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Welcome to the Diocese of Manchester

We are the Church of England in Bolton, Bury, Leigh, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Rossendale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside and Trafford. 

Our vision is to be a worshipping, growing and transforming Christian presence at the heart of every community. We want to be a Church for a Different World. 

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Latest news

Manchester & Salford Ecumenical Whit Walk 2023

1st June 2023

Churches across the Diocese gathered together in Manchester City Centre over bank holiday Monday, marking the first Whit Walk in over 4 years!...

Stories of faith

Baby Interrupted Bible Study | Beth Hampson

19th May 2023

Beth Hampson, a passionate member of Christ Church Pennington in Leigh, found having a baby made it difficult to go to her evening Bible study. Recognising it was an issue shared by other new mums in the church, Beth set up a daytime bible study called 'BIBS' - Baby Interrupted Bible Study....

Featured events

Revd Dr Matthew Porter Consecration and Welcome Service

The Revd Dr Matthew Porter will be consecrated as our new Bishop of Bolton by the Archbishop of York on Thursday, 22nd June 2023 at 11.00 am. ...
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