We are delighted to announce that The Rt Revd Dr Christopher Cocksworth, the Church of England’s Bishop of Coventry, has accepted our invitation to become a member of our College of Patrons.
Bishop Christopher has served in parochial and chaplaincy ministry and in theological education, latterly as Principal of Ridley Hall, Cambridge. In 2010 he was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Divinity by the University of London for his services to education. He has written a number of books and articles in the area of Christian theology and worship with his last book, Holding Together: Gospel, Church and Spirit being shortlisted for the 2011 Michael Ramsey Prize.
Bishop Christopher is Co-Chair of the Joint Implementation Commission of the Anglican-Methodist Covenant, and is Chair of the Faith and Order Commission of the Church of England. He entered the House of Lords in January 2013.