Douglas Stevens


Douglas Stevens

Douglas Robert Stevens is the Anglican Bishop of Riverina,[1] one of the 23 dioceses of the Anglican Church of Australia.

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Education and early career

Born in Wollongong, New South Wales, Stevens grew up in Gateshead, Newcastle, New South Wales. He was drawn to the church as a boy and felt called to ordained ministry after high school. After initially studying commerce and working for Fell & Starkey (chartered accountants) he completed a BA in education, classics and philosophy at Newcastle University[1] and then studied theology at St John's College, Morpeth.

Ordained in 1979, he served in Newcastle, Merriwa, Wingham, Nambucca Heads and Tweed Heads.[2] He completed a master's degree in ecumenical theology at Trinity College, University of Dublin in Ireland in 1985.[1]

Bishop of Riverina

In 2005, Stevens was elected as Bishop of Riverina.[3][1] He was consecrated on 29 November 2005.[4]

Stevens received his Doctor of Ministry degree from the Melbourne College of Divinity in 2006.[5][1]

Stevens attended the Lambeth Conference in 2008.[6] He is a member of the Australian Anglican Bishops’ Conference.[7]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e Australian Anglican Directory, Doncaster Heights, Victoria : Angela Grutzner, 2009, p.375.
  2. ^ "Our History" at St Cuthbert's church website. Accessed 8 July 2010.
  3. ^ "Ninth Bishop of Riverina". Anglican Diocese of Riverina. http://www.anglicanriverina.com/?D=49. Retrieved 2007-03-09. 
  4. ^ "Minutes of the Meeting of the Standing Committee of General Synod held at the Chevalier Centre, Kensington, on Sunday 18 & 19 November 2005", p. 3. Found at Anglican Church of Australia website. Accessed 8 July 2010.
  5. ^ "It's now Doctor Doug Stevens!" (PDF). The North Coast Anglican. The Anglican Diocese of Grafton. Archived from the original on 2007-08-31. http://web.archive.org/web/20070831234836/http://www.tssf.org.au/prayerschool/docs/nca_05.pdf. Retrieved 2007-03-09. 
  6. ^ Matthew Davies, "Pre-Lambeth Conference Hospitality Initiative 'sets positive tone' for bishops and spouses," 17 July 2008, Episcopal Life Online. Found at Episcopal Church website. Accessed 8 July 2010.
  7. ^ "Charge to Synod", Anglican Diocese of Newcastle, p. 23, found at Anglican Diocese of Newcastle website. Accessed 8 July 2010.

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Religious titles
Preceded by
Bruce Clark
Bishop of Riverina
2005 – present
Succeeded by
incumbent



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