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Bishop Tony to retire this summer after 42 years service

First published on: 3rd April 2024

The Rt Revd Tony Robinson, Bishop of Wakefield, will retire this summer after 42 years of ordained ministry.

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Charity founded on prayer receives King's Award for helping former prisoners

First published on: 3rd April 2024

Alpha House, a charity which prepares people for mainstream society after prison and was born out of prayer has received the prestigious King’s Award for Voluntary Service.

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Walking Passion Play brings Easter to the Dales capital of rambling

First published on: 2nd April 2024

A roving Passion Play put Easter into the heart of Settle with a walking version of the greatest story ever told.


Ripon church continues to care for God's Creation

First published on: 2nd April 2024

St Mary’s Embsay with Eastby is storming ahead with projects to help care for God’s Creation.


Special service to mark 10 years of rural life in our diocese

First published on: 27th March 2024

​​​​​​​Rural life in all its settings across our diocese will be celebrated at a special service to be held at Ripon Cathedral on Sunday, May 12.


Bishop Toby visits new ecumenical coffee shop mission

First published on: 26th March 2024

St. Mary's Church in Wyke were very excited to welcome the Bishop of Bradford, the Rt Revd Toby Howarth, to their newest ecumenical mission project.


Revd Ruth Newton to be the next Archdeacon of Carlisle

First published on: 25th March 2024

One of our priests in the Ripon area is to be the next Archdeacon of Carlisle.


New support to help churches with Personal Growth and Leadership

First published on: 20th March 2024

We are pleased to be offering new taster sessions of a course which will help people to become confident Christians.


Churches raise £57,000 in Give To Go Green project

First published on: 20th March 2024

Churches across the diocese have raised some £57,000 in just six weeks to help reach carbon net zero, as part of the Give To Go Green project.


And the Oscar goes to...a new cinema club that's growing church

First published on: 19th March 2024

New people are coming to church services, thanks to a recently-launched community cinema club.

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