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06/12/2018

Baptism is now celebrated twice a month and the church family is becoming more involved
St John Ainsdale is one of the churches taking part in the ‘Three Steps to Christenings’ pilot. Here is how focusing on the welcome offered to families has made a huge difference to their church growth Read More >

29/11/2018

Knife Angel arrives in Liverpool Diocese
The sculpture, which stands 27ft high, will be installed outside Liverpool Cathedral on 29th November and will remain in place until 31st January 2019. Created by Alfie Bradley, it is memorial to those whose lives have been affected by knife crime. Read More >

29/11/2018

Josephine Butler awards presented at Women, Peace and the Church conference
Two Josephine Butler awards were presented at last Saturday's 'Women, Peace and the Church' conference. a joint initiative between the Desmond Tutu Centre at Hope University, Churches Together in the Merseyside Region’s Cologne Link Group and the Josephine Butler Memorial Trust.  Read More >

30/11/2018

Social Action and Church Growth in the Diocese of Liverpool
We publish the Church Army research into social action in our diocese. Read More >

23/11/2018

Bishop Bev highlights loneliness in first sermon
Preaching at her installation service Bishop Bev said: ..."When the church is effectively being church, it makes space for all to find their place as a beloved child of God." Read More >

16/11/2018

Bishop Paul's Christmas Message 2018
Bishop Paul writes his annual Christmas message for Parish newsletters  Read More >

21/11/2018

It’s a gift to have a spiritual director and such a privilege to be one
Sharon Boden became a spiritual director after completing the spiritual direction course earlier this year. Sharon talks to us about her journey to become a spiritual director. Read More >

02/11/2018

New Dean of Women and Diversity
Rev'd Amanda Bruce has been announced as the new Dean of Women and Diversity at the Diocese of Liverpool. Read More >

05/11/2018

Our commitment to you
We publish our commitment to worshipping communities  Read More >

05/11/2018

First World War Centenary commemorations
There are a number of remembrance commemorations taking place across the Diocese this month. Here is a roundup . Read More >

05/11/2018

Have you put the Bishops in Mission dates in your diaries?
As the mission of Tell Serve Give approaches on 7th - 10th March 2019, The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu is calling on us all to make sure we’ve got the dates in our diaries.  Read More >

25/10/2018

Dean of Sector Ministers for the Diocese of Liverpool explains how she wants to bring together workplace chaplains
This week Rev Katy Canty tells us about her role as Dean of Sector Ministers for the Diocese of Liverpool. Read More >

18/10/2018

Consecration of the new Bishop of Warrington
The Rt Revd Beverley Mason has been consecrated as Bishop of Warrington at York Minster. Read More >

18/10/2018

How national digital success can lead to local growth
Director of Communications, Stuart Haynes, talks about the important link between #FollowTheStar and A Church Near You Read More >

18/10/2018

The role of Chancellor is a vocation which brings together my Christian faith, professional and legal knowledge and judicial experience.
His Honour Judge Graham Wood QC has become Chancellor of the Diocese of Liverpool. We talk to him about his role, the challenges following in Sir Mark’s footsteps and embracing the online faculty. Read More >

17/10/2018

Be brave and have a go
Kirsty O'Grady shares her leadership journey of establishing the Spoons Young Adults Congregation in Widnes.  Read More >

17/10/2018

An alternative to trick or treating
A great example of how churches in one of our deaneries are working together to be a bigger church making a bigger difference. Read More >

11/10/2018

Funding boost to help repair cast iron church
St Michael in the Hamlet is almost unique, one of only two surviving cast iron churches.  Read More >

12/10/2018

New Honorary clergy Canons at Liverpool Cathedral
Bishop Paul has invited five of our clergy to join the College of Canons at Liverpool Cathedral.  Read More >

11/10/2018

Diocesan Synod October 13th 2018
The first synod of the new triennium is held at the Hope Academy Read More >

04/10/2018

Call for 'Big Conversation' on clergy care and well-being
The Church of England is being invited to take part in a ‘Big Conversation’ on a new deal to coordinate and improve its approach to clergy care and well-being. Read More >

11/10/2018

Congratulations to June Houghton who has been announced as Mothers’ Union Provincial President.
June said “I feel very humble and privileged to have been elected to this special role by the Diocesan Presidents of the York Province.  Read More >

04/10/2018

Our Lay ministers bring a whole range of skills, gifts and leadership experience
We caught up with Tim Griffiths as he takes on a new role as Warden for Lay Ministers.  Read More >