Murray Mills (bishop)

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Murray John Mills (born 29 May 1936) was the 13th Anglican bishop[1] of Waiapu[2] from 1991 to 2002.

He was educated at the University of Auckland and ordained in 1961.[3] He embarked on his ecclesiastical career with a curacy at Papakura.[4] After a similar post in Whangarei he held incumbencies at the Bay of Islands then Matamata. From 1976 to 1981 he was Archdeacon of Waikato then Dean of Waiapu until 1991, in which year he became the diocesan bishop. He was a member of the Presidium of the Conference of Churches of Aotearoa New Zealand.[5] He is married to Judith Anne Mills.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anglican Taonga
  2. ^ Anglican Diocese of Waiapu[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Crockford's clerical directory London, Church House 1975 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  4. ^ Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
  5. ^ First Orthodox Priest in CCANZ Presidium
  6. ^ Anglican Communion Directory, March 2000
Religious titles
Preceded by
Peter Geoffrey Atkins
Bishop of Waiapu
1991–2002
Succeeded by
John William Bluck