Bishop of Worcester

Bishop Worcester

Lord Bishop of Worcester
Rt Revd Dr John Inge

Parliamentary interests:

Education, International Development, Media and Communications, Culture and Heritage.

Overseas Partner Dioceses in the Anglican Communion:

Province of the Southern Cone, Peru
Morogoro, Tanzania

Parliamentary Activity:

Entered House of Lords, 2012


Biographical Details:

Year of birth, 1955

St Chads College, Durham: 1977
PGCE Keble College Oxford: 1979, MA: 1994, PhD 2002
University of Durham MA: 1994; PhD 2002
University of Worcester Hon D Litt: 2011
Teacher of Chemistry at Lancing College
Studied Theology at College of the Resurrection in Mirfield
Deacon 1983, Priest 1984
Chaplain and teacher of Chemistry and Religious Studies at Lancing College: 1984 - 1986
Chaplain and teacher of Chemistry and Religious Studies Harrow School: 1986 - 1989
Vicar of St. Luke's Church, Wallsend: 1990 - 1996
Canon Residentiary, Ely Cathedral: 1996 - 2003
Vice Dean of Ely Cathedral: 1999 - 2003
Bishop of Huntingdon: 2003 - 2007
Bishop of Worcester: 2008 -

Other Interests:

Bishop John is Chair of both the College of Evangelists and the Archbishop's Examination in Theology, a member of the Faith and Order Commission, a member of the House of Bishops' CMD Committee and a member of the Council at Ridley Hall.

He is a longstanding member of the World Development Movement and Amnesty International. Bishop John is a Trust Protector of Common Purpose, an international organisation that helps people in leadership and decision-making positions in the private, public and voluntary sectors to be more effective in their own organisations, in the community and in society as a whole. He is Patron and President of a number of voluntary organisations including Worcestershire County Cricket Club.


The Rt Revd Lord Bishop of Worcester
House of Lords
London SW1A 0PW

The Rt Revd John Inge, Lord Bishop of Worcester
The Bishop's Office,
The Old Palace,

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