News from the Diocese of York Friday 15 November 2013

Typhoon Haiyan Appeal

Appeals for the people of the Philippines have been launched after the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan.  You can give to the Christian Aid appeal at, and World Vision have resources and ways to give at

New Readers in the Diocese of York

Archbishop Sentamu will licence nine new Readers in the Diocese of York in York Minster at 11am on Saturday 16th November. Five people will also be thanked for their long service as Readers. Find out more at

New Diocesan representatives on General Synod

Heather Black (House of Laity) and Paul Hutchinson (Proctors in Convocation) have been elected to represent the Diocese of York at General Synod. Congratulations Heather and Paul!  If you would like to pray for the General Synod meeting next week, you can use the prayer points here as a guide:

December newsletter and prayer diary

The December newsletter and prayer diary for the Diocese of York are now available to download at

What’s On  

For a list of what’s on in the Diocese, visit