|As school celebrates success … a visit from Bishop Libby
The children and staff of St Matthew’s C of E primary school in Edgeley, Stockport, enjoyed a visit by Bishop Libby recently. St Matthew’s is the first school to be part of Chester Diocesan Academies Trust (CDAT) – a multi-academy trust set up by our Board of Education to support church schools.
|Get your ‘Real Advent Calendar’
This uses Fairtrade chocolate and informs youngsters about the nativity and the hope which that brings for humankind. The Meaningful Chocolate Company is hoping to donate £15,000 from sales of the calendar this year – to help fund a baby clinic in Kenya and support overseas farmers through Traidcraft Exchange.
|A new book by Bishop Michael Baughen
A new study book, written by our former diocesan bishop, the Rt Revd Michael Baughen, helps people delve into the Christ-centred letter to the Hebrews ... with a particular view to the season of Advent. ‘Cover to Cover Advent: My Beloved Son’ (PICTURED) aims to help small groups and individuals explore the many facets of our Saviour’s character.
|And a new one by the Revd Magdalen Smith ...
A new book by Magdalen Smith aims to connect our present-day yearnings and wrestlings to pray better – with those of the mystics and holy people from the Christian past. Understanding prayer as something which is actively lived rather than set apart, the author helps us recover and transform our inner spaces, through focusing on concepts such as ‘gaze’, ‘deep’, ‘thank’, ‘link’ and ‘dream’.
|Stockport’s help for young women in Ethiopia
Clergy and churches from across Stockport are uniting to support the work of Christian Aid in Ethiopia. The initiative involves a new community partnership scheme, which links Christian Aid to local churches and community groups. For every £1 raised through a partnership, the European Union pledges additional match funding.
Cycle of Prayer - 09/10/2015 Download
Please pray for: Willaston
Bishop Samson Mwaluda, Taita-Taveta; Bishop Liverson Mng’onda, Coadjutor Bishop of Taita-Taveta (Kenya)
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