The Church of England’s Benefice of Haworth and Cross Roads welcomed both a new member to its clergy team and a new Prayer Champion in a special service at Haworth Church today (Sunday). Rev. Malcolm Young was licensed as an Associate Priest by the Bishop of Bradford Toby Howorth while Diane Wilson was commissioned as the Prayer Champion. Pictured (left to right): Bishop Howorth, Rev. Malcolm Young, the Rector of Haworth & Cross Roads Oli Preston and Dine Wilson. Besides the congregation members from Haworth Church, the ceremony attracted support from congregations at Cross Roads, Ingrow St John’s and Stanbury.
Smiling Christianity. Pictured above: the Bishop of Bradford Toby Howorth, Rev. Malcolm Young, Diane Wilson and the Rector of Haworth & Cross Roads, Rev. Oli Preston.