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The Revd Anne Hollinghurst announced as next Bishop of Aston

At 10am this morning (2 July) Downing Street announced that the Reverend Anne Elizabeth Hollinghurst is to take the position of Suffragan Bishop of Aston in the diocese of Birmingham.

“I hope to contribute my experience and practice in mission in a whole variety of contexts, in walking alongside the many clergy and lay people of the diocese, who are doing all sorts of wonderful and exciting things—helping to focus in together on God’s priorities and God’s call.”

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Transforming Church is a mission initiative that was rolled out across Birmingham diocese from the Autumn of 2009. It aims to be a gift to the parishes, not an additional burden; to provide a framework for church development rather than a blueprint of how every church should look; and to start with the local church, but not finish there.

Click on the video above to hear a 10 minute interview about Transforming Church.

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Click here to get in touch with the Transforming Church Co-ordinator, Revd Rhiannon Jones.

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