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Bishop of Birkenhead blesses RRS Sir David at Birkenhead launch
The Bishop of Birkenhead today led a service of prayer and blessing for the RRS Sir David Attenborough as she was launched into the River Mersey.
Open Bishop of Birkenhead blesses RRS Sir David at Birkenhead launch

Election result for a casual vacancy at General Synod
Julie Withers has been elected as a member of the House of Laity to represent the Diocese of Chester at General Synod.
Open Election result for a casual vacancy at General Synod

Running a marathon through the Holy Land
"It was a truly emotional and wonderful experience." That's how Katy Wardle describes the "life-changing" Palestine Marathon she ran to raise money for good causes and to mark her 35th birthday.
Open Running a marathon through the Holy Land

New Director of Education welcomed
Chris Penn, our new Diocesan Director of Education, has been commissioned at Chester Cathedral by Bishop Libby.
Open New Director of Education welcomed

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)
Open Heritage Lottery Fund Awarded

Historic Remembrance-Tide Prayers
Special prayers used just six days after the end of the First World War may be heard once again this year as parish churches commemorate the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice in 1918.
Open Historic Remembrance-Tide Prayers

Silent Hollywood stars would have loved Foxhill retreat
The lead actors from Star Wars and The Amazing Spider-Man, who recently struggled with an eight day silent retreat, would have loved the short version planned at Foxhill.
Open Silent Hollywood stars would have loved Foxhill retreat

Mass baptisms in the river Dee
Eight members of Christ Church Chester have been baptised in the river Dee.
Open Mass baptisms in the river Dee

Fun-packed Salt Sunday
Families can enjoy an imaginative, fun-filled afternoon on Sunday 7 May 2017 when the Northwich-based Lion Salt Works museum joins forces with the Christian network - Salt of the Earth, for another exciting Salt Sunday.
Open Fun-packed Salt Sunday

Being a Reader is so important
Allison Whiteley talks about her role as a Reader.
Open Being a Reader is so important

Director of Education Retires
More than 80 people gathered to celebrate the retirement of Jeff Turnbull.
Open Director of Education Retires

Y Bible - St Matthew Edgeley
The church are inviting everyone to a fun, informal workshop to learn how to turn your favourite Bible verses into simple poems.
Open Y Bible - St Matthew Edgeley

Christ Church Chester’s Baptism service
Christ Church Chester’s Baptism service was held on a glorious day on the River Dee meadows.
Open Christ Church Chester’s Baptism service

Apple juice harvest at Dunham Massey
Alan Hewitt, owner of the Dunham Massey Apple Juice company and Warden of St Mark's Church Dunham Massey, takes inspiration from St Paul to help him to be a better farmer and Christian.
Open Apple juice harvest at Dunham Massey

From the Solomon Islands, with love
Canon Jane Brooke has just returned from visiting the Solomon Islands. Here she shares some of the experience, including a service at Honiara Cathedral attended by around a 1000 people.
Open From the Solomon Islands, with love

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

Pledge to pray
From Japan to the Falklands, and Melbourne to Chester, people are preparing to take part in Thy Kingdom Come.
Open Pledge to pray

What's your calling?
It's the time of year when we pray for Christian vocations. It might be you are being called to ordination, to make a change in what you do or where you work.
Open What's your calling?

Growing numbers of young people train as priests
Growing numbers of young people are seeking ordination to the priesthood, according to new figures.
Open Growing numbers of young people train as priests

Everyday Evangelism: Revd Glyn Jones
The Revd Glyn Jones, SSM at Christ Church, Chester and Co-Leader of The Light Project, shares his thoughts and ideas on the ways in which he is rising to the challenge of Everday Evangelism.
Open Everyday Evangelism: Revd Glyn Jones

Dean of Chester announces retirement
The Dean of Chester, The Very Revd Professor Gordon McPhate, will retire this autumn.
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Melanesia hit by Tropical Cyclone
Part of our link province of Melanesia has been hit by a natural disaster.
Open Melanesia hit by Tropical Cyclone

New Warden of Readers
We are pleased to announce that the new Warden of Readers in the Diocese will be the Revd Vivien Gisby
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Bishop shares urgent call for prayer
The Bishop of Birkenhead says prayer is urgently needed for our Christian brothers and sisters, following reports of rebel attacks on the town of Boga, in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Open Bishop shares urgent call for prayer

Seeking your views on the next Bishop of Chester
The deadline is fast approaching for you to share your views on who the next Bishop of Chester should be and the qualities you think he or she should have.
Open Seeking your views on the next Bishop of Chester

Manchester Bomb – Bishops' Statement
A joint statement by Bishops from the Diocese of Chester.
Open Manchester Bomb – Bishops' Statement

Join together in prayer
We are taking part in Thy Kingdom Come-when people across the world join together for ten days of prayer. The Bishop of Birkenhead offers this prayer...
Open Join together in prayer

A weekend of Mission
This weekend sees two big mission events taking place in the Diocese....
Open A weekend of Mission

125 years marked with party and parade
Noctorum Church Lads and Church Girls Brigade recently celebrated 125 years since their founding with a celebratory weekend at Kingswood in Doncaster.
Open 125 years marked with party and parade

Chester singer wins Chorister of the Year
We are thrilled to announce the winner of BBC Radio 2's Young Chorister of the Year is Ischia Gooda from St Peter's Prestbury.
Open Chester singer wins Chorister of the Year

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