|Chester Cathedral Zumbathon
In what is believed to be a world first, Chester Cathedral welcomed 500 people to a mega Zumba fitness class in the nave on the 18th November. The two hour Zumbathon, combining Latin and international dance music, raised more than £6000 for BBC Children in Need.
|Chester Canon appointed Blackburn Cathedral Dean
Canon Peter Howell-Jones has been appointed Dean of Blackburn Cathedral. Canon Peter, who is currently a Canon at Chester Cathedral, will also be a key member of the Diocesan Bishopís Leadership Team. He will be installed as the new Dean of Blackburn on 25 March 2017.
|A call to ministry
Five years ago Ailsa Whorton thought she knew what the future held Ė she had a high flying career working as a manager in a bank, and was a member of her local church. Then, with her incumbentís support, she started the Foundations for Ministry course. She not only gained an appetite for learning, but also felt a call to ministry.
|Experience the joy of Christmas
Over 27,000 services and events, ranging from the contemporary to traditional carols and nativity stories, have been added to a new website that enables the public to enter their postcode and find Christmas services and events happening near them.
|Mothersí Union Chester Anniversary
Members of Mothersí Union Chester Diocese had a wonderful two days away recently when they attended the 140th Anniversary Celebrations at Winchester Cathedral and the General Meeting at Basingstoke.
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 - 09/12/2016 Download
Please pray for: Congleton Deanery
Archbishop David Norman Ashdown, Keewatin (Rupert's Land, Canada)
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