New Bishop of Southampton

16/04/2019

Downing Street has today announced that Her Majesty the Queen has accepted the nomination of the Reverend Canon Deborah Sellin as the next Bishop of Southampton.

Debbie is currently the Vicar of St John the Baptist, Wonersh with Blackheath in the Diocese of Guildford and is also the Area Dean for the Deanery of Cranleigh. She was ordained 12 years ago after spending time working as a Family and Children’s Worker in a Church of England parish in Guildford, and as a Manager in the NHS. She succeeds the Right Reverend Dr Jonathan Frost who moved on to become the Dean of York in January after over eight years of service as the Bishop of Southampton.

For full details, see the Diocese of Winchester website