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New Bishop of Huddersfield spends busy first day in diocese

First published on: 9th March 2023

The newly announced next Bishop of Huddersfield, the Revd Canon Smitha Prasadam, spent a busy first day in the diocese on Wednesday, March 8.

New Bishop of Huddersfield announced

First published on: 8th March 2023

The Revd Canon Smitha Prasadam, currently Chaplain of St Albans, Copenhagen, will take up the role of Bishop of Huddersfield, Downing Street announced this morning.

Diocesan interns learn about caring for God's creation

First published on: 7th March 2023

Our diocesan interns spent some time this week learning about why and how we care for God’s creation.

Halifax Minster hosts celebration service for former MP Alice Mahon

First published on: 7th March 2023

People from across Halifax gathered this week to celebrate the life of Alice Mahon, former MP for Halifax, who died recently.

Iona Community's John Bell leads day of joyful song in the Dales

First published on: 3rd March 2023

John Bell of the Iona Community leads a joyful day of song at St Alkelda's, Giggleswick

Coronation Resources for Churches now available

First published on: 1st March 2023

The Church of England is providing a range of resources to help churches and parishes to mark the Coronation of King Charles III, an historic moment in the life of our nation.

Prayer vigils for Ukraine take place across diocese

First published on: 24th February 2023

Services have taken place across the diocese marking the first anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, as people continue to pray for peace and justice in the region.

Diocese of Leeds represents at global Anglican meeting

First published on: 24th February 2023

Two people from the Diocese of Leeds were part of a meeting of Anglicans from around the world when they a meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) in Ghana last week.

Bishop Nick reflects on the invasion of Ukraine one year on

First published on: 24th February 2023

One year on from the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the Bishop of Leeds, the Rt Revd Nick Baines, has written powerfully reflecting on the last year and the path ahead.

Digital giving clinic helps parishes with giving

First published on: 21st February 2023

Digital giving has got another boost in our diocese, thanks to a recent clinic offered to help churches make the most of the opportunities offered.

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