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Welcome to the Diocese of Manchester

We are the Church of England in Bolton, Bury, Leigh, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Rossendale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside and Trafford. 

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

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Latest news

A chaplain's companion

27th September 2023

Chaplains are an integral part of life across our diocese, working in hospitals, prisons, educational establishments and more....

Stories of faith

Baby Interrupted Bible Study | Beth Hampson

19th May 2023

Beth Hampson, a passionate member of Christ Church Pennington in Leigh, found having a baby made it difficult to go to her evening Bible study. Recognising it was an issue shared by other new mums in the church, Beth set up a daytime bible study called 'BIBS' - Baby Interrupted Bible Study....

Featured events

Focal Leadership Commissioning Service

A Commissioning Service will be taking place on 15th October at St Mary’s Rawtenstall, for Focal Leaders in the Radcliffe, Whitefield, and Rossendale Mission Communities within Bury and Rossendale Deanery....
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