|Big summer art exhibition at Acton
This ambitious arts event was held at St Mary’s church, Acton, Nantwich, earlier this month (July). The theme for the exhibition was World War I and Acton in 1914. The exhibition consisted of pieces of work beautifully presented by every child from the primary school.
|Your new CDN is now being distributed
Our twelve new priests are featured in a colour photo in the August issue of Chester Diocesan News, currently being distributed. CDN is packed with news about great things happening at diocese level and around our parishes. Read on for details of how to order your copies ...
|New baptismal font wins praise
The first babies to be baptised in the new font at St George's church, Stockport, were Jude and Isaac Phillips – twins, pictured here with the Vicar, the Revd Canon Elaine Chegwin Hall. Jude and Isaac – the children of parishioners Philip and Anita Phillips – were baptised on 20 July.
|Teddy bears’ picnic in Knutsford
Earlier this month (July 2014) families with young children were invited to a teddy bears’ picnic by St Cross parish in the town. The congregation were also invited to come along and get to know one another better.
|Fun and spirituality in France for our young people
The annual diocesan youth pilgrimage this summer saw young people from Bishop’s Blue Coat C of E Academy, Chester, and Cre8 (a youth project from Macclesfield) travel to Taizé in Burgundy, France.
Cycle of Prayer (Download booklet)
Cycle of Prayer - 31/07/2014
C: Tim Hanson. LM: Roberta Bonner, Ian Bonner, Irene Greenhough. We are currently going through the next phase of our reordering plans, and would appreciate prayer for us during this time. Pray that the work would be completed on time and that additional problems are not discovered during the work. Pray also for our relationships with one another during a time of upheaval - give us patience and understanding with each other. Wharton C of E School
Bishop Ismail Gibreil Abugigin, El-Obeid (Sudan)
The Church tent at the Cheshire Show
17th and 18th June 2014 Cheshire Show takes place after the 3rd Sunday in June each year. The Show is a celebration of all that is good about agriculture, the countryside and rural life in Cheshre. Over the course of this two day Show, one of the largest in the country, over 80,000 people visit the showground at Tabley near Knutsford.
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