Bishop of Warrington

Bishop of Warrington Biography

Bishop Bev was ordained as Bishop on the Feast of St Luke, 18th October, 2018 and has been serving in the Diocese of Liverpool as the Suffragan Bishop of Warrington since November of that year.

Prior to this, Bishop Bev was Archdeacon of Richmond and Craven in the newly formed super-diocese of Leeds.  She has vast experience of parish ministry having served as parish priest and Area Dean in southeast London, vicar of a Yorkshire market town, and served as priest in the Medway Towns and in a Kent village. She was sponsored for ordination in the diocese of Chichester, many years ago! She received formal theological training at Chichester and at Trinity College, Bristol. +Bev was called to the single celibate life when she was called to the priesthood and she is a Benedictine oblate with the Community of the Holy Cross, Costock.

Bishop Bev has much experience of mission, evangelism, church growth and discipleship and of leadership development. She is a Trustee of Leading your Church into Growth (LYCIG), a member of Leading in Evangelism and the Archbishop’s College of Evangelists.  In the National Church, +Bev represents the North East bishops on Living in Love and Faith, both as a member of the Coordination Group and in the on-going work of the Implementation Group.  She is a Media Bishop and chaplain to the Communications Network; she was part of the implementation group to form a new non-residential Theological College – Emmanuel – to serve the North West, and she presently serves Emmanuel as a Trustee and Chair of the Finance Group.

Prior to ordination, Bishop Bev worked as a humanitarian aid worker for Christian Charities and before her conversion to faith, she worked in the financial sector in London.  She is passionate about, asking God for a bigger church to make a bigger difference with more people knowing Jesus and more justice in the world.  Her passion is for all people to flourish in the love of God.


PA to the Bishop
Warren Hartley

Tel: 0151 421 0831


Media Enquiries

For all media enquiries concerning the Bishop of Warrington

Stuart Haynes
0753 421 8122

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