Diocese of Manchester

  • New Bishop of Monmouth is consecrated

    More than 400 people packed into Brecon Cathedral on Saturday 25 January to celebrate the consecration of the new Bishop of Monmouth.

    Bishop Cherry Vann was consecrated as the 11th Bishop of Monmouth following the confirmation of her election earlier this month.

    Read more
  • St Peter’s Praised for Exemplary Practice!

    St Peter’s Church of England Primary School, Rochdale have been praised as ‘Exemplary’ during their recent Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools (SIAMS). During the inspection that took place just before Christmas, inspectors were amazed by all they saw and gave the school the highest grading of ‘Excellent’. The school has already been used to support other schools across Manchester and neighbouring Dioceses.

    Read more
  • Another Sunny January in Leigh!

    A team of six musicians from Ugandan have returned to leigh for another action-packed week of activities. The AYF Choir and Band of Ugandan has thrilled audiences across the town with their wonderful music which contained a rich mix of African rhythms and harmonies.

    Read more
  • The Revd Jason Powell

    The Revd Jason Powell, currently Curate of Middleton and Thornham, has been appointed Incumbent of St. Paul’s Norden with St. James’ Ashworth and St. Michael’s Bamford.

    Read more
  • The Revd Jeffrey Clawson

    The Revd Jeffrey Clawson, currently Priest-in-Charge of St. Anselm of Canterbury Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Los Angeles, has been appointed to the three year post of Interim Minister in the Radcliffe Team.

    Read more
  • The Church Representation Rules 2020

    On 1 January a new set of church representation rules came into force. These affect the church at parochial, diocesan and national levels and alter the general governance of the Church of England.

    Whilst the familiar concepts of church electoral rolls, annual meetings, parochial church councils, deanery synods and diocesan synods, and the House of Laity of the General Synod remain there are significant changes in the substance of much of the former rules. Provisions are now included relating to safeguarding, electronic communication, personal data handling and the entitlement to attend PCC meetings.

    Read more
  • The Revd Dorothy Hawkins

    The Revd Dorothy Hawkins retired as OLM Curate in the Benefice of Worsley on 31 December 2019.

    Read more
  • Together Everyone Achieves More

    The Children Changing Places Project, which engages young people of all ages across Bolton, marked the end of its first year by celebrating the appointment of Chaplaincy Assistants.

    Read more
  • Bishop David's Epiphany Letter

    Epiphany can, all too easily, collapse into a tale about stars, strange gifts and exotic visitors. It becomes then a story about people very different from ourselves, living in an age far distant from our own. Yet Epiphany is the moment when God’s Church affirms its belief that Jesus Christ must be made known to all humanity, and when it reasserts its calling to facilitate that revelation.

    Read more
  • The Revd Caroline Hewitt

    The Revd Caroline Hewitt, currently 0.5 Priest-in-Charge of St. Michael and All Angels Lawton Moor, has been appointed as 0.5 Incumbent of St. Michael and All Angels Lawton Moor. This is in addition to the post of 0.5 Team Vicar in the Wythenshawe Team.

    Read more

Back 1 2 353

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