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Poetry anthology from retired priest addresses sacred and secular

First published on: 10th January 2024

A retired priest in our diocese has written an anthology of poetry.


Plough Service blessings for farming new year at Ripon Cathedral

First published on: 8th January 2024

Progressive efforts by farmers to produce good food and manage the countryside will be celebrated at Ripon Cathedral’s Plough Sunday Service, supported by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society.

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No lowing cattle, but lots of joyful song at Dales auction mart carol service

First published on: 19th December 2023

Bishop Anna has enjoyed her first ever carol service in a livestock auction mart and declared it the perfect venue for such a joyful community celebration.

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Bishop Anna pays a visit to our new benefice in North Craven

First published on: 14th December 2023

Bishop Anna has paid her first visit to North Craven in the Ripon Episcopal area and taken part in two important church events.

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Rural Forum considers 'missing generation' at Ripon Cathedral

First published on: 13th December 2023

The struggles of young people living in rural areas were the topic of a recent Rural Forum held at Ripon Cathedral.


Children Experience Christmas at new event

First published on: 12th December 2023

Some 70 young people have been learning all about Christmas at one of our Ripon area churches.


Ripon Messy Church learns all about Hanukkah

First published on: 5th December 2023

One of our Ripon churches has been doing Messy Church to learn all about Hanukkah, as the festival starts this week.


Carols at Malham Cove pull community together for good causes

First published on: 5th December 2023

​​​​​​​Malham Cove saw record numbers attend this year’s ‘Carols at the Cove’ to the delight of organisers, including Revd Sue McWhinney of our Upper Aire Benefice.

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Concerts cheer people in Thornton in Lonsdale

First published on: 13th November 2023

One of our Ripon area churches has been entertaining people by hosting a series of concerts in 2023.


Ripon Cathedral hosts our first ever Rural Ministry Forum

First published on: 10th November 2023

More than 30 rural clergy and lay leaders from across the diocese gathered at Ripon Cathedral for its first ever Rural Ministry Forum this week.

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