Diocese of Manchester

Knowledge & Resources

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Church House in Manchester is the administrative centre of the diocese

Our staff have a wealth of experience and can advise on many of the day-to-day issues that you face in your parish or chaplaincy role.

They can also help signpost you to other organisations or individuals that can help or provide further information. The headings in this section contain information on the various departments and areas that they cover. The document library is also a useful source of information on policies, reports and leaflets.

If you cannot find what you are looking for on this website, please contact a member of staff using the people directory.

Parish Admin

Need to know about Parish Share, parochial fees or how to produce your parish accounts? Visit Parish Administration

For information on PCCs and your legal responsibilities, see Governance.

Looking after your church building

Advice on looking after your church building or applying for a Faculty.

Church Buildings


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Is your church ready for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?

Contactless giving

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We are trialing a system that will enable churches to accept contactless payments to increase income.

Featured news


Don't panic

Help in an emergency!

Parish Buying

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Parish Buying, from the Church of England, users the power of collective buying to save you money and time that can be better spent on your church's mission. 

Mission action planning

Mission Action Planning is as a process to help churches develop a clear strategy for progressing God’s plan. The new resources are designed to help churches at all levels.

Social Media

We are offering a new programme of training to help you reach out to new people in your community

Gain skills and confidence

The Church of England Diocese of Manchester,
Church House,
90 Deansgate,
Manchester M3 2GH

Manchester DBF Company number 149999, Charity number 249424
Telephone: 0161 828 1400