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Pray for our new lay ministers

3rd October 2022

Please pray for the 16 men and women who are due to be licensed into lay ministry roles at Chester Cathedral on 8 October 2022. Pray for them, their new ministries, and for the parishes in which they will serve....

Farmers grow congregation at Cathedral

26th September 2022

It was the National Harvest Service at Chester Cathedral on Sunday 25 September. The service was well-attended, not least because a number of farmers from across the diocese came together to give thanks to God and rejoice in the splendor that nature has provided them....

How church volunteers are helping, simply by listening

27th September 2022

The Church House officers behind the Here to Listen project have told how they were prompted to act after hearing about a suicidal school child who had been told they could not access support for eight months. In November, the team behind the project will offer training to new church volunteers....

What are 'subjugated knowledges' anyway?

22nd September 2022

Women’s Voices, the event that promotes theology from a women’s perspective, is now into its 8th year and is due to take place on 15 October. The event description has been catching the eye of would-be-attendees, particularly the phrase "subjugated knowledges", a term coined by French philosopher Michel Foucault....

Church administrator's art exhibition launches in Ellesmere Port

22nd September 2022

Charmaine Maw, administrator at St Thomas & All Saints Church, Ellesmere Port is an artist who appeared on the television programme Joe Lycett: Summer Exhibitionist, after one of her pieces of art was shortlisted for the Royal Academy exhibition....

National Harvest Service at Chester Cathedral

20th September 2022

Chester Cathedral has been chosen as the venue for this year’s National Harvest service, which will be taking place this coming Sunday 25 September, and will include a farmers market. The National Harvest service is organised by ‘Love British Food’ and was first held in Westminster Abbey in 2013....


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 - 30 September 2022

Cycle of Prayer 01 - 31 October 2022


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