Organisations. A variety of organisations and groups work with Wakefield Diocese to give special support and encouragement. Some are featured here. Other local and national organisations can be explored through the Links section.

Bishop’s Development Fund - The Bishop’s Development Fund is a charity to help Anglican churches within the Diocese of Wakefield develop new initiatives.

Church Music - Support within Wakefield Diocese from the Royal School of Church Music.

Diocesan Evangelical Fellowship - Debate, networking and support for evangelicals and others within Wakefield Diocese.

Mothers Union - With 3.5 million members in 75 countries, the Mothers' Union strengthens marriage and Christian family life.

Society of Catholic Priests (SCP) - An international, inclusive society supporting men and women in their priestly service of God within the Anglican Communion.

Third Order of the Society of Saint Francis - A 'community' of people encouraging one another to live and witness to the Christian life.

Wakefield Anglican Cursillo - Cursillo is a movement of the Church providing a method by which Christians are empowered to grow through prayer, study and action and enabled to share God's love with everyone.

Wakefield Diocesan Drama Committee - The Wakefield Diocesan Drama Committee write and produce plays for specific events and hold workshops for people interested in drama. The acting part of the group, The Pamela Kiely Players, put on plays about twice a year.

Support Pages


Bishops Certificate in Pastoral Ministry

Bishop’s Development Fund

Care of Clergy

Children And Youth

Children and Youth: Ideas

Children and Youth: Participation and Listening

Children and Youth: Support

Children and Youth: Towards Good Practice

Children and Youth: Worship

Christening / Baptism

Church Music

Communion and Confirmation

Continuing Ministerial Education (CME)

Curriculum Resources

Deanery Deliveries

Development and Support

Diocesan Advisory Committee for the Care of Churches (DAC)

Diocesan Evangelical Fellowship

Diocesan Offices

Disability and access



Education and Training

Education Courses and Events





Godly Play


Hospital Chaplaincy

Learning And Training

Legal Notices

Local Authority Agreed Syllabuses

Media Contacts

Ministry among deaf people

Ministry and Vocation

Ministry of Healing


Mothers Union

Ordained Local Ministry



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Parish MOT

Parish Spotlights


Prayer and Spirituality


Publications and Resources

Racial Justice


Records Office

Resource Centres

Resources Mirfield

Retired clergy




School Reports

Services with Signing

SIAMS Inspections and Documentation

Social Responsibility

Society of Catholic Priests (SCP)

Spiritual Direction

test gallery

Theology and Society

Third Order of the Society of Saint Francis



Wakefield Anglican Cursillo

Wakefield Cathedral

Wakefield Diocesan Drama Committee

Wakefield Ministry Consultancy

Wakefield Resource Centre

Working with the media

Worship and Liturgy