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Groups, Forums & Announcements

This page contains links to our groups and forums as well as announcements from the Diocese and its officers. The General Forum is a public group and can be viewed by anyone. Membership of the General Forum can be requested – posting is in the forum is limited to forum members only. The other Groups and Forums are closed and membership is by invite only. Please contact [email protected] if you need to request membership privileges. Each Group and Forum link will take you to a web interface where you can sign-in if you are a member.

Groups & Forums

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General Forum

Closed Groups & Forums

Bishop’s Council Group

Clergy Forum

Communications Chat

Diocesan Synod

Finance Group

A short tutorial on registering for and using the general forum. Private groups are the same for creating and account and posting accept you can only be invited to join a group.

Diocesan Announcements

Current Announcements

National Church – Safeguarding Notices

John Smythe Case - April 2017 To read the update and associated information please follow the link: https://www.churchofengland.org/clergy-office-holders/safeguarding-children-vulnerable-adults.aspx

New Safeguarding documents issued

The Church of England has issued several new safeguarding related documents since December 2016. These can be downloaded here:  Full details of these documents can be found here: For full details please visit this link. A Safeguarding Update Bulletin will be circulated soon.

A Collect For Peace

O God, the author of peace and lover of concord, to know you is eternal life and to serve you is perfect freedom: Defend us, your humble servants, in all assaults of our enemies; that we, surely trusting in your defence, may not fear the power of adversaries; through the might of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen Further...

Your Announcements

Your Announcements

Expired: Daily Devotional Readings

We have been asked to share this: To celebrate 20 years York Courses has produced a booklet of Daily Devotional Readings from Easter to Pentecost. DAILY DEVOTIONAL READINGS A 48-page booklet with a thoughtful reading for every day from Easter to Pentecost (‘Whit Sunday’). £2.99 each, with free UK post and packing Multipack of  3...