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Sticky Faith
07/07/2015 - Stockport

Can we actually do something to help our children and youth of today develop a faith that lasts?
Churchwarden Training
05/09/2015 - Lostock Gralam

All wardens welcome
Area / Rural Dean's Conference
15/09/2015 - Foxhill

To support Area/Rural Deans in the northwest dioceses who have been appointed in the last two years.

Bishop's House

Bishop Peter’s recent Diocesan Synod address

Confirmations - services in 2015
A full list of dates and services in the Archdeaconries of Macclesfield and Chester.

Bishop's CrestAd Clerum
March 2015

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December 2014

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land
28 March - 6 April 2017
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Our new deacons
Pictured after their ordination at Chester Cathedral on Sunday 5 July, 2015, are 13 new deacons to serve in our diocese. Their names are listed below ...
A most inspiring evening planned for Stockport
The Osiligi troupe of Maasai warriors will perform at St George’s church, Buxton Road, Heaviley, Stockport, on Tuesday 22 September, starting at 7.30pm. With music and dance the troupe will tell the story of the Maasai – a semi-nomadic people of East Africa, noted for their distinctive customs and dress.

Celebrating the success of the University of Chester
A grand dinner with a champagne reception was held by the University of Chester to mark the 175th anniversary of its beginnings.
'Topping out' at St Peter’s, Prestbury
The congregation of St Peter’s church, Prestbury, turned out in force for the ancient ceremony of ‘topping out’ their new building (an extension to the old church) which is due to be completed later this year. A branch of yew from the churchyard was attached to the highest point of the building in the traditional manner.
Responding dramatically to modern-day slavery
In the autumn Rhema Theatre Company will perform a production called ‘The It’s Not Fair’ that aims to educate and challenge the audience about issues surrounding human trafficking.


Ian Bishop, the Archdeacon of Macclesfield talks to the Vicar of Wrenbury and two readers about rural ministry.

Faculty Application - Public Notice
The Public Notice regarding the faculty application of Upton (Overchurch) St Mary for the construction of a new church centre can now be viewed here.

Cycle of Prayer - 07/07/2015   Download

Please pray for: Macclesfield St Barnabas (Part of Team)

C: Vacant, Dave Mock, Rob Wardle, Gerri Tetzlaff, David Wightman. LM: Fran Hiles, Glenys Hibbert.

Bishop Julio Murray, Panama (Central America)

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