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Bishop Tim Thornton – Bishop at Lambeth, Bishop to HM Forces and Bishop for the Falkland Islands

Tim was made Bishop at Lambeth, Bishop to HM Forces and Bishop for the Falkland Islands in September 2017. Prior to that, he had been Bishop of Truro since 2008, after spending seven years as Bishop of Sherborne. Tim has been ordained for over 35 years and has served in several dioceses and contexts. He was Principal of the North Thames Ministerial Training Course and served as Chaplain to David Hope when he was Bishop both in Wakefield and London.

He is Trustee of a number of organisations e.g. Bishop’s Forum, Transformation Cornwall and Volunteer Cornwall.  He has responsibility for leadership programmes for senior clergy across the country and also serves on the Council for Christian Unity.  He co-chairs the regular conversations between Anglicans and Roman Catholics in this country.  He had been in the House of Lords from 2013 until he took up post at Lambeth. During his time in the Lords he co-chaired the inquiry that lead to the report Feeding Britain.

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