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.

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

Church Music

Continuing Ministerial Education (CME)

Curriculum Resources

Development and Support

Diocesan Evangelical Fellowship

Diocesan Offices

Disability and access



Education and Training





Hospital Chaplaincy

Learning And Training

Local Authority Agreed Syllabuses

Ministry among deaf people

Ministry and Vocation

Ministry of Healing

Ordained Local Ministry



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Parish MOT


Prayer and Spirituality

Publications and Resources

Racial Justice


Records Office

Resource Centres

Resources Mirfield


School Reports

Services with Signing

SIAMS Inspections and Documentation

Social Responsibility

Society of Catholic Priests (SCP)

Spiritual Direction

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Theology and Society

Third Order of the Society of Saint Francis



Wakefield Anglican Cursillo

Wakefield Diocesan Drama Committee

Wakefield Ministry Consultancy

Worship and Liturgy