News Archive 2019

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  1. Grief is not enough. We must open our doors as well as our hearts


    FEATURE - The Archbishop writes in the Observer today on the theme of trafficking and the need for a national policy of welcome...

  2. Archbishop Sentamu’s Tour of Cumbria


    NEWS - The Most Reverend and Right Honourable Dr. John Sentamu, Archbishop of York will tour the most north-western county in England next week, ahead of his planned retirement as Archbishop and of being the first chancellor of the University of Cumbria next year.

  3. Part view of stained glass windows and ceiling in The Queen's College Oxford

    Queen's College Chapel Celebrates 300th Anniversary with The Archbishop of York


    NEWS - The Queen's College, Oxford is celebrating the 300th anniversary of its unique Georgian Chapel in November 2019. The programme of events will include a commemorative service on 3 November with the Archbishop of York, the College Visitor.

  4. Thanksgiving Service Marks the Relocation of Memorial of Letisha and Charlene


    NEWS - On Tuesday 22nd October 2019 Dr Marcia Shakespeare MBE and Miss Beverly Thomas are taking part in a thanksgiving service at Aston Parish Church marking the relocation of a memorial for their teenage daughters, Letisha Shakespeare and Charlene Ellis, who were the innocent victims of a drive-by shooting in Aston in 2003.

  5. Head and shoulder image of the Revd Clay Roundtree in clerical shirt and collar

    Archbishop appoints Acting Archdeacon of Cleveland


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York has appointed the Reverend Clay Roundtree as the Acting Archdeacon of Cleveland.

  6. Superbug Tea Party to be held in Helmsley


    NEWS - The strain antibiotic resistance is placing on our healthcare service is to be discussed at a November tea party in Helmsley.

  7. Prayers and a Warm Welcome for the New Archdeacon of York


    NEWS - The Venerable Samantha Rushton will be welcomed as Archdeacon of York at a public service in Selby Abbey led by the Bishop of Selby, the Right Reverend Dr John Thomson, at 11.00am on Saturday 19th October 2019.


  8. 4 new regional schools workers standing together outside with a church building behind them

    Youth Trust Team Expands to South


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York Youth Trust are thrilled to announce the appointment of four new Regional Schools Workers to the Youth Trust team.

  9. Logo for Thy Kingdom Come 2019 Blue & white concentric circles with a white cross through the middle with Thy Kingdom Come written on this

    Archbishops' annual ecumenical prayer movement now in nearly 90% of countries worldwide


    NEWS - According to a new report released this week,  Christians in nearly 90% of countries worldwide have participated in a global prayer movement for evangelisation -  started by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York – just 4 years ago.

  10. Global Climate Strike – Special prayers at York Minster


    NEWS - Prayers highlighting the earth’s climate emergency will be said at York Minster on Friday 20 September - Global Climate Strike day.