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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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An update on our proposals for mission communities
First published on: 22nd June 2021
In response to requests for more information the update includes a practical guide to mission communities, more information on roles and responsibilities and a broad timetable for implementation.
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The Revd Paul Hutchins
First published on: 21st June 2021
The Revd Paul Hutchins, currently Incumbent of The Holy Family Failsworth, has been appointed in addition as Incumbent of the Most Holy Trinity Blackley and Incumbent of St. Luke Lightbowne.
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The Revd David Mock
First published on: 17th June 2021
The Revd David Mock, formerly Priest-in-Charge of Christ Church Barnton and St. Luke Northwich in Chester Diocese has been appointed Chaplain at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust.
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Lee charts a new course
First published on: 17th June 2021
Having worked for 20 years as a Captain at sea, Lee Higson will be ordained deacon on 4 July at Manchester Cathedral.
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Diocesan Synod debates clergy care and wellbeing
First published on: 15th June 2021
June Synod welcomed the new Area Deans and Lay Chairs and, following a discussion, invited deaneries to adopt the Covenant on Care and Wellbeing of Clergy.
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Church Development Tool
First published on: 10th June 2021
This new tool can help you plan for the future as a church, team or mission community by collecting information and suggesting steps you can take to develop your mission opportunities.
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Family Worship Funding Available
First published on: 8th June 2021
We are pleased to announce the next round of the grant making fund: 'Family Worship and Beyond'.
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Our new Area Deans and Lay Chairs
First published on: 8th June 2021
Welcome to our new Area Deans and Lay Chairs who will lead our seven new deaneries.
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Pastoral Supervision Programme
First published on: 7th June 2021
We are establishing a system where pastoral supervision becomes accepted practice for our clergy. Can you join us?
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Unity, Difference and Respect
First published on: 2nd June 2021
A statement from GM Faith Community Leaders following recent events in Israel, Gaza and the Palestinian Territories.
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