2021 news archive

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    Pentecost Sunday Service - Thy Kingdom Come 2021


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York leads the Church of England's national online service on the final day of Thy Kingdom Come - a global wave of prayer from Ascension Day to Pentecost Sunday.

    4 min read
  2. Bishop of Beverley Glyn Webster

    Bishop of Beverley to Retire in 2022


    NEWS - The Rt Revd Glyn Webster will be retiring from his role as Bishop of Beverley at Epiphany, 6 January 2022. 

    4 min read
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    New Director of Mission and Ministry for the Diocese of York


    NEWS - The Revd Dr Ian McIntosh, currently Head of Formation in the Church of England’s National Ministry Team, has been appointed as Director of Mission and Ministry in the Diocese of York from September 2021.

    3 min read
  4. Archbishop and 7 other people standing distanced outside on grass with brick building behind

    Evensong at St James the Great, Ryhill


    NEWS - Local Parish Church welcomes the Archbishop of York to preach at a service of Evensong on the 150th Anniversary of the Laying of its foundation stone.


    8 min read
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    Christians worldwide gear up for 6th annual Thy Kingdom Come Prayer Movement


    NEWS - Hundreds of thousands of Christians worldwide will be gearing up to take part in the sixth Thy Kingdom Come– a global ecumenical prayer movement for evangelisation, occurring annually from Ascension to Pentecost (13th – 23rd May this year). 

    8 min read
  6. Archbishop standing outside holding an A4 sized book with 5 pictures on the front

    Service to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the Peckfield Colliery disaster


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, joined with local people, civic representatives and families descended from those involved in the Peckfield Colliery disaster of 1896 at a service to commemorate its 125th anniversary, at St Mary’s Church, Micklefield, on the evening of Friday 30th April 2021.

    3 min read
  7. Black writing on white background York St  John University and Est 1841

    York St John University inaugural Institute for Social Justice lecture ‘Enough is Enough’


    COMMENT - The Archbishop gave his inaugural lecture at York St John University exploring the theme of 'Learning what enough looks like. How Christian and faith traditions might speak to the big ecological and economic challenges of our time.' His speech follows in full

    20 min read
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    Archbishop of York’s Presidential Address to General Synod 


    COMMENT - The Archbishop's presidential address to the Church of England General Synod on response to Panorama and launch of the Anti-Racism Task Force

    6 min read
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    New Appointments at the Missional Youth Church Network


    NEWS - The Missional Youth Church Network today announces the appointment of Angela Brymer and the Revd Ruthi Gibbons as joint Strategic Leads

    4 min read
  10. Crests of Archbishops of Canterbury and York

    Archbishops’ statement in response to Anti Racism Taskforce Report


    NEWS - The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have issued a statement in response to the Anti Racism Taskforce Report published today

    3 min read