James Langstaff

A Bishop Reflects

Clothe yourself with Christ

Sermon preached at Rochester Cathedral 20th May 2017 (The feast of Alcuin of York) at the Licensing of LLMs Isaiah 61.10-62.3; Colossians 3.12-16  If occasionally you still write with a pen or pencil, most of you will use what at school we used to call ‘joined-up writing’.  If you do that, you can probably thank Alcuin of York who, as a teacher and trainer of teachers, is said to have invented what we.. Read More

New Archdeacon of Tonbridge

I am very pleased to announce that I have invited The Revd Canon Julie Conalty to be the next Archdeacon of Tonbridge.  Julie is at present Vicar of Christ Church Erith and Area Dean of Erith.  She is also my Adviser for the Ministry of Ordained Women and is one of our diocesan representatives on General Synod.  Her new appointment was announced in her parish yesterday. In discerning God’s calling for Julie’s appointment.. Read More