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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.


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.


Day of encouragement held in Wensley Deanery

First published on: 29th February 2024

Some 50 people representing all the Benefices and groups of churches across Wensley Deanery in the Ripon area came together recently for a day of encouragement linked to our Barnabas: Encouraging Confidence work.


Overseas links, Barnabas and more at Diocesan Synod

First published on: 14th October 2023

Our diocesan overseas links, our 2024 budget, our Barnabas work and more were all discussed at the most recent meeting of Diocesan Synod.


The next steps for Barnabas: Encouraging Confidence

First published on: 28th July 2023

Barnabas: Encouraging Confidence is a long-term programme, with much to come in the next weeks, months and years.


Barnabas reduces barriers for parishes in all their work

First published on: 26th July 2023

The Diocese of Leeds is keen to make sure that all have the chance to get involved in Barnabas: Encouraging Confidence.


Barnabas increases diocesan support for children and families

First published on: 24th July 2023

As part of Barnabas: Encouraging Confidence, the Diocese of Leeds is pleased to be able to expand support offered to children, young people and families.


Developing personal growth and leadership as part of Barnabas

First published on: 19th July 2023

One of the priorities for Barnabas: Encouraging Confidence is supporting churches to identify their next steps in mission, and giving them the confidence to take them.


New project Every Good Work disciples and develops young people in Wakefield

First published on: 17th July 2023

As part of Barnabas: Encouraging Confidence, the Diocese of Leeds has been awarded nearly £1 million by the Church of England for a new project: Every Good Work in Wakefield.


Diocese of Leeds secures £3.9 million for Barnabas: Encouraging Confidence

First published on: 15th July 2023

The Diocese of Leeds is delighted to have secured £3.9 million from the Church of England for Barnabas: Encouraging Confidence.

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