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Diocesan Synod tackles busy agenda in last meeting of triennium

First published on: 17th June 2024

How we continue to grow God’s Kingdom here in our region was the theme of the most recent Diocesan Synod, which took place on Saturday, June 15 in Leeds.

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Webinar gives advice on how to hold a good hustings

First published on: 13th June 2024

How to cope with boos and hisses was one of the questions at a hustings advice webinar run by the diocese ahead of the General Election.

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One of our schools celebrates its journey from broken to brilliant

First published on: 12th June 2024

One of our schools has gone from “broken to brilliant” and been praised in a recent Ofsted report for being Good in every area.

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Bradford Cathedral in final to be in Heritage Open Days online gallery

First published on: 12th June 2024

Bradford Cathedral folk need our help to be a part of a new online gallery from Heritage Open Days.


New deacons to be ordained this month

First published on: 12th June 2024

A lawyer, a former combat medic and a TV production assistant are just some of the people being ordained as new deacons in the Diocese of Leeds this month.


Sport news latest: Northern Clergy Cricket event in Leeds is a big hit

First published on: 10th June 2024

Bats came out of belfries and broom cupboards for a great day of friendly cricket, reports Revd Phil Arnold, one of the organisers of the Northern Clergy 20/20 event held recently.

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A pilgrimage paved with prayer to all churches in Huddersfield Deanery

First published on: 29th May 2024

An inspiring pilgrimage has taken place across our Huddersfield Deanery with prayerful walkers visiting all 17 churches and covering more than 30 miles.

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Northern GMH & UKME clergy and ordinands gather at Bishopthorpe

First published on: 29th May 2024

Clergy and church leaders of global-majority heritage or UK minority-ethnic backgrounds from the Northern Province gathered at Bishopthorpe Palace for a day of celebration, conversation and worship organised by the Rt Revd Smitha Prasadam, Bishop of Huddersfield, and the Rt Revd Arun Arora, Bishop of Kirkstall.

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'Father of civil engineering' celebrated at his local Leeds church

First published on: 29th May 2024

People from St Mary’s Whitkirk have been to a service at Westminster Abbey to celebrate John Smeaton, the “father of civil engineering”.


A focus on faith work at Wetherby Young Offenders Institution

First published on: 28th May 2024

“Children” is the word used at Wetherby Young Offenders Institution to describe the young people convicted of serious crimes who are held in its care.

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