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Bishop Julie thanks churches for participating in Safeguarding Sunday

25th November 2022

Bishop Julie thanks the churches that participated in the annual awareness raising campaign that aims to give churches an opportunity to show their communities that they take their safeguarding responsibilities seriously. Next year's event will happen on the 19 November....

10th Women's Voices Conference confirmed for 2023

25th November 2022

The 10th Women's Voices Conference from the Diocese of Chester will take place on Saturday 14th October 2023. Event organiser and Church House employee, the Revd Liz Shercliff, has said the events have always been memorable and hopes that 2023 will be no different....

Domestic abuse must not be a taboo subject, as reports to churches increase

25th November 2022

The Church of England is supporting the international campaign for 16 days of activism to end gender-based violence, as newly released figures show that there has been a 37% increase in reports of domestic abuse to diocesan safeguarding advisers over the past three years....

A 'silly flyer' can make a difference

25th November 2022

A "silly flyer" is how Jim Johnson describes a church leaflet that was put through his letter box last year. But something in that flyer compelled Jim to go to church. This is his story....

New team member for Church House Safeguarding Team

18th November 2022

Church House welcomes our newest member of staff, Samantha Sudderey, who has joined the Safeguarding Team as an Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser....

Resources for Advent and Christmas 2022

18th November 2022

The Church of England has been making more resources available for this year's Christmas campaign, titled, Follow the Star. The downloadable resources, which include videos, graphics, and music are free to use in church buildings, websites, and social media....



Cycle of Prayer

The Cycle of Prayer is now available via Prayermate, a free app that you can download to your mobile phone. Once you have downloaded the app, just search for the Diocese of Chester and add us to your prayer list.

We will continue to provide the Cycle of Prayer as a PDF which can be downloaded below.

Cycle of Prayer 01 - 31 December 2022

Cycle of Prayer 01 - 30 November 2022


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