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Our deacons welcomed into their new exciting roles at packed ordination service

First published on: 1st July 2024

A "Leeds Eleven" of new deacons were welcomed into their exciting roles at a packed service in Ripon Cathedral, led by the Anglican Bishop of Leeds, the Rt Revd Nick Baines.

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New priests ordained across diocese

First published on: 24th June 2024

Seventeen new priests were ordained this weekend in services across the diocese.


New deacons to be ordained this month

First published on: 12th June 2024

A lawyer, a former combat medic and a TV production assistant are just some of the people being ordained as new deacons in the Diocese of Leeds this month.


100 not out - our Director of Vocations has done a ton of churches

First published on: 21st November 2023

Derek Walmsley, our Director of Ordinands and Vocations, is celebrating eight years in his role and has now preached about vocation in one hundred churches across our diocese.

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New deacons ordained at Bradford Cathedral

First published on: 1st July 2023

Services of joyful celebration have been held at Bradford Cathedral as we ordained this year’s class of new deacons.

Priestings take place across diocese

First published on: 26th June 2023

Twenty-four deacons were ordained priests this weekend at services across the diocese.


New deacons prepare to begin their ministry this summer

First published on: 6th June 2023

Ordinands across the diocese are getting ready to begin their ministry this summer.

Step Forward conference helps explore God's call on young adults' lives

First published on: 31st March 2023

A national event encouraging young adults to explore God’s call on their lives has taken place in part thanks to the hard work of our diocesan Vocations Team.

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