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Walking Passion Play brings Easter to the Dales capital of rambling

First published on: 2nd April 2024

A roving Passion Play put Easter into the heart of Settle with a walking version of the greatest story ever told.


Ripon church continues to care for God's Creation

First published on: 2nd April 2024

St Mary’s Embsay with Eastby is storming ahead with projects to help care for God’s Creation.


Special service to mark 10 years of rural life in our diocese

First published on: 27th March 2024

​​​​​​​Rural life in all its settings across our diocese will be celebrated at a special service to be held at Ripon Cathedral on Sunday, May 12.


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.


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.


A little Lenten laughter comes to the Dales

First published on: 14th March 2024

Priest, writer and regular BBC Radio 2 contributor Revd Matt Woodcock, is visiting the Dales to put a little laughter into Lent.

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God's Creation to be celebrated at Wild Flower Festival

First published on: 13th March 2024

One of our Ripon area churches is highlighting the beauty and preciousness of God’s creation, by hosting a Wild Flower Festival.


Let the bells ring out for Barnoldswick!

First published on: 1st March 2024

New bells will ring out the Christian message for centuries to come, thanks to community support for one of our churches.

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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.


Plough Sunday celebrated at Ripon Cathedral

First published on: 15th January 2024

The importance of our farmers and the work they do to feed us and protect the countryside was celebrated at a Plough Sunday service at Ripon Cathedral on Sunday, January 14.

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