Bishop’s Change Officer for Market Towns

Canon Mike Booker - Bishop’s Change Officer for Market Towns

Mike has worked in parish ministry as team rector of a large rural team, as incumbent of an inner-city urban parish and as curate in a large suburban church.

He also worked for a number of years on the staff of Ridley Hall in the Cambridge Theological Federation. Bringing his experience in ministry and theological education, together with earlier training as a geographer.

Mike’s role is to work closely with market town churches and to explore connections with schools, voluntary groups and local authorities.

He relates to all departments of the diocese’s office, ensuring all the skills and insights of the diocese are fully deployed in supporting market towns. Mike will also be taking the lead in the Diocese of Ely’s applications to the Church Commissioners’ Strategic Development Fund.


Cannon Mike Booker's Commissioning by Bishop Stephen