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Our #NewRevs 2019
Get to know our new Deacons in this series of videos and individual interviews. Read More >


Spiritual Direction Network goes from Strength to Strength as third commissioning service is held.
A further 15 people were commissioned as Spiritual Directors on 12th July at The Cenacle at a service officiated by Bishop Paul Bayes. Read More >


Wigan South Hub Embrace the Eco Church Journey Together
Assistant Curate, Felicity Cowling-Green, told us how Wigan South Hub embraced  becoming an #EcoChurch  together and the journey they’'ve been on. Read More >


A Royal Seal of Approval for the Triangle of Hope Group in Ghana
Revd Canon Mal Rogers tells us more about why the recent Triangle of Hope trip to Ghana was so significant in the strengthening relationship between our three dioceses. Read More >


We're looking for a new chair of the Diocesan Adivsory Committee (DAC)
The DAC Chair doesn’t have to be a buildings expert, but they do need excellent chairing skills, diplomacy and tact and need to be committed to the diocesan vision.  Read More >


Ven Roger Preece appointed new Master at St Katharine's
“The Court of the Royal Foundation of St Katharine is delighted to announce the appointment by Her Majesty The Queen, as Patron, of the Venerable Roger Preece as Master with effect from 30th September 2019 to succeed the Reverend Mark Aitken, who is retiring after seven years as Master on 31st August. Read More >


Looking for Inspiration for your Harvest Celebration?
WaterAid has launched its 2019 Harvest Appeal and is inviting churches to organise a harvest supper or collection this harvest time, to give other communities around the world harvests worth celebrating. Read More >


Sunshine on that Grey, Miserable Day
This week, Reverend Bev Mason, Bishop of Warrington, visited a project ran in the north Liverpool school Alsop, which has the intentions of combating loneliness.  Read More >


The Church of England’s social media guidelines
The digital landscape has developed so much in the last few years alongside technology, meaning it’s more important than ever to consider how we approach social media.  Read More >


Senior church leaders encourage parishes to support Sea Sunday in July
Senior church leaders hailed the work of Liverpool Seafarers Centre as they encouraged communities to back seafarers as part of the global event on Sunday July 14. Read More >


School Leavers - Moving On 2019
Y6 pupils from our church schools across the Diocese were invited to Liverpool Cathedral over a three day period to mark their transition into further education and senior schools this week.  Read More >


The 2019 Micah Lecture - Populism and the Politics of Jesus
Presented by Rev Canon Dr Angus Richie, this year’s Micah Lecture at Liverpool Cathedral was titled ‘Populism and the Politics of Jesus’. Director of the Ecumenical Centre for Theology and Community in East London, Angus has ministered in inner-city churches involved in community organising since 1998.  Read More >


Investing in the church in Wigan
As the Church Commissioners formally consult with interested members of the public on our proposals to organise church in a different way in Wigan, we explain what the consultation is about and why it shows we believe in Wigan. Read More >


How do we create bigger opportunities to develop a justice agenda for our city?
Ahead of this year’s Micah Lecture on 10 June, Ellen Loudon, Director of Social Justice asks us to look at what might we do she told us, “Community Organising is an approach to social action that could be useful for your social justice work”.  Read More >


How a Railway Chaplain makes a Bigger Difference
When we met Mike Roberts earlier this year, we were struck on how he makes a bigger difference in his role as a Railway Chaplain. Railway Chaplaincy has been in existence since 1881. Read More >


25th Anniversary of Women’s Ordination
This week, the 25th anniversary of women's ordination to the preisthood was marked with a special Eucharistic service in the Lady Chapel at Liverpool Cathedral. Read More >


Welcoming refugees into our church communities
When we think of the many things refugees have lost - family, friends, homes, community, employment it’s difficult to know exactly how to respond. Ahead of World Refugee Sunday, we spoke to Margaret Roche one of the founding members of SHARe Knowsley. Read More >


Josephine Butler Awards 2019
Held at Liverpool Cathedral’s Lady Chapel on 29 May, this year’s Josephine Butler awards were presented to three to organisations and three to individuals.  Read More >


Plans for support hub for drug and alcohol addiction in Wigan
Five years in the making, the vision of one of our churches to build their own support hub for drug and alcohol addiction is close to becoming reality. Read More >


General Synod By-Election Papers
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'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 >


'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 >


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 >


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


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 >


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 >


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 >


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 >


Confirmation Services 2019
Details of our confirmations services Read More >