On Sunday 19th March, Mothering Sunday, the Churchwardens officially announced that the Revd Rhoda Blackwell has been appointed as the Priest-in-charge (vicar) of the benefice of Newbold.
Dear all, This is my last ever opening letter in ‘The Evangelist’. Almost five years to the day since I wrote my first letter for this magazine. I write now, as I did then, overlooking the Rectory lawn. It’s nearly three months since the bishop of Derby appointed me as the new Ordained Vocations Officer […]
From the Bishop of Derby’s Office “The Revd Ben Griffiths, Assistant Curate at Brampton St Thomas, Diocese of Derby, has been appointed Rector of Newbold in the same diocese. Mr Griffiths hopes to take up his new appointment in the autumn.”
Dear Friends, This is not the Rector’s Letter but an opportunity for the ex-Rector to say an enormous ‘THANK YOU’. I could put the words into capitals, print them large and bold and they would still not be able to say ‘thank you’ sufficiently or well enough. What a great occasion Dedication Sunday at St. […]
Dear Friends, My last letter as Rector of Newbold with Dunston! This has been a month of “lasts” – my last School Assembly, last Churches in North Chesterfield Service, Churches Together in Newbold Meeting, Pastoral Visiting Team Meeting, Mothers’ Union Mass and Meeting, PCC Meeting, Baptism, and so much more. Still to come are several […]