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Diocese of Truro

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The Queen has approved the Reverend Christopher David Goldsmith's nomination to the Suffragan See of St Germans in the Diocese of Truro.

The Queen has approved the nomination of the Reverend Christopher David Goldsmith, BA, DPhil, Vicar of Warley Christ Church and Great Warley Saint Mary the Virgin, in the Diocese of Chelmsford, to the Suffragan See of St Germans, in the Diocese of Truro, in succession to the Right Reverend Royden Screech, BD, AKC, on his resignation on the 31 December 2011.

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The Reverend Chris Goldsmith (aged 58), studied at York University and thenworked for Shell International for the next 25 years in Kent, Essex, Amsterdam and London, first as a Research Scientist and then in various Human Resources and Change Management roles. He was licensed as a Reader in 1984 and trained for the ordained ministry on the North Thames Ministerial Training Course from 1997 to 2000. He served his curacy at Pitsea with Nevendon, in Chelmsford Diocese from 2000 to 2004. Since 2004 he has been Vicar at Warley Christ Church and Great Warley Saint Mary in the Diocese of Chelmsford.

Reverend Chris Goldsmith is married to Ellen who is also ordained and they have two grown up children. His interests include garden design, walking and the visual arts.