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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. 

Find out more about us

Latest news

Bishop of Manchester | Living in Love and Faith Letter

19th January 2023

The Bishop of Manchester shares a letter following the announcement of the results of the bishops’ conversations that have been taking place as part of the Living in Love and Faith process....

Stories of faith

A life changed by Jesus

12th January 2023

As a young mum who had fled an abusive relationship, Jenny found herself on a destructive path of alcohol and drug abuse....

Featured events

Growing Good workshop

A free six session course that helps churches make the connection between social action, discipleship and growth....

Daily Intercessions


The Fourth Sunday of Epiphany
Porvoo: Church in Wales: Diocese of Bangor, Archbishop Andrew John, Bishop Mary Stallard; Church of Ireland: Diocese of Dublin and Glendalough, Archbishop Michael Jackson
ACP: The Church of Pakistan (United)
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