Bishops

Our bishops lead and oversee the Church in the Diocese of Bristol.

Rt Revd Vivienne Faul is the 56th Bishop of Bristol. She was consecrated Bishop at a service at St Paul’s Cathedral in July 2018.

Rt Revd Dr Lee Rayfield, the Bishop of Swindon, is the Suffragan Bishop of Swindon. He works across the Diocese alongside his community leadership role in Swindon.

Rt Revd Vivienne Faull
Bishop of Bristol


Email: bishop.bristol@bristoldiocese.org
Phone: 01454 777728
Postal Address:
The Bishop of Bristol's Office,
Church Lane, Winterbourne, Bristol BS36 1SG

Bishop Viv's biography

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Rt Revd Dr Lee Rayfield
Suffragan Bishop of Swindon
and Acting Diocesan Bishop

Email: bishop.swindon@bristoldiocese.org
Phone: 01793 538654
Postal Address:
The Bishop of Swindon's Office,
Mark House, Field Rise, Swindon,
SN1 4HP

Bishop Lee's Biography

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Latest tweets


  • Just retweeted two tweets next to each other on my feed. Steve Chalk’s about measuring a society by how we treat th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

    Bishop Lee Rayfield @LeeRayfield

    1 week, 5 days ago

  • A real challenge from Jo Saxton. “Who are you investing in who are you developing” Invest your skill and talent in… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

    Bishop Lee Rayfield retweeted Derek Chedzey @LeeRayfield

    1 week, 5 days ago

  • In the end you can judge how civilised any society is by the level of care that it affords to its most vulnerable m… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

    Bishop Lee Rayfield retweeted Steve Chalke @LeeRayfield

    1 week, 5 days ago

  • My brain didn’t spot the rogue 3mins in the earlier Tweet. I was 3mins inside my RideLondon target for finishing for those wondering!

    Bishop Lee Rayfield @LeeRayfield

    2 weeks, 4 days ago

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