New bishop of Ripon announced


The Rev Canon Anna Eltringham will be the new Bishop of Ripon, Downing Street has announced.
Canon Anna Eltringham

Currently Team Rector for Oxted, in the Diocese of Southwark, she will swap Surrey’s North Downs for the Yorkshire Dales and more when she becomes an Episcopal Area Bishop in the Anglican Diocese of Leeds.

"Being nominated to be the next Bishop of Ripon is an honour," she said.

"I am excited to serve God and his people in this place and prayerfully grow his Kingdom on earth together."

Read the full announcement from the Diocese of Leeds.