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Please pray for our Readers

First published on: 15th June 2022

Please pray for those who are to be licensed as Readers and Reader Emeritus at Manchester Cathedral on Sunday 10 July.

Foundations for Ministry Celebration

First published on: 8th June 2022

At the end of May, over 70 friends, family and supporters gathered at the Church of the Resurrection and St Barnabas, Eastlands to celebrate with the 14 participants who recently completed the Foundations for Ministry course.

Praying for the community with a mission community prayer walk

First published on: 30th May 2022

For the start of #ThyKingdomCome and to celebrate Ascension Day, mission community 1 in the Bury and Rossendale deanery undertook a prayer walk.

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

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.

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.

Teddies for tragedies

First published on: 5th April 2022

Manchester Airport Chaplaincy is accepting gifts of teddy bears for children who are escaping conflict in Ukraine and elsewhere. The toys help them feel loved and welcome in a foreign land.

Second cohort of Mission Community Leaders begin their induction

First published on: 31st March 2022

The second cohort of Mission Community Leaders began their induction at Church House on 30 March. Eight more appointed leaders were joined by Bishop David Walker and  Bishop Mark Ashcroft to reflect on their own calling to this role and explore the diocesan vision.

Mission Community Launch in Middleton

First published on: 25th March 2022

A Taizé service at Middleton Parish Church marked the launch of Mission Community 1 in Rochdale Deanery.

Free lunch when you drop off your old mobile phone to be recycled

First published on: 22nd March 2022

Churches in Broughton are expanding their service to people in the area by providing them with free mobile phones that have been donated and recycled.

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