Diocese of Sheffield


Diocese of Sheffield

Coordinates: 53°22′55″N 1°28′12″W / 53.382°N 1.470°W / 53.382; -1.470

Diocese of Sheffield
Location
Ecclesiastical province York
Archdeaconries Sheffield and Rotherham, Doncaster
Statistics
Parishes 175
Churches 221
Information
Cathedral Sheffield Cathedral
Current leadership
Bishop Dr Steven Croft, Bishop of Sheffield
Suffragan Bishop of Doncaster (Bishop-designate: Peter Burrows)
Archdeacons Bob Fitzharris, Archdeacon of Doncaster
Martyn Snow, Archdeacon of Sheffield and Rotherham
Website
sheffield.anglican.org

The Diocese of Sheffield is an administrative division of the Church of England, part of the Province of York.

The Diocese of Sheffield was formed on January 23, 1914[1], by the division from the Diocese of York (along with that part of the Diocese of Southwell in the city of Sheffield). It covers most of the County of South Yorkshire (except Barnsley), with a small part of the East Riding of Yorkshire, one parish in North Yorkshire and one in North Lincolnshire – an area of almost 576 square miles (1,490 km2). It is headed by the Bishop of Sheffield and its Cathedral is Sheffield Cathedral. The diocese is linked with the Diocese of Argentina.[2]. Since 1990 it has been linked with the Evangelical Church in Germany's Hattingen-Witten District in Westphalia.[3]

The Diocese is subdivided into 12 deaneries, split between two archdeaconries:

  • Archdeaconry of Sheffield and Rotherham (originally Archdeaconry of Sheffield) [4] (Archdeacon:Martyn Snow)[5]
    • Attercliffe
    • Ecclesall
    • Ecclesfield
    • Hallam
    • Laughton
    • Rotherham
  • Archdeaconry of Doncaster (Archdeacon: to end 2011 Bob Fitzharris, Jan 2012 onwards Archdeacon designate Steve Wilcockson) [6]
    • Adwick-le-Street
    • Doncaster
    • Snaith & Hatfield
    • Tankersley
    • Wath
    • West Doncaster

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