Mike Bishop retired from his post as Deputy Diocesan Secretary for Guildford diocese in 2011 and spends much of his time assisting various charities as trustee or independent examiner. He is an Honorary Lay Canon of Guildford Cathedral, and worships at Holy Trinity & St Mary Guildford (affiliated to Inclusive Church). He is also a member (by extension) of Guildford Methodist Church, which shares St Mary’s with the Anglicans. He looks forward to helping Inclusive Church with its aims, which he fully shares.