Austwick welcomes the new Bishop

The new Bishop of Bradford, the Rt. Revd. Nick Baines, visited the Austwick area on 21 June.  Making a very early start the episcopal party, which included local clergy and parishioners, walked up Pen y Ghent in very wet conditions.  They were met at the summit by an advance party who had prepared welcome hot drinks and refreshments.

 

Bishop Photo 1

 

 

Bishop Photo 4

The group then descended and enjoyed breakfast at Elaine’s cafe in Feizor before visiting David and Elizabeth’s Booth’s farm.

Bishop Photo 3

The Bishop will be returning to the area on 31 July when he is to conduct a confirmation service at Keasden.

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