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Bishop Adrian (Mar Trimlett)Veritas et ScientiaThe Rt. Revd. Adrian Glover OCR, OSFC, CRCC, OSM
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Presiding Bishop and Ordinary of Dumnonia & Wessex, UK
Founding Pastor of the Cross-Denominational Mission.
General Secretary of The Independent Catholic Churches Council and the United Free Catholic Bishops Conference.
Patriarch of The Old Catholic Apostolic Church Worldwide. Patron of the Orders of Saints Francis and Clare, Canons Regular of Christ Crucified, Order of St Michael the Archangel, Order of Ave Maria (OCAC), the Order of St Pheobe. and the Independent Liberal Catholic fellowship.

Bishop Adrian shares his view on inclusivity and gender neutral language

Bishop Adrian was formerly an ordained Overseer of the Apostolic Faith Church, a position equivalent to that of bishop. He had been in post since 1998, having been ordained in 1996. He was a Methodist preacher before that. He was subconditionally ordained to the minor orders, diaconate and catholic priesthood by Mar Andreas in 2008. Made Vicar General of the Liberal Catholic Apostolic Church in May 2008 and given the title Monsignor. He was elected to the Episcopate at Holy Island (Lindisfarne) in June 2009, and consecrated at Golders Green London in September 2009. The church name changed to the Old Catholic Apostolic Church to better reflect the church's heritage through the Old Catholics and Urecht, Holland.
Bishop Adrian with his wife on the streetHe leads and encourages the various constituent churches of OCAC which has a presence on every continent (except Antartica). Making Episcopal visits overseas as time and funds permit, he has travelled widely. Married to Elaine a Christian Broadcaster, Author and former missionary who has taken over his role of leading the Cross Denominational Mission. As such he is extremely active in ecumenical outreach, and is a popular visiting preacher in Southern England. 

Eucharist in Abuja, Nigeria Bishop Adrian is also General Secretary of the Independent Catholic Churches Council, a gathering of independent catholic churches, some in intercommunion, some not, but all engaged in ecumenical outreach under the Bonn Agreement of 1931. Bishop Adrian is also a member of the United Free Catholic Bishops Conference  and received the Order of Corporate Reunion.

He is a retired Public Transport Official because all OCAC clergy are non-stipendary and must fund themselves, and he is privileged to lead and support every member of OCAC clergy in their serving and takes an active interest in every person serving and being obedient to Christ.

Bishop Adrian's Apostolic Succession is here.
Bishop Adrian's Deed of Consecration
Order of Corporate Reunion 
Patriarch of OCAC Worldwide