Rod was licensed as Assistant Bishop in Rochester Diocese on Saturday 5 November at a service held in Rochester Cathedral. Pictured here is Rod with Bishop James, Angus MacLeay and Mike Warren – clergy in Rochester Diocese.
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Please visit the following link for further photographs of the Ordination and Consecration service held at Canterbury Cathedral on Wednesday 23rd September 2015. Please visit this link: http://www.canterbury-cathedral.org/2015/09/23/28711/ to view the fantastic photographs.
Rod Thomas, the former chairman of Reform and vicar of St Matthew’s Church in Plymouth, was consecrated as Bishop of Maidstone on Wednesday 23rd September 2015. In a packed Canterbury Cathedral, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, consecrated three new bishops: Rob Wickham (Bishop of Edmonton), Graham Tomlin (Bishop of Kensington), and Rod Thomas (Bishop
On 24th September 2015, Rod Thomas spoke publicly about the Dioceses where he has been asked to become an Assistant Bishop. Initially, when first appointed in May 2015, two Dioceses committed themselves to offering an Assistant role to the Bishop of Maidstone. These were Chelmsford and Rochester. Since then Rod has also agreed to accept