News and Communications

Global wave of prayer as Thy Kingdom Come starts on Ascension Day

First published on: 17th May 2023

Thy Kingdom Come, the global ecumenical prayer movement that invites Christians around the world to pray from Ascension Day to Pentecost, starts tomorrow.

Refurbished church clock unveiled after parish and community project

First published on: 15th May 2023

Parishioners are celebrating the restoration of their much-loved church clock dating from the Victorian era following a £7,000 restoration project.

People discover the history of the community at Halifax church open day

First published on: 10th May 2023

Christ Church in Pellon, Halifax hosted an open to provide residents the chance to discover the history of the community at Christ Church and plans for the future.

Hairy Friar to lose his locks in aid of Rainbow Junktion food charity

First published on: 10th May 2023

Brother Magnus, a Franciscan Friar who attends All Hallows Leeds, is bidding farewell to his luxuriant locks to raise funds for its Rainbow Junktion charity that tackles food poverty, fights food waste and builds community.

Coronation celebrated across diocese

First published on: 9th May 2023

The Coronation of King Charles III was celebrated across the diocese this weekend, with services, parties, bell ringing, volunteering and more.

The head that wears the crown - a reflection by Bishop Nick

First published on: 6th May 2023

On the day of the coronation of King Charles III, the Rt Revd Nick Baines, Bishop of Leeds reflects on power, authority and humility as we welcome the new monarch.

One of our schools wins national King's Bench competition

First published on: 5th May 2023

Dacre Braithwaite Primary Summerbridge, Harrogate is one of 15 winners in a competition to create a Coronation Bench to go on display in the Tower of London as part of its celebrations.

Art for wellbeing's sake draws a crowd to one of our churches

First published on: 4th May 2023

Some 30 people enjoyed an Art and Wellbeing workshop at Settle Parish Church, led by stained glass and community artist Linda Baines, and Shaeron Caton-Rose, an installation and printmaking artist.

Archbishop calls for peace as Christians leave Khartoum

First published on: 28th April 2023

Christians in Sudan are fleeing the fighting as the imperfect ceasefire holds in Sudan.

New Bishop of Ripon explores her new patch with first day adventure

First published on: 28th April 2023

Our next Bishop of Ripon, Revd Canon Anna Eltringham enjoyed a packed day meeting people in parishes following the announcement of her new role.

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