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Joyful celebration of 150 years of faith and community held in Bellerby

First published on: 19th March 2024

A joyful Sunday morning was had in Bellerby in the Benefice of Leyburn and Bellerby in the Ripon area recently, celebrating 150 years of important community and faith in the area.


Small grants available for new congregations

First published on: 19th March 2024

The Diocese of Leeds is pleased to open up our small grants programme for new congregations, supporting new ventures to reach those not yet part of church.


Synod affirms our commitment to God's Creation and His people

First published on: 18th March 2024

Affirming our commitment to God’s Creation and the people in it were the topics of this weekend’s Diocesan Synod.

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Public pledge to not invest in fossil fuels is backed by Diocesan Synod

First published on: 18th March 2024

Our commitment to action on climate change has been reinforced by Synod with an overwhelming vote against diocesan investment in fossil fuel businesses.

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The importance of our global Christian links affirmed by Synod

First published on: 18th March 2024

Work to nurture and grow global Christian relationships through our network of Link Dioceses has been endorsed by Synod.

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Engage with a troubled world in faithful hope, Bishop Nick urges Synod

First published on: 16th March 2024

In a world where news reports swing violently between troubling subjects, Christians must engage hopefully with reality, not turn away, Bishop Nick urged Diocesan Synod today.

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New resources to help parishes with funding for net zero projects

First published on: 14th March 2024

Churches looking to reduce their carbon emissions have received a boost, with new resources to help parishes find funding for their projects.


A little Lenten laughter comes to the Dales

First published on: 14th March 2024

Priest, writer and regular BBC Radio 2 contributor Revd Matt Woodcock, is visiting the Dales to put a little laughter into Lent.

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God's Creation to be celebrated at Wild Flower Festival

First published on: 13th March 2024

One of our Ripon area churches is highlighting the beauty and preciousness of God’s creation, by hosting a Wild Flower Festival.


Bishop Smitha marks International Women's Day at special regional event

First published on: 8th March 2024

Exactly a year since the announcement that the Bishop of Huddersfield, Rt Revd Smitha Prasadam would join our diocese from her role as Chaplain of Copenhagen, she attended a special International Women’s Day event hosted by West Yorks Mayor, Tracey Brabin.

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