Friday, 2 May 2014
Four new suffragan bishops announced
Church press release:
Downing Street has announced today four new Suffragan bishops in the Dioceses of York and Chelmsford. John Thomson (Selby), Paul Ferguson (Whitby), Roger Morris (Colchester), and Peter Hill (Barking), have been confirmed to become Suffragan bishops after their nomination was approved by the Queen.
Downing Street announcements:
Suffragan Bishop of Selby: John Bromilow Thomson
Suffragan Bishop of Whitby: Paul John Ferguson
Suffragan Bishop of Colchester: Roger Anthony Brett Morris
Suffragan Bishop of Barking: Peter Hill
Diocese of York announcement: New Bishops of Selby and Whitby
Diocese of Chelmsford announcement: New Bishops – Exciting times for a diocese on the move with God
Posted by Simon Sarmiento on
Friday, 2 May 2014 at 10:38am BST
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Congratulations to those responding to this vocation to the episcopacy. From what I know about all of these, - and i know some better than others - they all look like wise and exciting choices to help and support the ministry and mission of the church in their respective dioceses. Exciting times!