The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, will make an official visit to the Diocese of Chichester
It takes place between the 4th and 6th in March
Archbishop Justin will meet community volunteers and business leaders, students, and young people across the Diocese. including churches in Lewes and Hastings.
There will be several events where members of the public will be welcome to come and meet the Archbishop and discuss questions of faith with him.
The Bishop of Chichester, Dr Martin Warner, today welcomed news of the visit: “The Archbishop will travel to a diversity of parishes, schools and chaplaincies right across the Diocese. It will have a particularly evangelistic flavour encouraging us in apostolic life,” said Dr Warner.
He stressed that as well as the physical visits to the places there would be opportunities online for clergy and others to meet with Archbishop Justin whilst he is in the Diocese.
A group has been set up to oversee the organisation of the visit and they are working closely with Lambeth Palace to ensure that the visit runs smoothly.
More details of the visit will be made available in due course.