The purpose of the Commission is to:

  • Promote awareness, discussion  and action throughout the Leeds diocese about the ‘Just’ Gospel response to the key issues of today
  • Advise the bishop of Leeds in respect of key Social Justice issues
  • Celebrate the work  that so many people in the diocese are already doing to bring about God’s Reign of Justice and Peace

 

NJPN logoWe are an integral part of the Diocese of Leeds and also a member of the National Justice and Peace Network.

Upcoming Events

Feb
20
Mon
all-day ICON OF PEACE ‘DIOCESAN TOUR’
ICON OF PEACE ‘DIOCESAN TOUR’
Feb 20 – Apr 16 all-day
ICON OF PEACE 'DIOCESAN TOUR'
The Leeds Pax Christi Group in conjunction with the Commission are bringing this beautiful icon up to Yorkshire for an eight week period starting in February. See our news post about this for more details[...]
Feb
23
Thu
7:00 pm CAFOD Briefing event @ The Newman parish centre
CAFOD Briefing event @ The Newman parish centre
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CAFOD Briefing event @ The Newman parish centre | England | United Kingdom
An opportunity to come along and find out more about CAFOD’s Lent Fast Day theme and to meet with local CAFOD staff and volunteers and find out what CAFOD are up to in our diocese.[...]
Mar
2
Thu
7:00 pm ‘In Harms’ Way’: Stories from th... @ All Hallows Church,
‘In Harms’ Way’: Stories from th... @ All Hallows Church,
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
'In Harms' Way': Stories from the frontline of peace-making @ All Hallows Church, | England | United Kingdom
Sarah Thompson, International Executive Director of Christian Peacemaker Teams is giving a public talk at All Hallows Church in Leeds. Sarah is going to be in Leeds for the European Christian Peacemaker Teams convergence which takes place[...]
Mar
3
Fri
all-day Womens World Day of Prayer
Womens World Day of Prayer
Mar 3 all-day
Womens World Day of Prayer
In 2017 the theme for this day is ‘Justice’ and the prayer resources and suggested service have been prepared by Christian women from the Philippines. More info
Mar
4
Sat
9:30 am What hope for us? Recovering con... @ Leeds Civic Hall
What hope for us? Recovering con... @ Leeds Civic Hall
Mar 4 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
What hope for us? Recovering confidence in the North @ Leeds Civic Hall | England | United Kingdom
This has been organised as a launch event for the Yorkshire regional JPIT- Joint Public Issues Team an ecumenical grouping  of the Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Methodist Church, the United Reformed Church and[...]

ICON OF PEACE IN YORKSHIRE

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