Jayne Manfredi, who is due to be made a deacon at Chester Cathedral, has said a local toddler group in Crewe helped her find God. The mother of four children, who was raised an atheist, will be ordained on 03 July 2022.
Four Readers from the Diocese of Chester have successfully completed a Bachelor’s degree in Theology. Deborah Rowlands, Belinda Priestley, Les Hutchinson, and Andrew Bradley-Gibbons each completed their degrees with Honours
It's been a year since we first filmed the Revd Jonny Frost shortly before he was about to be ordained deacon in July 2021. We caught up with him recently to see how he's been doing as Curate at Holy Trinity Church, Hurdsfield.
Lisa Moncur, the registrar for the Diocese of Chester, has been interviewed by The Times newspaper about what it's like working for the Church. "There's never a dull day", says Lisa in the article published on 20 January.
Final preparations are being made for the vocations event Called to Serve, which takes place on Saturday 29 January at Foxhill. 12 spaces still remain on the one-day event for those wishing to explore Godâ€™s call on their lives.Â
The Director of Vocations writes in this Church House Blog about the ways in which we can all play our role in encouraging vocation, in ourselves and others around us, through relationships, conversations, and careful listening.
Although the Revd Lynn Boyle retires as Vicar of St Paulâ€™s, Compstall on 31 December, after more than a decade in parish ministry, she fully expects to continue her chaplaincy work at the Buckle and Boots Country Music Festival.
Jerry Marshall, a member of St Mary's Church, Weaverham, always wanted to be financially successful but has since sensed God calling him to take a different road and "deal" with his "financial ambitions".
The flagship diocesan vocations day, Called to Serve, will take place on Saturday 29 January 2022. Fifty places are available to individuals who want to find out more about the different vocations available to them in the Church.,
Volunteers are being sought to assist the diocese in delivering safeguarding training to parishes.Â The volunteers must be suitably qualified and experienced with a willingnessÂ to assist the lead trainers in a co-working capacity.Â
Just-Ice, Poynton opened its doors to the public in October. The ice cream shop and community hub in the centre of the village is run on Christian values, where â€œall are welcome" and aims to offer employment to survivors of slavery.
12Â men and women will be licensed into lay ministry on Saturday at 2.30pm.Â Bishop Mark will lead the service which will be available to watch online. Please continue to pray for the new Readers, Pastoral Workers, and Lay Pioneers.
Director of Vocations, Sarah Fenby, writes in this Church House Blog about the ways in which we can all play our role in encouraging vocation in ourselves and others around us through relationship, conversation and listening.