Only Connect: residential weekend for distintive deacons. 4-6 March, Wydale Hall, Scarborough
it is the Church of England who have thrown the weight of their support, encouragement and blessing behind me. And that feels like it just might be a gift from God even if it wasn’t expected or imagined.
Archbishop ordains 17 new Deacons for the Diocese of York 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 2019. As Readers the candidates were admitted and licensed after a process of selection and training … Continue reading AN INFLUX OF NEW DEACONS!
This is enormously heartening news from the Archbishop of York. He is a strong supporter of the diaconate. Many of us have known for a long time that there are Readers who are exercising a diaconal rather than a Reader ministry, and who, if they had been made aware of the diaconate at the time … Continue reading READERS CAN BECOME DEACONS
Recently, the Archbishop of York, an enthusiastic advocate, support and friend of the diaconate, published his Presidential Address to his Diocesan Synod (5 November 2016) advocating a fresh approach to ministry. He asked for copies to be distributed to everyone in church communities across the Diocese of York. This is now available in booklet form: … Continue reading ARCHBISHOP JOHN ON DEACONS