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Online group kept young people connected

First published on: 21st October 2022

St Andrew’s Over Hulton received an award for its online youth group that enabled children to stay connected during the pandemic lockdowns.

Church for a Different World Digital Awards

First published on: 20th October 2022

We've been celebrating our Church for a Different World digital awards in recognition of churches that are reaching out to their communities in new and innovative ways.

Report of meeting of Diocesan Synod, 15 October 2022

First published on: 19th October 2022

Environmental issues were to the fore at Diocesan Synod. ​​​​​​​Bishop Mark Ashcroft was also thanked for his dedicated service to the diocese prior to his retirement in February.

Celebrating Black History Month with 'A Million Colours' music video

First published on: 3rd October 2022

To celebrate Black History Month the Diocese of Manchester has released ‘A Million Colours’ - a music video featuring a diverse group of children from Church of England schools across Greater Manchester.

Generosity and Thankfulness Conference a huge success

First published on: 29th September 2022

The conference was well attended and praised by clergy and laity for providing practical resources underpinned by theology and stories of hope.

Our new Authorised Lay Ministers

First published on: 26th September 2022

We commissioned and welcomed over forty new ALMs who will serve in parishes across the diocese during a celebration at Manchester Cathedral yesterday.

Eco church progress

First published on: 8th September 2022

We are making good progress with 115 churches registered for eco church and 42 eco church awards so far.

Good things coming at St Werburgh's

First published on: 5th September 2022

Situated in a prominent position on Wilbraham Road in Chorlton, St Werburgh’s Church is undergoing a transformation that promises ‘good things coming’ for the community.

Clergy are invited to take part in Group Pastoral Supervision

First published on: 1st September 2022

A new programme of Group Pastoral Supervision is being made available from September 2022. Clergy are invited to sign up for small group sessions led by a trained leader that will provide a confidential space where they can share their day-to-day challenges and experiences amongst a group of supportive peers. 

New opportunities to get involved in Manchester Diocese’s governance 

First published on: 30th August 2022

We are currently looking to enhance the membership of a number of our key committees and are inviting expressions of interest from those with experience of HR, finance, investments and property management.

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