Manchester Diocese

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Yorkshire clinch Love the Roses cricket match!

Yorkshire clinch Love the Roses cricket match!

Cricket’s oldest rivalry was given a new “spin” on Saturday when the counties of Lancashire and Yorkshire were represented by teams made up of Imams and Priests in a match dubbed “Love (not war) of the Roses”.

Published: 23 September 2016

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ALM Celebration

ALM Celebration

On Sunday, Bishop David commissioned 52 new Authorised Lay Ministers (ALMs) from 31 different parishes. Also at the service were those who were recommissioned after their first three years as ALMs.

Published: 20 September 2016

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Inclusive Church

Inclusive Church

Has your church had the conversation? One vicar shares his church's journey to being an Inclusive Church.

Published: 19 September 2016

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Manchester Diocese Events

Encouraging Anglicans from Minority Ethnic Communities

Encouraging Anglicans from Minority Ethnic Communities

01 October 2016

A day conference with the Revd Rose Hudson-Wilkin. Revd Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Speaker’s Chaplain at the House of Commons will give a...

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How can we welcome refugees and asylum seekers?

How can we welcome refugees and asylum seekers?

19 November 2016

A conference to equip individuals, churches, and communities to respond practically to the needs of refugees and asylum seekers; to update and...

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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.