03 Oct 2019
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.
25 Jul 2019
The Revd Matt Woodcock was licensed on the 24th July as a 'Multiply' Minister, tasked with building a new worshipping community with a focus on those in their 20s, 30s and 40s in the parishes of St Barnabas, Leeman Road and St Paul’s, Holgate, in York.
17 Jul 2019
Fourteen of the churches in the Deanery of South Holderness, East Riding of Yorkshire, will hold an 'Open Churches Weekend' over the August Bank Holiday from Saturday 24th to Monday 26th August 2019.
21 May 2019
“It’s that time of year again…” the congregation groans, “the church wants more of our money”.
14 May 2019
Amongst the challenges, the joy and the excitement of Middlesbrough Deanery, one of our priorities is Mission in the outer estates on the east of the town where there is multiple deprivation.
14 May 2019
Setting aside her roles as Lay Dean of Scarborough, Lay Member of the Church of England’s General Synod representing the Diocese of York and consequent membership of Diocesan Synod, the Diocesan Pastoral and Property Committees, the Diocesan Board of Finance and the Vacancy-in-See Committee, not to mention her work on the Deaneries Development Group and much, much more, Ros Brewer is still surprised to have been nominated to receive the Royal Maundy this year in recognition of her service to the church and community.
07 May 2019
Despite the cold East coast winds over the weekend of Palm Sunday, hundreds of people (including many from outside the churches) attended the South Holderness Deanery outdoor Passion Play, “Easter Story”.
30 Apr 2019
We met at 6.00am, just as the sun was coming up over the horizon, on a disused aerodrome in the middle of the countryside, with fantastic views over the Yorkshire Wolds.
26 Feb 2019
Six years ago I was commissioned by Bishop Richard, then Bishop of Hull, as Area Dean for East Hull. During the past six years I have seen a number of changes, not least in Bishop and Archdeacon, and also Rural, latterly Area Deans.
25 Feb 2019
Over a hundred people turned up to a Healing Service we held in Hunmanby during Archbishop Sentamu's Scarborough Deanery Mission in October 2017 - a number that took us a little by surprise.
24 Feb 2019
Whitby Deanery is very keen to emphasise the benefits of working together to be able to offer diversity of worship across the deanery.
23 Feb 2019
The shift of emphasis in the function of the deaneries to a focus on mission and nurture - the idea of being 'a network of churches inspiring, influencing and leading mission and ministry' inspired the Deanery to change from ‘Synod’ to ‘Gathering’, and the laity and clergy all together working out three priorities.
19 Sep 2018
South Holderness has a lot going for it – relatively small (25 churches), big skies for big thoughts, and a very strong sense of identity. You would have if you lived East of Hull, terra icognita for many. Developing the Deaneries was to us like manna from heaven.
19 Sep 2018
A significant change that ‘Developing Our Deaneries’ has introduced is the role of the Lay Dean replacing that of Deanery Lay Chair.
Ian Henley, Lay Dean for Northern Ryedale, shares some of his insights...
03 Jul 2018
Three local churchyards have been visited by Easingwold Deanery’s ‘Caring for the Environment’ group in order to learn about and promote the ways they are managed to encourage wildlife, as well as being a dedicated and dignified space for the parish.
25 May 2018
The Archbishop of York will be re-visiting the Harthill Deanery (around the market town of Driffield, in the heart of the Yorkshire Wolds) for three days of mission from Saturday 2 to Monday 4 June 2018. This mission was rescheduled from March because of the heavy snowfall.
08 May 2018
The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, will experience a cross-section of rural and town life as he visits the Deanery of Beverley – the parishes in and around the historic market town and its surrounding villages – for a Mission Weekend from Friday 11th May to Sunday 13th May 2018.
25 Apr 2018
The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, will face questions and quizzes in the Deanery of Guisborough (parishes grouped around the Guisborough / Redcar / Saltburn area) during a Mission Weekend from Friday 27th April to Sunday 29th April, as he sees a slice of local life and joins local church members in sharing their faith.
16 Apr 2018
The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, was out and about to meet the people of Mowbray Deanery – Thirsk, Northallerton and surrounding communities – during a Mission Weekend from Friday 13th to Sunday 15th April.