John Ford (bishop)
|The Right Reverend
|Bishop of The Murray|
|Church||Anglican Church of Australia|
|Diocese||Diocese of The Murray|
|Other posts||Bishop of Plymouth, UK (2005-2013)|
|Consecration||13 December 2005
by Rowan Williams
|Born||14 January 1952|
|Children||3 sons: Benedict, Daniel, Justin|
|Alma mater||Southampton College of Technology|
John Frank Ford (born 14 January 1952) is a British Anglican bishop. Since 2013, he has been the Bishop of The Murray in the Anglican Church of Australia. From 2005 to 2013, he was the Bishop of Plymouth, a suffragan see in the Diocese of Exeter, England.
Ford was ordained in the Church of England as a deacon in 1979 and as a priest in 1980. He began his career with a curacy at Christ Church, Forest Hill after which he was Vicar of St Augustine's Lee and then domestic chaplain to the Bishop of Horsham. From 1994 to 2000, he served as diocesan missioner for the Diocese of Chichester. From 2000 to 2005, he was a residentiary canon and precentor of Chichester Cathedral.
On 13 December 2005, Ford was consecrated a bishop in Exeter Cathedral by Rowan Williams, the then Archbishop of Canterbury. He served as Bishop of Plymouth, a suffragan bishop in the Diocese of Exeter, between 2005 and 2013. From 2011 to 2013, he also held the post of assistant bishop in the Diocese of Truro.
- The Reverend John Ford (1980–1997)
- The Reverend Canon John Ford (1997–2005)
- The Right Reverend John Ford (2005–present)
- Official notification of appointment
- Exeter Diocese News — December 2005
- Anglican Communion website
- Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
- "Plymouth gets new Bishop". BBC News. 15 December 2005. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
- "J F Ford". Crockford's Clerical Directory (online ed.). Church House Publishing. Retrieved 30 November 2015. (subscription required)
- Church history
- "Who's who; Bishop's staff". Diocese of Truro. Retrieved 2011-09-24.
- Williams, David (30 June 2013). "New Bishop for Diocese of The Murray" (pdf). Diocese of The Murray. The Anglican Church of Australia. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
- Debrett's People of Today. London: Debrett's, 2008 ISBN 978-1-870520-95-9
- "Bishop of Plymouth to move to Australia". Western Morning News. 3 July 2013. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
|Church of England titles|
|Bishop of Plymouth
2005 to 2013
|Anglican Communion titles|
|Bishop of The Murray
2013 to present
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