News Archive 2018

News from 1st January - 31st December 2018
  1. General Synod

    Presidential Address to General Synod


    COMMENT - The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, delivers his Presidential address to the Church of England

  2. Archbishop speaking to a group of young people at Taize

    Archbishop Leads Yorkshire Schools Pilgrimage to Taizé


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu is to lead 166 students and staff to Taizé next weekend. The group will depart from Manor CE Academy on Saturday 14 July, returning the following weekend. Throughout the week there will be regular updates from Young Leaders at

  3. Bridlington Mission - Tour de Yorks event

    On the Road in the Power of the Holy Spirit


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu completed the series of 21 weekends of mission, all organised by local churches across the Diocese of York, this month. 

  4. Archbishop and Bishop Jill Duff

    Bishop of Lancaster to be consecrated at York Minster


    NEWS - The consecration of Rev. Dr Jill Duff as the next Bishop of Lancaster will take place on 29 June in the historic and ancient setting of York Minster.

  5. Showing Huw Edwards, Vice President of the National Churches Trust, Bill Bryson OBE Vice President of the National Churches Trust and Neil MacGregor, former Director of the British Museum and the National Gallery at St Paul's Cathedral on Tuesday 26 June 2018 for a service of Evensong to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Incorporated Church Building Society.

    Celebrating 200 years of the Incorporated Church Building Society


    NEWS - The 200th anniversary of the Incorporated Church Building Society has been celebrated at a special service of Evensong held at St Paul’s Cathedral on Tuesday 26 June 2018. 

  6. York Minster

    Archbishop will ordain ten new Deacons in the Church of God to serve in the Diocese of York


    NEWS - Eight women and two men will be ordained deacon by the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, at a service in York Minster at 10.00am on Sunday 1st July 2018.

  7. Logo for Acts 435

    Together We Can Reach 15,000!


    NEWS - Acts 435 is encouraging all churches to partner with them to help 15,000 people ahead of the school summer holidays.

  8. Archbishop becomes Patron of LyCiG

    Archbishop to Become Patron of LyCiG


    NEWS  The Archbishop of York officially announced today that he is to become Patron of Leading your Church into Growth - a Christian organisation which equips church leaders and churches to grow.

  9. Teachers engaged in table activity at Young leaders conference

    Manchester’s Young Leaders Present at Primary Schools Conference


    NEWS  On Thursday 21st June, the Archbishop of York Youth Trust will host a regional conference, at Rochdale Town Hall, OL16 1AB, for primary Headteachers across the Diocese of Manchester. 

  10. Archbishop Sentamu Lays Foundation Stone for new Priory in Whitby

    Foundation Stone Laid for New Priory in Whitby


    NEWS - New Home for Anglican Sisters Well Under Way By Castlehouse