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Contactless donation system launches

5th December 2022

The Diocese of Chester has launched a contactless donation device for churches to try.  Its first outing was at St Martin's in Aston Upon Mersey, which coincided with the first day of their Christmas tree festival....

New Chair of the Diocesan Advisory Committee

28th November 2022

Following a consultation process between Bishop Mark, Bishop’s Council, Chuch Buildings Council, and the Chancellor, the new Chair of the DAC will be Nicholas Rank. He replaces his predecessor, Bob Munn who served in the role since 2008....

Bishop Julie thanks churches for participating in Safeguarding Sunday

25th November 2022

Bishop Julie thanks the churches that participated in the annual awareness raising campaign that aims to give churches an opportunity to show their communities that they take their safeguarding responsibilities seriously. Next year's event will happen on the 19 November....

10th Women's Voices Conference confirmed for 2023

30th November 2022

The 10th Women's Voices Conference from the Diocese of Chester will take place on Saturday 14th October 2023. Event organiser and Church House employee, the Revd Liz Shercliff, has said the events have always been memorable and hopes that 2023 will be no different....

Domestic abuse must not be a taboo subject, as reports to churches increase

25th November 2022

The Church of England is supporting the international campaign for 16 days of activism to end gender-based violence, as newly released figures show that there has been a 37% increase in reports of domestic abuse to diocesan safeguarding advisers over the past three years....

A 'silly flyer' can make a difference

25th November 2022

A "silly flyer" is how Jim Johnson describes a church leaflet that was put through his letter box last year. But something in that flyer compelled Jim to go to church. This is his story....



Cycle of Prayer

The Cycle of Prayer is now available via Prayermate, a free app that you can download to your mobile phone. Once you have downloaded the app, just search for the Diocese of Chester and add us to your prayer list.

We will continue to provide the Cycle of Prayer as a PDF which can be downloaded below.

Cycle of Prayer 01 - 31 December 2022

Cycle of Prayer 01 - 30 November 2022


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