Inclusion at the heart of Wakefield Cathedral's new Vision

Wakefield Cathedral has launched its new Strategic Vision, which is rooted in its core values of joyfulness, generosity and inclusiveness.

Firm in Hope details the cathedral’s commitment to be a place that is safe and welcoming, life-giving and inspiring.

Speaking at its launch at the Cathedral’s annual meeting the Dean of Wakefield, Simon Cowling, said:

“We’re launching our new Vision at the beginning of Advent, a season of hope as we look forward to the celebration of God coming among us.

“In these times of immense challenge we’re looking forward with confidence to the next phase of ministry at Wakefield Cathedral, firm in the hope that God has given us in his Son, Jesus Christ. “  

Firm in Hope, with its challenging goals and objectives,  can be read at and there is a video to accompany the launch at

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