Leeds

In Christ we are kin

The latest film in our year long campaign to tell our story here in the Diocese of Leeds is a glimpse into the life of St Aidan's in Harehills, Leeds where ‘ In Christ there is no foreigner, in...

We are the Diocese of Leeds...In Harehills.

‘In Christ there is no foreigner, in Christ we are all kin’ underpins the ministry at St Aidan’s, Harehills, Leeds. Situated in a deprived area just out of the city centre, this is a demanding, challenging and exciting parish in a richly diverse part of Leeds. Home to the Brangwyn Mosaics –1,000sq ft of mosaics telling the story of Aidan’s life, this is a church where people of many different backgrounds, cultures and languages seek to live out the gospel of love and reconciliation by serving the local community, especially those living on the margins of society. It offers twice weekly English classes, a weekly food share, a regular community meal which feeds 70 to 100 people, a Drop In for Asylum seekers and refugees and a weekly Eritrean church service, and Bible study classes. And at the heart of all that it does, is the daily Mass.          

Visitations 2017

This year's Visitations take place at 5 locations across the diocese.
Licensed Clergy, Licensed Lay Workers and Churchwardens for 2016 and for 2017 of each and every parish in the Diocese of Leeds are cited to attend one of these events.

At the Visitation the Lord Bishop of Leeds will deliver a charge to the clergy and churchwardens.
Churchwardens of the coming year will make their declarations at the Visitation Court prior to being admitted to office.

Beeston's 'clock walk'

Repairs to the clock at St Mary’s, Beeston have begun thanks to a sponsored walk organised by the church and the Save Our Beeston Facebook Group. Forty walkers set out from St Mary’s to ‘beat the...

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