New Dean of Worcester announced

17/06/2024

The new Dean of Worcester will be The Reverend Canon Dr Stephen Edwards, Downing Street has announced, after his appointment was approved by the King.
Dean of Worcester

Stephen has been the interim Dean of Worcester Cathedral since the retirement of the Very Reverend Peter Atkinson last September.

Stephen joined the Cathedral as a Residentiary Canon in 2019 with particular responsibility for promoting the Cathedral's ministry in the Diocese and local community.

Stephen said, "Ever since arriving in Worcester five years ago I have loved this amazing Cathedral and have grown in deep affection for the people and city as well as the wider diocese.

"It is now a privilege and joy to be appointed as Dean of Worcester and I look forward to continuing to develop the Cathedral’s ministry and position as a place of prayer, learning and welcome."

For the full announcement see the Diocese of Worcester website.

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