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Bishop of Sheffield leads the city’s Cathedral in first ‘test run’ ahead of future re-opening

Last Updated on Sunday, 20 April 2014 17:28

The Bishop of Sheffield, The Rt Revd Dr Steven Croft, started his Easter Day sermon today by warmly welcoming the congregation to the newly refurbished Sheffield Cathedral.  In its first test run after the major phase of works were complete.

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The Meaning of Easter

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 April 2014 14:46

Listen to The Bishop of Sheffield, Steven Croft, talk about the meaning of Easter.

   

Parishes of Penistone and Thurlstone join the Diocese of Sheffield

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 08:50

On Easter Sunday, the Diocese of Sheffield will have even more reason to celebrate as it welcomes the parishes of Penistone and Thurlstone into its folds.

The parishes are leaving the Diocese of Wakefield as it merges with Ripon & Leeds and Bradford to form the new Diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales.

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Faith leaders call on people in Sheffield to use their vote

Religious leaders from across the range of faiths in South Yorkshire have made a public declaration urging people to use their votes to defeat extremists like the British National Party.  The Bishop of Sheffield, the Rt Rev Steven Croft, and some of the chief signatories will be signing their joint statement on the steps of Sheffield Town Hall on Monday 14th April at 8.00am.

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Wombwell St Mary's Launch 'Easter Joy'

This Sunday, 6th April, St Mary’s Church, Wombwell will be hiding hundreds of Easter Eggs to mark the start of ‘Easter Joy’, a series of fun events for everyone leading up to Easter.

The launch will be part of their Family Easter ‘Refresh’ service which will include a hunt for the Easter Eggs, singing, a puppet show, crafts and learning together about Easter. It will take place at the Community Hall from 4pm to 5pm, followed by a sandwich tea. Everyone is invited.

Revd Martijn Mugge, curate at St Mary’s Church and organiser of ‘Easter Joy’ is excited about the positive response that the Church has so far received about the events. “Easter is the most significant celebration in the Christian calendar, and we have been overjoyed by the positive response from the local community to the different events we are putting on to celebrate Easter together.”

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Bishop of Sheffield address House of Lords on importance of regional growth

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 April 2014 12:06

The Bishop of Sheffield, The Rt Revd Dr Steven Croft, has today spoken in the House of Lords on the economic growth imbalances between London and Britain’s nine next largest cities.

Speaking out after last week’s Budget, Bishop Steven appealed to the government to ensure “that growth in the economy is rebalanced to benefit not just a single city but the whole of the United Kingdom.”

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The Centenary is a reason for us all to celebrate…

Last Updated on Monday, 24 March 2014 16:30

The Centenary Events Handbook is currently in the process of being printed and copies will be sent out to parishes shortly.   Inside is a special message from the Archbishop of York who will be joining the celebrations at Sheffield Cathedral on 23 November.

A special bookmark has also been printed with the Centenary Prayer; this will be going out in the post.  In addition, a supply of the bookmarks will be available at the different events.  Other free gifts and souvenirs will also be available to be given away.   Copies of the New Testament Bible will be distributed at the events with a Centenary commemorative label on the inside.  It is hoped that people will take them away and give them to someone else to read and discover more about the Christian Faith.

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Bishop’s Business Breakfast helps boost Doncaster Foodbank reserves

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014 13:57

Representatives of the public and private sectors in Doncaster have come together to donate items to the local Foodbank.  Gathering at the Bishop of Doncaster’s breakfast morning this week, non-perishable items of food and toiletries were collected.  These will be packaged up to help those struggling to buy food in the area.

The breakfast morning, hosted by Bishop Peter Burrows, is held quarterly at The Hub to encourage Doncaster leaders to discuss important issues facing the town.  This makes it the perfect forum to address local issues and agree paths of action.

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Bishop Peter pulls a pint!

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 March 2014 16:25

The Bishop of Doncaster has given his seal of approval to a new cask ale created by Doncaster Brewery.

On sampling the ale, he commented:

“I’m don’t normally drink a lot of real ale but this is very light and refreshing with a lovely after taste, it is a credit to the brewer.  I am sure that over the warm summer months this will be an extremely popular ale for people around the region.”t about tapping the cask of ale, before pulling off the first pint.

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A review of Diocesan Synod - 8 March 2014

On Saturday, 8 March, representatives met at Held at the Elim Christian Centre for the first Diocesan Synod of 2014.  The meeting was chaired by Canon Elizabeth paver, who opened the meeting by welcoming the new Archdeacon of Sheffield & Rotherham, Malcolm Chamberlain.

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