|Bishop of Portsmouth|
|Diocese||Diocese of Portsmouth|
|Other post(s)|| Bishop of Southampton (2010–2019)|
Dean of York and honorary assistant bishop (2019–2022)
|Ordination||1993 (deacon) |
|Consecration||30 November 2010|
|Born||26 September 1964|
Jonathan Hugh Frost (born 26 September 1964) is a British Anglican bishop. He has served as the Bishop of Portsmouth since 18 January 2022. He was previously Dean of York and Bishop of Southampton, a suffragan bishop in the Church of England's Diocese of Winchester since 2010.
Frost was born on 26 September 1964.  He studied at the University of Aberdeen, graduating with a Bachelor of Divinity (BD) degree in 1988.  From 1991 to 1993, he trained for ordination at Ridley Hall, Cambridge, an evangelical Anglican theological college.  He continued his studies at University of Nottingham, completing a Master of Theology (MTh) in 1999. 
Frost was ordained a deacon on 27 June 1993, by Patrick Harris, Bishop of Southwell, at Southwell Minster  — directly before he began his curacy at West Bridgford — and then a priest on 2 July 1994 at St John's, Beeston, again by Harris.  In 1994, alongside his curacy, he became a police chaplain until he moved on from both posts in 1997 when he became Rector of Ash until 2002. Frost also served on the General Synod  during the 2005–2010 session. 
His most recent posts prior to the episcopate, since 2002, were as Anglican chaplain to the University of Surrey and a canon residentiary at Guildford Cathedral.  In 2007, he became co-ordinating chaplain at the university  and was appointed the Bishop of Guildford's Advisor for Inter-Faith Relations. 
It was announced on 30 July 2010 that Frost would become Bishop of Southampton in the Diocese of Winchester, succeeding Paul Butler (following Butler's translation to Southwell).  He was consecrated a bishop at St Paul's Cathedral on 30 November 2010.   He was welcomed to the Diocese of Winchester as Bishop of Southampton and installed as an honorary canon on 4 December 2010 at Winchester Cathedral. 
On 26 November 2018, it was announced that Frost would be the next Dean of York, the head of the chapter of York Minster;  his installation as Dean occurred on 2 February 2019.   In March 2019, he was also licensed an honorary assistant bishop of the diocese, with a place in the diocesan House of Bishops. 
On 8 October 2021, it was announced that Frost is to become the next Bishop of Portsmouth, the ordinary of the Diocese of Portsmouth, from the end of 2021.  He was elected by the College of Canons on 2 December 2021 (becoming bishop-elect);  he legally took the See on the confirmation of that election on 18 January 2022.  He was installed as tenth Bishop of Portsmouth on 12 March 2022. 
In November 2022, in response to the Church of England's Living in Love and Faith process, Frost stated "I am arguing for positive change which would enable us, as a Church, to bless, recognise and encourage signs of God's grace, presence and holiness in relationships between same-sex couples". 
Frost is married to Christine, who is a teacher; they have three children.  
As of 2018, Frost is a Benedictine oblate. 
Frost is also an avid Fulham FC Fan.  
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