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Diocese takes the centenary tour to Doncaster Minster

Doncaster Minster was the venue this weekend for the sixth stage of the Centenary Tour.  Continuing the journey around the diocese, people from the region came to explore the building, see heritage displays and exhibitions from parishes and take part in Songs of Praise-style worship.

The event started with a Pilgrimage Walk departing from St Peter in Chains at 1.30pm with the crowd reaching the Minster by 2.15pm.

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Diocese of Sheffield teams up with English Heritage this weekend for major celebration event

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 September 2014 15:48

Roche Abbey is this weekend hosting the Diocese of Sheffield at it continues to celebrate its centenary year.  The event marks the fifth stage of the official 2014 centenary tour around the region.

When: Sunday, 7 September 2014, 2-5pm

What: Free entrance for family events, activities and refreshments

Where: Roche Abbey (off A634), Maltby, Rotherham, S66 8NW

Who: Bishop of Sheffield, Bishop of Doncaster, Centenary Singers, Micah’s Gang puppet theatre

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Capture a moment in the life of a church – photo competition launched

A photography competition is being held as part of the centenary celebrations for the Diocese of Sheffield.  From Carlecotes to Adlingfleet, Snaith to Thorpe Salvin, the diocese possesses an outstanding collection of church buildings. They hold over 1,500 years of heritage and histories of the people and parishes they have served from Saxon times to the modern day.

Entries are sought which celebrate the life and heritage of our churches and encourage people to explore and engage with these amazing buildings.

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Bishop of Sheffield appeals to keep climate change on the agenda

The Rt Revd Dr Steven Croft has spoken out to give his strong support to the Hope for the Future climate change campaign.

Hope for the Future is an initiative, supported by Christian Aid, aimed at getting realistic climate change policies into the manifestos of the main political parties ahead of the next general election in May 2015.

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Joint statement from the Bishops’ of Sheffield and Doncaster on the situation in Iraq

The Rt Revd Dr Steven Croft, Bishop of Sheffield and the Rt Revd Peter Burrows, Bishop of Doncaster have made a joint statement on the crisis in Iraq.

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