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100 churches and 2000 givers can have their cake and eat it
We celebrate a milestone reached as the 100th church and the 2000th giver signs up for the Parish Giving Scheme  Read More >


Called to Pray - Bishop Paul on the Rule of Life
Following the launch of the Rule of Life, we start a six week series of reflections on the Rule of Life as Bishop Paul considers what it means to be called to pray. Read More >


Church In The Square
The churches of St Helens joined together to mark both the 150th Anniversary of the Borough’s incorporation and the birthday of the church on Pentecost Sunday.  Read More >


Bishop Paul introduces a diocesan rule of life
As the church marks Pentecost, Bishop Paul talks to our diocese about the importance of following a rule of life as disciples of Jesus Read More >


Tour de Deanery for Thy Kingdom Come
Sefton North Deanery was inspired to do something a little bit different for the start of #ThyKingdomCome 2018.  Read More >


God gave me an opportunity to lead a dementia friendly cafe in my local community
We spoke to Alison Brown who has been appointed Local Missional Leader at Wigan St James with St Thomas for the work she does running a  dementia friendly café and community choir.  Read More >


Having a Parish Nurse based at our church has made a big difference
Rachel Sutton is a Parish Nurse at St Andrews, St Helens. She tells us about what her work as a parish nurse involves and how it fulfils her calling from God to live out her faith in action.  Read More >


Let's talk about Mental Health
Revd Sara Doyle bravely shares her story of how her own lived experience has allowed her to help others battling mental health issues. Read More >


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


Ordinations training myth busters
Being an ordained minister isn’t just one type of thing. As well as ‘full-time vicars’ there are people, full-time and part-time, serving God in a wide variety of different roles.  Read More >


Taking three steps to Christenings
Sunday, May 6th is the third annual God Parents’ Sunday. It’s an opportunity to invite recent baptism families to come along with godparents to a special service. And it would seem that contact like this is crucial for church growth as Sue Mitchell, Children & Families’ Missioner explains. Read More >


How can we build a fairer financial system in Liverpool?
That is a question that the Just Finance Foundation’s ‘Building a Fairer Financial System in Liverpool City Region Summit’ hopes to address.  Read More >


Eucharistic service gives thanks for the ministry of Bishop Richard on his retirement
Over 800 people from across the Diocese gathered at Liverpool Cathedral on Saturday, 21st April to bid an emotional farewell to Bishop Richard. Read More >


Different Faiths – Shared Interests
Across the Diocese many churches have connections with other faith communities.   Read More >


What's the link between church growth, social action and discipleship?
Could your parish help take part in this research project seeking to understand the relationship between church growth, social action and discipleship within the Church of England? Read More >


CofE encourages every minister to join The Great Vocations Conversation
The Church of England this week have launched a national campaign focusing on vocations. Read More >


Bishop Richard says farewell to our diocese
On Saturday we hold Bishop Richard's Farewell service in our cathedral. To mark this today we publish a series of reflections from the Bishop from his time here. We also publish his final address to Synod Read More >


Resilience is not an even handed idea
Independent community theologian, Ann Morisy, will be presenting this year’s Micah Lecture: ‘Resilience and the risk of lopsided justice’ on 18 June at Liverpool Cathedral. Ahead of the lecture, we spoke to Ann to find out more about her life as a community theologian and author.   Read More >


A triangle of hope has formed from despair, slavery and exploitation
Rev Canon Malcolm Rogers, Bishop of Liverpool's Canon for Reconciliation has spent two years bringing an initiative – the Triangle of Hope to fruition. Read More >


Get involved with Thy Kingdom Come
***6 Ways your church can get involved with Thy Kingdom Come*** Read More >


Church of England Calling?
If you are a vicar, curate, youth or children's leader, churchwarden, or an LML or Reader - when did you last talk to someone about how God might be calling them? Not too recently, then Vocation Sunday on 22nd April is a great chance to get vocations into the conversation.  Read More >


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


Environment Summit
We spoke to Phil Leigh Diocesan Environmental Officer about what he hopes this spring’s Environmental Summit will achieve. Read More >


Diocesan Synod votes to introduce Parish Share Option 2
Following a full and engaging debate at Diocesan Synod in March, members overwhelmingly endorsed new Parish Share Option 2 proposals.  Read More >


Keystone has been our solace in dealing with the reality of a loved one with dementia
Following on from our article about Keystone that helps carers and cared for with Dementia, we spoke to two of the carers that use the service about their experiences.   Read More >


How we are focusing on developing spiritual direction and planting worship communities in schools
Dawn Harrison spoke to us about what her role as Schools Development Minister involves and how it fits in with her work as Bishops Officer for Spiritual Direction. Read More >


Keystone revisited during Week of Prayer for Dementia
Keystone operates in Crosby and Thornton helping carers and cared for with Dementia or any memory problem. Their aim is to support carers and to provide a safe place for them to express their emotions honestly. They meet three times a month in different locations. Read More >


Our Bigger Church -physically and spiritually - has helped us to make a Bigger Difference
Standing proudly at the top of Rose Lane in South Liverpool is Mossley Hill Church’s Hilltop Centre. Since 2011 the Church has been on a transformational journey, reordering inside the church building and renovating the church rooms Read More >


Contactless Card Readers
Following a national trial of contactless card readers, the Parish Buying service now has contracts with two companies: SumUp and iZettle.  Church of England parishes are able to buy card readers at a discount through the Parish Buying website and use them with specially negotiated low transaction rates. Read More >


Clergy Moves and other Ministry Appointments
We have had a number of clergy moves and ministry appointments and we list them here. Read More >


Meet Rev Dr Anne, GP and Community Priest
Rev Dr Anne Kazich was licenced as Community Priest in the parish of St. Paul's, Skelmersdale by Archdeacon Jennifer McKenzie on 4th March. Anne will be combining ordained ministry with her work as a GP. Read More >


Diocesan Synod to revisit the question of Parish Share
As Diocesan Synod meet on March 24th to look at a different option for our Parish Share System, we find out more about what’s called Option 2. Over the next couple of weeks we ask what it is, how it works and why the time may be right for it to be considered again.
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Diocese joins in with Moving Mountains
As Carlisle Diocese prepares to welcome bishops and their teams from across the northern province for its Moving Mountains mission we talk to Rachel Bray who is part of a team from our diocese. Read More >


Bishop of Warrington's Easter Message 2018
Bishop Richard has written his Easter message to parishes. Read More >