Next Bishop of Sheffield Announced

Next Bishop of Sheffield Announced

The Rt Revd Philip North has been announced as the next Bishop of Sheffield

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Breathe Deep Day is back for 2017

Breathe Deep Day is back for 2017

How do you like the sound of spending a day with loads of young Christians like yourself from across South Yorkshire?

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  • 20th February to 27th February 2017 | A pilgrimage to the Holy Land

    A comprehensive 8-day pilgrimage to the Holy Land in February 2017. Read more

  • 27th February to 28th February 2017 | The Bishop's Annual Lectures 2017

    For all clergy within the diocese of Sheffield and all licenced or authorised lay ministers. We have two dates - two venues and two speakers. Read more

  • 11th March 2017 | Joined Up Conference 2017

    On Saturday 11 March, 2017 we will be opening the doors for the second Joined Up conference for youth, schools, children’s and families workers.Join with others to share ideas and learn new ones in this interactive day conference in the heart of Sheffield. Read more

  • 25th March 2017 | Ignite

    For those that cannot make the Joined Up conference held at St Thomas Philadelphia on 11 March 2017, see this alternative...Ignite, Saturday 25 March 2017, 10 - 4pm at Immanuel College, Leeds Road, Bradford BD10 9AQ Read more

  • 22nd November 2017 | 2017 Catholic Evangelism Lecture at St Matthew’s Carver Street

    With the Bishop of Chichester, The Rt Rev’d Dr Martin Warner Read more

  • 12th June to 14th June 2018 | Diocesan Conference 2018!

    Hold the date for the next Diocesan Conference at Swanwick in 2018. Read more

Faith Stories: Overcoming the doubts

"When I was a teenager, I was full of doubts about God and resented being taken to church each Sunday with my parents. On the one hand, they were proud of my achievements, but somehow, I was not quite good enough. We never talked about feelings or shared hugs and kisses, they were reserved for babies.

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Looking forward to a new year...

Aristotle is supposed to have said “The more you know, the more you know you don't know.”  As we reflect on the past twelve months many will do so with joy, some with sadness and others with disappointment and regret.  At the beginning of 2016 none could have known what would impact on us personally, nationally or globally.  Few of us would have predicted ‘Brexit’ for example.  We may have anticipated the continuation of war and terrorism and done so with a great sadness in our hearts,...

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Guest Blog

What we need is more love and less paperwork - Renewal and Reform

By freeing-up clergy from administration, more time can be given to growing the Church and serving local communities, argues Graham Millar, from the Mission Partnership Development Worker Project in Sheffield Diocese. Anyone not involved closely with parish ministry may be surprised to know research has found that administration takes up more clergy time than any other type of work. Paperwork is clearly not what most priests are called to and filling in forms and photocopying, whilst...

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Lively and diverse Christian communities

The Diocese of Sheffield is made up of Church of England organisations located throughout South Yorkshire and the southern parts of the East Riding of Yorkshire. It comprises parishes, schools, chaplaincies, missional communities and other organisations all united by their common Christian faith.

It is an Anglican diocese that is made up of a diverse community of mission-focused people who are seeking to transform their lives, and the lives of others, by sharing the Christian faith.  Since the creation of the diocese in 1914, the shape of the villages, towns and cities may have changed but the people are still vibrant, energetic and passionate about serving our Lord Jesus Christ.

As a diocese we have been called to grow a sustainable network of Christ-like, lively and diverse Christian communities in every place which are effective in making disciples and in seeking to transform our society and God’s world.  Every day around the diocese, dedicated, creative and passionate people are working together in the mission of God.

On this website you can find resources and information relevant to all aspects of Christian life, churches and parishes, schools and wider ministry. If you can't find what you are looking for, contact Church House, our administration centre, on 01709 309100.