Movements of clergy and others, into, out of
and between posts
in the Diocese of York

The Revd Becky Allright, Assistant Curate of the Benefice of Carlton & Drax, has been appointed as Interim Priest-in-Charge of Elloughton and Brough with Brantingham for a period of three years. She will be licensed by the Bishop of Hull in St Mary, Elloughton, at 7.30pm on Thursday, 16 November 2023.

The Revd Andy Baker, Associate Minister of York St Michael-le-Belfrey, has been appointed as Interim Priest-in-Charge of York St-Michael-le-Belfrey for a period of three years. He will be licensed by the Bishop of Selby in the De Grey Rooms, York at 6.00pm on Sunday, 29 October 2023.

The Revd Melanie Burnside, Assistant Curate of Kirkdale with Harome, Nunnington and Pockley, has been appointed as Interim Priest-in-Charge of the Benefices of Helmsley and Upper Ryedale and of the Methodist Churches in the Helmsley area for a period of three years. She will be licensed by the Bishop of Whitby in the Parish Church of All Saints, Helmsley at 3.00pm on Sunday, 12 November 2023.

The Revd Paul Deo, Vicar of Heworth Christ Church, York, resigned to be Priest in Charge of Low Moor and Oakenshaw in the Diocese of Leeds, with effect from the 7 September 2023.

The Revd Vicky Earll, Assistant Curate of York St Michael le Belfrey, has been appointed as Priest-in-Charge of the Benefice of Derringham Bank, Hull. She will be licensed by the Bishop of Hull in the Parish Church of Derringham Bank at 7.30pm on Thursday, 25 January 2024.

The Revd Nick Garside, Assistant Curate of Rural Ainsty, has been appointed as Interim Priest-in-Charge of Riccall, Barlby, and Hemingbrough for a period of three years.

The Revd Martin Harrison, Vicar of Strensall, retired on the 10 September 2023.

The Revd John Swinhoe, Assistant Curate of the Benefice of Woodhorn with Newbiggin, Northumberland in the Diocese of Newcastle, has been appointed as Interim Priest-in-Charge of North Thornaby for a period of three years. He will be licensed by the Bishop of Whitby in the Parish Church of St Paul’s, North Thornaby at 7.00pm on Thursday 9 November 2023.

The Revd James Trowsdale, Priest in Charge of Ampleforth with Oswaldkirk, Gilling East and Stonegrave, has been appointed as Rector of the same benefice. He will be licensed by the Bishop of Whitby in the Parish Church of Holy Cross, Gilling East at 7.00pm on Monday, 6 November 2023.

The Revd Irene Wilson, Assistant Curate of Kingston Upon Hull, Holy Trinity (Hull Minster), has been reappointed for a further one year. She will be Licensed by the Bishop of Hull on Tuesday, 14 November 2023 at 2.00pm in Hullen House.


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