Spirituality has been described as that which makes us conscious of the mystery and wonder of life and moves us to seek meaning in it. It recognises there is more to life than what we see and touch. Different things may prompt it
For Christians the source of all life and being is God revealed in Jesus Christ. Christian Spirituality is how we experience being drawn into the life and activity of God by his Spirit. It involves Prayer and study of the Bible but is much more. It is about the whole of life.

The Prayer & Spirituality Team work in a variety of ways to encourage everyone in the Diocese in the development and growth of their spiritual life. Events, resources, training and spiritual direction are some of the areas they are involved with. Please use the menu to find out more or if you have a query email: spirituality@leeds.anglican.org


Fra AngelicoUp and coming events

The God who Comes Advent Quiet Day with Canon Christopher Lewis. 10-3.30pm, 16 December at the Mirfield Centre.
Riding Lights: Counting the Clouds 7.30pm, 18 January 2018 at Holy Trinity, Huddersfield.
Study day on the book of Job 10am-3.30pm, 27 January 2018 at the Mirfield Centre. 
Soul Food for Care-givers led by Revd Dr Tiffany Conlin, 10am-3.30pm on 3 February 2018 at the Mirfield Centre.

All diocesan events.


The Prayer & Spirituality Team

The Prayer & Spirituality Team aims to support and encourage churches and individuals in spiritual growth by

  • providing literature and events to help and encourage prayer
  • putting people in contact with those offering spiritual direction and spiritual companionship
  • training in Christian listening skills and spiritual direction
  • support and oversight to spiritual directors



Paul Maybury Revd Canon Paul Maybury
Diocesan Prayer & Spirituality Co-ordinator
Revd Nick Clews
Prayer & Spirituality Co-ordinator
Bradford Area
To be appointed
Prayer & Spirituality Co-ordinator
Huddersfield Area
To be appointed
Prayer & Spirituality Co-ordinator
Leeds Area
To be appointed
Prayer & Spirituality Co-ordinator
Ripon Area
To be appointed
Prayer & Spirituality Co-ordinator
Wakefield Area
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