Get to know Patrick Whitworth
Patrick Whitworth has been a church leader in the Anglican Church for the last forty years. He was ordained in 1976 and served two curacies at St Michaels le Belfry, York and Holy Trinity Brompton - where he was Director of Training for four years implementing and leading a training course called Lighthouse. He was then Vicar of an Urban Priority Parish in SE London, Christ Church, Gypsy Hill where he saw considerable growth and planted a neighbourhood church in the parish. From there he went to All Saints’ Bath Weston with N. Stoke and Langridge. He has had experience of leading Mission, therefore, in city centre, suburban, deprived urban areas and rural village communities.
During this time he has maintained an active interest overseas mission and worked with SOMA UK, a short term, cross-cultural Anglican mission Agency, of which he is currently the Cahir of Trustees. He has led Teams in Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Nigeria and S. Sudan. He has also written many resources for the church including eight full length books focusing on Biblical Studies, Pastoral Theology and Church History . He is presently embarked on a Trilogy on early church History from the Apostles to Chalcedon.