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Bishop Toby visits new ecumenical coffee shop mission

First published on: 26th March 2024

St. Mary's Church in Wyke were very excited to welcome the Bishop of Bradford, the Rt Revd Toby Howarth, to their newest ecumenical mission project.


Revd Ruth Newton to be the next Archdeacon of Carlisle

First published on: 25th March 2024

One of our priests in the Ripon area is to be the next Archdeacon of Carlisle.


New support to help churches with Personal Growth and Leadership

First published on: 20th March 2024

We are pleased to be offering new taster sessions of a course which will help people to become confident Christians.


Churches raise £57,000 in Give To Go Green project

First published on: 20th March 2024

Churches across the diocese have raised some £57,000 in just six weeks to help reach carbon net zero, as part of the Give To Go Green project.


And the Oscar goes to...a new cinema club that's growing church

First published on: 19th March 2024

New people are coming to church services, thanks to a recently-launched community cinema club.

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Joyful celebration of 150 years of faith and community held in Bellerby

First published on: 19th March 2024

A joyful Sunday morning was had in Bellerby in the Benefice of Leyburn and Bellerby in the Ripon area recently, celebrating 150 years of important community and faith in the area.


Small grants available for new congregations

First published on: 19th March 2024

The Diocese of Leeds is pleased to open up our small grants programme for new congregations, supporting new ventures to reach those not yet part of church.


Synod affirms our commitment to God's Creation and His people

First published on: 18th March 2024

Affirming our commitment to God’s Creation and the people in it were the topics of this weekend’s Diocesan Synod.

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Public pledge to not invest in fossil fuels is backed by Diocesan Synod

First published on: 18th March 2024

Our commitment to action on climate change has been reinforced by Synod with an overwhelming vote against diocesan investment in fossil fuel businesses.

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The importance of our global Christian links affirmed by Synod

First published on: 18th March 2024

Work to nurture and grow global Christian relationships through our network of Link Dioceses has been endorsed by Synod.

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