Bishop of Burnley announces his retirement
Posted on the 7th Mar 2014 in the Category - Announcements
Bishop John Goddard, has announced that he will be retiring as Bishop of Burnley on 19 July 2014.
Bishop Glyn joins Bishop Tony in wishing Bishop John and Vivienne well for a long and happy retirement, but hopes he's not hanging mitre for good! Bishop Glyn said "I am sure he will continue to excise a fruitful ministry with the freedom to say 'no' when he wishes to. Bishop John and Vivienne have laboured long and hard on our behalf in the vineyard, for which we are hugely grateful."
Appointment of the New Bishop of Leeds
Posted on the 8th Feb 2014 in the Category - Announcements
Bishop Glyn congratulates Bishop Nick Baines on his appointment as the first Bishop of Leeds. Along with all his clergy, Bishop Glyn assures Bishop Nick of prayers and support as he anticipates the great task ahead of him of bringing to birth and shaping the life of the new diocese. Bishop Glyn said, "I look forward to working with Bishop Nick and his colleagues."
Northern Provincial Festival 2014
Posted on the 1st Feb 2014 in the Category - Announcements
Bishop Glyn's Christmas Message
Posted on the 23rd Dec 2013 in the Category - Announcements
Bishop Glyn wishes you all a happy, joyful and peaceful Christmas, with a renewed sense of joy and wonder in the shear graciousness of God our creator in sending Jesus his son to be our Saviour.
May we all as Christians be thoughtful of all those who during this coming season are in any kind need. May we hold in our prayers the people of Syria and the Southern Sudan
May the Prince of the Peace fill our world, our country, our parishes, our homes and our hearts with his peace and joy.
God bless you and yours
Appointment of the New Bishop of Durham
Posted on the 13th Sep 2013 in the Category - Announcements
Bishop Glyn is pleased to hear the announcement of Bishop Paul Butler as the next Bishop of Durham. “This is certainly good news for the Diocese of Durham and the Church of England,” said Bishop Glyn, “though I acknowledge not so good news for the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham, where during his relatively short time as bishop his ministry as been effective and hugely appreciated.”
Bishop Glyn encourages prayers for Bishop Paul and his wife Rosemary, the Diocese of Durham and the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham.