Bishop Jack Spong’s October tour cancelled

Bishop Jack Spong’s October tour cancelled

Due to his sudden illness, Christine Spong has confirmed that her husband will be unable to travel to the UK next month

Following his stroke earlier this month, Bishop Jack Spong’s planned tour of the UK next month is cancelled.  The expected news was confirmed by his wife, Christine, this afternoon.  We understand that Jack is now at a rehabilitation hospital near his home in New Jersey and there are good hopes that he will make a recovery.  Arrangements for those who hold tickets…..

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Jack Spong, leading progressive, taken ill

Jack Spong, leading progressive, taken ill

PCN Britain is saddened to learn that Bishop John Shelby Spong, one of the worlds most inspiring religious speakers, has suffered a stroke

The Episcopal Diocese of Newark, New Jersey, made the following announcement yesterday

On Saturday morning Bishop Jack Spong had a stroke before a speaking engagement in Marquette, Michigan. The next few days are very important. His wife Christine and the Spong family would be grateful for your prayers

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Adrian Alker interviewed about David Jenkins

Adrian Alker interviewed about David Jenkins

Listen out for the PCN chair’s contribution to a retrospective on the late Bishop David Jenkins on tomorrow’s Sunday programme on Radio 4

As part of a look back on the ministry and influence​ the late Bishop of Durham, Adrian Alker has been invited to join a discussion on the Sunday Programme on Radio 4 tomorrow, Sunday 11th September.  He will be appearing with Philip

North, Bishop of Burnley and the discussion is due to be broadcast sometime between 7.30 and 7.50am.

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