Bishop John's message ahead of his first ordinations at the Diocese

First published on: 8th June 2023

Bishop John Perumbalath shares a message with those being ordained ahead of the service at Liverpool Cathedral on 11th June

Cultivating leaders who are fit for mission in St Helens

First published on: 8th June 2023

A special celebration service was held as the first group of leaders celebrated reaching the end of Grow, the second stage of the Cultivate Pathway. The celebration combined worship with stories from some of the participants on how they are putting their learning into practice.

Applications open for 'Feast of Fun' & 'Big Day Out' grants

First published on: 7th June 2023

Churches are invited to apply for Feast of Fun and Big Day Out grants, helping to provide more than 5,000 meals for children and families across the Diocese, this summer.

World Environment Day: Do Ten Things

First published on: 2nd June 2023

Ten practical actions churches and Christians can take towards helping safeguard God’s creation, and supporting our mission to being a Net Zero Carbon diocese by 2030.

Bishop John's message for Pentecost

First published on: 26th May 2023

"I pray we remain open to the disruptive and subversive work of the Spirit in our midst as the diocesan family - a message for Pentecost.

How to get people to join the Parish Giving Scheme

First published on: 26th May 2023

The Parish Giving Scheme (PGS) is one of the tools to do this, and moving all your givers across will significantly decrease the amount of time that Gift Aid Secretaries currently spend claiming the Gift Aid on tax-efficient gifts.

The Mount's Journey of Growth

First published on: 26th May 2023

Revd Tim Coates shares the story of the growth of the church plant The Mount in St Helens. Part of the first Fit For Mission cohort, Tim describes the journey that the congregation and local community have been on, the challenges and opportunities that have arisen. 

Communities of Healing

First published on: 25th May 2023

Rev Canon Elaine Jones, healing advisor to the Diocese, believes our church communities have so much to offer in providing healing communities through worship. Elaine has written this reflection on a recent talk by Rev Dr Russ Parker on healing wounded histories. 

Diocesan Synod receives update on our financial challenge

First published on: 20th May 2023

A special meeting of Diocesan Synod on Saturday heard Archdeacon Simon Fisher update members on the financial challenges that we face and our approach to tackling these.

Energy Footprint Tool drop-in clinic – free support for churches

First published on: 19th May 2023

With the deadline approaching for churches to complete their Energy Footprint Tool return, support is being provided to help anyone struggling with filing before July 31.

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