New Chaplain for Bishop John17 Mar 2016 By Sam Setchell
Worcester vicar, Stuart Currie to be Bishop John's next Chaplain.
The Revd Canon Dr
Chaplain Stuart will be responsible for supporting
“I’m delighted that Stuart has accepted my invitation to be my next Chaplain. He is an exceptionally gifted and experienced priest who is very highly respected in the Diocese and beyond. I know that he will be a great support, not only to me, but to clergy and church people across our diocese, many of whom count him as a good friend. He will also, in this new role, bring much to the wider church as it seeks to serve the community.”
“I felt honoured when
Bishop John asked me to become his new Chaplain, and very grateful to be offered this opportunity to work with him. I’ve been Vicar of St. Stephen’s for nearly 22 years, so it will be a enormous wrench to leave the parish, but I’m hugely excited by this new challenge and it’s great that I’m not moving far. I’m looking forward to supporting both Bishop John and Bishop Graham in their ministry as well as playing a wider role in the life of the Diocese of Worcester.”
role as Vicar of St. Stephen’s, Stuart is currently Chair of the Diocesan Board
of Education, Rural Dean of Worcester East and Chaplain to the
The Diocese of Worcester is one of 42 dioceses in the Church of England. It covers an area of 671 square miles and includes parishes in the County of Worcestershire, the Metropolitan Borough of Dudley, and a few parishes in northern Gloucestershire, south east Wolverhampton and Sandwell.
From: Sam Setchell, Press Officer for the Diocese of Worcester and the Bishop of Worcester.
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