Chester related articles

  1. Churches are increasingly involved in running and supporting food clubs – often known as pantries – helping families to cut their food bills amid the long-term economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.

    We feature food clubs supported by Church Action on Poverty:

  2. More than 4,000 Church of England parishes are estimated to have stepped up their support to local communities in the face of rising levels of poverty, loneliness and isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new research published today.

  3. Jackie Jones tells of how she came back to church after watching online services broadcast by her local parish during the Covid lockdowns.

  4. The next Bishop of Derby will be the Right Reverend Libby Lane, Downing Street announces.

  5. The Rt Revd Mark Tanner has been named by Downing Street as the 41st Bishop of Chester, succeeding the Rt Revd Dr Peter Forster who retired in September 2019.

  6. Three clergy from UK Minority Ethnic/Global Majority Heritage backgrounds have been elected to serve on the House of Bishops as part of action towards making the leadership of the Church of England more representative, it was announced today.

  7. Downing Street announces the next Bishop of Thetford.

  8. The Venerable Julie Conalty, currently Archdeacon of Tonbridge, will be the next Bishop of Birkenhead, and the Revd Canon Sam Corley, currently Rector of Leeds Minster, will be the next Bishop of Stockport, Downing Street has announced. 

  9. FEATURE / Hear Steve Burrows, who is part of the Wirral Debt Advice team, speak about how the team works alongside food banks in two churches in the Diocese of Chester. 

  10. Revd Lynn Boyle leads services and works behind the bar as Chaplain of the Country Music Festivals of Whitebottom Farm in Stockport.