Pray for our new lay ministers

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Please pray for the 12 men and women who are due to be licensed into lay ministry roles at Chester Cathedral on 9 October 2021.

Nine people will be licensed into Reader ministry, one person will be licensed as a Pastoral Worker, and, for the first time in the Diocese of Chester, two people will be licensed as Lay Pioneers. 

Learn more about Pioneer Ministry on the Church of England's website

Please pray for them and their families, for their new ministries, and for the parishes in which they will serve. 

The following will be licensed on 9 October at Chester Cathedral: 
 

Helen Byrne

Reader

St Paul with St Luke Tranmere and Christ Church Higher Bebington

Elizabeth Cooper Clark

Reader

St James with Emmanuel, New Brighton

Simon Eardley

Reader

St James the Great, Thornton-le-Moors with Ince and Elton

Stephen Eccleston

Reader

Holy Trinity, Whaley Bridge

Alison Hunter Johnston

Reader

United benefice of St Michael, Marbury, St Chad, Tushingham and  St Mary, Whitewell

Lindsey Lawrence

Reader

Christ Church, Moreton

Richard Lewis

Reader

St Mary and St Helen, Neston

Graham Morris

Reader

St Mary, Upton

Edward Newman

Reader

Christ Church, Chester

Jane Fisher

Pastoral Worker

Christ Church, Moreton

Alice Price

Pioneer 

St Hildburgh, Hoylake

Caroline Bishop

Pioneer 

St Mary the Virgin, Weaverham


Are you being called by God? Speak to your parish priest, or contact the Director of Vocations, Sarah Fenby, to arrange an informal conversation with a vocations adviser.

 


 

More about vocations

Church House Blog: Let's talk vocations!

Director of Vocations, Sarah Fenby, writes in this Church House Blog about the ways in which we can all play our role in encouraging vocation in ourselves and others around us through relationship, conversation and listening.


Page last updated: 23rd September 2021 12:02 PM