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New Bishops of Barking and Colchester consecrated at St Paul’s

The new Bishops of Barking and Colchester have been consecrated by the Archbishop of Canterbury at St Paul's Cathedral.

The Bishop of Barking Peter Hill and the Bishop of Colchester Roger Morris officially became "Right Reverend" at service of Eucharist on Friday 25 July 2014.

They were consecrated alongside David Court, the new Bishop of Grimsby.

Welcoming his new colleagues, Stephen Cottrell, the Bishop of Chelmsford said: "It has been a great day for the Diocese of Chelmsford. A full team of Bishops is now in place."

Bishop Peter and Bishop Roger will be installed on 7 September 2014 at Chelmsford Cathedral.

To view photos from the consecration or to download the order of service click here.

Photo courtesy of Graham Lacdao/St Paul’s Cathedral: (l-r) Bishop of Barking Peter Hill, Bishop of Grimsby David Court and Bishop of Colchester Roger Morris pictured with the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby.