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Spotlight on Messy Church

A short film about Messy Church for families that involves creativity, celebration and hospitality. Becoming ever more popular, Messy Church often reaches families who have no previous connection with church.

Published: 27 July 2015

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General Synod elections

General Synod elections

A new Synod will be appointed this year which will be responsible for considering and approving legislation that affects the whole of the Church of England for the next five years. Its important that the Synod represents the views of a wide range of people. Why not consider standing for election to get your voice heard?

Published: 21 July 2015

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Magna Carta  - A Work in Progress

Magna Carta - A Work in Progress

Visitors to St John the Evangelist Hurst over the weekend of 11-12 July had the chance to experience Magna Carta what it was 800 years ago and what it means today.

Published: 15 July 2015

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Manchester Diocese Events

Training Evening for PCC Secretaries

Training Evening for PCC Secretaries

17 September 2015

Topics will include: • Help! I'm a PCC Secretary! • Basic Responsibilities • What is a PCC? • Setting the agenda • Record Keeping • Minutes that...

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Churchwarden Training

Churchwarden Training

12 October 2015

Training for churchwardens new in post. Topics will include: ‘Help! I’m a Churchwarden!’, responsibilities, working with the clergy, insurance matters, the church...

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The Diocese of Manchester is the Church of England in Greater Manchester - Manchester, Salford, Bury, Bolton, Oldham, Rochdale, Rossendale; parts of Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan; and an area of East and South Lancashire.