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Bishop Mark Tanner to be new Patron of ReSource

3 weeks ago

We are very pleased to announce that the Rt Revd Mark Tanner, the Bishop of Chester, is to be ReSource’s new Patron following the retirement of Archbishop Sentamu.

Bishop Mark Tanner to be new Patron of ReSource

Bishop Mark has been a friend and supporter of ReSource for Anglican Renewal Ministries for many years. He was the preacher at its inaugural service in St Paul's Cathedral in 2004 and has taken an active interest in ReSource's ministry through his years in parish ministry and while Principal of Cranmer Hall and Bishop of Berwick.

In welcoming +Mark as our Patron, Bishop John Holbrook, Chair of the ReSource Trustees, says, "Bishop Mark is a Christian leader of spiritual passion, deep wisdom and real vision. We are thrilled to welcome him as our Patron". ReSource's Director, the Venerable Kevin Roberts, adds "I am looking forward to all that Bishop Mark will bring to ReSource's ministry from his long-held commitment to our vision for authentic renewal and creative mission in churches across the country".

Bishop Mark's appointment as ReSource's Patron coincides with the start of his new ministry as the Bishop of Chester. In accepting his new role in ReSource for Anglican Renewal Ministries +Mark says, "The Kingdom of God is like a mustard seed. It is like yeast. It is found in the most ordinary of places where God is at work renewing, restoring, growing, and changing lives by the work of His Spirit. This is what ReSource exists to serve, encourage, and enable, and I am honoured to have been asked to serve as Patron. May His Kingdom come!"

Please pray for +Mark as he begins his ministry in the Diocese of Chester and as he takes on the role of ReSource's Patron.

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"On the Saturday morning of our first ever Church Weekend, we were led to think about deepening our relationships with each other and with God and explored the direction in which our small and ordinary church was going. The challenge being, are we happy to paddle on the edges of worship when full immersion in the life of Christ would help us to renew ourselves, deepen our discipleship and widen our mission?"
Roger and Andrea Offord, St Mary’s, Sprotbrough