|The Right Reverend
|Bishop of Lichfield|
|Diocese||Diocese of Lichfield|
|Other posts||Bishop of Southampton (1996–2003)|
14 February 1949 |
|Residence||Bishop's House, Lichfield|
|Children||One daughter, one son|
|Alma mater||Keele University|
Jonathan Michael Gledhill (born 14 February 1949 in Windsor, Berkshire) is a retired Anglican bishop. He was the Bishop of Southampton from 1996 to 2003, and the Bishop of Lichfield from 2003 to 2015.
Gledhill was educated at Keele University and the University of Bristol. He trained for the ministry at Trinity College, Bristol. In 2007 he was awarded an honorary doctorate by Keele University in recognition of his "outstanding contribution to the Church and to the people and the County of Staffordshire.”
Gledhill was curate at Marple All Saints' Chester from 1975 to 1978 and from 1978 to 1983 was priest in charge of St George's Folkestone. From 1983 to 1996 he was Vicar at St Mary Bredin, Canterbury and a tutor at the Canterbury School of Ministry. From 1988 to 1994 he was also the Rural Dean at Canterbury and from 1992 to 1996 an honorary canon of Canterbury Cathedral.
From 1995 to 1998 Gledhill was a member of the General Synod. From 1996 to 2003 he was the suffragan Bishop of Southampton. From 1997 he has chaired the Anglican-Old Catholic International Co-ordinating Council and has been the chairman of the Governing Body of the National College of Evangelists.
Gledhill has published Leading a Local Church in the Age of the Spirit.
He is married to Jane, who is a university lecturer and a lay reader. They have one daughter and one son. His recreations include sailing and skiing.
- The Reverend Jonathan Gledhill (1975–1992)
- The Reverend Canon Jonathan Gledhill (1992–1996)
- The Right Reverend Jonathan Gledhill (1996–present)
- Gledhill, Jonathan Michael. ukwhoswho.com. Who's Who. 2016 (November 2015 online ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
- Debrett's People of Today London, Debrett's, 2008 ISBN 978-1-870520-95-9
- Bishop of Lichfield to be honoured with Doctorate Archived 2007-07-31 at the Wayback Machine. - Diocese of Lichfield press release. Accessed 20 August 2007.
- Crockfords On-line Accessed 24 May 2008 16:13
- Diocese of Lichfield – "40 years seem a good stint" (Accessed 2 March 2015)
|Church of England titles|
|Bishop of Southampton
|Bishop of Lichfield