Our vision of encouraging confident Christians, growing churches and transforming communities guides and supports our parishes, churches and three cathedrals.
We are here to help everyone share the Good News of Jesus Christ across our diverse region.


The Bishop of Leeds,
The Rt Revd Nick Baines.

Latest News

Careful planning, decorated biscuits and community effort raises £25k

22nd May 2024

A well-planned fundraising weekend for the Parish of Bardsey with East Keswick has raised a whopping £25,000 to boost church funds....

50 Daily Devotions engage people with Rhythm of Life

22nd May 2024

People from across the diocese and beyond have been engaging with our Rhythm of Life initiative, with 50 Daily Devotions between Easter and Pentecost....

Youth church praised for its precious work by the Archbishop of York

21st May 2024

Sorted, the Bradford youth church, was visited by Archbishop of York Stephen Cottrell for a live event which saw thousands of young people nationwide say the Lord’s Prayer together....

Major funding for fresh engagement with people of every ethnic background

21st May 2024

In its 10th anniversary year, the Diocese of Leeds has received forward-looking funding to boost its work with the region’s richly diverse communities during the next decade and beyond. ...

Our churches can take part in Give To Go Green round two

15th May 2024

The Diocese of Leeds is pleased to be able to invite churches to take part in the second round of Give To Go Green....

A life of Christian service at home and in Sudan honoured at celebration service

15th May 2024

A service to celebrate the life of Fiona Beevers and her special contributions to our diocese and our link diocese of Sudan has taken place at Bradford Cathedral....

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Barnabas: Encouraging Confidence

Barnabas: Encouraging Confidence is how we work together to create confident Christians, build growing churches and be part of transforming communities.

Barnabas offers every church resources and support at different levels and will help us to become more confident in our mission, leadership, future, and witness.

The programme draws on the wisdom of the parishes, recognises everyone has something to give, and is reflected in strong relationships across the diocese.

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