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New Dean of Chester Cathedral announced
The new Dean of Chester is to be the Venerable Dr Tim Stratford a highly experienced and respected priest, who is a published author and has strong connections to the North West.
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Bishop leads 'double marathon' prayer walk
Bishop Libby Lane and Ian Bishop, the Archdeacon of Macclesfield, are to walk and pray along the streets and pathways of Cheshire,
Open Bishop leads 'double marathon' prayer walk

Archbishop celebrates 150 years of St Mary’s Upton
The Archbishop of York Dr. John Sentamu joined the congregation and local community of St Mary’s Church, Upton to celebrate 150 years of the church building, to bless the recently completed extension and to commission the congregation for their ministry to those around them.
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Fruit that lasts
Nearly 30,000 serving ministers, both lay and ordained, are being encouraged to hold at least one conversation a month about vocation with someone different from themselves, in a campaign unveiled by the Church of England.
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New Communications Director joins the Diocese
Jim Butterworth has been appointed as our new Director of Communications.
Open New Communications Director joins the Diocese

Arts and Faith Network
The Arts and Faith Network is producing a list of artists who are prepared to offer their services to local churches.
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Chester Diocese Congo building
We have received pictures of the new hall complex that has recently been completed in the Diocese of Aru.
Open Chester Diocese Congo building

Bishop Peter's Easter Day 2018 Sermon
Easter day 1 April 2018
Open Bishop Peter's Easter Day 2018 Sermon

The Diocese of Chester is pleased to announce: ‘The Journey’
The Journey is specifically designed for young people in school years 7-11, organised and delivered by a dedicated team of experienced youth leaders from across the Diocese of Chester.
Open The Diocese of Chester is pleased to announce: ‘The Journey’

Chester Cathedral Nave Choir wants to sing in your church
As part of its 150th anniversary celebrations, the Nave Choir is planning a year-long tour of the diocese.
Open Chester Cathedral Nave Choir wants to sing in your church

The Big Church Day Out - 50% off
We are delighted that The Big Church Day Out is coming back to the Diocese of Chester this summer.
Open The Big Church Day Out - 50% off

Women’s World Day of Prayer
The Women’s World Day of Prayer movement invites everyone to attend one of many services being held throughout the Diocese on Friday 2nd March with the title “All God’s Creation is Very Good!”
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Rural Deans named as new canons
The Bishop of Chester has appointed the Reverend Alison Clare Cox and the Reverend Ronald Edward Iveson.
Open Rural Deans named as new canons

Congo prayer request
Please join us in prayer for our link Diocese
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Bishop Libby invites you to pray for voiceless
Bishop Libby Lane is asking people to join her in praying for those whose voices are often not heard during Lent. 
Open Bishop Libby invites you to pray for voiceless

Lent talks in Stockport
An inventor, a doctor and an accountant are amongst six guest speakers at St Mary’s Stockport this Lent.
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Please pray for our link Dioceses
A few days ago, Lendu massacred about 30 Hema in an area and burnt homes. Hema have now started congregating in Bunia.
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#LiveLent
Let Your Light Shine takes you on a six week discipleship journey in 2018 through the Gospel of John, exploring what it means to be a witness.
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Heritage Lottery Fund Awarded
St Mary’s Church, Liscard, a Church of England parish church in Wallasey, has received £35,381 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF)
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New Ferry Explosion
Next month it will be a year since the explosion at New Ferry.
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Conversations about mental health
One in four people will have some experience of a mental health problem.
Open Conversations about mental health

Pupils to tackle global injustice
Bishop of Stockport welcomes new scheme encouraging pupils to tackle global injustice.
Open Pupils to tackle global injustice

Angels fly in!
St Mary’s Parish church in Eastham on the Wirral ran its Angel Festival from Advent to Epiphany (January 7th).
Open Angels fly in!

New Brighton church grant support
The restoration of St James’ church New Brighton has received another huge boost with a Heritage Lottery Fund grant.
Open New Brighton church grant support

Bi-centenary celebration of St Peter's Church
A special service was held recently to celebrate the bi-centenary of the consecration of St Peter’s in Delamere.
Open Bi-centenary celebration of St Peter's Church

Styal Delivery
Collecting underwear and small size travel toiletries for HMP Styal.
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Explore the story of Narnia for yourself...
From Friday 9th to Sunday 11th February 2018 St Michael's, Bramhall will be holding a Narnia festival.
Open Explore the story of Narnia for yourself...

Archbishop visits Chester to pray for unity
On 21 January 2018, the Archbishop of York is preaching at Chester Cathedral as part of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.
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New Approaches to Bible Reading
26th April 2018 10-3:30pm
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Retreat resolution
Why not make a resolution to take a day away from it all or take a full retreat this year?
Open Retreat resolution

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