Appointment of a new part-time Assistant DDO
24th July 2017
The Diocese of Sheffield is delighted to announce that the new part-time Assistant DDO and Priest in Charge of the benefices of Bilham, and Barnburgh/High Melton and Adwick Upon Dearne is to be the Reverend Canon Kathryn Herrod. Kathryn is currently the Team Rector of Hucknall, Notts and is also Dean of Women’s Ministry and a member of Bishop’s Staff in the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham. She is a Canon of Southwell Minster, and is a national Bishops’ adviser of men and women offering for training for the ordained ministry.
Kathryn is married to Tony and they have a grown up family. She will bring great experience of a notable ministry to the task of discernment and in leading the churches she will have responsibility for in the other part of her appointment.
Half of Kathryn’s overall role will be as an Assistant Diocesan Director of Ordinands, assisting Revd Stephen Hunter (Director of Ordinands) in encouraging vocations to ordained ministry and guiding men and women through discernment, selection and training processes towards ordination. This will be a key role in our diocesan strategy to increase the number of clergy.
Kathryn is likely to be inducted in October 2017.