Dean of Guernsey

The Dean of Guernsey is the leader of the Church of England in Guernsey, Alderney and, Sark. The dean as fulfils the role of archdeacon, rural dean, and Bishop's commissary for the Deanery of Guernsey.[1] In Guernsey, the Church of England is the Established Church, although the Dean is not a member of the States of Guernsey.[2]

Though the Deanery of Guernsey is officially part of the Diocese of Winchester, the Bishop of Dover of the Diocese of Canterbury has provided episcopal oversight since 2014.[2][3][4] This had been intended to be a temporary measure but is still in place as of 2018.[2][5]

List of Deans [ edit ]

See also [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ "Rules & Regulations". Deanery of Guernsey. Retrieved 14 May 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "About". Deanery of Guernsey. Retrieved 14 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Pastoral letter from Bishop Tim Dakin". Diocese of Winchester. 24 January 2014. Retrieved 14 May 2018.
  4. ^ "End to 500-year church relationship". BBC News. 22 January 2014. Retrieved 14 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Diocese split details are released". BBC News. 8 January 2015. Retrieved 14 May 2018.
  6. ^ a b c d e f "Deanery of Guernsey". Crockford's Clerical Directory. Church House Publishing. Retrieved 14 May 2018.
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