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Bishop Richard Chartres’s last public engagement as Bishop of London was a Eucharist for Candlemas at St Paul’s Cathedral on 2 February 2017. He retires after 21 years in post.

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Candlemas Farewell Eucharist
/ 16 February 2017

The Richard Chartres Fund for London – A vision for London

In thanksgiving for 21 years of service, we are launching the Richard Chartres Fund for London, with the aim of ensuring London is a city with a flourishing church at the heart of every community.

Candles in St Paul's Cathedral at Candlemas Farewell Eucharist
/ 3 February 2017

Capital says goodbye to Bishop of London in farewell service

London said goodbye to the 132nd Bishop of London last night at a Candlemas service held at St Paul’s Cathedral, celebrating Bishop Richard’s thirty-three years of ministry in London.

Bishop of Willesden leading tribute to Bishop Richard Chartres at St Paul's Cathedral
/ 2 February 2017

Farewell to Bishop Richard Chartres

A Farewell Tribute to the Bishop of London at Candlemas 2017, delivered by The Right Revd Pete Broadbent, Bishop of Willesden.

Bishop of London preaching at Candlemas Eucharist at St Paul's Cathedral 2017
/ 2 February 2017

“Master, now you are dismissing your servant”

The Bishop of London’s valedictory sermon, preached on Candlemas 2017 at St Paul’s Cathedral, and relayed to the ‘pop-up Cathedral’ in Paternoster Square.

Holy Trinity School, Dalston Opening
/ 30 January 2017

Richard Chartres Fund for London launched as capital bids farewell to its Bishop

The Richard Chartres Fund for London has been established to fund vital growth of the Church and provide communities with buildings that are fit for purpose and support children and young people.

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