Welcome to the pages for the Communications Team of the Diocese of Leeds, part of the Church of England. If you wish to contact us about an enquiry, or to send us a story, please email communications [at] leeds.anglican.org. Alternatively, please use the contact details below.

Communications Team

Chris Tate Director of Communications Chris Tate
Director of Communications
0113 3530 270
Richard Earnshaw
Digital and Social Media Officer
0113 353 0261
Jack Bacon
Communications Officer
07514 310898

What we do

Currently, along with the website, we produce:

Produced twice monthly and goes to over 5500 subscribers. Send your news to: enews [at] leeds.anglican.org  (Editor - Chris Tate)

Produced monthly, providing key information and announcements to parish officers and clergy. 

Leeds Diocesan News
A monthly paper bulletin (A5, 4 pages) sent to parishes and also available online as a PDF. (Editor - Chris Tate)

Follow us at @LeedsCofE

'Like' the Diocese of Leeds Facebook page @Leedscofe

Follow us at @LeedsCofE

Find and subscribe to our channel by searching for Diocese of Leeds

Media Advice
Our churches are full of good news stories and the Communications Officers can help you get positive media coverage, and give advice about working with the media when the story is not so good. They also offer training in all aspects of parish communications.


Useful documents and links

Downloadable Loving Living Learning poster here.

Labs Learning Blogs - Through the new CofE Labs blog, the Church of England digital team and other guest bloggers share their knowledge on design, photography, social media strategy and more. Aimed specifically at those running social and web projects in churches, they hope this advice will help grow the confidence of the Church's digital skills and help us to reach more people online. Find out more here.

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