This week’s News from Liverpool Cathedral – a Place of Encounter


Read the latest news from Liverpool Cathedral for Sunday, 24 January 2021.

Welcome from Dean Sue

Welcome to Liverpool Cathedral e-news. As we continue to journey through Epiphany we are encouraged today in our Exploring the Sunday Gospel Material ( to think about wine. I am sure that has brought a smile to your face and at this time we all need a bit of a boost and or a smile.

There are many different events happening on line and I hope they will give you a boost or a smile. It was good to meet some of you at our first Zoom coffee last Sunday. Please do join again this Sunday.

On Sunday afternoon, there is the two Cathedrals service of Prayer for Christian Unity. The guest preacher is our Canon Theologian and the choirs from the two Cathedrals will be participating. So please do go to our Facebook page ( or Youtube channel ( at 3pm for this service.

On February 7 at 3pm we will be live-streaming the Collation and Installation of the new Canon Precentor, the Revd Dr Philip Anderson. The Bishop will be present for that service so please do go to our Facebook page ( for this at 3pm on 7 February. This is not a public act of worship with a congregation, but our usual Sunday afternoon live streamed service. Philip will be presiding and preaching on February 14 at the 10.30 pre-recorded service. Please pray for Philip as he moves this coming week and as he prepares for his ministry among us.

Coffee & Chat Zoom Call

In addition to the pre-recorded service on Sunday mornings at 10:30, all are welcome to join us for a brew over Zoom for fellowship and conversation after the service. All are welcome to join! If you would like the Zoom details, please email Canon Neal at

Service to Mark the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Today, Sunday, 24 January, at 3pm, the Metropolitan Cathedral and Liverpool Anglican Cathedral will be worshipping together in a pre-recorded service.

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity began on Monday 18 January and the theme for the week is Abiding in Christ. Our guest preacher will be Revd Canon Professor Leslie Francis, Canon Theologian at Liverpool Anglican Cathedral.

I hope you can join us for this time of prayer as we pray for Christian Unity and as we pray for our Christian diversity in our unity. Please go to either of the Cathedrals’ YouTube channels or Liverpool Cathedral Facebook page for the service.

Worship with us this week

Join us on-line for Morning Prayer and Evening Prayer/Choral Evensong, broadcast live via our Facebook page.

Please click on the following link and select which service you wish to follow from the menu under ‘Services’: Liverpool Cathedral.

You can find our pre-recorded Sunday service, along with reflections on the Gospel reading by our Canon Theologian at Prayer for Liverpool:

Canon Myles’ Retirement

If you would like to contribute to Myles’ retirement gift then please do put your donation in an envelope, mark it “Myles’ Retirement” and pop it into one of the donation boxes.

If you prefer to contribute through internet banking then please contact Jayne Bainbridge on 0151 702 7204 or via email at

Encountering Faith

Is now meeting again weekly as we continue our journey through Philippians. The evening sessions are on Mondays 7-8pm and the lunchtime sessions on Thursdays, 1-2pm. Read more here: Liverpool Cathedralhome/GettingInvolved/Exploring-Faith.

Alpha On-line

For those who wish to explore the Christian faith in a relaxed and unpressurised way, either as enquirers or for a ‘refresher’, Alpha On-line continues via Zoom this Thursday evening, 7-8.30pm. Read more here: Liverpool Cathedralhome/GettingInvolved/Exploring-Faith.

Lent Lectures

The annual Lent Lectures will be on Mondays 22nd February – 22nd March inclusive, all on-line via Zoom; 7pm-8.15pm. Further details and booking arrangements to follow shortly.

Prayer Shawl Ministry

If you would like further information about the work of the Prayer Shawl Ministry Team – or would like to get involved by sponsoring, donating money or yarn or prayerful stitching, please contact Stella Barnes on 07722 165361 or by emailing

Prayer requests via our Prayer Wall

You can post prayer requests to us at:

Micah Liverpool Shopping List

Micah’s most needed items at the moment are dry cereal, UHT milk, and toiletries (toothbrushes, toothpaste, and soap). Donations are always welcome throughout the winter months!

Cathedral Shop

Whilst you can’t visit us in person - why not browse our online shop where we are open 24/7 at

With Lent fast approaching, our online bookstall has some Lent books available including the Archbishop of Canterbury’s 2021 Lent book at a special offer price. In Living his Story, Hannah Steele uncovers practical ways of sharing the gospel story afresh.

All profits from the shop directly support the ever increasing work of Liverpool Cathedral.