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Press releases

October 2017

Joint statement from Archbishop of York and Bishop of Chester, Dr Peter Forster
Tuesday 17 October 2017

Service of Celebration for 50 Years of Charity Work with Older People
Monday 16 October 2017
A service will be held in Sheffield Cathedral at 7.30pm (to be seated by 7pm) on Monday 30 October 2017…

Brighouse’s Young Leaders Present at Bishopthorpe
Monday 9 October 2017
The Archbishop of York Youth Trust is to host a Key Stage 2 Young Leaders Award Headteachers Conference…

Are you Going to Scarborough Fair?
Monday 9 October 2017
Archbishop Sentamu will be in & around Scarborough from Friday 13 to Sunday 15 October for a weekend…

Marathon Mission in Derwent
Monday 2 October 2017
The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu is taking part in a packed weekend of mission in the Derwent…

September 2017

Archbishop Welcomes Queen’s Chaplains to Bishopthorpe
Thursday 28 September 2017
The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, today hosted Her Majesty The Queen’s Honorary Chaplains and…

Archbishop set to lift spirits of Yorkshire Marathon runners
Tuesday 26 September 2017
Runners taking part in the Yorkshire Marathon can look forward to some truly heavenly support on Sunday…

Archbishop’s Youth Trust Appeal To #BeTheChange
Monday 25 September 2017
The Archbishop of York Youth Trust is embarking on a major fundraising initiative, to raise £375,000…

A Bountiful Harvest In Hull
Friday 22 September 2017
The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu will be joining others in Hull – City of Culture 2017 - for…

Deaneries' Celebration Service
Monday 18 September 2017
The Area Deans and Lay Deans of the 21 Deaneries making up the Diocese of York will be anointed by Archbishop…

Independent Reviewer’s report on See of Sheffield published
Friday 15 September 2017
A report of the review of nomination to the See of Sheffield by the independent reviewer Sir Philip Mawer…

Archbishop of York joins in College’s mental health programme
Thursday 7 September 2017
The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, visited Birkenhead Sixth Form College on Thursday and sampled…

Archbishop 'deeply honoured' by decision to name new teaching block after him
Wednesday 6 September 2017
A £9million teaching block which will be used to help educate over 500 health and social care students…

Archbishop of York opens new nursery and Early Years facilities at historic school
Wednesday 6 September 2017
The Archbishop of York has today [Wednesday 6 September] officially opened the Minster School’s newly…

August 2017

Archbishop Sentamu Believes in Birkenhead
Wednesday 23 August 2017
Archbishop Sentamu is joining a weekend of mission called ‘Believe in Birkenhead’ next month, from…

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