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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. All our energy, effort and prayer is focused on achieving our vision by 2030.

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Latest News

Church destroyed by fire rises from the ashes

21st November 2022

The Church of the Ascension in Lower Broughton has been spectacularly rebuilt following a devastating fire in 2017 that destroyed the roof and much of the interior....

Stories of Faith

Children celebrating difference

Nicola works with children and young people as part of the Children Changing Places Project, helping them to develop their Christian discipleship pathway....


Manchester Climate Resilience Workshop

Church House: 30 November, 1.30pm / Come and learn how the church can protect itself from the impacts of climate change!...


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