We look forward to welcoming the Reverend Phil Selby, currently Assistant Curate at Trinity Church, Buxton, as our new Rector.

Phil will be instituted as Rector on Wednesday 26th June at St Michael and All Angels Church, Stanton-by-Dale by the Bishop of Repton and inducted by the Archdeacon of Derby.

Phil has been at Trinity Church, Buxton since July 2015 after qualifying with a Theology and Pastoral Studies degree from Oakhill Theological College. He is an Anglican and Evangelical by conviction. Before that he was a Primary School teacher for six years at St Werburgh’s Church of England School in Spondon. He has a proven record in Youth Ministry and is heavily involved in Pastoral care.

Phil is married to Ruth. They met whilst doing overseas work in Africa. Ruth will be working together with Phil in growing disciples that know and love the Lord. Phil and Ruth have three children; Esther 10, Joel 8 and Lydia 5 and they will be attending Risley School.