St Mary’s Church, Billingshurst

Friday, 10 January 2014

YES Team - Announcement

It was announced in November that the Chichester Diocesan ‘YES’ Youth Team (“You, Equipped to Serve”) was, effectively, being shut down. A period of consultation was to follow, until 9 January. The PCC of this church was – unanimously – aghast, and its concern has been conveyed to Bishops etc. It has now been announced that the YES Team will continue in post until the end of July 2014 so that they can deliver their existing commitments. This is a partial victory, and there is an online petition to The Bishop of Chichester campaigning to keep the YES Team. It would be wonderful if many could sign this petition: