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Bishop of Horsham

The Right Reverend Mark Sowerby BD AKC MA

Bishop's House, 21 Guildford Road, Horsham, West Sussex RH12 1LU

The Right Reverend Mark Sowerby

The Bishop of Horsham has responsibility for most of West Sussex (apart from Chichester and some parishes to the west of Hove) and for some parishes in East Sussex to the north of Brighton and east of East Grinstead, together with one parish in Kent.

Bishop Mark became Bishop of Horsham in 2009 after 17 years in parish ministry and five years as a Selection Secretary/Vocations Officer with the Ministry Division of the Archbishops’ Council. He has an abiding concern for vocations to lay and ordained ministry and has a passion for the unity of the Church at Diocesan and Ecumenical levels. Bishop Mark is married to Ruth and they live in Horsham with their three daughters.

(Lay) Chaplain:

Geoff Peckham


PA to the Bishop of Horsham:
Tanya Leese

Tel: 01403 211139