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Exploring responses to self-harm and suicide
06/03/2015 - Hartford

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Verbal and Visual
07/03/2015 - Knutsford

North West Partnership - Children's and Youth Leaders Annual Conference
Magna Carta 800th Anniversary Lecture
10/03/2015 - Chester Cathedral

Magna Carta, Church and State, 1215-2015. The Revd Robin Griffiths - Master of Temple Church

40 Days of Lent

Title:Storm on the lake
Today's Reading: Mark 4.35-41
Full Text 05/03/2015

Visitation Services 2015

Bishop's House

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

Bishop's CrestAd Clerum
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Bishop Libby's installation
Libby Lane – who was consecrated as the eighth Bishop of Stockport and the first woman bishop in the history of the Church of England earlier this year – will be formally installed in her new role at Chester Cathedral on International Women’s Day, Sunday 8 March 2015.
Looking back to a tree of light in Wirral
Holy Cross church in Woodchurch, near Birkenhead, was one of many of our parishes to commemorate the centenary of World War I last year. Lights were placed on the Tree of Light (PICTURED) in the churchyard in return for a donation.

High Legh garden and scarecrow event - CHANGED DATE
St John’s church, High Legh, near Knutsford, will host a Garden Safari and Scarecrow Trail this summer - but in JULY, not May as originally planned and reported. in The fund-raising event will features village gardens open to the public, plant sales, and (dotted around the village and hosted by the village community association) an array of scarecrows in various guises.
Chester Cathedral recognises innovation in Christian teaching
This has been done via a newly-created Canon Chancellor’s Award. The award offers primary, secondary and special schools from across the UK an opportunity to demonstrate their expertise in the teaching of Christianity through art, drama and music.
A poignant tribute to the fallen
A parishioner from Sandiway, Tony Hawes, has bought one of the famous ceramic poppies which stood outside the Tower of London last year to commemorate the start of the First World War Tony has arranged with the Dean of Chester for his poppy to go on display in Chester Cathedral.


Compass Event

Location: Wilmslow Date: 28/02/2015
Compass is an informal gathering for anyone interested in hearing more about ordination. Interested in exploring whether God is calling you to the ordained ministry? The next Compass meeting will be on Saturday 28th February at St Bartholomew’s, Wilmslow 10.00am-12.00pm.

Jonathan Lawson author of Hearing the Call: Stories of Young Vocation” will be our visiting speaker. His book, written with Gordon Mursell, reflects biblically on individuals called to do things for God from a variety of backgrounds and circumstances. There will also be plenty of opportunity to ask questions about the discernment process itself. All welcome. To book your place please contact Anne Cody on 01928 718834 Ext 237.

Cycle of Prayer - 05/03/2015   Download

Great Budworth
C: Alec Brown. LM: Janet Rees, Judith Evans. Please pray for Judith Evans, training for ordination, and for Jenny McKay, discerning her vocation, and for all those involved in pastoral work within the parish. Great Budworth C of E School

Bishop Patricia Louise Storey, Meath & Kildare (Dublin, Ireland)

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