Bishop Chris Goldsmith to lead Church of England’s Ministry Division

Bishop Chris is to leave the Diocese of Truro to head the Church of England’s Ministry Division, it has been announced today (Monday, June 24, 2019).

In a letter to diocesan clergy and lay colleagues, Bishop Chris said it was an announcement he never expected to make. He added that there was no other role within the Church of England for which he would have considered leaving the diocese.

Bishop Chris will play a lead role in supporting the continuing renewal of ministry throughout the Church of England as the church looks to increase the scale and diversity of those called to both lay and ordained ministries.

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