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Addressing Gender-Based Violence
25/10/2016 - Foxhill

How might the local church address gender-based violence?
Parish Giving Officer Evening
31/10/2016 - Church House

This is an evening event for all Parish Giving Officers and others who have an interest in promoting Christian giving in the parish.
Rural Ministry Meeting
07/11/2016 - Lostock Gralam

Bishop James Newcobe of Carlisle speaks of his experience of Ecumenism in Cumbria

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

Bishop's CrestAd Clerum
August 2016

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land
28 March - 6 April 2017

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150th anniversary of Reader Ministry
2016 marks the 150th anniversary of the establishment of Reader ministry in the Church of England. There have been national events, deanery events Ė and then on Saturday, 15 October, a diocesan celebration in the Cathedral. Bishop Libby led the service and gave licences to eight new Readers and a further four who have transferred into parishes in the diocese.
Cathedral Zumbathon
Imagine 500 people dancing to music in a cathedral! This is what is happening at Chester cathedral to raise money for BCC Children in Need on Friday 18th November. A Zumbathon in a cathedral is a world first, and we are hoping that you will join in and help spread the word!
New appointment for Bishop Libby
Bishop Libby has been appointed as Vice Chair to the Board of Trustees of the Childrenís Society. The Childrenís Society works in close partnership with the Church of England to improve the lives of children and young people across the country.

Can you make the Angel of Liscard?
St. Thomasís in Liscard is running a unique competition this autumn. The challenge is to create a freestanding angel, great or small, from any combination of recyclable material, feathers and silky material, junk and salvage, wood and metal or card and paper.
YBIBLE Launch Event
On the evening of 15th September about 300 people attended the Cathedral for the Launch of YBible. There were clergy, readers and other church members from across the Diocese. Everyone received a welcome pack which included a copy of the 52 Thoughts book, a selection of favourite Bible verses with reflections.

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 - 24/10/2016   Download

Please pray for: Hoole

C: John Kirkland. LM: Vicki Bulgin, Bill Holt, Ron Davies, Helen Ellis, Peri Nightingale, Sam Durdant-Hollamby. We give thanks for the Lead Academy and for help in discerning Godís vision for the future. Please pray that we will honour him by making dis

Bishop Emmanuel Maduwike, Ikeduru (Owerri, Nigeria); Bishop Peter Onekpe, Ikka (Bendel, Nigeria)

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