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New Archdeacon of Hastings announced

New Archdeacon of Hastings announced

27 May 2016 Read more

The Bishop of Chichester, Dr Martin Warner, today announced that The Revd Dr Edward Dowler, currently Vicar of St John and St Luke, Clay Hill in the Diocese of London is to be the new Archdeacon of Hastings.

Edward studied English at Oxford and then trained for ordination at Westcott House, Cambridge.

He was ordained deacon in 1994 in the Diocese of London. His first curacy was in the suburban parish of Christ Church Southgate, followed by a second curacy in the inner city environment of St Mary’s, Somers Town.

In 2001, Edward joined the staff of St Stephen’s House, a theological college in Oxford, as Director of Pastoral Theology, and later became the College Vice-Principal.

He returned ...

  • Diocese signs joint initiative with CUF

    Diocese signs joint initiative with CUF

    26 May 2016 Read more
    The Diocese of Chichester is pleased to announce a joint initiative to bring about positive change in communities through social engagement. The Bishop of Horsham and The Archdeacon of Brighton and Lewes signed an agreement ...
  • A total of 16 candidates were ordained Priest at the weekend

    A total of 16 candidates were ordained Priest at the weekend

    23 May 2016 Read more
    Sixteen deacons were ordained Priest in Chichester Cathedral at the weekend. Parishioners joined family, friends and colleagues to witness the special services which included chosen music, readings and prayers. As the ordaining bishop ordained each priest ...
  • New CEO for DCAT announced

    New CEO for DCAT announced

    23 May 2016 Read more
    Lesley Gannon has been appointed as the next CEO of the Diocese of Chichester Academy Trust (DCAT) Lesley is currently Director of Research and Policy Development at the National Association of Head Teachers and has ...