Our Bishops

The Bishop of Bath & Wells

Bishop Peter Hancock
Caption: Bishop Peter Hancock

On 10 December 2013, Downing Street announced the next Bishop of Bath and Wells would be the Rt Revd Peter Hancock.

Bishop Peter was formally installed at Wells Cathedral on 7th June 2014. He lives at the Bishop’s Palace and works there alongside the Bishop of Taunton.

Read more about Bishop Peter here and see photos from his tour around the diocese.

Read Bishop Peter Hancock's biography.

 

 

  

Two meetings are scheduled for the Crown Nominations Commission to consider potential candidates for the role of Bishop of Bath & Wells. These will be held on 18 July and 3 & 4 October 2013. - See more at: http://www.bathwells.anglican.org/diocese/news/story/575/#sthash.9rlDfWvJ.dpuf
Two meetings are scheduled for the Crown Nominations Commission to consider potential candidates for the role of Bishop of Bath & Wells. These will be held on 18 July and 3 & 4 October 2013. - See more at: http://www.bathwells.anglican.org/diocese/news/story/575/#sthash.9rlDfWvJ.dpuf 

Bishop of Taunton on a motorbike
Bishop Peter Maurice

The Bishop of Taunton

The Rt Revd Peter Maurice became Bishop of Taunton in 2006.

He has responsibility for the Ministry Forum, and the School of Formation in addition to his pastoral, mission and other ministry roles.

Read Bishop Peter Maurice's biography.

 

 

 

 

  

The Bishops are assisted in their work by three Archdeacons based in Bath, Wells and Taunton.

Together with senior colleagues in the Bishops Staff, they are responsible for the life of the church in the Diocese, and for the development of the Changing Lives strategy.

The Bishops and their staff are based at the Bishops' Office in Wells.

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