Statement from the President of the Election Synod:
Dear brothers and sisters,
It is with pleasure that I announce that the Synod of the Diocese of Newcastle has elected BISHOP PETER STUART as the 14thBishop of Newcastle.
Bishop Peter accepted the nomination at the conclusion of the Synod.
Please pray for Bishop Elect Peter and his family as they prepare for this new ministry.
We give thanks for Bishop John Stead and Archdeacon Arthur Copeman who also accepted nomination to the Synod and we assure them of our prayerful good wishes.
With every blessing,
Archdeacon Sonia Roulston
President of Synod
An interview with Bishop Stuart provided by NBN is available here.