The Church of England has launched a Persian language translation of Holy Communion to help growing numbers of Iranians in congregations who are learning English.
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Nikki Bennett, Poet in Residence at Chester Cathedral has written a poem to celebrate Women's World Day of Prayer. She is a great believer in poetry as a way of highlighting womenâ€™s issues.
The Diocese of Chester hosted a Valentineâ€™s day training course to help those who minister with children and young people to better understand how to support them to make and maintain healthy relationships.
The Service of Confirmation took place at St Mary-le Bow, Cheapside. The central London church is the traditional home of such occasions and the service conferred the legal authority of the role to Bishop Libby.
A church-goer marked her 100th birthday last month and to celebrate provided the Bible reading for her church. By the wonders of modern technology, Mary Beck read and recorded the lesson from her care home in Poynton.
"If you know the pain of divorce and betrayal, then God can still use you.â€ Married couple Mark and Helen Tomlinson have put their experiences of divorce to good use, by helping others going through separation and divorce.
Bishop Keith Sinclair, church and civic leaders, and congregations and residents of Northwich will gather on Saturday to pray for the town and those who live and work there.
Children from 22 schools across Cheshire have raised Â£3,500 following a special Christingle service at Chester Cathedral. The event marked the 50th anniversary of Christingle and was attended by Bishop Libby Lane.
A church-led night shelter will provide food and accommodation for 12 rough sleepers in Wirral. Organised by Wirral Churchesâ€™ Ark Project, the 12 guests will enjoy a warm meal, welcome and bed every night for eight weeks.
The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have published a letter in which they ask all Christians in every worshipping community to join them in prayer as part of Thy Kingdom Come.
Cheshire-based charity, Chapter, is offering free mental health first aid courses to churches and faith organisations across West Cheshire.
60 people gathered for Called to Serve, an annual vocation discernment event, at which attendees explored God's call to a particular ministry, both lay and ordained.
A service of celebration and farewell will take place at Chester Cathedral on 30 March. Booking is essential for this ticketed event.
Phil Roberts is a member of the Church of England National Procurement Group, a retired Unilever global purchasing manager, and passionate about helping parishes save money.
St Thomas and St Lawrence Churches in Ellesmere Port launched their Giving Against Period Poverty (GAPP) initiative to help tackle period poverty in their community.
The third Monday of January has been awarded the gloomy title of Blue Monday. To counter the negative press, we asked parishes in the Diocese of Chester to tell us their good news stories.
Bishop Libby will be confirmed as the Bishop of Derby on the 11 February. This service of Confirmation of Election will take place at St Mary-le Bow, Cheapside.
The next Step Forward event is to be held at Bishopthorpe Palace York, on Saturday 2 March 2019. This is a day for anyone aged 18 to 30 considering ordained ministry.
We want your stories to show a positive alternative to the negative press that the third Monday of January is the gloomiest of the year.
Chester Cathedral will host a special service to celebrate the abilities of all people. Organised by the diocesan Disability Forum, the service is designed to be as accessible and inclusive as possible.
A community park, built to remember a child, had fallen into disrepair. Beth Hayward decided to use her role as "vicar's wife" to find out why and transformed her community in the process.
Writing for the CDN magazine, the Dean of Chester, Tim Stratford, reflects on a new year, its uncertainties and a common hope.
St Johnâ€™s Church is launching its Grand Wedding initiative to encourage couples to tie the knot without the huge expense.
Bishop Libby will be the next Bishop of Derby, Downing Street has announced. She is currently the Bishop of Stockport,Â a post she has occupied since 2015.
Ruth Bull reflects on how a work's Christmas party can be an unexpected opportunity to show what it means to be Christian.
Guidance for parishes planning services to help transgender people mark their transition has been published by the Church of England. However, some in the Church have expressed their "concern".
Bishop Peter reflects on the Christmas story and invites us all to be "taken by surprise, by the eternal, mysterious surprise and wonder of Godâ€™s love."
Bishop Libby Lane and Rabbi Robyn Ashworth-Steen have held an open dialogue about women's rights and the experiences they share as faith leaders.
The church-finder website, AChurchNearYou.com, which already receives around 10 million page views a year, has been upgraded with a range of new features.Â
The Bishop of Chester is inviting churchgoers and those in the wider community to help build â€˜peace on earthâ€™ this Christmas.