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The Consecration of the Bishop of Berwick

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The Venerable Mark Wroe, currently Archdeacon of Northumberland, will be consecrated as the next Suffragan Bishop of Berwick in the Diocese of Newcastle at York Minster at 11am on Tuesday 5 January 2021, the Eve of the Feast of the Epiphany.

The Archbishop of York, The Most Reverend Stephen Cottrell, will preside and preach at the service, assisted by the Bishop of Newcastle, the Right Revd Christine Hardman and the Bishop of Chester, the Right Revd Mark Tanner. The consecration service will take place in the context of the Eucharist and will include readings, prayers, music and a sermon.

The service will be held under careful guidelines due to the Coronavirus pandemic with strictly limited numbers attending with no walk-up entry allowed. We will be live-streaming the service, making it possible for members of the worldwide Christian family to experience the occasion in real time.

The service will be available to watch live at 11am below. Please click here for the order of service.

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