Archdeacons’ Visitations - June 2024

It is a legal requirement that ALL Churchwardens every year must be sworn into post after they have been elected.
The Archdeacons are looking forward to meeting clergy, wardens and sidespeople at this year’s visitation services, which take place in various locations across the diocese in June. View more information and a list of locations

Latest Articles

Bishop Mark Announces Interim Diocesan Secretary

18th June 2024

Further to the recent announcement that our long-standing Dicoesen secretary, George Colville is to stand down at the end of August, Bishop Mark has asked two people to provide interim cover for the role until a new Diocesan Secretary can be appointed....

Jane's Journey to Ordination

13th June 2024

Revd Jane Addenbrooke is to be Priested this coming Saturday, 15 June at Chester Cathedral. Her journey hasn't been smooth. In her own words, she explains, how, despite her health issues, God has given her the strength she needed to fulfil her calling to ordination....

Please pray for those being ordained priest

14th June 2024

Please pray for all those who have been called to ordained ministry, in particular, we give thanks to God for those who are to be ordained priest at Chester Cathedral on Saturday 15 June. May they be blessed in their ministry and be a blessing to those they meet and serve....

The Reverend Vet

11th June 2024

Revd Jenny McKay wanted to keep in touch with her veterinarian work colleagues during the outbreak of Covid so she started a simple Facebook page called @thereverendvet. The page has grown to nearly  9000 followers from all around the world....

Bronze Eco Diocese award for the Diocese of Chester

12th June 2024

The Diocese of Chester has been awarded a bronze Eco Diocese award in recognition of our care for creation. The award was given by the Christian conservation charity A Rocha UK, and reflects Chester Diocese’s commitment to walk in step with nature and put creation care at the heart of what we do....

Archbishop of York to visit our Diocese

18th June 2024

The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, is making a missionary visit to Chester diocese later this month.  He aims to share in and encourage the mission of the church, the work that churches, schools, and chaplaincies are doing to show the love of God and to make him known to the 1.5 million people of our diocese who have no connection with church....



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 - 30 June 2024





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