Mark Ashcroft, Bishop of Bolton
Mark Ashcroft became Bishop of Bolton in October 2016. "It is a great privilege to be able to share the good news of Jesus, and to encourage and lead the church in being a blessing to their communities. I already know that I have wonderful colleagues to share this ministry with."
Mark Ashcroft has served as the Archdeacon of Manchester and Residentiary Canon of Manchester Cathedral since 2009. He was consecrated Bishop of Bolton on 18 October 2016 at York Minster.