News and Communications

Rowan Williams is first speaker at our Follow Me 2023 events

First published on: 6th January 2023

Former Archbishop of Canterbury, the Rt Revd Rowan Williams will begin Follow Me 2023, a series of inspiring talks and events organised by the Rt Revd Tony Robinson, Bishop of Wakefield.


New Year’s Message urges us to look to God as the Good Shepherd

First published on: 3rd January 2023

The Revd Canon Robin Gamble, Bishop’s Advisor for Church Growth in our diocese, has recorded a New Year’s Message to be shared by churches.


Let's celebrate the wonderful strangeness of Christmas says Bishop Nick

First published on: 25th December 2022

A Christmas video message from Bishop Nick calls for prayers for the dispossessed and the marginalised as we mark the wonderful strangeness of the Saviour’s birth.


Wakefield Cathedral launches public consultation

First published on: 22nd December 2022

​​​​​​​The Chapter of Wakefield Cathedral, the cathedral’s governing body, today opened a public consultation on its proposed new Constitution and Statutes – the documents which describe how the cathedral is run.


Leeds church holds Royal Navy service

First published on: 20th December 2022

The company of HMS Ceres RN, located at Carlton Barracks held their annual carol service at All Souls (Hook Memorial) Church, Little London, Leeds on Thursday, December 15.


Cricket and carols at Yorkshire County Cricket Club's new Christmas celebration

First published on: 19th December 2022

Christmas and cricket came together at Headingley, Leeds when the Yorkshire County Cricket Club hosted its first ever Christmas Celebration with carols ringing out in the Howard Stand Concourse.


Ordinand tells One Show viewers of exciting opportunities for women

First published on: 16th December 2022

BBC’s The One Show has featured ordinand Lizzy Brothwood from our diocese in a special report on 30 years of women priests.


Threads through Creation shared with Ripon area school children

First published on: 14th December 2022

​​​​​​​More than 400 pupils from nine schools went to Ripon Cathedral to see their ‘Threads through Creation’ exhibition this autumn.


Mothers' Union support Warm Hands appeal

First published on: 13th December 2022

With the cold weather and the cost of energy increasing, the Mothers’ Union in the diocese are encouraging people to get involved in their Warms Hands appeal.


Hepworth church hosts Coming Home for Christmas exhibition

First published on: 13th December 2022

A moving exhibition on the theme of Coming Home for Christmas has been attracting visitors to one of our Huddersfield churches.


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