Sarah Clark consecrated as Bishop of Jarrow

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L-R James = Bishop Carlisle, Emma - Bishop of Penrith, The Archbishop of York, Sarah Bishop of Jarrow, Paul Bishop of Durham Picture by Keith Blundy

The Venerable Sarah Clark has been consecrated as the suffragan Bishop of Jarrow in a double consecration service conducted by the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu in York Minster today.

Hundreds of people gathered in York Minster to witness the consecration of the first female Bishop”s in the Dioceses of Durham and Carlise.

The Venerable Sarah Elizabeth Clark, BA, MA, MBA, Archdeacon of Nottingham, has been consecrated as the Suffragan Bishop of Jarrow in the Diocese of Durham.  Sarah succeeds the Right Reverend Mark Watts Bryant who resigned in October 2018. She will formally be welcomed to the Diocese of Durham in a service in Durham Cathedral on the 7th April 2019 at 3.30pm

Hundreds of people gathered in York Minster to witness the consecration of the first female Bishop”s in the Dioceses of Durham and Carlise. Sarah was consecrated alongside The Reverend Dr Emma Gwyneth Ineson, MPhil, PhD, Principal of Trinity College, Bristol who will be consecrated as the Suffragan Bishop of Penrith, in the Diocese of Carlisle.

The Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham said: “I am delighted that Sarah’s consecration takes place on Feb 27th. I look forward to her welcome service in Durham Cathedral on April 7th when she will begin her ministry with us.”

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