|Let’s get talking … about mental health
Sometimes the isolation and stigma around a mental health issue can feel worse than the issue itself. That’s why we all need to talk. Jane Knight (PICTURED), our Diocesan Head of Counselling, encouraged all parishes to get involved in ‘Time to Talk Day’ on Thursday 4 February.
|‘Sponsor-a-Stone’ for New Brighton's big spire
The restoration of the spire of St James’ church, New Brighton, is into the final phases now – and the parish is very pleased with its latest fundraising scheme, ‘Sponsor-a-Stone’.
|Tractor and plough blessing
It wasn’t just the plough that was blessed at the Plough Service held at St Mary and St Michael church, Burleydam, south Cheshire, recently – a tractor was too. Archdeacon Ian Bishop is PICTURED outside the church with Priest-in-Charge, the Revd Alison Fulford, her husband Ben, Joshua Swain (owner of the tractor) and two local children.
|A tactile event offered by Stockport church
Saint Matthew's church in Edgeley, Stockport, invited the local community a while back to experience church differently – through touch, sight, smell, sound and taste. A ‘Tactile Tour’ was offered ...
|Called to Serve 2016 – at Foxhill
Our diocese held its annual day of encouragement for vocations on Saturday January 30 at Foxhill Retreat and Conference Centre in Frodsham. More than 65 people attended to explore the four licensed ministries of ordained, Reader, Pastoral Worker and Church Army.
Visitation Services 2016
Here is a list of venues for this year’s Visitation Services. Churchwardens can attend any service by telling Pat Pugh, PA to the Archdeacons ( Tel 01928 718834 Ext 258) where you want to attend.
Clergy Conference 27 June 2016
The theme for for the 2016 triennial Clergy Conference is 'Confidence in Christ'
The Conference is from 2pm on Monday 27th to 2pm on Thursday 30th June and is for all Bishops and Archdeacons. Cathedral Clergy, Parochial Clergy and clergy holding the Bishop’s Licence. It doesn’t cost anything as the cost is covered from central funds. Book your place
Cycle of Prayer - 10/02/2016 Download
Please pray for: Sandbach Heath
Bishop Larry Benfield, Arkansas (VIII, The Episcopal Church, USA)
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