Rt Revd Ruth, Bishop of Taunton


The Rt Revd Ruth, Bishop of Taunton, studied English Literature, Theological Studies and Biblical Studies at the University of Manchester. After this, whilst training as a nurse at Tameside General Hospital in the 1980s and considering specialising in acute psychiatry, Ruth felt a calling to pastoral lay ministry and took on a voluntary role in pastoral care at her local church. She was consecrated a bishop at St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, 19 years to the day after being ordained a deacon on 29th September 2015. She was formally installed as the Bishop of Taunton at Wells Cathedral in October 2015.

Christmas Day 2020: Video Christmas Address 25/12/2020 

Christmas Day 2020:  Video Christmas Prayer 25/12/2020