CelebrationsPreacher - Canon Tim Schofield
Precentor of Chichester Cathedral
Sunday Eucharist 25th July
Photographs kindly taken by Peter Jessop
Canon Tim Schofield was born in 1954. Before Ordination he read music
at Durham University and after a teacher training year at Christ's
College, Cambridge went to teach music at Exeter School in Devon.
Following the call to Ordination Tim went to train at Lincoln
Theological College. Before coming to Chichester in 2006 Tim spent 23
years in parish ministry in the dioceses of St Albans and Exeter.
Tim is a Bishops' advisor for the selection of candidates for
ministry and has also been involved for many years with the spiritual
direction network. He is married to Julie and they have three sons.
The Precentor of the Cathedral is the Canon with special
responsibility for the Liturgy and Music Department. He works closely
with the Organist and Master of the Choristers, the Priest Vicar and the
Liturgy and Music Administrator to oversee the arrangement and content
of worship in the Cathedral. He also shares, with the Priest Vicar, the
responsibility for the singing of the daily Choral Evensong. Working
with the Cathedral Deacon and the Chaplain he co-ordinates the pastoral
care of the Cathedral community.