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Chair of Partners in World Mission

19th February 2024

Bishop Mark has appointed Lesley Bentley to be Chair of Partners in World Mission in the Diocese of Chester, a new post that she will occupy as a volunteer.  ...

St Bert’s Completes Community Hub

19th February 2024

St Bert's church in Norton, Runcorn, has finished the building work on their church, transforming it into a place for the whole community. On Friday 16 February, they celebrated their achievement with an official opening ceremony followed by lunch and a community event....

'How I Came to Faith' - John Bentley

19th February 2024

In the first of our 'How I Came to Faith', series, we hear from John Bentley, who speaks openly about how his Father died when he was only eleven years old. John remembers the transitional moment when he became a Christian at fifteen years old while painting a fence....

Lent theme for 2024 is Watch and Pray

7th February 2024

The Church of England’s Lent theme for 2024 is Watch and Pray: Wisdom and hope for Lent and life. It draws on the wisdom of Black Spirituality, particularly the practice of “tarrying” (waiting) as a community to draw closer to Jesus and to each other....

Next Archdeacon of Macclesfield announced

28th January 2024

Following a period of discernment, The Bishop of Chester, Mark Tanner, is pleased to announce that the Reverend Jane Proudfoot has been appointed as the next Archdeacon of Macclesfield....

A Chaplaincy with the RNLI

29th January 2024

Revd Paul Rossiter is the Vicar of St Hildeburgh's Parish Church, Hoylake and also the Chaplain for the town's RNLI Lifeboat station. We asked him what it means to be a chaplain for the RNLI and how this part of his ministry sits alongside being a vicar for the local 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 - 31 January 2024

Cycle of Prayer 01 - 29 February 2024





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