Bishop of Warrington's Easter Message

First published on: 1st March 2018

Retirement is a strange thing to think about. You find yourself conflicted. On the one hand a chapter of your life and, in my case, ministry is closing.

Be part of growing a movement for real environmental change

First published on: 23rd February 2018

We spoke to Phil Leigh Diocesan Environmental Officer about what he hopes this spring's Environmental Summit will achieve.

Tackling Modern-Day Slavery and how you can help

First published on: 22nd February 2018

This Lent the Clewer Initiative is asking you to do something different - they want you to give up slavery. Together with the Clewer and the Gangmasters and Abuse Authority, on  29th April, we are organising a train-the-trainer event for people in churches across our Diocese who work with people who may be in vulnerable situations. 

The Happiness Course: exploring emotional health and well-being

First published on: 22nd February 2018

We spoke to Angela McCormick, from Huyton Parish Family Project about how the Happiness course has helped reach out to community, exploring emotional health and wellbeing and creating choices that lead to real change in people's lives.

Transform North West looking to build its leadership team

First published on: 15th February 2018

Transform North West are looking for a team of inspired individuals who will make their vision a reality. So we spoke to Rev Greg Sharples, Team Vicar in Widnes, about his calling to be part of the Transform Network

How going to The Sanctuary changed my life

First published on: 15th February 2018

Tracy Cullen tells us of her incredible journey from a user to helper at The Sanctuary. A community cafe project that offers mental health support along with a great welcome. 

Clergy Moves and Ministry Appointments

First published on: 14th February 2018

There have been a number of clergy moves and ministry appointments and we list them here.

Sharpening your Listening Skills for Spiritual Direction

First published on: 9th February 2018

<span style="font-size: 10pt; line-height: 115%; font-family: Verdana, sans-serif;">Sr Winifred Morley, Cenacle Sister, has joined the Liverpool Diocese Spiritual Direction team. </span>

How one of our churches provides a mental health sanctuary

First published on: 9th February 2018

This week there has been a national spotlight on mental health issues as the Church of England reported that priests are increasingly dealing with mental health crises among their parishioners. We visited 'The Sanctuary' in Widnes to see how it helps the community

Educate Awards 2018 nominations now open

First published on: 1st February 2018

Our Diocesan church schools have previously celebrated great success at the prestigious Educate Awards as the hard work and achievement of our excellent schools were recognised. 

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