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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.


Poetry anthology from retired priest addresses sacred and secular

First published on: 10th January 2024

A retired priest in our diocese has written an anthology of poetry.


Plough Service blessings for farming new year at Ripon Cathedral

First published on: 8th January 2024

Progressive efforts by farmers to produce good food and manage the countryside will be celebrated at Ripon Cathedral’s Plough Sunday Service, supported by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society.

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No lowing cattle, but lots of joyful song at Dales auction mart carol service

First published on: 19th December 2023

Bishop Anna has enjoyed her first ever carol service in a livestock auction mart and declared it the perfect venue for such a joyful community celebration.

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Bishop Anna pays a visit to our new benefice in North Craven

First published on: 14th December 2023

Bishop Anna has paid her first visit to North Craven in the Ripon Episcopal area and taken part in two important church events.

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Rural Forum considers 'missing generation' at Ripon Cathedral

First published on: 13th December 2023

The struggles of young people living in rural areas were the topic of a recent Rural Forum held at Ripon Cathedral.


Children Experience Christmas at new event

First published on: 12th December 2023

Some 70 young people have been learning all about Christmas at one of our Ripon area churches.

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