The Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham, the Right Reverend Paul Williams, has taken his seat in the House of Lords today (June 13th). He was introduced to the Upper Chamber of Parliament by the Bishop of Birmingham and the Bishop of Southwark as two of the 26 bishops, known as the Lords Spiritual.
Bishop Paul’s Sermon given for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee at St Mary’s in the Lace Market, Nottingham
In a special Jubilee message on Wednesday, the Queen spoke about ‘looking to the future with confidence and enthusiasm’. Once more the Queen spoke with resilient hope not based on wishful thinking but inspired by her faith in God before whom, seventy years ago, she dedicated her life to the service of nation and Commonwealth.