I am a Westcountryman and was born and brought up in Devizes and worked as a chartered surveyor before ordination. I am married to Sue, a personnel manager, and we have three sons, Joe, Dan and Will. We live in Congleton in Cheshire. I was ordained as a deacon in 1991 and priested the following year. I was Rector of Middlewich and Byley and Rural Dean of Middlewich before being appointed Archdeacon of Macclesfield, in the Diocese of Chester, in January 2011. I enjoy theatre, cinema, cricket, golf and amateur dramatics.

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Social Action, Hospitality and Growth

4 months ago

In this week’s ReSource Blog Ian Bishop, the Archdeacon of Macclesfield, reflects on how loving engagement with our communities and with the needs of ordinary people not only demonstrates the love of...

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