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22/11/2016

Autumn Courses - November 8th, November 15th, November 22nd 2016
The doors of perception: awakening to reality Read More >

20/11/2016

Annual Reader Conference - November 20th 2016
This conference is for All Readers and Clergy and is part of the Reader PIME programme. Read More >

19/11/2016

LifeCall - Young Vocations Breakfast - November 19th 2016
Anyone aged 16-25 (give or take a year or two!) and wondering if they are called to ordination are welcome to come along. Read More >

16/11/2016

Clergy Safeguarding Training 2016
This training will involve Safeguarding presentations from outside agencies, supported by Su Foster, Diocese Child Protection Adviser and Ruth Reed, Diocese Vulnerable Adults Adviser. Read More >

12/11/2016

Autumn Courses - November 12th 2016
Taking scripture seriously: being faithful to the word of God Read More >

10/11/2016

LifeCall Reader Taster - November 10th 2016
Our Readers are the vital parts of the life blood of many churches, this taster session will show you why. Read More >

09/11/2016

Safeguarding Surgery - November 9th 2016
For parish Safeguarding co-ordinators and Lead & Additional Recruiters. Read More >

08/11/2016

Parish Safeguarding Training
This training will involve Safeguarding presentations from outside agencies, supported by Su Foster, Diocese Child Protection Adviser and Ruth Reed, Diocese Vulnerable Adults Adviser. Read More >

08/11/2016

LifeCall - Local Missional Leaders - November 8th 2016
Do you feel God may be calling you into a leadership role?  Read More >

06/11/2016

You and the Ministry Weekends - Nov 4th-6th 2016
Whether you are 16 or 60, if you are passionate about serving God and are wondering if he may be calling you to ordained leadership in the Church of England. Read More >

03/11/2016

Liverpool City Breakfast - Tim Farron MP - November 3rd 2016
Born and raised in the North West of England, Tim Farron has been involved in liberal politics since his days as President of Newcastle University’s Student Union.  Read More >

26/10/2016

All Saints Annual Lecture - October 26th 2016
Elaine Storkey - Scars across humanity. Understanding and overcoming  violence against women. Read More >

25/10/2016

Archbishop Blanch Memorial Lecture - October 25th 2016
Our speaker will be Bishop Rachel Treweek, the Bishop of Gloucester. Read More >

15/10/2016

Lay Readers Safeguarding Training 2016
Following the latest House of Bishops recommendations, our on-going Diocesan programme of Safeguarding training now requires all those who hold the Bishop’s Licence to receive mandatory safeguarding training during 2016.  Read More >

15/10/2016

LifeCall -Young Vocations Breakfast - October 15th 2016
Anyone aged 16-25 (give or take a year or two!) and wondering if they are called to ordination are welcome to come along. Read More >

12/10/2016

Treasurers and Gift Aid Secretaries Conference and Training - October 12th 2016
This year’s conference is aimed at anyone who is new to – or has an interest in - their church’s finances. The training sessions will be particularly useful to Treasurers and Gift Aid Secretaries who are new to their roles, or anyone considering taking up one of these roles.  Read More >

09/10/2016

Autumn Courses - October 9th 2016
Journeying with Augustine Read More >

08/10/2016

Diocesan Synod - October 8th 2016
Details of the next Diocesan Synod meeting Read More >

04/10/2016

The Working Church - Transforming Professional Life and Culture - 4th October 2016
Interested in exploring how the Church can be more effective in transforming workplace culture, business and professional Life? Then this event could be for you. Read More >

01/10/2016

Step Forward - October 1st 2016
Considering Ministry in the Anglican Church? Read More >

01/10/2016

Mental Health Challenge or Opportunity? - October 1st 2016
This is an award-winning study day produced with people with lived experience of mental health problems. Read More >

29/09/2016

Black Dyke Band - September 29th 2016
We are delighted to present a performance of the world famous Black Dyke Band at St Helens Town Hall. Read More >

29/09/2016

Places of Welcome - September 28th and 29th 2016
Places of Welcome is a growing network of hospitality run by local community groups who want to make sure that everyone in their area has a place to go for a friendly face, a cup of tea and a conversation if and when they need it. Read More >

24/09/2016

Readers AGM followed by Readers Licensing Service - September 24th 2016
Bishop Cyril will be licensing new readers at this special service. Read More >

20/09/2016

Liverpool City Breakfast - The Entertainer - September 20th 2016
Very few people know more about the toy industry than Gary Grant.  Along with his wife Catherine he founded The Entertainer toy shop in 1981 when they opened a local toy shop in Amersham, Buckinghamshire.   Read More >

13/09/2016

Spiritual Directors Network Day - 10th October 2016
The day will be led by the Archdeacon of Knowsley and Sefton, Ven Pete Spiers. Read More >

11/09/2016

Heritage Open Days - September 8th and 11th 2016
England's biggest heritage festival involving 40,000 volunteers. It celebrates our fantastic history, architecture and culture and offers people the opportunity to see hidden places and try out new experiences. Read More >

12/08/2016

Places of Welcome
Places of Welcome is a growing network of hospitality run by local community groups who want to make sure that everyone in their area has a place to go for a friendly face, a cup of tea and a conversation if and when they need it. Read More >

10/08/2016

Places of Welcome
Places of Welcome is a growing network of hospitality run by local community groups who want to make sure that everyone in their area has a place to go for a friendly face, a cup of tea and a conversation if and when they need it. Read More >

30/07/2016

ACAT Treasurer Training Course - July 30th 2016
This course is for Treasurers of Churches whose income is under £250,000 per year. Read More >

23/07/2016

LifeCall - Young Vocations Breakfast - July 23rd 2016
Anyone aged 16-25 (give or take a year or two!) and wondering if they are called to ordination are welcome to come along. Read More >

23/07/2016

Growth Conversation dates for St Helens and Warrington
God is faithful, unchanging and wants us to share the Good News. We are focused on growth so that we can become a bigger church making a bigger difference. Read More >

12/07/2016

A Quiet Day for Busy School Leaders - July 12th 2016
You are invited to come and ‘return to the Garden’…for a time to reconnect with God, with yourself, with others and the beauty of the world around you. Read More >

06/07/2016

Growth Conversation dates for Knowsley and Sefton
God is faithful, unchanging and wants us to share the Good News. We are focused on growth so that we can become a bigger church making a bigger difference. Read More >

06/07/2016

Growth Conversation dates for Ormskirk and Wigan
God is faithful, unchanging and wants us to share the Good News. We are focused on growth so that we can become a bigger church making a bigger difference. Read More >

05/07/2016

Annual RE Conference - July 5th 2016
Irrelevant or much needed? - Christian concepts in the 21st Century School
Read More >

05/07/2016

Catholic Mission Forum - July 5th 2016
This is a new group that is looking to start to bring together those priests who are theologically and spiritually formed and sustained by the catholic wing of the Church who are committed to engaging with how to spiritually and numerically grow their congregations. Read More >

30/06/2016

Citizenship, Religion, Philosophy and Values in Post-Brexit Britain - July 11th 2016
Education experts call urgent discussion on young people, citizenship and values in response to Brexit. Read More >

28/06/2016

Reader Summer Study Evening - June 14th, 21st and 28th 2016
These study evenings will be held at the Select Stadium, Widnes. Read More >

26/06/2016

Service of Eucharist with Ordination of Deacons - June 26th 2016
You are warmly invited to join us as we celebrate the Ordination of several people into the diaconate, a major milestone in their spiritual journey for both them and their families. Read More >

19/06/2016

Open Table Communion Service - June 19th 2016
Communion Service with an act of remembrance for the victims of the bombing in Orlando Read More >

18/06/2016

LifeCall - Young Vocations Breakfast - June 18th 2016
Anyone aged 16-25 (give or take a year or two!) and wondering if they are called to ordination are welcome to come along. Read More >

15/06/2016

Child Sexual Exploitation Knowledge Workshop - June 15th 2016
Child Sexual Exploitation  is a challenging subject which sadly children are effected by locally and nationally. Sefton CVS in partnership with Sefton Council, Sefton LSCB, Merseyside Police, Liverpool Diocese, Catch 22 and Ariel Trust have worked together to develop workshops to support you in being able to identify and respond to concerns relating to this subject.  Read More >

13/06/2016

School Leavers Service - June 2016
Monday 13th & Tuesday 14th June 2016 Traditional Services and Monday 27th & Tuesday 28th June Eucharist Services. Read More >

11/06/2016

ACAT Treasurer Training Course - June 11th 2016
This course is for Treasurers of Churches whose income is under £250,000 per year.  Read More >

11/06/2016

Service of Eucharist with Ordination of Priests - June 11th 2016
You are warmly invited to join us as we celebrate Ordinations into the priesthood, a major milestone in any individual's spiritual journey for both them and their families. Read More >

09/06/2016

Making it Easier to Manage Church Finance - June 9th 2016
Join us our Resources team as we explore how to make it easier to understand the world of church finance with a choice of workshops to help Treasurers, Gift Aid Secretaries and those with a heart for good stewardship in our churches. Read More >

06/06/2016

4th Annual Cathedral Urban Lecture - June 6th 2016
We're delighted to welcome Rev Lucy Winkett who will deliver this year's lecture entiitled "The Circus and the Desert: reflections on urban ministry for priests, clowns and hermits" Read More >

04/06/2016

Kids Workers Training Day - Manchester June 4th 2016
Join us from 10am - 4pm at St Mary Magdalene with Sale West Community Church in Manchester for your New Wine regional training day. Read More >

02/06/2016

Radical is coming to St Helens 1st July 2016
RADICAL is not just an event, it's a people movement. It's about getting young people, and their youth leaders, excited about hearing God and living passionately for Him. The first taste of RADICAL is a youth gathering in July 2016.  Read More >

25/05/2016

Church Maintenance Training Days - May 24th & 25th 2016
This is an informative and practical day to come and learn about maintaining your church building. We have two separate dates and venues on offer. Read More >

25/05/2016

Open the Box Conversations - Saturday 18th June
All Children and Youth Workers both voluntary and paid are warmly invited to Open the Box Conversations. Read More >

24/05/2016

Spring Courses - Truth and the Good and Why do we do evil? May 24th 2016
Lezek Kolakowski's reflections on good and evil, truth and beauty, faith and the soul introduce major thinkers spanning the centuries and issues which still touch a cord in us today.  Read More >

24/05/2016

Child Sexual Exploitation Knowledge Workshops - May 24th 2016
Child Sexual Exploitation is a challenging subject which sadly children are effected by locally and nationally. Sefton CVS in partnership with Sefton Council, Sefton LSCB, Merseyside Police, Liverpool Diocese, Catch 22 and Ariel Trust have worked together to develop workshops to support you in being able to identify and respond to concerns relating to this subject.  Read More >

21/05/2016

LifeCall - Young Vocations Breakfast - May 21st 2016
Anyone aged 16-25 (give or take a year or two!) and wondering if they are called to ordination are welcome to come along. Read More >

20/05/2016

Feeding Liverpool… The Launch
A free day conference to bring together people in Liverpool concerned about food poverty. Read More >

19/05/2016

Excellence and Distinctiveness - May 19th 2016
An exciting development opportunity for those recently appointed to Church School Headship, and other leadership roles, Foundation Governors and Clergy with Church School responsibilities. Read More >

17/05/2016

Spring Courses - Does Suffering Enrich Us? Is the world good? - May 17th 2016
Lezek Kolakowski reflections on good and evil, truth and beauty, faith and the soul introduce major thinkers spanning the centuries and issues which still touch a cord in us today.  Read More >

15/05/2016

Pentecost Pageant Celebration of Hope - May 15th 2016
Our traditional biannual two Cathedral's walk takes on a new twist as we link with the city council and our partners along Hope Street for a fabulous Pentecost Pageant - Celebration of Hope Read More >

15/05/2016

Soul in the Park Pentecost Festival
Our Soul in the Park Pentecost festival is in Alexandra Park, Wigan on Sunday 15th May. Read More >

15/05/2016

Prayer – ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ May 5th to May 15th 2016
Join us at the cathedral where we are having a series of prayer stations in the Chapel of the Holy Spirit. Read More >

11/05/2016

LBMW Schools Conference - May 11th 2016
LBMW’s 5th annual schools’ conference will focus on the opportunities and challenges likely to be faced by the sector following the 2015 general election with a prestigious line-up of speakers.  Read More >

11/05/2016

LifeCall - Ordination - May 11th 2016
Are you considering a call to ordination? Join us for a special evening at Bishop's Lodge. Read More >

10/05/2016

Spring Courses - Faith - Why Should we believe? Do we need the Church? - May 10th 2016
Lezek Kolakowski reflections on good and evil, truth and beauty, faith and the soul introduce major thinkers spanning the centuries and issues which still touch a cord in us today.  Read More >

30/04/2016

Spring Courses - The Angel and the Iron Men - April 30th 2016
An introduction to some of the abiding themes in Anthony Gormley’s work followed by a theological reflection on its spiritual and moral significance.  Read More >

28/04/2016

Talking Jesus - April 28th 2016
What do people in this nation know and believe about Jesus? What do they really think of us, his followers? Are we talking about Jesus enough?  Read More >

28/04/2016

Soul in the Park - Sunday 15th May
Come and join us to celebrate the festival of Pentecoste in the middle of Wigan. Read More >

27/04/2016

Year 7 Conference - April 27th 2016
An interactive day in a unique setting, Liverpool Cathedral, to enable young people to glimpse into the life of Josephine Butler through the windows of Christian Values, and the inspirational lives and stories of people of faith. Read More >

23/04/2016

LifeCall - Young Vocations Breakfast - April 23rd 2016
Anyone aged 16-25 (give or take a year or two!) and wondering if they are called to ordination are welcome to come along. Read More >

19/04/2016

Spring Courses - Evening Series - ‘Christ in All Things’: William Temple and His Writings - April 19th 2016
William Temple – regarded by many as the greatest Archbishop of Canterbury of the last century.  Read More >

16/04/2016

Bereavement Team Training Day - April 16th 2016
Lord, may we always be present to those who suffer bereavement and help us to be attentive to their needs. Read More >

12/04/2016

Spring Courses - Evening Series - ‘Tyrannosaur’: A Film Presentation and Discussion April 12th 2016
A powerful, award-winning drama, voted Best British Film of the Year in 2011.  Read More >

09/04/2016

Mental Health - Challenge or Opportunity? March 12th & April 9th 2016
This is an award-winning study day produced with people with lived experience of mental health problems. Read More >

05/04/2016

Spring Courses - Evening Series - A Journey Round John - April 5th 2016
This first meeting takes as its theme the gospel of St. John.  Read More >

21/03/2016

Diocesan Chrism Eucharist - March 21st 2016
All are most welcome to this Diocesan service for Holy Week. Read More >

16/03/2016

LifeCall Ordination - May 11th 2016
Are you condisering a call to ordination? The join us at Bishop's Lodge to find out more. Read More >

15/03/2016

Safeguarding Training - March 15th 2016
This training will involve Safeguarding presentations from outside agencies, supported by Su Foster, Diocese Child Protection Adviser and Ruth Reed, Diocese Vulnerable Adults Adviser.  Read More >

14/03/2016

Transformative Learning for Christians - March 14th 2016
David Leslie, former Director of Lifelong Learning for the Diocese of Liverpool will be delivering the next of our regular Theology & Modernity lectures examining  Read More >

12/03/2016

LifeCall - Step Forward and consider ministry in the Anglican Church - March 12th 2016
A day for anyone aged 18 to 30 considering ordained ministry in the Church of England, led by the Archbishop of York at Bishopsthorpe Palace. Read More >

10/03/2016

Bishop and Archbishop lead Walk of Witness 2016
A Liverpool tradition is being revived on Holy Saturday as Bishop Paul Bayes and Archbishop Malcolm McMahon lead a Walk of Witness through the city centre. Read More >

09/03/2016

Sacred Places - March 9th 2016
A development day for Primary RE Co-ordinators, a full day exploring 2 non-Christian places of Worship. Read More >

05/03/2016

Diocesan Synod - March 5th 2016
Details of the next Diocesan Synod meeting Read More >

27/02/2016

Making It Easier Day - February 27th 2016
Bishop Paul is hosting the major training event for parishes as we look to make it easier for you to run all aspects of your parish. Our Making it Easier day offers Church Wardens, PCC Secretaries, Treasurers and Gift Aid Secretaries, and PCC members the opportunity to access the experts at St James House.  Read More >

22/02/2016

Annual Health Care Service - April 27th 2016
An Ecumenical service for all those concerned for the health of the people and community in Merseyside. Read More >

20/02/2016

LifeCall - Young Vocations Breakfast - Feb 20th 2016
Anyone aged 16-25 (give or take a year or two!) and wondering if they are called to ordination are welcome to come along Read More >

13/02/2016

Spring Courses - Deep Calls to Deep - Monasticism and Christian living today 13th February 2016
No one doubts that we are living through turbulent times that are challenging the Church to find new patterns of Christian life, worship and mission.  Read More >

11/02/2016

Deputy Headteacher/Assistant Headteacher Meeting - February 11th 2016
An exciting opportunity for Deputy Headteachers and Assistant Headteachers to network with each other. Read More >

10/02/2016

Spirituality Network Day - March 14th 2016
Bishop Richard will be speaking on 'The Wilderness Experience'. Read More >

09/02/2016

Sharing lessons learnt from running Multi Academy Trusts February 8th and 9th 2016
These day seminars are aimed at directors, members, chairs of local governing bodies, chief executives, executive principals and senior members of staff. Read More >

08/02/2016

The Working Church - Doing God's Business - February 8th 2016
A Christian Approach to Business Ethics & Practice with speaker, John Manwell, Executive Vice President & COO of GDBbio  Read More >

04/02/2016

LifeCall Reader Taster - February 4th 2016
Our Readers are the vital parts of the life blood of many churches, these two taster sessions will show you why. Read More >

30/01/2016

Joining the pieces........Journeying together - January 30th 2016
How do we make every generation a generation of disciples who pass on faith?
How can we join the pieces when nurturing faith and spiritual growth? Read More >

29/01/2016

Raise the Roof for Raising Families - January 29th 2016
'Raise the Roof’ for Raising Families - Join us for an evening with the Archbishop of Uganda and Archbishop of Rwanda as we celebrate the Raising Families programme in both countries. Read More >

28/01/2016

Aspiring to Leadership in a Church School - January 28th 2016
This informative course will give you the building blocks upon which to develop your own vision of
leading a church school (primary or secondary) and give practical help and support in applying for leadership posts.
Read More >

23/01/2016

LifeCall Young Vocations Breakfast - January 23rd 2016
Anyone aged 16-25 (give or take a year or two!) and wondering if they are called to ordination are welcome to come along Read More >

17/01/2016

Annual Memorial Lecture - Overcome indifference and win peace - January 17th 2016
Louise Zanre, Director of JRS, reflects on Pope Francis' message for Peace Sunday Read More >

14/01/2016

Directions 2016
Discover and grow your ministry. Read More >