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06/12/2017

Knitted angels help Halewood to 'bring one friend' this Christmas
Since the start of the year members of the congregations of St Nicholas’ and St Mary’s churches in Halewood have been busy knitting.  Read More >

07/12/2017

Reflecting on the first steps to our approach to modern-day slavery and anti-trafficking
As we approach the anniversary of the adoption of Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly, Rev Christel Erving, Anti-Trafficking Project Coordinator, reflects on an event held last week to kick-start our Diocese’s response to eradicate modern slavery across the Liverpool city region. 
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29/11/2017

Struggling for Nativity Service Inspiration?
Well hurry to Liverpool Cathedral as you just might find the answer. Hurry to Bethlehem, penned by the Cathedral’s Assistant Choral Director Stephen Mannings, was developed as a full musical resource for schools and young peoples’ groups 
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30/11/2017

Clergy prepare for advent with our quiet retreat day
Clergy from across our diocese gathered at Aintree Racecourse for a retreat day led by Bishop Richard. Read More >

29/11/2017

Alsop win Educate Award for Community Partnership Work
Alsop High School has won a regional educational award for their outstanding community work in North Liverpool.  Read More >

22/11/2017

Church schools from Liverpool Diocese celebrate success at Educate Awards 2017
Four Church of England schools from the Diocese of Liverpool were honoured at the prestigious Educate Awards ceremony on Friday 17 November.  Read More >

22/11/2017

Directions helped me realise my calling in ministry to families
Tracy Sinck spoke to us about why she took part in Directions and how the course helped her to figure out God's Call in her life Read More >

22/11/2017

Keystone aims to support carers and to provide a safe place for them to express their emotions honestly
Jane Stephens was appointed as Local Missional Leader to the Keystone Project based at Great Crosby St Luke on 18th June this year.  Jane spoke to us about her role within the Keystone Project that was initially set up as a support group for carers of a loved one living with dementia. Read More >

22/11/2017

'I accidentally planted a church, then accidentally found myself leading people and caring for them.'
We spoke to Rev Cris Rogers who is the key note speaker at this Sunday’s ‘What Now’ event.  Read More >

17/11/2017

Poppy cascade in Halewood and Hunts Cross 
Kate Cooper explains why for the last twelve months people have been knitting and crocheting for England (Well at least for Halewood and Hunts Cross!) Read More >

15/11/2017

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

15/11/2017

New Liverpool Centre of Mission launched in Norris Green
A new centre of mission was launched in Liverpool this week.  Read More >

09/11/2017

Directions made me realise that we are all striving towards the same goal, on the same path
Mike Armstrong attended last year’s Directions course. He shares his experience Read More >

09/11/2017

Follow the star to #bringonefriend in Huyton
St Gabriels church, Huyton have answered Bishop Pauls call to ‘bring one friend’ to church with their own version of the Mexican tradition of Posada.  Read More >

09/11/2017

Bishop Paul cuts the ribbon to open new All Saints Sixth Form College
Liverpool’s newest Sixth Form College is officially open after a special ceremony took place on Tuesday 7 November.  Read More >

02/11/2017

Formation is a very important word in the life of the university and we take it very seriously
Revd Canon Peter Winn talks to us about his role as Chair and Pro-Chancellor of Liverpool Hope University Council.  Read More >

03/11/2017

Seeing that 'light-bulb moment' for someone is so rewarding
The LifeCall team have recently welcomed a new member. Revd Rachel Sheehan is taking on the role of Young Vocations Champion.  Read More >

03/11/2017

Could your church be given a Disabled Friendly Church Award?
Congratulations to All Saints with St Frideswyde, Thornton, Crosby who were awarded the Disabled Friendly Church Award in October. Read More >

01/11/2017

Bishop Paul records video to encourage us to Bring One Friend
As part of our diocesan push to encourage everyone to Bring One Friend to church Bishop Paul has recorded a special video to play in church Read More >

01/11/2017

Emerging with a new understanding of the spiritual director role
Following the first spiritual directors’ retreat in October, Rev Dawn Harrison, who is Bishop’s Officer for Spiritual Direction reflects on how they “emerged with a new understanding of our spiritual director role.”
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01/11/2017

Synod endorses Bishop's call to bring one friend to church
Diocesan synod members endorsed a challenge to every congregation member to bring one friend to church. The simple call comes ahead of the advent and Christmas seasons which offer plenty of opportunities to make that invitation. Read More >

26/10/2017

Lewis presents us with a vision rather than an argument
This year's thought-provoking Archbishop Blanch Lecture was delivered to a packed crowd at Liverpool Hope University by Professor Alister McGrath. Read More >

27/10/2017

Could your parish become a life-size Advent calendar? 
Get inspired by reading Eccleston, St Helens story of making an exciting ‘Advent calendar’ of their own using the windows of parishioners’ homes to countdown the run-up to Christmas.  Read More >

26/10/2017

Street Pastors making a difference in Warrington
Since the launch of Warrington Street pastors just over a year ago, the Christian volunteer group have assisted many people in the town centre offering free support and advice.  Read More >

26/10/2017

Interfaith week event to call for action on climate change
Merseyside residents, of all faiths and beliefs, are invited to take part in Faiths4Change's Interfaith Week event, 'World Faiths, Climate Change, & Community Influence'.  Read More >

24/10/2017

We're going to Big Church Day Out North 2018
We have set up a diocesan group page to make it easier for you to book on and for every church and congregation to take advantage of the lowest possible prices.  Read More >

24/10/2017

Bishop Paul's Presidential Address to Synod Oct 2017
You can watch the video of Bishop Paul's address here Read More >

18/10/2017

Justice is a loaded word, meaning several things to different people.
We all probably carry more closely a sense of injustice than a sense of true justice - "I have been wronged!" "This is unfair!" Read More >

19/10/2017

We call for churches to collect Mission Statistics for the annual October count
Clergy and churchwardens across our diocese have been asked to complete the Church of England Mission Statistics online as part of the national requirements to collect robust information about church attendance. Read More >

19/10/2017

Spiritual Directors hold their first retreat this weekend
The retreat led by Sr Magdalen Lawler SND and Fr Tom McGuinness SJ will provide a time for meditation and reflection for the Diocese’s Spiritual Directors. Read More >

19/10/2017

Dreaming around an Open Table
Local Missional Leader Warren Hartley spoke to us about the phenomenal growth of the Open Table ministry over the last two years  Read More >

12/10/2017

We 'Open the Box' on the important topic of engaging with children and young families
Over 200 people attended this year’s Bishop’s headline conference with the theme focused on engaging with children and families in your church and communities. Read More >

12/10/2017

Get ready for the General Data Protection Regulation
Clergy and PCCs need to make preparations for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into force on May 25th 2018. And the best way to start is to follow our simple steps.
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11/10/2017

Liverpool Diocese Responds to Modern-day Slavery and Human Trafficking
Rev Christel Erving is taking up the role of the Liverpool Diocese Anti-Trafficking Project Co-ordinator. She is charged with developing our strategy for tackling this growing problem. Read More >

12/10/2017

Prison Lecture Liverpool 2017
During prison week the first Prison Lecture Liverpool, organised by Liverpool Diocesan Council for Social Aid, Adelaide House and our Diocese was held at Liverpool Cathedral.
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12/10/2017

When I’m with the Gospel Choir I feel genuine happiness
This week is World Mental Health week and there has been lots of discussion about how arts and creativity can be a massive help to those struggling with mental health issues. Read More >

11/10/2017

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

12/10/2017

New Joshua Centre website to support parishes launching new congregations
If your parish is considering planting a new congregation or interested to find out more about that possibility, then visit joshuacentre.org.uk our new website and online resource hub for multiplying congregations.  Read More >

05/10/2017

Bishop of Warrington talks about his retirement
We talk to Bishop Richard about his decision to retire Read More >

04/10/2017

Why ‘Making Social Justice Count’ is Important
We know there are people and churches across our Diocese carrying out amazing work which makes a ‘bigger difference’ to their local community and we want to understand more about this work and the impact it is having. Very often this work goes unnoticed or unrecorded. Rev Canon Dr Ellen Loudon, Director of Social Justice is looking to change that.
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04/10/2017

How can we explore and explain the Christian faith in contemporary culture?
The life and work of C.S.Lewis will be brought to life at year’s Archbishop Blanch lecture by Professor Alister McGrath. Read More >

04/10/2017

Bishop of Warrington announces his retirement
The Bishop of Warrington, the Rt Revd Richard Blackburn, has announced his retirement during the annual licensing of Readers. His farewell service will take place on Saturday, April 21st Read More >

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