2021 news archive

  1. 2 keys crossed with crown above them, words York Minster to the right

    York Minster announces programme of services and events for Advent and Christmas


    NEWS - York Minster is preparing to mark Advent and Christmas with a series of new services and events for 2021 alongside seasonal favourites and a programme of worship online.

    9 min read
  2. Red shield with white crossed keys and crown with gold mitre above

    A Moment of Reflection - Sunday 26 September 2021


    A moment of Reflection for Generosity Week

    1 min read
  3. Anna Diget Cheryl Bothamley Archbishop Stephen and Ann Watson

    Archbishop thanks key workers at Bishopthorpe Palace


    NEWS - Key workers from across the Diocese of York were welcomed to a reception in the grounds of Bishopthorpe Palace today

    3 min read
  4. Rough seas with small boats being tossed by the waves and a larger ark like boat in the background

    Christian Aid and the University of York co-host climate emergency debate ahead of COP26


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York is to take part in an emergency climate debate co-hosted by Christian Aid and the University of York on 23 September 2021 in the Berrick Saul Building, West Campus.

    3 min read
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    Archbishop of York helps St Oswald's CE Primary School, Fulford, celebrate 250 years


    NEWS - 2021 marks the 250th birthday of St Oswald's CE Primary School, Fulford. A day of celebrations will be led by the Archbishop of York on 16th September, which will see pupils, staff, parents and the wider community coming together for the first time in over a year and a half.

    4 min read
  6. Female priest smiling

    Archbishop appoints new Chaplain 


    NEWS - The Revd Dr Jenny Wright, who is presently serving as Associate Priest at Christ Church, Morningside in the Scottish Episcopal Church, has been appointed Chaplain to the Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell.  

    2 min read
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    The Rt Revd Alison White is to retire as Bishop of Hull in February 2022


    NEWS - Alison White has served as Bishop of Hull since her consecration as the Church of England's second female bishop in York Minster on the 3rd July 2015. She is to retire in February 2022.

    3 min read
  8. 2 keys crossed with crown above them, words York Minster to the right

    Services and events for the Season of Creation


    NEWS - A special season of services, events and webinar debates highlighting the accelerating  global climate and environment emergency, will be presented at York Minster throughout September and October – the Season of Creation (or Creationtide), the period in the annual church calendar dedicated to God as creator and sustainer of all life.

    7 min read
  9. Archbishop head and shoulders purple cassock with crozier, Minster window behind

    Courageous and compassionate. In search of the English


    FEATURE - The Archbishop writes in today's Telegraph 

    6 min read
  10. Red shield with white crossed keys and crown with gold mitre above

    Hull Minster: Living with Hope – A Future for the Earth


    NEWS - Hull Minster celebrates and explores the future of Planet Earth – God’s Creation – with exhibits, speakers, music, worship, an evening with the Archbishop of York and a message from Pope Francis, all within the spectacular 14th Century building that is the heart of the ancient City of Hull and one of the key venues for this year’s Freedom Festival.  The events run from August 20th to September 5th.

    4 min read