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Bishop welcomes new clergy

Bishop welcomes new clergy

25 June 2016 Read more

The Bishop of Chichester’s Sermon at the Ordination of Deacons 2016 click here.

A Gallery of images taken at Ordination of Deacons 2016 will be available soon.

The Bishop of Chichester, Dr Martin Warner ordained fifteen women and men as deacon to serve in parishes across Sussex at a special service in Chichester Cathedral on Saturday 25 June.

Deacons assist priests in parishes, usually for a year, before going on to be ordained as priest. They assist in leading worship, offering pastoral care and gain valuable experience of preaching.

They were supported on the day by family, friends and parishioners from the parishes in which they will serve.

“We are praying for each of them and I know that ...

  • Funeral of Revd Gordon Winchester

    Funeral of Revd Gordon Winchester

    23 June 2016 Read more
    It is with great sadness we report the death of Revd Gordon Winchester, a much loved Rector of Bodiam and Ewhurst Green in the Rye Deanery of East Sussex.Gordon, who also held a post as ...
  • School leaver services take place across the Diocese

    School leaver services take place across the Diocese

    21 June 2016 Read more
    This week sees the start of many school leaver services across the diocese. Hundreds of pupils attended a special service at Chichester Cathedral on Friday 17 and Monday 20 June and many more services take place ...
  •  Major funding boost to restore Brighton Church

    Major funding boost to restore Brighton Church

    21 June 2016 Read more
    St Mary's church in Kemp Town Brighton has received a much needed grant which will help to restore the church to its original glory. St Mary’s Kemp Town, a historically important church and valuable community ...