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

Larger Churches Day to help churches grow post pandemic

6th June 2023

How our larger churches can respond the challenges posed by emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic is the topic at an upcoming diocesan training day....

New bishops to be consecrated at York Minster on June 22

6th June 2023

Two new bishops in the Diocese of Leeds will be consecrated at York Minster on Thursday, June 22....

New deacons prepare to begin their ministry this summer

6th June 2023

Ordinands across the diocese are getting ready to begin their ministry this summer....

Church roof repairs set Spidey senses tingling

2nd June 2023

Passers-by in Skipton could be forgiven for thinking Spiderman was in town recently as nimble figure clambered over the roof of Christ Church and abseiled down the church tower....

Event looks to encourage confidence in our social action

26th May 2023

How we can get involved in our communities better is the topic of an upcoming joint event in the diocese....

Refugee support charity marks 20 years of supporting asylum seekers

25th May 2023

Meeting Point, the charity based at Christ Church, Upper Armley, is celebrating 20 years of helping refugees and asylum seekers in the Leeds area....

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Barnabas: Encouraging Confidence

Barnabas: Encouraging Confidence is the way in which the Diocese of Leeds wants to support churches to move forward in mission, ministry and sustainability, in a way that is prayerful, intentional and, within the grace of God, possible. 

Barnabas offers every church resources and support at different levels, with a view to us all working towards the diocesan vision of Confident Christians, Growing Churches, Transforming Communities. 

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