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The latest news from across the Diocese of Manchester. You can filter using the tags on the right.


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Ordination of deacons and priests
First published on: 26th May 2021
Please pray for all those to be ordained this year and especially for these candidates who will serve in our Diocese.
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Lay Chairs appointed for new deaneries
First published on: 24th May 2021
Following an election process, Lay Chairs have been appointed to five of the new deaneries.
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Seventh new Area Dean announced
First published on: 14th May 2021
Announcing our seventh new Area Dean. All our new Area Deans will be licensed on Sunday 6 June.
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Climate Sunday service commits Manchester Diocese to further action to protect the environment
First published on: 10th May 2021
Manchester Cathedral hosted a special Climate Sunday service on Sunday 9 May that celebrated creation and committed the Diocese of Manchester to further action to protect the environment and speak out about climate change wherever possible.
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Churches increase support to local communities during pandemic
First published on: 29th April 2021
Despite Covid restrictions, most churches have adapted community activities and others have started new projects to meet the changing needs of their local communities.
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Diocesan Synod declares a climate emergency and commits to zero carbon by 2030
First published on: 15th April 2021
The Diocese of Manchester passed a motion at its March Synod declaring a climate emergency and calling for all churches to work towards achieving net zero emissions by 2030.
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Small groups can be good for your faith!
First published on: 7th April 2021
As part of #MoreThanSunday we have been looking at small groups and how they can help people feel supported and develop their faith.
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Mission communities: feedback and next steps
First published on: 25th March 2021
Following an extensive consultation on the initial proposals for mission communities, we publish a summary of the feedback and information on the next steps.
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Record Lay Training Applications
First published on: 18th March 2021
Despite lockdown restrictions the diocese has seen record numbers of lay training applications for the 2021 courses.
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Monthly diocesan prayer with Bishop Mark
First published on: 15th March 2021
Join Bishop Mark Davies on the last Thursday of every month for a live prayer gathering focusing on the change and transformation of the diocese.
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