Visit to All Souls, Langham Place

Rev Dr Rob Munro visited All Souls on the day he was announced as the new Bishop of Ebbsfleet.

The announcement of Rob’s appointment was marked with welcome and prayers from the Lord Bishop of London, The Rt Revd and Rt Hon Dame Sarah Mullally DBE and the Rector of All Souls, Revd Charlie Skrine. Dame Sarah said “I warmly welcome Rob’s appointment to this important role, and I’m particularly pleased that the announcement comes here in London, where his journey began. I would like to take the opportunity to express my sincere gratitude to Bishop Rod Thomas for his support, our partnership, and our shared commitment to mutual flourishing, which I now look forward to building on with Rob.” Charlie had previously commented that “passing a resolution in a Diocese where the London Plan gives total clarity on delegated functions protects good working relationships and good episcopal oversight.”

The short-listing and interview processes for the Bishop of Ebbsfleet were conducted by an Advisory Group consisting of both conservative evangelicals and the wider Church of England. They then made recommendations to the Archbishop of Canterbury who made the appointment. Rob was delighted that some of these were able to attend in person.

Pictured: Revd Canon Angus MacLeay, Rt Revd Sarah Mullally, Mr Piyush Jani, Revd Dr Rob Munro, Mrs Sarah Tett, Revd Canon David Banting, Revd Margaret Cave.

Rob was grateful to the staff team of All Souls for hosting his visit. He studied Applied Theology there in the mid-1980s.

Pictured: Pelé Ling, Trevor Pearce, Pamela Brown-Peterside, Rob Munro, Charlie Skrine, Ollie Lansdowne.

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