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New Bishop’s Chaplain Appointed

18th May 2017

Revd Matt Simpkins (pictured) has been appointed as Chaplain to the Bishop of Chelmsford from 1 September 2017.
Stephen Cottrell, the Bishop of Chelmsford, has said:
"I am delighted to be making this announcement. Matt has been working with me for one day a week since February and has shown himself to be a wise, prayerful and resourceful colleague. It will be great to have him as part of the team at Bishopscourt."
Matt Simpkins will be seconded to the role of Chaplain for 60 per cent of the time from the Wickford team ministry where he will continue as Assistant Curate. He succeeds Leslie Rogers who resigned in January 2017 on his move to the Isle of Wight.