Mike Hill (bishop)

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The Rt Revd
Mike Hill[1]
Bishop of Bristol
Church Church of England
Diocese Diocese of Bristol
Installed 2003
Predecessor Barry Rogerson
Other posts Bishop of Buckingham (1998–2003)
Orders
Ordination 1977
Consecration 1998
Personal details
Born (1949-04-17) 17 April 1949 (age 66)
Manchester[2]
Nationality British
Denomination Anglican
Residence Winterbourne, Bristol
Parents Arthur and Hilda Hill
Spouse Anthea (1973—present)[2]
Children Naomi, Charis, Nick, Alexa, Lella[2]
Profession formerly printing executive
Alma mater Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge

Michael Arthur "Mike" Hill (born 17 April 1949) is an English Anglican bishop. He is the current Bishop of Bristol.[3]

The son of Arthur and Hilda Hill,[4] Hill was educated at Wilmslow County Grammar School, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge[5] and at Ridley Hall, Cambridge. From 1977 to 1980 he was curate of St Mary Magdalene's Addiscombe and, from 1980 to 1983, of St Paul's Slough. From 1983 to 1990 he was priest in charge of St Leonard's Chesham Bois. In 1990 he became Rural Dean of Amersham and the Archdeacon of Berkshire in 1992.[6] From 1998 to 2003 he was the area Bishop of Buckingham. Since 2003 he has been the 56th Bishop of Bristol.

In December 2012 he became Chair of the Wycliffe Hall Council.[7]

Styles[edit]

  • Mr Mike (Hilly) Hill (1949–1977)
  • The Revd Mike Hill (1977–1992)
  • The Ven Mike Hill (1992–1998)
  • The Rt Revd Mike Hill (1998—present)

References[edit]

Church of England titles
Preceded by
Simon Burrows
Bishop of Buckingham
1998–2003
Succeeded by
Alan Wilson
Preceded by
Barry Rogerson
Bishop of Bristol
2003—present
Incumbent