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

Diocesan Synod tackles busy agenda in last meeting of triennium

17th June 2024

How we continue to grow God’s Kingdom here in our region was the theme of the most recent Diocesan Synod, which took place on Saturday, June 15 in Leeds....

Bishop Nick's address to Synod following his visit to Sudan

15th June 2024

​​​​​​​The desperate situation of Christians in war-torn Sudan and their need for our prayers and support was highlighted by Bishop Nick in his presidential address to Synod....

Webinar gives advice on how to hold a good hustings

13th June 2024

How to cope with boos and hisses was one of the questions at a hustings advice webinar run by the diocese ahead of the General Election....

One of our schools celebrates its journey from broken to brilliant

12th June 2024

One of our schools has gone from “broken to brilliant” and been praised in a recent Ofsted report for being Good in every area....

Bradford Cathedral in final to be in Heritage Open Days online gallery

12th June 2024

Bradford Cathedral folk need our help to be a part of a new online gallery from Heritage Open Days....

New deacons to be ordained this month

12th June 2024

A lawyer, a former combat medic and a TV production assistant are just some of the people being ordained as new deacons in the Diocese of Leeds this month....

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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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