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Ripon Messy Church learns all about Hanukkah

First published on: 5th December 2023

One of our Ripon churches has been doing Messy Church to learn all about Hanukkah, as the festival starts this week.


Carols at Malham Cove pull community together for good causes

First published on: 5th December 2023

​​​​​​​Malham Cove saw record numbers attend this year’s ‘Carols at the Cove’ to the delight of organisers, including Revd Sue McWhinney of our Upper Aire Benefice.

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Concerts cheer people in Thornton in Lonsdale

First published on: 13th November 2023

One of our Ripon area churches has been entertaining people by hosting a series of concerts in 2023.


Ripon Cathedral hosts our first ever Rural Ministry Forum

First published on: 10th November 2023

More than 30 rural clergy and lay leaders from across the diocese gathered at Ripon Cathedral for its first ever Rural Ministry Forum this week.

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Living histories will feature in Remembrance Sunday services

First published on: 8th November 2023

A family moment of remembrance, like many across our diocese, will take place at St Wilfrid’s Burnsall, when a great granddaughter will lay a wreath in memory of a fallen First World War soldier.

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Ripon church praises with jazz

First published on: 31st October 2023

One of our Ripon area churches has been celebrating and praising with jazz at their church.


New pilgrimage route walked and new life for closed church

First published on: 2nd October 2023

Some 60 Ripon area walkers have taken part in a pilgrimage raising awareness for a new pilgrimage route, as well as a new life for a closed church.


Seven new Canons for Ripon Cathedral and a special welcome for Bishop Anna

First published on: 18th September 2023

A splendid seven new Canons for Ripon Cathedral were installed at a special Evensong service which included a formal welcome for Bishop Anna Eltringham from local civic leaders.

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World premiere of new choral work at St John's Sharow

First published on: 6th September 2023

A brand new choral work is getting its world premiere at one of our Ripon area churches.


God's blessings shared at Wensleydale Show

First published on: 30th August 2023

Volunteers from across Wensley Deanery came together over the Bank Holiday weekend to bring The Church about the Dale to the Wensleydale Agricultural Show in Leyburn, in the Benefice of Leyburn and Bellerby.

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