30 Apr 2021
Christ Church, Bridlington, will be holding a ‘Sponsored Squat’ on Monday, 3rd May, to celebrate and raise money for the ‘Toilet Twinning’ initiative, which will help a partner in a developing country build clean, safe toilets and taps.
16 Apr 2021
The Revd Nik Stevenson, Multiply Minister for Ingleby Barwick, led five runners on a 14-mile Good Friday pilgrimage to the summit of Roseberry Topping, part of the North York Moors, with a stop every mile to contemplate a Station of the Cross with a reflection and a short prayer.
25 Sep 2020
Emma Miles is a Multiply leader supported by the Growth Fund and based at West Hill in the Parish of Bessingby and Christ Church, Bridlington.
04 Sep 2020
Sister Jane Emson of the Church Army is a Multiply Minister based at Thorntree and Brambles Farm, Middlesbrough, and will be ordained Deacon at the end of September this year.
24 Apr 2020
I can’t help looking forward to ‘getting back to normal’. But what bits of normal do I really want to get back to?
03 Dec 2019
Scarborough has just gained two new 20s to 40s Multiply ministers in a unique, half-and-half, job-share.
15 Nov 2019
From prosecco and face painting, to singing in a pub or holding an open-air candlelit vigil, life has been anything but dull for the Revd Mary Rolls since she was appointed as a Multiply minister in Thirsk last April to reach out to local people in their 20s, 30s and 40s.
31 Oct 2019
Latest 20s to 40s appointment in Middlesbrough marks fresh partnership with Church Army.
24 Oct 2019
The first Growth Fund grants to help churches reach younger adults have been awarded to three churches in different parts of the diocese - in Middlesbrough, Bridlington and the outskirts of York.
18 Oct 2019
Parents on the school-run in York have been enjoying free tea and coffee outside the school gates, thanks to an initiative by the local church, St Barnabas, Leeman Road, and their Multiply minister, the Revd Matt Woodcock.
19 Sep 2019
“What is really special about Multiply workshops is that they are full of ordinary people, from towns, villages, seaside resorts and urban estates,” says Multiply’s Associate Team Leader, Dr Ben Walker.
18 Sep 2019
Mary Rolls has been a Multiply minister based at St Mary’s Church, Thirsk, since Aril 2019, working to reach out to local people in their 20s, 30s and 40s and begin to establish a new worshipping community there.
06 Sep 2019
As the country weathers a period of Brexit-related turmoil, a Dutch church minister and his Zimbabwean wife have returned to the UK to begin a new pioneering ministry among those in their 20s, 30s and 40s in the North Yorkshire market town of Malton.
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.
11 Jul 2019
Gifts of wine, coffee and chocolate cake were the unusual symbols of ministry which were presented to the Revd Rob Suekarran at his recent licensing service held at St Wilfrid’s Church, Brayton near Selby.
11 Jun 2019
A map, a Bettys goody-bag and a blank sheet of paper were the three unusual items presented to newly appointed 20s to 40s minister, the Revd David Johnson, during his recent licensing service at All Saints, Northallerton.
07 Jun 2019
This week, we launched our Multiply initiative with a fantastic new website – www.multiplyreach.org.
21 May 2019
Lay and clergy from all corners of the Diocese of York have taken part in the first ever 20s to 40s workshop held in York at the weekend (Saturday 18 May).
30 Apr 2019
For the first time, a day is being held to help churches across the Diocese of York to reach out to those in their 20s, 30s and 40s.
25 Jan 2019
The Diocese of York has secured funding fully to implement its plan to develop new worshipping communities with a focus on those in their 20s, 30s and 40s, located between the Rivers Humber and Tees and between the A1 and the Yorkshire coast.
24 Jan 2019
The Church of England is to fund a bold series of projects to spread the Christian faith – from a new congregation in a nightclub area to a weekday church - as part of a £35 million investment in mission, it was announced yesterday.
10 Nov 2018
Dr Ben Walker will join Team Leader the Revd John Lee to oversee the ‘Growth Fund’ making grants possible across the Diocese to enable lay people to lead the creation of New Worshipping Communities focused on those in their 20s-40s.
09 Nov 2018
The Revd John Lee will be responsible for day-to-day oversight of the work of building New Worshipping Communities focused on 20s-40s, and will lead a team of 14 full-time 20s – 40s Ministers, placed strategically across the Diocese of York.
08 Nov 2018
Momentum is growing for fulfilling the Diocese’s Goal of ‘Reaching those we currently don’t’.
30 Sep 2018
The Revd Richard White, currently based at Liverpool Cathedral and Director of The Joshua Centre, has been appointed Director of Making and Nurturing Disciples for the Diocese of York.
07 Feb 2018
The Bishop of Whitby, Paul Ferguson, writes: Over a year ago, we had open meetings all over the Diocese to think about our way forward together. So what’s been happening since?