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Church of England national funding to increase 30 per cent

First published on: 11th May 2022

The nine-year funding plan will support ministry among young people and disadvantaged communities and invest in carbon net zero targets


Duke and Duchess of Cambridge open Glade of Light memorial

First published on: 11th May 2022

Following the opening, the Bishop of Manchester read out the names of the 22 victims at the ceremony.


Archbishop makes pilgrimage through Salford

First published on: 11th May 2022

The Archbishop of York preached at Manchester Cathedral to mark its 600th anniversary and made a pilgrimage on foot through Salford to MediaCity.


Ordinations 2022

First published on: 10th May 2022

Please pray for all those to be ordained this year and especially for these candidates who will serve in our diocese.


The Revd Ross Garner

First published on: 29th April 2022

The Revd Ross Garner is to retire as Team Rector of the Benefice of Eccles with effect from 5 September 2022.


The Revd Barrie Gaskell

First published on: 21st April 2022

The Revd Barrie Gaskell is to retire as a Healthcare Chaplain with Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust on 4 May 2022.


Giving thanks for HM The Queen

First published on: 20th April 2022

May our Jubilee celebrations be joyful and thankful.


Five ways to take part in Thy Kingdom Come

First published on: 20th April 2022

Thy Kingdom Come invites Christians to pray for more people to come to know Jesus. Here are some ideas for churches wishing to organise prayer events between Ascension Day and Pentecost.


Archdeacons' Visitations

First published on: 19th April 2022

The Archdeacons are looking forward to welcoming wardens, sidespeople and their supporters to this year's Visitations.


Honoured by the Queen on Maundy Thursday

First published on: 19th April 2022

In a tradition going back centuries, local people were awarded Maundy money for their service to Church and community at a special service in Windsor.


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