Bishop Jill Duff
Bishop of Lancaster
Rt Revd Dr Jill Duff is Bishop of Lancaster, where her brief includes the oversight of mission, evangelism and church planting in Lancashire. She speaks and teaches widely and has recently published her first book Lighting the Beacons.
Previously she was the Founding Director of St Mellitus College North West (2013-2018), the first full-time ordination course in the North West for over 40 years.
Prior to this she has served as an urban parish priest, school chaplain, pioneer minister church planting, and as Associate Fellow at Liverpool Hope University. She was ordained Deacon in 2003 and ordained priest in 2004. Prior to ordination, she worked in research and business management at Esso Petroleum.
She is mum to two teenage boys and married to Canon Prof Jeremy Duff, Principal of St Padarn’s.