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The Bishop of Maidstone, the Rt Rev’d Rod Thomas, today responded to the decision by the Scottish Episcopal Church to ...

Press release from Rod Thomas: Over 100 evangelical churches pass resolutions on men’s and women’s ministry as Bishop of Maidstone says he will no longer meet with Scottish bishops

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Licensing of Associate Vicar at St Andrew’s the Great, Cambridge

Rod took the licensing service for Tom Hutchings as Associate Vicar for families at St Andrew’s the Great on 29th May.  Rod is pictured here with Tom.

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Seminar for Incumbents on Preparing Prospective Ordinands for Bishop’s Advisory Panels

Rod ran this event in Oxford on 4th May.  Speakers were Paul Williams, Phil Moon and Matthew Lawes and topics covered were ‘Why preparation with prospective ordinands must be a ...

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Nomination to the See of Sheffield and Concerns raised by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York: Submission to the Independent Reviewer by the Bishop of Maidstone

  Introduction  The nomination of the Rt Rev’d Philip North to the See of Sheffield seemed at the time to be a remarkable but joyful celebration of the concept of ...

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All Saints Little Shelford anniversary service

Rod attended the 20th anniversary dinner and service on 20 April at Little Shelford Church.  Pictured here are: The Rt Revd Stephen Conway, Bishop of Ely; Simon Scott, Vicar of ...

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Visit to Cumbria

Rod was in Carlisle Diocese last weekend visiting St John’s Church, Carlisle and St John’s, Hensingham.  He is pictured here with Steven Donald, Vicar of St John’s Carlisle, Carol Walker ...

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Visit to Holy Cross Gleadless Valley

Rod recently visited Holy Cross Church in Gleadless Valley, Sheffield.  He confirmed 11 people and preached at the morning service. The sermon was based on John 9 and was ‘helpful ...

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Visit to Christ Church Wharton

Rod recently visited Christ Church Wharton in Winsford, Cheshire.  He led two Saturday morning sessions: one for the PCC and the other for the whole church family.  In the evening ...

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 I am deeply saddened that Philip North has felt forced to withdraw from his nomination as the next Bishop of ...

Statement on the Rt Rev’d Philip North’s withdrawal from nomination as the next Bishop of Sheffield

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Since the widely publicised General Synod debate about the House of Bishops’ Report on marriage and same-sex relationships, there has ...

A Call to Evangelicals to Stand Firm

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