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Encyclopedia > James Stuart Jones

James Suart Jones (born 18 August 1948) is a British Anglican clergy and the current Bishop of Liverpool. August 18 is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... The term Anglican describes those people and churches following the religious traditions of the Church of England, especially following the Reformation. ... Arms of the Bishop of Liverpool The Bishop of Liverpool is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Liverpool in the Province of York. ...


The son of Major Stuart Jones and Helen Jones was educated in the Duke of York's Royal Military School, Dover and Exeter University, where received a Bachelor of Arts in theology in 1970. He was further educated in Alsager College, Keele, where he graduated with a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in drama and religious education in 1971, and Wycliffe Hall, Oxford. Major is a military rank the use of which varies according to country. ... The Duke of York’s Royal Military School was originally founded in 1801 by Prince Frederick Augustus, Duke of York and Albany son of King George III and Queen Charlotte. ... Arms of Dover Borough Council This article is about the English port town. ... The University of Exeter is the principal University in the English city of Exeter, in Devon. ... Bachelor of Arts (B.A., BA or A.B.), from the Latin Artium Baccalaureus is an undergraduate bachelors degree awarded for either a course or a program in the liberal arts or the sciences, or both. ... Theology (Greek θεος, theos, God, + λογια, logia, words, sayings, or discourse) is reasoned discourse concerning religion, spirituality and gods. ... It is rumoured that in the north of England lies a mythical village known as Keele. ... The Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) is a one-year course in England, Wales and Northern Ireland for undergraduate degree holders that allows them to train to be a teacher. ... Religious education teaches the doctrines of a religion. ... Wycliffe Hall is a Church of England theological college, and one of the constituent institutions of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. ...


From 1971 to 1974, Jones was teacher in the Sevenoaks School and led one of the first Community Service programmes in schools. He was also Co-founder of the first Volunteer Bureau in England. Between 1975 and 1981, he was producer at Scripture Union, later curate, then associate vicar of Christ Church in the Diocese of Bristol. Jones was visiting lecturer in media studies at Trinity College, Bristol, and from 1990 to 1994 vicar of Emmanuel Church, South Croydon in the Diocese of Southwark and the Bishop of Southwark's examining chaplain. In 1994, he became Suffragan Bishop of Hull in the Diocese of York, a post he held until 1998, when he was appointed 7th Bishop of Liverpool. Sevenoaks School is an English independent school, located in the town of Sevenoaks, Kent. ... Scripture Union is a non-denominational, Christ-centred international Wikipedia:Evangelical movement, founded in 1867, working in partnership with individuals and churches across the world. ... Christ Church is the name of various churches and cathedrals, usually Protestant, named after Jesus Christ himself. ... The Diocese of Bristol is a Church of England diocese based in Bristol, also covering South Gloucestershire and parts of north Wiltshire to Swindon. ... Trinity College, Bristol is a theological training college affiliated to the Anglican Church in Stoke Bishop, a prosperous suburb in Bristol, next to the University of Bristols residential halls. ... Emmanuel Church is an independent anglican church formed in October 2006. ... // South Croydon South Croydon is a locality in suburban Surrey, the area surrounding the valley south of central Croydon about 1 km in radius, centred on the Red Deer public house on the Brighton Road. ... The Diocese of Southwark forms part of the Province of Canterbury in England. ... The Anglican Diocese of Southwark was formed in 1905 out of the Diocese of Rochester. ... The Diocese of York is an administrative division of the Church of England, part of the Province of York. ...


Since 1980, Jones has been married to Sarah Marrow; they have three daughters.


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Preceded by
David Sheppard
Bishop of Liverpool
1997–present
Succeeded by
(current incumbent)

 
 

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