I am Rev Kate Strange I currently have pastoral charge over
6 of the churches in the Mid Derbyshire Circuit. Within the circuit I am
responsible for the training provision, this currently is for the Local
Preachers and the safeguarding. I oversee two teams of trainers who are
dedicated to the provision of excellent training within the circuit.
With the wider District I uphold the position of Deputy
Chair alongside my Colleague Andrew Charlesworth, which I represent the
District in a variety of ways. I am District safeguarding Trainer and sit on
the District safeguarding Executive as well as being a District Local Preachers
Trainer and I sit on the District candidates committee.
While serving the wider connection I sit on the Methodist
Church Council and have been for the
past year working on the Deliverance working party. I have served in both the
Black Country and as Superintendent in North Wales as well as seven years as
Head of Pastoral and Spiritual care in a large NHS Trust working with those with
Mental Health challenges and end of life care. My degree is in Theology but my
Masters is in Palliative care.
I live in Tansley with my husband Paul, who is the Senior
Circuit Steward and a Local Preacher, we have 4 children and 8 Grandchildren between
us and live with our 2 dogs and 3 cats. We love motorbiking and scuba diving
when we get some free time.