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
Around 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.
Message from Bishop Tony
We are enormously grateful to Stephen Spencer for all that he has done over the past few years as link officer with the dioceses in Tanzania. He has been instrumental in developing a number of important projects across the three dioceses in Tanzania. I am sure you will join me in wishing him well for his new work in the Anglican Communion.
I am delighted to that Revd Canon Maggie McLean has agreed to be the next link officer. Maggie has been to Tanzania on a number of occasions and of course she comes from Battyeford which has a long established link through Bill and Maureen Jones with Mara.
Bishop Tony Robinson
July 25 - 8 August 2018: next Diocesan visit to Tanzania.
January 2018: Latest Tanzania Link Update
Harvest Appeal 2017: A borehole for Bwasi.
June/July 2017: Arthur Mauya, Melinah Galibona and Joseph and Benta Nyamgoncho (headteacher at Issenye) and his wife visited Leeds Diocese.
April 2017: Bishops of Overseas Links visit UK More.
February 2017: Teachers in Tanzania Follow their blog. Latest bulletin.
February 2016: Bishop Nick and Linda visited Tanzania with others. More here and here.
|Revd Canon Maggie McLean
Tanzania Link Officer