About Us

The Diocese of Manchester is the Church of England in Bolton, Bury, Leigh, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Rossendale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside and Trafford.

The Diocese of Manchester is:

2.1 million people
415 square miles 
328 churches 
33,300 adults on our church electoral rolls 
188 church schools 
57,200 pupils

Our vision is to be a worshipping, growing and transforming Christian presence at the heart of every community. We want to be Church for a different world.