleforth with Oswaldkirk, Gilling East and Stonegrave. He will be licensed by the Bishop of Whitby in St Hilda’s, Ampleforth at 6.00pm on Sunday, 13th November 2022.