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I’m wanting to inspire in people a fresh understanding of God
Dr. Ruth Valerio speaks to us about the upcoming Micah Lecture and her book Saying Yes to Life. She also speaks about her work with Tearfund & Eco Church and what she would add to our list of #DoTenThings.
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Watch ‘We See You.’ A Vigil to Honour Victims of Slavery and Trafficking
With powerful contributions from Stop the Traffik, The Clewer Initiative, the Medaille Trust and the Triangle of Hope, ‘We See You.’ a Vigil to Honour Victims of Slavery and Trafficking took place on Saturday 25th July and a recording of the event is now available to watch on YouTube. Read More >


South Sefton Foodbank fed over 4600 people during lockdown
At a time when much of the activities at St Leonard’s Church had to stop due to COVID-19, South Sefton Foodbank remained open as an essential service and has seen an unprecedented increase in the need for food support during the lockdown months. Read More >


Church Wigan Food Ministry Feeding 570 People a Week
Church Wigan Food Ministry has seen a significant increase in numbers receiving support from their food ministry across Wigan. The Rev’d Rachel Sheehan, Associate Hub Leader of the Parish of Wigan North West spoke about the impact of Church Wigan Food Ministry during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Love Your Neighbour
St James in the City has set up a temporary "pop up" food distribution service to help families and individuals who are struggling with food poverty and isolation during the current Covid-19 epidemic. 
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Eco Diocese July 2020
As we begin to welcome members of our congregations old and new into our churches, it's a crucial time for embedding our 5th Mark of Mission Eco Church actions to reduce our carbon footprint.  Read More >


Summer Sermons
Senior clergy are writing and recording a weekly series of sermons for over the summer.  Read More >


Rev Phil Saltmarsh appointed Bishop’s Planning Officer
Phil joins a team which gives advice and support to deaneries and parishes on pastoral reorganisation and other planning matters. Read More >


Keeping your building safe during the virus outbreak
You can read about safe access to maintain buildings here Read More >


NW Bishops announce plans for new Theological Education Institute
Bishop Paul has welcomed the plans which followed a review of existing provision Read More >


Church Commissioners award £4.6m to our “Missing Generations” project
The Church Commissioners have awarded £4.6m to our "Missing Generations" project under the Strategic Development Fund. Read More >


Christ the Servant Church,Skelmersdale increases food support to six days a week
Christ the Servant Church in Digmoor, Skelmersdale has extended its existing food support to the community during the COVID-19 crisis. The Open Table Community Café would normally meet twice a week, has now opened its doors six days a week. Read More >


Boxes of Hope to support primary school children in Ainsdale
Churches Together in Ainsdale set up ‘Boxes of Hope’, an initiative to provide support for children who receive free school meals and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More >


A fresh approach for a community partnership in Knowsley
St Gabriel’s Church in Huyton have partnered with community organisations and local independent businesses to establish Knowsley Kitchen Read More >


Stuart Harrison appointed Acting Director of Education
We are delighted to announce that Stuart Harrison, currently Assistant Director of Education, has agreed to step into the role of Acting Director of Education. He will start in the role on June 10th 2020. Read More >


Doorstep for Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Knowsley
Volunteers from churches across Knowsley are enabling local grassroots charity SHARe Knowsley to continue to provide practical, emotional and social support for asylum seekers and refugees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More >


Reducing the causes of climate change is essential to the life of faith
In June's Eco Diocese update, hear from Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury Read More >