Farewell gift for Bishop Mark and Mandy
People across the Diocese are being invited to make a donation towards a leaving gift for Bishop Mark and Mandy Rylands.
Bishop Mark announced in March that he has chosen to leave his role for a return to parish ministry in Exeter Diocese.
Julie Jones, Diocesan CEO, said: "We're really sorry to be losing +Mark and Mandy and are keen that people have the chance to donate towards a leaving gift for them."
Please send any gifts to the Finance Team at St Mary’s House, The Close, Lichfield, WS13 7LD, clearly marking the envelope ‘Rylands Leaving Gift’. Cheques should be made payable to 'LDBF'.
Payment can also be made using sort code: 30-95-04, account no: 00030004, ref: 'Rylands' in the description.
Gifts should be made before the diocesan farewell service takes place on Tuesday 17 July at Shrewsbury Abbey. The service, which is open to all, starts at 6pm.