Southwell and Nottingham Diocese

The Parish of Wiverton in the Vale is in the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham, which is one of the 12 dioceses in the Province of York (the other Province in the Church of England being the Province of Canterbury, which comprises 30 dioceses).

Each diocese in the Church of England is headed by a bishop and each province is headed by an archbishop.

The diocesan bishop is the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham, the Right Reverend Paul Williams and the suffragan bishop is the Bishop of Sherwood, the Right Reverend Tony Porter.

The archbishop of York is the Most Reverend John Sentamu.

The Diocesan Synod considers matters sent to it from General Synod, deanery synods, PCCs and from individual Diocesan Synod members. It formulates diocesan policy on a wide range of issues, advises the bishop as appropriate, and votes on the funding of stipends, central administration costs, and contributions to the National Church, to be raised from the deaneries. Its role is primarily advisory and consultative. In some ways it is comparable with the House of Commons, as elected representatives engage in public debate.

OneLIFE – Grantham Canal Walk – 14 September

Deanery Walk along Grantham Canal from Kinoulton to Cotgrave (via Owthorpe and Cropwell Bishop) on Saturday 14th September 2019. Photo ...
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Reverend Rachel Mitchell appointed as new rector

On Sunday 4 August, it was officially announced by the Lord Chancellor's Office and the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham ...
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OneLIFE – A message from Bishop Paul

The Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham, Paul Williams, encourages people to pray for the oneLIFE mission ...
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Growing in Prayer, Southwell Minster – 13 July 2019

Bishop Alison White, one of the 'Bishops from the North' visiting the East Bingham Deanery for the OneLIFE mission in ...
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OneLIFE – East Bingham Deanery

The Bishop of Bolton, Mark Ashcroft and the Bishop of Hull, Alison White, will be leading the OneLIFE mission team ...
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OneLIFE – A message from the Archbishop of York

The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, encourages people to join the oneLIFE mission ...
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Pentecost Family Festival 2019

Pentecost Family Festival When Bishop Paul came to our JOY! service on Easter Sunday he invited us all to a ...
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Pentecost Family Festival – 8 June 2019

Bishops Manor, Bishop's Dr, Southwell NG25 0JP, UK (map) Saturday, June 8, 2019 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM For families ...
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Jeff Lucas – 12 May 2019

Ground Level Midlands Connection evening hosted by Riverside Church Southwell with special guest speaker Jeff Lucas. Jeff is a longstanding ...
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Vacancy goes live

The advertisement for our new incumbent has been approved by the diocese and is now 'live'. You can see a ...
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