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16/05/2019

'It’s almost like if we talk about death - we will die tomorrow'
Rev Juliet Stephenson was ordained in 2004. While she was a parish priest she became interested in how good funeral ministry can be influential in the work of churches and communities.  Read More >

16/05/2019

'Together we can change the world for the better and make a bigger difference internationally'
As Christian Aid week draws to a close, we conclude our series with an article from Ellen Louden who visited South Africa last November with Christian Aid. Read More >

16/05/2019

Bishop of Warrington to talk to young people at Wigan Deanery School on Face Equality
Bishop Bev is lending her support to Changing Faces Facial Equality week by visiting Wigan Deanery High School on May 20th. Read More >

13/05/2019

Clergy Moves and other Ministry Appointments
There have been a number of clergy moves and other Ministry Appointments, we list them here. Read More >

09/05/2019

Plan a 'Big Brekkie' this Christian Aid Week
Be inspired by how two of our church communities responded last year by planning 'Big Brekkie' fundraising events. Read More >

08/05/2019

St James' House on the path to becoming a registered Eco Church
Our Diocesan HQ has begun the process to become a registered Eco Church as part of Bishop Paul’s ‘Going for Eco Diocese Gold mission’. Read More >

01/05/2019

Creating more happy ‘birth-days’ this Christian Aid Week
Christian Aid is inviting churches to stand up for mums this Christian Aid Week (May 12-18th) against the scandal of life ending when it should be beginning. Read More >

01/05/2019

Josephine Butler Conference
David Thorpe, Senior Diocesan Schools Advisor, reports on the annual conference held at Liverpool Cathedral for students who are in Year 7 at our Church of England High Schools across the diocese.  Read More >

26/04/2019

Making a bigger church doesn’t mean one size fits all
Dan Rogers, Joshua Centre Director is passionate about helping to develop new congregations across the Diocese. So far, the Joshua Centre has enabled 18 congregations. And they’re all very different as Dan explains Read More >

25/04/2019

Who's now tackling modern day slavery in our Diocese? Could this be you?
Mal Rogers spoke to us about the triangle of hope and how the Diocese needs your help in tackling Modern Day Slavery.  Read More >

25/04/2019

Discover Your Calling with Church Army
Ahead of the Church Army Discovery Day tomorrow, discover a little bit about the work of the Church Army and hear from members of the community on how Church Army has supported their calling Read More >

17/04/2019

True love at Easter
Read the Bishop of Warrington's Easter message here  Read More >

09/04/2019

Your invitation to the Micah Lecture 2019 - Populism and the Politics of Jesus
This year’s Micah Lecture is your opportunity to hear Rev Canon Dr Angus Richie, Director of the Ecumenical Centre for Theology and Community in East London. Rev Dr Angus spoke to us ahead of the lecture.  Read More >

12/04/2019

Clergy Moves and other Ministry Appointments
There have been a number of moves and ministry appointments in the diocese and we list them here. Read More >

12/04/2019

Distribution of Food bank Real Easter Eggs begins
More than 700 Easter Eggs have been donated to food banks by churches from across the UK. The donation scheme, run by The Meaningful Chocolate Company, allows donors to purchase a discounted Real Easter Egg online for delivery to food banks, including Trussell Trust distribution centres. Distribution of the eggs began in early April. Read More >

09/04/2019

‘Homeless Jesus’ sculpture comes to Liverpool
Members of Liverpool’s homeless community have unveiled the City’s own ‘Homeless Jesus’ sculpture before it was blessed by the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool.  Read More >

12/04/2019

Modern slavery is hidden in plain sight
The Diocese of Liverpool is working with the Clewer Initiative to challenge modern slavery and human trafficking practices. Read More >

09/04/2019

LifeCall – two chances to explore where God is calling
Where is God calling you? As Vocations Sunday approaches (Sunday May 12th), these two events can help you explore whether God is calling you into a new form of ministry and service. Read More >

01/04/2019

St Cuthbert’s awarded Eco Church Silver Award
St Cuthbert’s is the first church in our diocese to achieve Eco Church Silver Award, Rev. Laura Leatherbarrow talks to us about the work they have been doing and plans for the future. Read More >

05/04/2019

Diocesan Synod Round up - March 2019
Read our round up of Diocesan Synod from March 30th Read More >

01/04/2019

Church Mosque Twinning
Warrington Council of Faiths are looking to set up a range of Twinning arrangements that bringing people together from diverse places of worship across the Town. At its simplest, it's about friends meeting together for a tea or coffee. Read More >

28/03/2019

Archdeacon Visitation Dates 2019
We ask all Wardens, Sidespeople and PCC members to attend their Deanery Visitation at the church listed below. Please be punctual. Read More >

28/03/2019

Welcoming the stranger
Rev'd Jane Morgan, the newly appointed Bishop's Chaplain for Displaced People talks to us about the role, what she hopes to achieve and how churches across the Diocese can help and support this work. Read More >

27/03/2019

Lay Ministers Study Evening Series will focus on the Rule of Life
Tim Griffiths invites you to attend the Lay Ministers Spring Study evenings taking place in April, May and June at the Halton Stadium, Widnes.
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20/03/2019

'Giving it all away – resourcing others'
Ed Down, Assistant Curate at St James in the City tells us why they wanted to become an ‘Eco Church’.  Read More >

20/03/2019

‘Barbados Built Liverpool’ - Rethinking Mission 2019
“Barbados built Liverpool”, said the Revd Dr Michael Clarke, Principle of Codrington College, Barbados, as he opened USPG’s Rethinking Mission 2019 Conference this year with the theme of ‘Remembering History’,  focusing on the legacies of the Transatlantic slave trade.  Read More >

15/03/2019

Over 350 TellServeGive events held across the Diocese during Bishops in Mission
TellServeGive has been a resounding success as parishes, schools and community groups from across the Diocese welcomed visiting Bishops with enthusiasm and in great numbers.

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15/03/2019

An amazing weekend of Telling, Serving and Giving
Read Bishop Bev's thank you on behalf of the Bishops Read More >

14/03/2019

Bishop Bev's Easter message for parish magazines 2019
Go and tell the news this Easter Read More >

14/03/2019

Make a Mothers' Day Appeal
This week Mothers’ Union has launched its Make A Mother’s Day appeal with an inspiring ethical gifts catalogue. Read More >

24/11/2019

Confirmation Services 2019
Details of our confirmations services Read More >

07/03/2019

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 >