17 Aug 2021
Reader Sunday is the day when we traditionally give thanks for the ministry of Readers, trained and licenced lay ministers, and many Readers are invited to lead worship or preach on that day.
13 Jan 2021
John Eckersley died peacefully on 4th January 2021 at home, in Flamborough, with his wife, Nancy and his daughter, Tanya.
27 Nov 2020
The role of Warden of Readers in the Diocese of York is passing from the Ven Sam Rushton, Archdeacon of York, to the Ven Dr Amanda Bloor, Archdeacon of Cleveland.
02 Oct 2020
It was a weekend to celebrate vocation and ministry at York Minster, as six small and intimate services replaced the usual thronged gatherings.
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.
11 Sep 2019
Training events have been organised for Deanery representatives and others who want to be inspiring and encouraging others between now and then, and there's one event with the ebullient Canon Robin Gamble that is open to all.
09 Sep 2019
The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, admitted seven new Readers to serve in parishes in the Diocese of York, during a service in York Minster on Saturday 7th September.
13 Jan 2019
The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, ordained 17 serving Readers to be Deacons in the Church of God during a service in York Minster on Sunday 13th January.
08 Oct 2018
“To me, that’s ministry,” says Peter Titchmarsh, describing an incident from his time as a senior manager in Barclays Bank thirty years ago.