Jan McFarlane

Janet Elizabeth "Jan" McFarlane (born 25 November 1964) is a British Church of England bishop and former speech and language therapist. She has been a Canon Residentiary of Lichfield Cathedral and honorary assistant bishop in the Diocese of Lichfield since 2020. She previously served as Bishop of Repton (the suffragan bishop of the Diocese of Derby) since her consecration as a bishop on 29 June 2016;[1][2] and (additionally) Acting Bishop of Derby from 31 August 2018 to February 2019.[3]

Jan McFarlane
Canon of Lichfield
& honorary assistant bishop
McFarlane in March 2018
DioceseDiocese of Lichfield
In office3 April 2020  present
Other post(s)Diocesan Director of Communications (Diocese of Norwich; 1999–2016)
Archdeacon of Norwich (15 March 2009  2016)
Bishop of Repton (2016–2020)
Acting Bishop of Derby (20182019)
Ordination1993 (deacon)
1994 (priest)
by Keith Sutton
Consecration29 June 2016
by Justin Welby
Personal details
Janet Elizabeth McFarlane

(1964-11-25) 25 November 1964 (age 57)
ParentsDavid and Anne McFarlane
Andrew Ridoutt
(m. 2004)
EducationBlythe Bridge High School
Alma materUniversity of Sheffield
University of Durham
Cranmer Hall, Durham

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