Find a Church  |  Vacancies  |  Documents  |  Directory  |  Safeguarding |  Contact 

Latest News

Past Cases Review 2 (PCR2): An Announcement from Bishop David

First published on: 25th February 2020

It is a priority of our diocese to ensure that our churches are as safe as possible for all, including both children and adults, all of whom can be vulnerable. I acknowledge that the church does not have a good record in safeguarding adults and child

Novel coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance from Bishop David

First published on: 14th February 2020

Dear Friends in Christ,Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) You will be aware from the news stories about the spread of the Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in recent weeks and we all hold in our prayers those affected in any way. Currently travellers who have r

Financial Update from the Chair of the Board of Finance

First published on: 13th February 2020

The Chair of the Board of Finance, Phillip Blinkhorn, sets out the thinking behind the budget for 2020 - 2022. During 2019 it became clear that our diocesan plan, agreed in October 2018, to return to a break-even position by 2021 would not be achieved.

A Statement From the Three Bishops of the Diocese of Manchester

First published on: 31st January 2020

As bishops in the Diocese of Manchester, we wish to make on our own behalf the apology issued by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York last night. The statement that had been published on behalf of the House of Bishops the previous week has been the

Monday Mass at Holy Trinity, Shaw

First published on: 30th January 2020

Admissions criteria of local schools has resulted in the churches in Shaw and Crompton attracting a significant number of children and families. At Holy Trinity Shaw the PCC committed to viewing the schools admissions criteria as an opportunity,

New Bishop of Monmouth is consecrated

First published on: 27th January 2020

More than 400 people packed into Brecon Cathedral on Saturday 25 January to celebrate the consecration of the new Bishop of Monmouth.Bishop Cherry Vann was consecrated as the 11th Bishop of Monmouth following the c

St Peter’s Praised for Exemplary Practice!

First published on: 23rd January 2020

St Peters Church of England Primary School, Rochdale have been praised as Exemplary during their recent Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools (SIAMS). During the inspection that took place just before Christmas, inspectors were amaze

Another Sunny January in Leigh!

First published on: 22nd January 2020

A team of six musicians from Uganda have returned to Leigh for another action-packed week of activities. The AYF Choir and Band of Uganda has thrilled audiences across the town with their wonderful music which contained a rich mix of African rhythms

Together Everyone Achieves More

First published on: 13th January 2020

The Children Changing Places Project, which engages young people of all ages across Bolton, marked the end of its first year by celebrating the appointment of Chaplaincy Assistants Connor Harmsworth, Emma Bonfield and Libby Greenhalgh. They were

Bishop David's Epiphany Letter

First published on: 7th January 2020

Dear sisters and brothers,Epiphany can, all too easily, collapse into a tale about stars, strange gifts and exotic visitors. It becomes then a story about people very different from ourselves, living in an age far distant from our own. Yet Epiphany i

Powered by Church Edit