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 ...