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  1. People in the sea

    Archbishop baptises in the sea at Brid


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, led a happy crowd from Emmanuel Church, Bridlington, at the town's South Beach early on Sunday morning where five people joined him in the sea to commit or re-commit their lives to Jesus Christ through the waters of baptism.

    3 min read
  2. Image of the earth with the words News release alongside it

    Christians today can change the world like the original disciples - Lambeth Conference hears


    NEWS - Christians can “change the world” just like the early Church, the Presiding Bishop of the US Episcopal Church said today as the Lambeth Conference issued a call for a renewed focus on spreading the Christian message.

    2 min read
  3. Lambeth Calls Press Release

    Share the good news, bring others to faith, protect the persecuted: the first Lambeth Call


    NEWS -  Lambeth Call - Mission and Evangelism  - Sat 30 July 2022

    4 min read
  4. Lambeth Conference Plenary

    Lambeth Conference plenary - Mission and Evangelism


    COMMENT - Archbishop Stephen gave a talk at the 2022 Lambeth Conference plenary on Mission and Evangelism. This follows in full

    12 min read
  5. Laptop, tablet and phone with Daily Prayer app visible

    Daily Prayer podcast celebrates 1,000th episode


    NEWS - A free service bringing the ancient monastic cycle of daily prayer to millions of modern listeners has broadcast its 1,000th episode. 

    3 min read
  6. Young Leaders Award

    Archbishop’s Young Leaders Award joins Church’s National Education Team


    NEWS - An award for Young Leaders is set to take on a greater national focus as part of the National Society for Promoting Religious Education’s responsibility in England and Wales.

    3 min read
  7. Head and shoulders of man wearing clerical clothes

    The Very Revd Dominic Barrington to be the next Dean of York


    NEWS - The Very Revd Dominic Barrington, Dean of St James Cathedral in Chicago, since 2015, was today announced as the new Dean of York. 

    3 min read
  8. General Synod Cross

    York General Synod 2022 - Presidential Address


    COMMENT - The Archbishop delivered the Presidential address to the meeting of the General Synod in York today. The address follows in full

    9 min read
  9. Stained glass window in situ depicting a tree and birds

    Blessing and Dedication in Hovingham


    NEWS - Archbishop of York Stephen Cottrell dedicated a new stained glass window and blessed the newly-restored organ at All Saints' Church, Hovingham, during a Sunday service on the 3rd July.

    2 min read
  10. Pieces of coloured glass wired together in  string

    ‘Faith and Fracture’ - Glass Sculpture focussed on ‘Beauty of Every Human’ on display in York Minster


    NEWS - A large-scale art installation inspired by the Church of England’s “Living in Love and Faith” project will be on display at York Minster this summer.

    2 min read