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

Latest News

Resumption of Public Worship from 4 July 2020

First published on: 1st July 2020

The government has advised that our church buildings can be opened for public worship from 4 July as long as this can be done safely.On 30 June 2020 The Church of England published very detailed information and advice to support parishes as public wo


New Theological College planned for the North West of England

First published on: 1st July 2020

The Bishop of Manchester has welcomed a development in theological education in the region. He with the other Anglican bishops in the north west are looking to the future as they announce plans to form a brand-new independent theological college.As p


Places of Worship Protective Security Funding Scheme Opens for Bids

First published on: 25th June 2020

The Home Office is providing a total of 3.2 million in grant funding this year to help places of worship who feel they are vulnerable to hate crime to install more secure gates, locks, alarms and CCTV in order to deter and prevent hate crime attacks.


Churches may reopen for worship from 4 July

First published on: 23rd June 2020

Following the Government announcement that church buildings will be able to reopen for public worship from 4th July, providing physical distancing remains in place, the Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally, who leads the Church of Englands Recovery Group


Virtual conference for 300 clergy - a first for Manchester!

First published on: 22nd June 2020

300 clergy will take part in a virtual conference over Zoom from their homes this week, to share how they have responded to the challenges of ministry during the coronavirus lockdown. They will also consider how their future ministry will be reshaped


What is Ordinary Time?

First published on: 19th June 2020

A reflection from the Bishop of Manchester on extraordinary times and Ordinary Time for the Diocese of Manchester.


Cathedral open for private prayer

First published on: 16th June 2020

Since Monday 15 June 2020 churches have been able to reopen for private prayer, after being closed since mid-March due to the coronavirus emergency.The Dean of Manchester, Rogers Govender, explains what you can expect to see and do at Manchester Cath


Protest through prayer

First published on: 9th June 2020

A powerful Protest through Prayer event took place yesterday, led by BAME clergy in the Diocese of Manchester. The prayer meeting over Zoom and on Facebook was a response to events in the USA, where George Floyd, an African-American, was ki


Towards net zero carbon

First published on: 5th June 2020

General Synod has called upon all parts of the Church of England to work to achieve year-on-year reductions in carbon emissions in order to reach net zero by 2030.Its a big ask! Where can churches committed to the care of Gods creation begin?The new


Generous giving in lockdown

First published on: 3rd June 2020

Since church buildings have been closed for worship, many churches are finding that being sustainable financially has been more difficult. People who are used to giving by plate or envelope schemes will not have been able to make regular contribution


Powered by Church Edit