The Tanzania Link

Leeds Diocese has a link with three dioceses in north-west Tanzania - the Dioceses of Mara, Rorya and Tarime. The link is about:

  • Friendship - through visits, letters and emails
  • Prayer - we pray for each other often by name.
  • Practical Support - in whatever way we can


Dioceses of Mara, Rorya and Tarime, TanzaniaTalking Tanzania logoAround 80 churches in West Yorkshire are linked to churches in Tanzania as well as school to school links. There have been many visits in both directions. Many parishes pray for their link church every Sunday. Schools exchange letters and photos and learn about  each other. Clergy training is supported and agricultural projects funded. Click here to download a leaflet.

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Diocesan Visit to Tanzania
Places available on the next Leeds Diocesan visit to our companion dioceses in Tanzania from 25 July to 8 August 2018. The group will stay at a diocesan hostel next to the cathedral in Musoma, Diocese of Mara.  The visit will include visits to churches, schools and to neighbouring dioceses visiting rural development projects. A safari in the Serengeti will be arranged at the end.
Total costs are likely to be between £1500-2000 per person. 
Please contact the Tanzania Link Officer Stephen Spencer for more information. 
To book a place please send £1100 for purchasing flight tickets to Leeds Diocesan Board of Finance by 15 December 2017.

Harvest Appeal 2017: A borehole for Bwasi.

June 2017: Latest Tanzania Link Update 

June/July 2017: Arthur Mauya, Melinah Galibona and Joseph and Benta Nyamgoncho (headteacher at Issenye) and his wife visit Leeds Diocese.

April 2017: Bishops of Overseas Links visit UK More.
February 2017: Teachers in Tanzania  Follow their blog. Latest bulletin.
June 2016: Students visited our Tanzania link.
February 2016: Bishop Nick and Linda visited Tanzania with others. More here and here.

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Stephen Spencer Revd Dr Stephen Spencer
Tanzania Link Officer
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