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23/06/2017

A day for celebration and for giving thanks for these fine servants of Christ
Sixteen new deacons, of various ages, called to their vocation from a wide spectrum of background are being ordained at Liverpool Cathedral on Sunday, June 25th, 2017.
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23/06/2017

Congratulations to Rev Canon Dr Ellen Loudon
Last week the newly elected mayor of the Liverpool City Region, Steve Rotherham, announced the appointment of Rev Canon Dr Ellen Loudon to LCR Mayoral Advisor for Voluntary and Community Sector.
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23/06/2017

The first commissioning service of spiritual directors
Officiated by The Bishop of Warrington, The Rt Revd Richard Blackburn, the first commissioning service of spiritual directors was held in the Lady Chapel of Liverpool Cathedral on 14th June.  Read More >

16/06/2017

Important arrangements for visiting St James House
As Liverpool Cathedral continues building work on its St Aidan's House extension we have important advice for anyone looking to visit our offices while the work is being carried out.
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15/06/2017

Sign up to the CofE Portal to access our new online database
We launch a new imporved online database on Monday. Fund out how you can access it and other resources through the CofE Portal Read More >

15/06/2017

Helping older people live a happier life through a befriending scheme
We interview Janet McLoughlin, from Mossley Hill Church about the volunteer scheme to help improve the lives of older people dealing with loneliness.
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19/06/2017

As people of faith we stand together with mutual love and respect
And we invite all people to share in these ideals. Read More >

15/06/2017

‘Moving On’ from Primary School
At the beginning of this week, Liverpool Cathedral welcomed year 6 pupils from schools across the Diocese, for ‘Moving On’ Leavers’ Service celebrating and giving thanks for their time at primary school.
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16/06/2017

Opening the Conversation on "Open to all?"
Ahead of the Open the Box Conversation: "Open to all?" on 24th June at St Johns, Waterloo, Local Missional Leader, Rachel Bray, explains why she is sharing her story about her experience as a parent of autistic twins. Read More >

09/06/2017

These last five years have been the most fruitful and fun
We caught up with Dean Pete ahead of his farewell service this Sunday. The Dean reflects on his time in Liverpool as he moves to become Bishop of Sheffield. Read More >

09/06/2017

Widnes Foodbank receive this year's Josephine Butler Award
The Josephine Butler Trust presented three awards at a special ceremony on 24th May. Read More >

02/06/2017

Boosting mental health and wellbeing through art and crafts.
Art, Craft and Photo exhibition held at The Sanctuary in Widnes.  Read More >

25/05/2017

We pray for all affected by the atrocity in Manchester
We pray for all those caught up in Monday night's atrocity. Read More >

25/05/2017

'so many acts of kindness which remind me of our restored image in Christ'
Reflection on the events of Monday 22nd May 2017 in Manchester by Revd Mike McGurk Read More >

24/05/2017

St Ambrose, Widnes awarded their second Disabled Friendly Church Award
Congratulations to St Ambrose, Widnes who have been awarded the Disabled Friendly Church Award for the second time. Read More >

25/05/2017

Clergy Moves
There have been a number of clergy moves in our diocese and we list them here. Read More >

22/05/2017

Fellfield Bookings for Retired Clergy 2017
Bookings are now being taken for holidays at Fellfield for retired clergy for this year. At present, weeks are available in July, September ,November and December.
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18/05/2017

Open the Box conversation: “Open to all?”
During #DeafAwarenessWeek, we talked to Rev Dr Hannah Lewis, Pioneer minister with the Deaf community about the Open the Box conversation: “Open to all?” event.  Read More >

19/05/2017

Hundreds of thousands worldwide prepare to pray... 'Thy Kingdom Come'
The Diocese of Liverpool is all set to take part in the global prayer movement Thy Kingdom Come which starts next week. Read More >

18/05/2017

Let’s encourage all candidates to sign the Hope Charter for the sake of the vulnerable
Bishop Paul is urging all voters to encourage their local candidates to sign up to the Hope Charter to place social care at the top of the agenda this election. Read More >

12/05/2017

Emotional Thanksgiving Service for The Ven.Ricky Panter, Archdeacon of Liverpool
Over 800 people from across the Diocese gathered at Liverpool Cathedral on Saturday, 6th May to bid an emotional farewell to Archdeacon Ricky.
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11/05/2017

Learn how planning and preparation are key to the success of capital fundraising
Ahead of the Capital Fundraising Campaign Workshop on 20 June, Cath Gaskell, Finance Resources Officer who’s helping to organise the event; talks about how making sure that you have planned and prepared your capital fundraising programme is so critical to the success of the project.
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04/05/2017

Called to be salt and light in our community
Rachel Bray was commissioned as Local Missional Leader at St Philip & St Paul with Wesley. She spoke to us about her calling and her first year of mission.  Read More >

04/05/2017

Clergy Moves
There have been a number of clergy moves in our diocese, we list them here. Read More >

04/05/2017

Liverpool Diocesan Schools Trust Update
Fr Richard Peers, Director of Education has written an update on the progress of the formation of the new Liverpool Diocesan Schools Trust. Read More >

28/04/2017

Getting involved in the General Election
As the country goes into election mode we offer some advice on how Christians and churches can engage with the General Election 2017. Read More >

27/04/2017

Bishop Paul shares his story ahead of Vocations Sunday
Bishop Paul shared his own vocation story with the Church of England this week in the lead up to Vocations Sunday on May 7th.  Read More >

13/04/2017

Getting to the heart of Easter
Over the last week the Church of England and others have got themselves embroiled in a row over Cadbury’s decision to drop the word Easter from their annual egg hunt.  Read More >

13/04/2017

Clergy Moves
There have been a number of moves in our diocese and we list them here. Read More >

13/04/2017

Hillsborough Memorial Service to be hosted by Liverpool Cathedrals
The Hillsborough Memorial Service will be held at Liverpool Cathedral on Saturday, April 15, its 28th anniversary. Read More >

12/04/2017

Bishop Paul's Easter Video Message
This week, Bishop Paul has recorded an Easter Video Message for the Diocese of Liverpool.  Read More >

13/04/2017

Liverpool Diocese Organises Summit as a Response to Displaced People
Revd Ellen Loudon is asking anyone from our diocese or Church of England who works with displaced people – asylum seekers, refugees or anybody who’s away from their home country, to share their experience at a summit on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Liverpool Cathedral. Read More >

07/04/2017

Dean Pete is announced as the next Bishop of Sheffield
The Queen has confirmed that Dean Pete will be the next Bishop of Sheffield. The Dean was introduced at a press conference this morning. He is set to be consecrated at York Minister in the summer and installed in Sheffield Cathedral in the autumn.
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06/04/2017

Engaging with families in your church and communities….
We speak to Sue Mitchell, Children and Families Missioner, who’s organising this year’s Bishop’s Headline Conference. She shares with us why it’s so important to engage with families successfully so they can develop their worshipping communities.
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06/04/2017

Are you ‘appy to use an App?
If you’re App savvy then why not try our online Service Register App? While it’s still in development, you can help make sure the App works well by trialling it and influencing its development by giving us your valuable feedback. The App is a really good tool for helping you to keep track of your church’s attendance figures.

 

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13/04/2017

Witnessing our Faith on Holy Saturday
Both Bishop Paul and Archbishop Malcolm are taking part in this walk of witness through Liverpool City Centre and encouraging others to do the same. So we spoke to one of the organisers, Father Crispin Pailing Rector of Liverpool about the origins of this walk and how you can be involved Read More >

03/04/2017

Clergy Moves
There have been a number of clergy moves in our diocese and we list them here. Read More >

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