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