Outdoor ceremony to be held for tragic baby left outside Leeds church

Floral tributes and teddies have been left outside St Peter's Church in Bramley.

Floral tributes and teddies have been left outside St Peter's Church in Bramley.

An outdoor ceremony will be held today at the Leeds church where a newborn baby was left in a Tesco Bag For Life.

The baby boy was discovered outside St Peter’s Church in Bramley on Wednesday morning and died later in hospital.

Messages of condolence have been left on flowers for the newborn baby boy.

Messages of condolence have been left on flowers for the newborn baby boy.

Concern grows for mother after tragic baby left outside Leeds church in Tesco Bag For Life

The Diocese of Leeds has announced that prayers will be said for the baby, its mother and all concerned during a brief ceremony at 4pm.

It will be led by the priest-in charge at St Peter’s, the Rev Paul Crabb, who found the baby on the vicarage’s doorstep.

Meanwhile, police are continuing their search for the baby’s mother amid concerns for her wellbeing.

A ceremony will be held this afternoon outside St Peter's Church in Bramley.

A ceremony will be held this afternoon outside St Peter's Church in Bramley.

Artist Ruth Spencer Jolly who composed 'European Unison' an ensemble written for 28 pianos, representing the members of the European Union and symbolising Brexit, following a preview of her work at Besbrode Pianos in Leeds. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday March 23, 2017. The composition tells the story of the EU from its birth to Brexit. The ensemble of pianos is a metaphor demonstrating "the whole is greater than the sum of its parts". Photo: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

A piano composition for Brexit comes to Yorkshire