The Bishop

Born in Manchester, Rob Munro came to faith as an 18-year-old, through the ministry of St Mary’s Cheadle.

After a degree in Maths at Bristol University, he moved to London for two years to study at All Souls College of Applied Theology, while working part-time as a teaching assistant at All Souls school.

He went on to train as a teacher at Manchester University before working as a Maths and PE teacher in Hazel Grove, Greater Manchester.

He later trained for the ministry at Oak Hill Theological College in London and was ordained priest in 1994, serving his title at St John the Baptist, Hartford, in the Diocese of Chester. In 1997, he was appointed Rector of St Wilfrid, Davenham, and in 2003, he followed a calling to his current post as Rector of St Mary’s Cheadle with St Cuthbert’s. During his time there he also studied for his doctorate from Reformed Theological Seminary, USA.

He has served on the Church of England’s General Synod and is a member of the Dioceses’ Commission.

He is married to Sarah. They have three adult children and a dog.