How going to The Sanctuary changed my life

First published on: 15th February 2018

Tracy Cullen tells us of her incredible journey from a user to helper at The Sanctuary. A community cafe project that offers mental health support along with a great welcome. 

Clergy Moves and Ministry Appointments

First published on: 14th February 2018

There have been a number of clergy moves and ministry appointments and we list them here.

Sharpening your Listening Skills for Spiritual Direction

First published on: 9th February 2018

<span style="font-size: 10pt; line-height: 115%; font-family: Verdana, sans-serif;">Sr Winifred Morley, Cenacle Sister, has joined the Liverpool Diocese Spiritual Direction team. </span>

How one of our churches provides a mental health sanctuary

First published on: 9th February 2018

This week there has been a national spotlight on mental health issues as the Church of England reported that priests are increasingly dealing with mental health crises among their parishioners. We visited 'The Sanctuary' in Widnes to see how it helps the community

Educate Awards 2018 nominations now open

First published on: 1st February 2018

Our Diocesan church schools have previously celebrated great success at the prestigious Educate Awards as the hard work and achievement of our excellent schools were recognised. 

We announce the 8th Dean of Liverpool

First published on: 31st January 2018

The next Dean of Liverpool will be Revd Canon Dr Sue Jones. Sue comes to Liverpool Cathedral from the Diocese of Derby where she currently serves as Director of Mission and Ministry.

We are working towards partnering with 30 new congregations by the year 2022

First published on: 31st January 2018

We spoke to Dan Rogers, Director for Multiplying Congregations at the Joshua Centre for his thoughts on the development of the Joshua Centre project over the last 12 months and their aims for the future.

Why not try Ashes to Go this Lent?

First published on: 26th January 2018

<div> For Ash Wednesday on February 14th we are encouraging churches to take part in Ashes to Go. We spoke to Father Daniel Howard, Vicar at St Margaret's Orford about his experiences in Anfield and for some hints on how you can get involved in your context.</div>

Promoting a safer church

First published on: 26th January 2018

Before Christmas the House of Bishops produced an updated Safeguarding Policy Statement for use by churches. Our Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Catriona Richardson, explains why it is important to take note and review parish policies accordingly

Embracing a new way to engage with people over 60 as a way to start new communit

First published on: 25th January 2018

Canon Richard White; Director of The Joshua Centre is keen for parishes to embrace an initiative – ‘natter', first pioneered by John Marsh in Sheffield as a way of developing new communities and congregations.

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