Bishop Rachel to take over Woman’s Hour

Published: Tuesday September 15, 2015

Bishop Rachel’s inaugeration will be streamed live on YouTube on Saturday 19 September, 4.30pm.

Tomorrow’s Woman’s Hour (Wednesday 16 September) will be guest edited by the Bishop of Gloucester, the Rt Revd Rachel Treweek.

In the programme, Angela France will talk about her work with the charity Infobuzz delivering art and creative projects in Eastwood Park HMP. 

Bishop Rachel will explain how she’s been inspired by Jean Vanier who set up L’Arche communities around the world. It offers support for over 200 adults with a learning disability at 10 UK communities.

Polly Meynell will talk about designing and making Bishop Rachel’s cope and mitre and Diana Short from handmade chocolate company Lick the Spoon, brings a celebration block of chocolate.

Bishop Rachel said: “It is an immense privilege to have been asked to be a guest editor on Woman’s Hour. It is a wonderful opportunity to talk about some things personal to me, that connect with human stories around the theme of transformation, which is at the heart of Jesus’ good news.  I hope the variety of topics will inspire people and provoke discussion.”

You can listen to the programme at 10am on Wednesday 16 September on Radio 4 or catch it on shortly after broadcast.

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