Lighting the Advent wreath at the school service

Lighting the Advent wreath at the school service

Photo: BBC

All Saints Church

Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England

Boy Bishop Ceremony

The Boy Bishop presides over all services between 6 December, St Nicholas day, and 28 December, Holy Innocents Day. The young bishop preaches at a carol service and presides at a school service. The tradition was introduced to All Saints, Wellingborough, in 2008.

BBC video
Boy Bishop Myles Simpson, 2008
With Bishop Frank White of Brixworth Parish at the enthronement
Lighting the Advent wreath at the school service
Passing the peace at the school service