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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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Bishop David's Epiphany letter
First published on: 6th January 2022
It’s an exciting time for us as a diocese, and the journey ahead will require us all to be humble, to let go, and to move bravely in a new direction. I encourage you all to join this journey.
Open Bishop David's Epiphany letter

Chaplains appointed to support ALMs
First published on: 6th January 2022
Four new chaplains have been appointed who will provide spiritual care and pastoral support for our 280+ Authorised Lay Ministers.
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Manchester Diocese awarded £4.2m from Church Commissioners for its transformation journey
First published on: 16th December 2021
Bishop David announces that the Diocese of Manchester has secured the support of the National Church for the next stage of its transformation journey, with the award this week of a total of £4.2m over the next five years.
Open Manchester Diocese awarded £4.2m from Church Commissioners for its transformation journey

Disability and Vocations
First published on: 3rd December 2021
Christians living with disability share very personal stories about how they have found a welcome in the Church of England and been encouraged to fulfil their Christian calling.
Open Disability and Vocations

Generosity inspires parish Food Cooperative
First published on: 17th November 2021
The Barnabas Food Cooperative was set up to meet the huge increase in demand for food during the pandemic.
Open Generosity inspires parish Food Cooperative

Generosity Week
First published on: 16th November 2021
During Generosity Week we celebrate the joy of God's generosity and launch the diocesan giving strategy, which provides a generosity and thankfulness toolkit for churches.
Open Generosity Week

Family Worship Funding Available
First published on: 3rd November 2021
We are pleased to announce the next round of the grant making fund: 'Family Worship and Beyond'.
Open Family Worship Funding Available

Consultation on net zero carbon routemap
First published on: 28th October 2021
The Church of England is to consult on a routemap to achieve net zero carbon by 2030. The views of parishes, schools and individuals are all welcome.
Open Consultation on net zero carbon routemap

Annual Schools Conference has environment at its heart
First published on: 22nd October 2021
Over 200 school leaders, chairs of governors and clergy gathered to be encouraged, inspired and equipped by expert speakers.
Open Annual Schools Conference has environment at its heart

Family on a mission - Antioch Network in Bolton
First published on: 21st October 2021
We recently visited Top Oth' Brow Church, which is a part of the Breightmet community in East Bolton, where Revd Ben Woodfield and his wife Amy gather in their home every week and host a service for local community members.
Open Family on a mission - Antioch Network in Bolton

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