The Rt Revd John Packer is the Diocesan bishop. He was formerly Bishop of Warrington in the Liverpool Diocese. He became the first Bishop of Ripon and Leeds in July 16th , 2000.
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Bishop Packer is a member of the House of Lords and information and speeches can be found here.
Year of birth, 1946
Keble College, Oxford: BA 1967
Ripon Hall, Oxford: 1967
Assistant curate, St Helier, Southwark: 1970-1973
Chaplain, St Nicholas, Abingdon: 1973-1977
Tutor, Ripon Hall, Oxford: 1973-1975
Vicar, Wath-upon-Dearne w. Adwick-upon-Dearne: 1977-1986
Team Rector, Sheffield Manor: 1986-1991
Archdeacon, West Cumberland: 1991-1996
Bishop of Warrington: 1996-2000
Bishop of Ripon and Leeds: 2000 -