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Andrew Chan (bishop)

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Diocese  Western Kowloon
Consecration  2012
Ordination  1992

Predecessor  Thomas Soo
Term ended  incumbent
Name  Andrew Chan
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Province  Hong Kong Anglican Church

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Andrew Chan Au-ming (born 1959) is the second Bishop of West Kowloon, an Anglican diocese in Hong Kong. He was ordained as deacon in 1991 and priest in 1992. He was priest-in-charge of Holy Spirit Church, vicar of St. Luke’s Church and the first Chinese dean of St. John’s Cathedral.

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The Bishop trained as a music teacher in Grantham College of Education and studied in the University of Newcastle upon Tyne as an under-graduate. He did his theological training at Salisbury and Wells Theological College (1989-1991), wherein he founded his ministry and forged a connection between Hong Kong and Salisbury. He furthered his studies in Heythrop College, University of London, in 2003 and obtained a Master of Arts degree in Pastoral Theology in 2004.

Previous ministries of the Bishop include serving the Church as Bishop’s Chaplain, Diocesan Secretary and Provincial Secretary. Soon after the inauguration of the Anglican Communion's province of Hong Kong and Macao the Sheng Kung Hui in 1998, he assisted the Archbishop Peter Kwong in establishing the administration system of the Provincial Office and building an effective network with diocesan and missionary offices to maintain mutual support amongst all areas of the Church in Hong Kong. He has been involved in maintaining the connection between the Province of Hong Kong and Macao, Sheng Kung Hui and office of the provinces of the Global Anglican Communion.

Chan was elected bishop of the Diocese of West Kowloon in June 2011, and consecrated on 25 March 2012. He is the Secretary General of the General Synod of the Sheng Kung Hui and takes part in various diocesan and provincial bodies. He is Chairman of the Diocesan Worship Committee and SKH Primary School Council, Hon. Secretary of the Provincial Standing Committee and SKH Executive Committee, and member of the Provincial Finance Board, Provincial Constitution and Canon Commission, Liturgical Commission, Theological Education Commission, Diocesan Standing Committee and Diocesan Constitution and Canon Committee.

The Bishop was appointed as Sarum Canon, an honorary position on Salisbury Cathedral's College of Canons on 4 October 2012. On 22 March 2013, he became an Honorary Fellow of what is now the Education University of Hong Kong.

References

Andrew Chan (bishop) Wikipedia


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