New Principal Appointed at the Queen’s Foundation

Bishop Anne is currently the Bishop of Aston, and for 16 months was the Acting Bishop of Church of England Birmingham.

The President of the Foundation’s Governing Body, Bishop Paul Bayes, said,

Anne brings a wealth of ministerial, ecumenical, multi-cultural, inter-faith, educational and managerial experience to help us consolidate Queen’s as a brand leader in theological education and formation in discipleship and ministries.

Bishop Anne said,

The Queen’s Foundation offers a truly vibrant Gospel-focused context for learning, research and ministry formation. It has a diverse range of students and programmes reflecting the wonderful diversity of the region and those drawn from far and wide, including Queen’s international community. I am thrilled to have been invited to take up the role of Principal at this exciting time of potential and further development of the unique offer that Queen’s brings. I look forward to playing my part in enabling this distinctive centre of theology and training at the heart of England to equip the churches in England, and global partners, for mission and ministry in today’s world.

Background Information
The Queen’s Foundation, Birmingham
Queen’s currently has 259 students on full-time, part-time, residential, non-residential and on-line courses. Alongside preparing men and women for ministry in the Church of England and the Methodist Church, the Foundation has many independent students studying on a variety of courses, and growing partnership with the Black Majority / Black Pentecostal churches. Its work is focused in 5 increasingly interactive Centres:

  • Discipleship and Theology
  • Ministerial Formation
  • Black Theology
  • Continuing Ministerial Development
  • Research and Global Partnerships

For more see The Queen’s Foundation website

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