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School Bus Crash on M53 in Wirral

29th September 2023

Our thoughts and prayers are with those involved in the major traffic incident this morning, involving an overturned school bus on the M53 motorway in Wirral.  Early reports mention that many have been injured and that two people have died, with hospitals in the local area declaring it a major incident. ...

New role for Revd Jenny Bridgman

28th September 2023

On Monday, 25 September 25, at a service at Church House, Bishop Sam licensed Revd Jenny Bridgman to a new role as Bishop’s Adviser for Curate Development and Clergy Transitions....

What is an Ecumenical Officer?

27th September 2023

Reverend Beverley Jameson is the Vicar at St Mary's, Lymm. She also has a secondary role as the Ecumenical Officer for the Diocese of Chester, but what does that involve?...

Parish and town councils can provide support to churches

25th September 2023

Legislation clarifying that parish and town councils can provide support to churches for repairs and improvements has cleared its final stages in the House of Lords....

Admission of Children to Holy Communion before Confirmation

20th September 2023

Arrangements for the Admission of Children to Holy Communion before Confirmation were revised at Diocesan Synod in March this year.. A new information pack has been published, which provides full details of the new arrangments, including background information....

Digital Giving devices on their way to Parishes

19th September 2023

Fifty free contactless donation devices are being handed over to parishes across the diocese, enabling them to accept donations via a contactless card machine that can automatically process donations through the swipe of a bank card....



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 September 2023

Cycle of Prayer 01 - 31 October 2023




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