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Salt and Light festival shares joys of northern rural ministry

First published on: 11th April 2024

A new festival of faith and hope for rural mission in the north will be taking place soon.

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Energy Footprinting Tool open to help churches reach net zero

First published on: 10th April 2024

The Church of England’s Energy Footprint Tool is now open for churches to enter fuel and power use from 2023.


Archbishop Stephen's visit to our diocese marks launch of Leeds @ 10

First published on: 9th April 2024

Events to mark the 10th Anniversary of the Diocese of Leeds on Saturday, April 20 begin that weekend with a special visit by the Archbishop of York.

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Festival of Faith during Lent has been a hit for Halifax Minster

First published on: 8th April 2024

Halifax Minster is celebrating the success of its bold decision to rebrand Lent this year as a Festival of Faith open to all.

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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.

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