15 Oct 2020
Two Associate Programme Leaders are to join the Mustard Seed team, supporting the development of its programme, and leading the Stepping Up learning communities growing across Hull, Middlesbrough and our coastal communities.
14 Oct 2020
This week’s story comes from Phil. St John’s Bransholme does not currently have a vicar but Phil and other local people are at the heart of the church serving within the local community.
09 Oct 2020
We will be sharing the stories of people who are part of Stepping Up in Hull and Middlesbrough over the coming weeks. Our first story comes from Sam.
18 Sep 2020
Stepping Up has begun this week. It has felt like the end of a long journey, and at the same time, the beginning of a whole new adventure!
30 Jun 2020
The Diocese of York has secured funding to implement its plan for ‘growing disciples in places where life is tough.’
29 May 2020
At the end of a sunny week, when many people may have been planning to go on holiday, we have been sharing ‘Stories of Hope’ from Scarborough. As one of Yorkshire’s popular holiday destinations the tourism, hospitality and leisure industries have been hard hit by the impact of Covid-19. It is not clear what the long-term impact will be, but our coastal communities are certainly more vulnerable, with businesses and livelihoods in the balance.
14 May 2020
This week we are sharing ‘Stories of Hope’ from Middlesbrough, a town that has been particularly hard hit by the impact of Covid-19. In recent figures released by the Office for National Statistics, there were 79 deaths per 100,000 in Middlesbrough compared with 12-27 per 100,000 in other areas of the York Diocese. There have been over 200 deaths at James Cook University Hospital, a death toll almost double that in York and Hull hospitals.
07 May 2020
This week we are sharing ‘Stories of Hope’ from Bridlington, where churches are responding to the challenges that Covid-19 brings in our poorest parishes, where life is already tough. Every church reaching out in their community during lockdown has made contact with new offering new opportunities to share God’s love.
13 Dec 2019
Heather Black, currently Development Officer for Together Middlesbrough and Cleveland, has been appointed Programme Leader for the new Mustard Seed initiative in the Diocese of York.