The Patron of Acts 435 is The Right Reverend Dr. John Sentamu. He was consecrated as Archbishop of York in 2005 and launched Acts 435 in July 2010 at General Synod. He retired from his role as the Archbishop of York in June 2020, but he continues to be an active patron of the charity.
In 2009 the Archbishop launched his own Youth Trust, helping young leaders across the North of England in the work they are doing within local communities.
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