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The latest news from across the Diocese of Manchester. You can filter using the tags on the right.


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UKME Vocation Champion Appointment
First published on: 12th May 2022
Ben Brady has been appointed UKME Vocations Champion. His role is to encourage and enable anyone from a UKME background to hear and respond to God's call on their life - whatever that might be.
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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
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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge open Glade of Light memorial
First published on: 11th May 2022
Following the opening, the Bishop of Manchester read out the names of the 22 victims at the ceremony.
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Archbishop makes pilgrimage through Salford
First published on: 11th May 2022
The Archbishop of York preached at Manchester Cathedral to mark its 600th anniversary and made a pilgrimage on foot through Salford to MediaCity.
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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.
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The Revd John Wiseman
First published on: 9th May 2022
The Revd John Wiseman is to retire as Incumbent of St. Matthew Little Lever on 21 November 2022.
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The Revd Alan Saunders
First published on: 9th May 2022
The Revd Alan Saunders, currently Incumbent of Christ Church Pennington, has been appointed Incumbent of St. Peter Halliwell.
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The Revd Carol Schofield
First published on: 4th May 2022
The Revd Carol Schofield, currently Curate in the Wythenshawe Team, has been appointed 0.5 Incumbent of St. John the Evangelist Hurst and 0.5 Priest-in-Charge of Holy Trinity Bardsley.
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The Revd Ross Garner
First published on: 29th April 2022
The Revd Ross Garner is to retire as Team Rector of the Benefice of Eccles with effect from 5 September 2022.
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The Revd Barrie Gaskell
First published on: 21st April 2022
The Revd Barrie Gaskell is to retire as a Healthcare Chaplain with Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust on 4 May 2022.
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