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Safeguarding Training for Parish Volunteers
22/02/2017 - Daresbury

An interactive workshop aimed at equipping you to follow healthy safeguarding best practice in your role
Church Signing weekend
24/02/2017 - Foxhill

This weekend is all about learning church signing, learning from Deaf speakers, workshops and fun!
Food for thought: Tasting Compassion
28/02/2017 - Chester

Featuring acclaimed thinker and author Karen Armstrong OBE (via YouTube),

Bishop's House (more)

Confirmations - services in 2017
A full list of dates and services in the Archdeaconries of Macclesfield and Chester.

Bishop's CrestAD CLERUM - Jan 2017
Includes items on the Lay Conference and Bishops' Quiet days.

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land
28 March - 6 April 2017

Archdeacons Visitation Services 2017

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Diocesan Board of Education Reformed
The Diocesan Board of Education (DBE), which oversees local developments and supports schools on a day to day basis, has been reformed into a smaller strategic group of 11 members. This new group, drawn from Diocesan Synod members and external appointments, came into force on 1st January 2017.
Diocesan Youth, Children and Families Missioner
Jonathan Masters has been appointed as the new Diocesan Youth, Children and Families Missioner from February 2017
Fifty gather to explore calling
Our annual Called to Serve event recently brought together more than 50 people wanting to find out more about the four licensed ministries that Chester Diocese offers: Pastoral Worker, Reader, Church Army and Ordained Ministry. The event was held at Foxhill Centre for Prayer, Study and Mission.

Christian Unity - Week of Prayer
The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, (18 - 25th January 2017) will focus on the passage 2 Corinthians 5: 14-20, with its theme: “Reconciliation – the Love of Christ Compels Us”. Prompted by the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the theme and the materials have been selected by the churches of Germany.
All Saints Shoeboxes
All Saints Church, Runcorn , Holy Trinity Church Runcorn and All Saints School, Runcorn donated 117 shoeboxes to the Samaritan Purse Operation Christmas Child. Attached is a photo of the children preparing to transfer the boxes to the collection van. Thirty of the boxes were donated by the Jaguar factory in Birmingham.

Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land Date: 28/03/2017
One of the key purposes of the pilgrimage is to help us better to understand the Bible. The pilgrimage will follow broadly the format of our last two pilgrimages, and will be led by the three Bishops, assisted by the Revd Professor Walter Moberly, who has memorably led the Bible Expositions at the last two residential clergy Conferences at Swanwick. More...



Cycle of Prayer - 20/02/2017   Download

Please pray for: Altrincham C of E School

Bishop Emmanuel Kana Mani, Maiduguri (Jos, Nigeria) Bishop Nathan Nyitar Inyom, Makurdi ( Abuja, Nigeria)

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