News and events Events Clergy Gathering Bishop Christopher, Bishop David and Bishop Nicholas invite all active clergy (with a licence or PTO) to attend the Clergy Gathering, which will take place between 13-15 June at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln. Bishop Victoria Matthews will be leading the reflections. She was the first female bishop in Canada and was consecrated in 1994. Between 2008 and 2018 she was bishop of Christchurch in the Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia. More details about her can be found in the programme. The bishops kindly ask that this is given priority in your diary. The programme for the two and a half days can be found here and the booking form can be found here.