Revd. Dr. James Hughes has been vicar of the United Benefice of Duffield and Little Eaton since September 2016. This role was initially more focused at Duffield, but has increasingly been focussed on Little Eaton, and since June 2020 James has been the sole minister with pastoral responsibility for Little Eaton.
He is married to Kirsty, and they have four children. Before coming to Duffield and Little Eaton James was Minister of Christ Church, Greenbank in Chester Diocese, having served his curacy in Guildford diocese from 2003 to 2007. His PhD is in Paul’s doctrine of the Church, particularly focussing on relationships between churches in the New Testament.