Our bishops lead and oversee the Church in the Diocese of Bristol.
Rt Revd Vivienne Faull is the 56th Bishop of Bristol. She was consecrated Bishop at a service at St Paul’s Cathedral in July and there will be a service of welcome for her at Bristol Cathedral in the autumn.
Rt Revd Dr Lee Rayfield, the Bishop of Swindon, supports the role of the Diocesan Bishop. He works across the Diocese alongside his community leadership role in Swindon.
The Venerable Christine Froude is the Archdeacon of Malmesbury. Christine is the Chair of the Pastoral Management Team and is a member of the Bishop's Staff.
The Venerable Michael Johnson is the acting Archdeacon of Bristol. He is also a member of the Bishop's Staff.
The Very Revd Dr David Hoyle, Dean of Bristol, leads Bristol Cathedral, has a community leadership role in the city of Bristol and is a member of the Bishop’s Staff.
Contact details for senior clergy can be found on the Staff Directory page.
The Diocese of Bristol is split into seven deaneries each if which is led by an
Members of the press who would like a comment or wish to arrange an interview with Bishop Lee or Archdeacon Christine should contact the Diocesan Communications Officer, Ben Evans.
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