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28/04/2017

Getting involved in the General Election
As the country goes into election mode we offer some advice on how Christians and churches can engage with the General Election 2017. Read More >

27/04/2017

Bishop Paul shares his story ahead of Vocations Sunday
Bishop Paul shared his own vocation story with the Church of England this week in the lead up to Vocations Sunday on May 7th.  Read More >

13/04/2017

Getting to the heart of Easter
Over the last week the Church of England and others have got themselves embroiled in a row over Cadbury’s decision to drop the word Easter from their annual egg hunt.  Read More >

13/04/2017

Clergy Moves
There have been a number of moves in our diocese and we list them here. Read More >

13/04/2017

Hillsborough Memorial Service to be hosted by Liverpool Cathedrals
The Hillsborough Memorial Service will be held at Liverpool Cathedral on Saturday, April 15, its 28th anniversary. Read More >

12/04/2017

Bishop Paul's Easter Video Message
This week, Bishop Paul has recorded an Easter Video Message for the Diocese of Liverpool.  Read More >

13/04/2017

Liverpool Diocese Organises Summit as a Response to Displaced People
Revd Ellen Loudon is asking anyone from our diocese or Church of England who works with displaced people – asylum seekers, refugees or anybody who’s away from their home country, to share their experience at a summit on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Liverpool Cathedral. Read More >

07/04/2017

Dean Pete is announced as the next Bishop of Sheffield
The Queen has confirmed that Dean Pete will be the next Bishop of Sheffield. The Dean was introduced at a press conference this morning. He is set to be consecrated at York Minister in the summer and installed in Sheffield Cathedral in the autumn.
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06/04/2017

Engaging with families in your church and communities….
We speak to Sue Mitchell, Children and Families Missioner, who’s organising this year’s Bishop’s Headline Conference. She shares with us why it’s so important to engage with families successfully so they can develop their worshipping communities.
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06/04/2017

Are you ‘appy to use an App?
If you’re App savvy then why not try our online Service Register App? While it’s still in development, you can help make sure the App works well by trialling it and influencing its development by giving us your valuable feedback. The App is a really good tool for helping you to keep track of your church’s attendance figures.

 

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13/04/2017

Witnessing our Faith on Holy Saturday
Both Bishop Paul and Archbishop Malcolm are taking part in this walk of witness through Liverpool City Centre and encouraging others to do the same. So we spoke to one of the organisers, Father Crispin Pailing Rector of Liverpool about the origins of this walk and how you can be involved Read More >

23/03/2017

A missional passion for the town of Skelmersdale
Lawrence Smye-Rumsby was recently commissioned as Local Missional Leader for St Paul's Parish Church and across Skelmersdale. He shares his thoughts with us about his calling and ministry.  Read More >

03/04/2017

Clergy Moves
There have been a number of clergy moves in our diocese and we list them here. Read More >

31/03/2017

500th Anniversary of the Reformation
One of the resonant themes in Paul’s New Testament epistles is his inclination to rejoice with and about the churches to which he is writing.  Read More >

31/03/2017

Changes in fee arrangements for Anglican Chaplains
A review has been completed by the Archdeacons considering the position of Anglican Chaplains in regard to being able to receive part of the DBF’s fee. Read More >

29/03/2017

Bishop Paul's invitation to the Chrism Eucharist
The Chrism Eucharist is an opportunity for us all, as ministers in the Diocese, to gather in the holiest week of the Christian year, renew our commitments and pledge our service to God and the community. Read More >

23/03/2017

Statement regarding Michael Fry
Archdeacon Ricky Panter has issued a statement following the the conclusion of the Michael Fry case today. Read More >

24/03/2017

The first annual Micah Lecture
In our interview, Revd Ellen Loudon explains to us why the Urban Lecture series has changed its name to Micah Lectures and why it’s much more than simply a name change Read More >

23/03/2017

Bishop Paul's Easter Letter - 2017
Bishop Paul has written his annual Easter Letter to parishes.  Read More >

22/03/2017

Clergy Moves
There have been a number of clergy moves in our diocese, we list them here. Read More >

23/03/2017

We announce the next Archdeacon of Liverpool
The Revd Mike McGurk will suceed Ricky Panter as the next Archdeacon of Liverpool Read More >

16/03/2017

God is in the mess, the mundane and the muddle
Archdeacon Ricky Panter give his farewell address to Diocesan Synod Read More >

23/03/2017

Watch Bishop Paul's Presidential Address to Diocesan Syond
Bishop Paul covered three issues in the common life of the church while speaking about the continuing growth agenda in our diocese. Read More >

16/03/2017

How the teachings of the urban theologian, Kenneth Leech, are relevant to today’s society.
Revd Peter Winn, who’s helping to organise the True Prayer: True Justice conference at Hope University, Liverpool on 20th May, explains why the work of Kenneth Leech has become relevant to society.
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16/03/2017

Exploring Mission - the journey to 2019
Earlier this month, Bishop Paul and Bishop Cyril led diocesan teams in the Diocese of Durham’s four days of mission - ‘Talking Jesus’ and is the third mission undertaken by the Northern...
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16/03/2017

'I hope many find the scarves a gift in a dark world'
The Sanctuary in Widnes tell us of the impact of their #Lovethyneighbour project and St.Mary’s Church in Warrington has recently become part of the nationwide Places of Welcome scheme. Read More >

10/03/2017

‘Mother’s Day Runaways’ will offer a safe space to find God's presence on Mothering Sunday eve.
We spoke to Rev'd Sonya Doragh and Lizzie Lowrie about their motivation for a special service that will be held in Liverpool Cathedral offering a safe space for those who find Mothering Sunday difficult.
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10/03/2017

We are blessed to have so many fantastic, strong determined women around us
We revisit Local Missional Leader Ann Fairhurst's story to see how she, along with other local women are making a real difference to both community and environment in Wigan. Read More >

10/03/2017

Follow the Lent Lectures online
Bishop Paul is leading this year's series of Lent Lectures where he reflects on the importance of the disciples prayer. You can follow them online here Read More >

02/03/2017

Top tips for helping people dealing with financial issues
Julia Webster has put together her 5 top tips for workers and volunteers when helping people dealing with money matters.  Read More >

02/03/2017

A free training day to enable you to support young refugees in Liverpool
A letter from Bishop Paul inviting those who come into contact with young refugees in your day-to-day work to a free training event.  Read More >

02/03/2017

Lifecall - is this the start of your journey to ordained ministry?
Have you ever wondered if God might want you to be an ordained minister? Our Lifecall event on 15th March will help you to explore if this is your calling.
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03/03/2017

Music Supporting Our Mission
We interview Revd Canon Helen Bent our keynote speaker. Read More >

21/02/2017

Clergy Moves
There have been a number of clergy moves in our diocese, we list them here.  Read More >

25/02/2017

The most revolutionary change of educational structures in our lifetime
As the advertisement for a Trust Education Officer for our new Diocesan Multi Academy Trust (MAT) is published in the Times Educational Supplement we spoke to Director of Education Father Richard Peers. Read More >

17/02/2017

Bishop Paul pledges to examine how we explore "Radical Inclusion" in our diocese
The Bishop of Liverpool talks about the implications of Synod's vote not to take note of the House of Bishop's report into marriage and same sex relationships. Read More >

17/02/2017

Hat·tê·ḇāh –we join forces to support vulnerable young refugees
In our interview, Rev. Cannon Dr Ellen Loudon, Director of Social Justice explains why we’ve joined forces with The Children’s Society, Mothers’ Union and Home for Good for Hat·tê·ḇāh; awareness-raising training for all those who come into contact or support young refugees and migrants. Read More >

10/02/2017

Liverpool Parish Church joins the Greater Churches Network
Situated at the heart of the City, Liverpool Parish Church (St Nick’s) is one of the more prominent parish churches in the country.   Read More >

07/02/2017

We are sad to announce that Bishop Michael Henshall died peacefully today
Bishop Michael served as Bishop of Warrington for twenty years from 1976 to 1996 serving alongside Bishop David Sheppard.  Read More >

06/02/2017

Clergy Moves
There have been a number of clergy moves in our diocese, we list them here. Read More >

03/02/2017

Growing Vocations
Telling our story of growth in people exploring vocations at a national conference. Read More >
Two people one in a wheelchair receiving a disability award for church

03/02/2017

Three Churches from our diocese receive Disabled Friendly Award
All Saints, Stoneycroft: St Johns, Knotty, Ash and St Basils, Hough Green received the Disabled Friendly Award at a presentation evening at All Saints , Stoneycroft. 
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03/02/2017

Rev Malcom Rogers dedicates MBE to the memory of Anthony Walker
Malcom makes the dedication shortly after receiving the award in London Read More >

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