Farewell Bath & Wells Bishop

A special service is being held to bid farewell goodbye to the 78th Bishop of Bath and Wells. The Rt Revd Peter Price, is to retire from his position as head of the diocese after 11 years.

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Farewell service for retiring bishop

The 78th Bishop of Bath & Wells, the Rt Revd Peter Price, is retiring from his position as head of the diocese.

A special farewell service is being held at Wells Cathedral this afternoon.

The bishop, who is now 69, has served in the role for nearly 11 years.

Bishop Peter has been a great leader of the staff team and personally a great encouragement to me.

I‘m especially grateful for his energy and his ideas and for his commitment to the cause of Christ.

– The Archdeacon of Bath, the Venerable Andy Piggott

Bishop Peter has maintained an unerring determination to keep in front of us the message of Jesus Christ in which lies the timeless call to reconciliation, justice and peace between all people and with their Creator, God.

– The Archdeacon of Taunton, the Venerable John Reed

Bishop Peter has energetically led this diocese by his passionate commitment to make the Christian gospel relevant and adventurous in our times.

His gifts as a brilliant teacher and communicator have been widely appreciated.

– The Archdeacon of Wells, the Venerable Nicola Sullivan

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