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25/12/2011

Bishop James' Christmas sermon
Bishop James asks what you treasure most in his Christmas sermon. Read More >

20/12/2011

Mersey Christmas takes to airwaves to say Christmas Starts With Christ
A radio ad featuring a jubilant voicemail message from Joseph about Jesus' birth will be broadcast on local radio this week.  Read More >

16/12/2011

Fees for Weddings Baptisms and Funerals
New information on fees for Weddings Baptisms and Funerals. Read More >

08/12/2011

Meet our new Readers - Philip Parr
In the last of our Reader Profiles, we meet Philip Parr who serves at Carr Mill St David. Read More >

07/12/2011

New Ecumenical Ministry Team for Warrington
Churches of different denominations in Warrington have come together to form a new ministry team, which aims to bring Church out to the local community. Read More >

06/12/2011

Mersey Christmas is reminding Big Issue readers that Christmas starts with Christ
Copies of the Big Issue, sold across the north of England in the run-up to Christmas, will carry the message ‘Christmas Starts with Christ’. Read More >

01/12/2011

Meet our New Readers - Ruth Simpson
This week we meet Ruth Simpson, who serves at St Mark’s Haydock. Read More >

24/11/2011

Meet our new Reader - Chris Stead
This week we meet Chris Stead who serves across the Mossley Hill Team Misnistry Read More >

24/11/2011

Two Liverpool Diocese development projects receive grants
Two church-led community research and development projects in Liverpool have been awarded £100,000 each from the Archbishops' Council and Church Commissioners.  Read More >

11/11/2011

Diocesan Synod - Reports from the meeting
Diocesan Synod also discussed Parish Share and Statistics for Mission   Read More >

10/11/2011

Diocesan Synod vote in favour of women bishop's legislation
Diocesan Synod has voted in favour of General Synod’s draft proposals for the legislation on women bishops. Read More >

10/11/2011

Knowsley Students look forward with Hope
Pupils at Hope Primary School in Knowsley are celebrating the first six months in their new joint school. Read More >

10/11/2011

Bishop James' presidential address to Synod
The Bishop of Liverpool says the decision about ordaining women as bishops must be "located in the mission of God”
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08/11/2011

Hope Academy officially opened
Bishop Richard joined Archbishop Kelly to officially open our latest joint academy last week Read More >

02/11/2011

Employers Liability Tracing Office
Ecclesiastical have published information about the Employers Liability Tracing Office, which makes it easier for injured employees to trace their employer’s or former employer’s, Employers Liability (EL) insurers. All parishes are asked to read this. Read More >

31/10/2011

Meet our new Reader - Craig Jevins
This week we meet Craig Jevins who serves the Parr Team Benefice. Read More >

31/10/2011

Meet our new Readers - John Crawford
This week we meet John Crawford who serves at Trinity Anglican/Methodist in Page Moss.   Read More >

24/10/2011

Meet our new Readers - David Foxford
 This September, Bishop Richard licensed sixteen new Readers, all of whom will serve at parishes across the Diocese Read More >

18/10/2011

Pupils celebrate 200 years of Church Schools
A banner designed by two pupils from Sir Thomas Boteler CE High School was used at the service at Westminster Abbey. Read More >

13/10/2011

Meet our new Deacons - Tim Stanford
In our last feature on our new Deacons, we meet Tim Stanford, who serves at Walton Breck Christ Church and Holy Trinity. Read More >

06/10/2011

Meet our new Readers - Peter Walker
This week we meet Peter Walker, who serves at Haigh and Aspull St David with St Elizabeth.  Read More >

05/10/2011

Meet our new Readers - Victoria Raby
This week we meet Victoria Raby who serves at St James church in Birkdale. Read More >

04/10/2011

Meet our new Readers - Christine Monaghan
This week we meet Christine (Chris) Monaghan who serves at St Michael's Church in Huyton.  Read More >

03/10/2011

Meet our new Deacons - Ian Wynne
This week we meet Ian Wynne who serves at St James the Great, Haydock. Read More >

28/09/2011

Meet our new Readers - Rod Hulks
Last weekend, Bishop Richard licensed sixteen new Readers. This week we meet Rod Hulks. Read More >

28/09/2011

Meet our new Deacons - Julie Anderson
This week we meet Julie Anderson, who serves at Christ Church Norris Green. Read More >

27/09/2011

Sixteen new Readers for the Diocese of Liverpool
Sixteen new Readers, who will serve in parishes across the Diocese of Liverpool, were licensed at a special service by Bishop Richard this week.   Read More >

22/09/2011

Meet our new Deacons - Tim Watson
This week we meet Tim Watson who serves at Liverpool Cathedral and St Anne, Stanley with St Paul, Stoneycroft.   Read More >

22/09/2011

Meet our new Deacons - Philip Turner
This week we meet Philip Turner, who serves at St Mary’s Church in Great Sankey.   Read More >

22/09/2011

Churches across Diocese ready to give a warm welcome
Churches across the Diocese are preparing to welcome people Back to Church this Sunday. Read More >

22/09/2011

Christmas starts with Christ - 2011 campaign launched
Churches of different denominations across Merseyside are coming together to support the 2011 Christmas Starts With Christ campaign. Read More >

15/09/2011

Meet our new Deacons - Jayne van den Berg-Owens
This week we meet  Jayne Van Den Berg-Owens who serves in the Kirkby Team Ministry. Read More >

24/08/2011

Giving for Life: November 2011
Over 200 delegates from 106 churches were at one of three venues in the diocese to hear Dr John Preston speak about the General Synod report, Giving for Life.
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19/08/2011

Meet our new Deacons - Eileen Heaney
This week we meet Eileen Heaney, who serves at Burscough Bridge St John. Read More >

19/08/2011

Meet our new Deacons - Michael Leyden
This week we meet Michael Leyden, who serves at Rainhill St Ann. Read More >

19/08/2011

Meet our new Deacons - David Nyirongo
This week we meet David Nyirongo, who serves at Penketh, St Paul. Read More >

15/08/2011

Meet our new Deacons - Alison Shaw
This week we meet Alison Shaw who serves at Ormskirk Parish Church.    Read More >

11/08/2011

Churches invite communities to pray for peace
Churches across the Diocese have responded to the events of this week by opening their doors and offering prayers for peace. Read More >

04/08/2011

Interview with LifeCall speaker Chick Yuell
Chick Yuell will be speaking at Life Call, our vocations event at the Cathedral on September 10th. In this interview, find out more about his inspiring work and his faith.    Read More >

04/08/2011

Notice from Ecclesiastical - policy excesses
Clergy are asked to make sure they are aware of changes to the policy excesses with regards to policies with Ecclesisatical. Read More >

03/08/2011

Meet our new Deacons - James Harding
Each week we will introduce you to our new Deacons. This week we meet James Harding. Read More >

03/08/2011

Bishop Richard sees pastoral support on offer to retail sector
Bishop Richard toured Liverpool’s retail sector to find out about the pastoral support on offer to staff. Read More >

29/07/2011

Meet our new Deacons - Harry Greenhalgh
Each week we will introduce you to our new Deacons. This week we meet Harry Greenhalgh who serves at Winwick St Oswald. Read More >

28/07/2011

Meet our new Deacons - Alan Conant
Each week we will introduce you to our new Deacons. This week we meet Alan Conant, who joins the Maghull and Melling Team Ministry. Read More >

18/07/2011

Meet our new Deacons - Andy Brown
This week we meet Andy Brown, who joins Walton Breck Christ Church and Holy Trinity. Read More >

14/07/2011

Meet our new Deacons - Norma Arnold and Phil Saltmarsh
Each week we will introduce you to our new Deacons. This week we meet Norma Arnold and Phil Saltmarsh who join St Mary's Grassendale. Read More >

07/07/2011

Meet our new Deacons - Geoff Ardern
Each week we will introduce you to one of our new Deacons. This week we meet Geoff Ardern, who is now part of the Maghull and Melling Team Ministry.   Read More >

06/07/2011

Seventeen New Deacons for the Diocese of Liverpool
Bishop Richard Blackburn ordained 17 new Deacons in the Diocese of Liverpool on July 3rd.  Read More >

01/07/2011

Bishop James gives thanks for prayers
Bishop James thanks people from across the Diocese and beyond for their prayers whilst he is in hospital.   Read More >

24/06/2011

Bishop James to have elective coronary artery bypass
Following a routine angiogram Bishop James Jones is to have an elective coronary artery bypass. Read More >

17/06/2011

More than 2,500 children attend Leavers' Service
More than 2,500 children from schools across the Diocese attended two Leavers' Services at the Cathedral. Read More >

13/06/2011

Ordination of Priests
Bishop James ordained 14 new priests at a packed service at Liverpool Cathedral yesterday. Read More >

17/05/2011

Bishop a Barista for Christian Aid Week
The Bishop of Warrington tried his hand as a barista to support Christian Aid Week.  Read More >

14/04/2011

Notice from EIG regarding Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme
EIG have made an announcement regarding the Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme (LPWG).   Read More >

06/04/2011

DPA Policy Review
A review of the DPA Policy (Designated Priority Areas) is being undertaken and anyone who wishes to comment on the Review is invited to do so by May 30th. Find out more here. 
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01/04/2011

First ever BSL Messy Church for Liverpool Cathedral
Liverpool Cathedral has hosted its first ever British Sign Language (BSL) Messy Church event. Read More >

23/03/2011

Bishop James' Presidential Address March 2011
The Bishop of Liverpool, in his Presidential Address to the Diocese of Liverpool’s Synod on Saturday clearly set out the role of the church in the Big Society debate.
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17/03/2011

Bishop James to Chair Forestry Panel
Bishop James is to chair an independent panel of experts that will make recommendations on forestry policy for England.  Read More >

17/03/2011

SmartWater - latest news from Ecclesiastical Insurance
Parishes are advised to read the latest information from Ecclesiastical Insurance regarding the use of Smart Water. Read More >

10/03/2011

Diocese of Liverpool welcomes the Archbishop of York
The Archbishop of York, The Most Rev Dr John Sentamu will be visiting the Diocese of Liverpool today and tomorrow. Read More >

10/03/2011

Focus on Church Growth in Warrington with new appointment
The Warrington Deanery has created a new role to help local church communities strengthen and grow. Read More >

07/03/2011

Church and School Partnership Award for St Luke's
The Bishop of Warrington, the Rt. Rev Bishop Richard Blackburn, has presented a Church and School Partnership Award to St Luke’s School and St Luke’s Church in Formby. Read More >

07/03/2011

Bishop James joins Tearfund and Eco-friendly school for Carbon Fast
Bishop James has joined forces with Tearfund and Eco-friendly school St Francis of Assisi Academy to encourage people to take part in the Carbon Fast this Lent.  Read More >

03/03/2011

Keep up-to-date with the MyCofE app!
Keep up-to-date with all the latest news and information from the Liverpool Diocese by downloading the myCofE app! Read More >

16/02/2011

Caring for Ex-Offenders: A New Kind of Ministry
Find out about a new ministry that aims to support churches in helping ex-offenders. Read More >

08/02/2011

In Another Place brings Narnia to St George's Hall
More than 450 volunteers from churches and Christian organisations around the Diocese have turned Liverpool's St George's Hall into Narnia. Read More >

08/02/2011

Church and School Partnership Award for Highfield St Matthew
The Bishop of Warrington visited Highfield St Matthew CE Primary School to present a Church and School Partnership Award. Read More >

02/02/2011

Bishop Richard presents Church and School Partnership Award to St Andrew's
Bishop Richard visited the church and school to see how they have been working together.  Read More >

02/02/2011

Theft of Heating Oil from Churches
Churches around the country have seen a rise in theft of heating oil. Find out how you can prevent it. Read More >

02/02/2011

New Era of Worship for Kensington and Fairfield
Community members of the Kensington and Fairfield areas of Liverpool are celebrating the creation of a new parish. Read More >

27/01/2011

Bishop Richard visits refurbished St Oswald's School
Bishop Richard Blackburn joined staff, parents and pupils at the opening of a new million-pound extension and refurbishment at St Oswald’s School.  Read More >

04/01/2011

Diocese to take a stand at Liverpool Wedding Show
Clergy from the Diocese of Liverpool are to provide advice to engaged couples at the Liverpool Wedding Show this month. Read More >

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