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City Centre Flat available to rent

An unfurnished one bedroom flat in Liverpool Parish Church is about to become vacant (May). Central location opposite the Liver Building.  Comprises sitting room, bedroom, bathroom and kitchen with the possibility of a parking space (subject to negotiation).  Access separate from main doors of church.  For more details or to express interest please contact the Church Office on 0151 236 5287 or

Art exhibition held by Churches Together in Waterloo - ONE FRIDAY

An art exhibition and reflective space on 7th and 10th April 12 noon to 2.30 pm and 7.30 pm to 8.30 pm on Wednesday 12th April. Waterloo United Free Church, Crosby Road North, Waterloo, L22 0NY

The Hoghton Players Production of INFERNAL NONSENSE

A lighthearted look at the way Gilbert & Sullivan have explored the "Seven Deadly Sins" (along with a few more modern human foibles that didn't make the traditional "top seven") A Jolly sing a long from various productions
  • Friday 7th April St Marks Scarisbrick
  • Saturday 8th April Holy Trinity Southport
  • Saturday 22nd April Formby United Reform Church
  • Friday 28th April Holy Trinity Tarleton
All Performances commence at 7:30pm. Tickets for each performance are £7.00 no concessions. Light Refreshments. For advance bookings please contact the Ticket Secretary Mr Ray Dutton on 01704 578232.

John Bowdler Entertains

On Saturday 8th April 7:30pm John Bowdler, the famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom organist, will entertain with a range of music from his extensive collection. All Welcome to St Thomas Eccleston, St Helens WA10 2EB. Tickets £10 (including glass of wine or tea/coffee and cake) are available from St Thomas Church between 10:30am and 11:30am on Sundays or reserve a ticket and pay on the door by ringing 01744 753631 after 6pm

Church Open Day at St Helen's, Sefton.

Our church will be open on Bank Holiday Easter Monday with various stalls, free guided tours, a cafe selling homemade cakes and an Easter Egg hunt starting at 3pm. All are welcome. 
Monday 17th April 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm. Sefton Parish Church, Bridges Lane, Sefton. L29 7WG.

What's so special about religion?

A new series of talks and discussions in the context of a Communion service & pizza.  Some people are religious, some don’t see the point. Maybe there is a god, maybe there isn’t: does it matter? What difference does it make?Come & ask your questions!  From 6.30pm on: 
23rd April 2017 - What’s so special about Christianity? At St Bride’s Liverpool, Percy Street, Liverpool L8 7LT. For more information go to

Contemplative Prayer

Meetings of contemplative prayer continue in the east of the diocese at St. Ann's, Central Avenue, Warrington, WA2 8AJ. The dates for 2017 are 8th April, 1st July and 7th October. All gatherings begin at 11am (drinks) and finish at 12.30pm following a led hour of contemplative prayer using the method of the Fellowship of Contemplative Prayer.
There is also an Advent Quiet Day on 17th December 2017 beginning at 10am in which there are three sessions with breaks in which you can arrive or leave; there is a bring and share lunch. More details from Canon Bob Dickinson or Rev Pam Lovatt

Olivet to Calvary by J.H. Maunder

The parish church of St Anne, Stanley invite you to come and sing Olivet to Calvary on Sunday 9th April. Tenor: Stuart Keen, Bass: Damien O’Keeffe, Organ: Stephen Hargreaves
Rehearsal at 5pm, performance at 7pm. Tickets £5 for singers and audience including glass of wine.

North Meols Deanery Lent Talks 2017

Tuesday 11th April from 7pm (7:30pm start) our guest speaker is Richard Blackburn Bishop of Warrington - All Saints Southport

ChocoL8 Easter Egg Hunt at St James in the City

Saturday 15th April 2017 2.00pm - 4.00 pm
St James in the City, is looking forward to welcoming children, young people, families, friends and neighbours to the ChocoL8 Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday 15th April. The Easter Bunny will be on hand with other friendly folk to help children search for hundreds of mini Fair-trade Easter Eggs which will be hidden in the grounds. Friends and neighbours of all ages from around the local community are invited to this free event which begins at St James at 2.00 pm.

The church grounds will be open until 4pm for a range of fun activities and games. The event is free to all who attend and is an opportunity to hear what progress has been made on restoring the building as well as for participants to comment on plans for the future. Rev Neil Short, Vicar of St James said “ChocoL8 is going to be a fantastic, chocolate filled afternoon with plenty of fun and we welcome as many kids as possible to join in the hunt." St James Church, corner of Upper Parliament Street & Park Road L8

Good News Musical

Sing Good News Musical has been revamped for 2017.People from 14 churches across Southport have come together to put this musical on. Performances at St Philip & St Paul with Wesley, Southport, PR8 6QF on Friday 28th April at 7pm & Sunday 30th April at 6.30pm. All welcome. Entrance free - donations to the work of the Bible Society. 

Quiet Days for 2017

In and around the Church and Quiet Garden at St Peter’s, Birkdale 10am – 3.30pm
  • Saturday 6th May
  • Saturday 3rd June
  • Saturday 8th July
  • Saturday 16th September
  • Saturday 7th October
Led by Rev Sue Calveley the days will include: times of prayer and worship, input to stimulate your reflection, but also plenty of time for quietness and personal reflection; ‘Drop they still dews of quietness, Till all our strivings cease: Take from our souls the strain and stress, And let our ordered lives confess The beauty of thy peace’. The garden includes a labyrinth, prayer hut, and places to rest and be. Suggested giving £10 which includes tea/coffee, please bring packed lunch; part of the proceeds will go towards the maintenance and development of the garden.
To book please ring Sue on 01704 551840 or email:

Centering Prayer - An Introductory Day

An Introductory day led by Contemplative Outreach U.K. Centering Prayer - Sometimes called ' Resting in God'. Contemplative prayer is firmly rooted in ancient Christian tradition. Thomas Keating founded Contemplative Outreach in 1984. It is now a world wide spiritual network of individuals and small faith communities. Please register for the day by email. A packed lunch will be required but coffee and tea will be provided. There will be no fee but donations will be welcome on the day. After the Introductory Day there will be 6 follow up sessions for those interested and the possibility of forming a group of those who wish to continue in this practice.

Saturday 13th May 2017 10am to 4pm at St. John the Baptist, Burscough, Lancs, L40 4LQ. Directions and Parking: A59 between Ormskirk and Preston. Parking on Tesco car park opposite the church. Website address: Tickets and availability: register by email including a contact phone number -
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Promote your parish event on BBC Radio Merseyside

‘News from the Pews’ is broadcast around 7.30 am every Sunday morning. It is the ‘what’s on' feature for the Daybreak programme on BBC Radio Merseyside. It is an ideal way to publicise your parish event by getting a shout out on air. Get in touch with presenter Helen Jones with event details giving plenty of notice - or by post: Helen Jones, Daybreak, BBC Radio Merseyside, P.O Box 95.8, Liverpool, L69 1ZJ.