|General Synod report
The Queen called for unity among Christians at her address at the opening of the newly-elected General Synod this week. She said "The last synod will be particularly remembered for the way in which, after prolonged reflection and conversation, even in the midst of deep disagreements, it was able to approve the legislation to enable women to be consecrated as bishops."
|Congo visit’s many blessings – an update
Bishops Libby and Keith have returned from their visit to our fellow Christians in the Diocese of Aru, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Gill and Mark Brown, from Upton parish in Wirral, are also safely back home.
|Open day for part-time ministry and mission training
The All Saints Centre for Mission & Ministry, which trains Readers and ordinands part-time in our region, is holding an open day on Saturday 23 January. The day will take place at Wychwood Park Hotel near Crewe, CW2 5GP, from 10.30am to 3.30pm (lunch included).
|High Legh’s Christmas Tree Festival
St John’s church in High Legh, north Cheshire, will host a Christmas Tree Festival on 4, 5 and 6 December (Friday to Sunday). Local organisations – including Brownies, the bowling club, the golf club and the garden centre – are busy preparing a stunning range of Christmas trees which will be on display.
|Bishop Libby – a year on from an historic announcement
A year has passed since the historic announcement at Stockport Town Hall that Libby Lane was to become the first woman bishop in the history of the Church of England. The event was reported live. And 22 hours after the announcement our bishop-to-be Libby was doing a live interview with BBC Breakfast News – on the morning of 18 December last year, when the day’s national newspapers were all carrying the story too.
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