Tuesday, 17 February 2015

Archbishop Welby speech in Appreciation of Bishop Tim

Like all diocesan bishops, Bishop Tim is a member of General Synod, the Church of England’s law making body. As Bishop Tim retires shortly, the recent session of Synod was his last. At the end, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, marked his retirement with a farewell speech.

In it, the Archbishop reviewed all that Bishop Tim had achieved, particularly since he arrived as Bishop in Leicester. This varied from his work as a diocesan bishop in a particularly ethnically diverse, but also nationally in the House of Lords, where he chaired the group of bishops (Lord Spiritual!) and in national bodies, such as when he chaired the Children’s Society.

To hear this speech, click here