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  1. Splash of different coloured paints with MYC network written over in white

    New Appointment at the Missional Youth Church Network


    NEWS - The Missional Youth Church Network today is pleased to announce the appointment of Steffen Seilerin the role of Strategic Lead. He will join the MYCN team as they partner with youth leaders and local churches to nurture and equip young people aged 15-20 to become young leaders.

    4 min read
  2. St Johns Church Balby Doncaster

    Church of England national funding to increase 30% to support and develop ministry


    NEWS - The Church of England today announced plans for a significant increase in funding for the next three years to support God’s mission and ministry across the country, supporting local parishes and growing many more new worshipping communities to serve the whole nation.

    5 min read
  3. Exterior of York Minster from the air

    Services and events at York Minster to mark the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen


    NEWS - York Minster has announced special services and events to mark the Platinum Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth II.

    4 min read
  4. Head and shoulders of the Archbishop standing outside with green trees behind him

    From Santiago to Salford: The Archbishop to make a pilgrimage on foot in Manchester


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, is visiting Manchester and Salford on Thursday 5 May to mark the 600th anniversary of Manchester Cathedral and to make a pilgrimage on foot through Salford to MediaCity.

    3 min read
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    Archbishop of York confers his first academic awards as new university Chancellor


    NEWS - Special events have taken place to mark the inauguration of the Most Reverend & Right Honourable Stephen Cottrell, Archbishop of York, as Chancellor of the University of Cumbria. 

    2 min read
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    Special Spring graduations begin, celebrating Classes of 2020 and 2021


    NEWS - Five days of ceremonies have started today (Monday 25 April) at Carlisle Cathedral, celebrating the academic achievements, resilience and determination of 2,700 University of Cumbria graduands. 

    3 min read
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    Easter Day sermon at York Minster


    COMMENT - The Archbishop gave the sermon at the Eucharist for Easter Day at York Minster

    8 min read
  8. Head and shoulders of a man and a woman standing back to back, smiling

    Pause for Thought on Easter Day


    COMMENT - The Archbishop joined BBC Radio 2's Good Morning Sunday programme to share the hope that Easter brings. This follows in full

    3 min read
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    Finding answers in the story of Holy Week and Easter


    FEATURE - The Archbishop writes in today's Sunday Express on finding hope in the season of Easter. This follows in full..

    5 min read
  10. Old stone walls with a grassy bank below with daffodils growing

    Longing for better news - an Easter message in York Press


    FEATURE - The Archbishop writes in the York Press on Holy Saturday

    3 min read