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Our new deaneries
First published on: 2nd June 2021
Our seven new deaneries came into effect on 1 June.
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Free Will writing service
First published on: 1st June 2021
We are partnering with Farewill, who are offering a free Will writing service and making 180 Wills available free of charge. Find out more by coming to one of our webinars.
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The Revd Richard Dashwood
First published on: 27th May 2021
The Revd Richard Dashwood, currently Curate at St. Thomas Moorside, has been appointed Vicar of St. Michael Kirkham in the Diocese of Blackburn.
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Ordination of deacons and priests
First published on: 26th May 2021
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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Heaven Blessed and Heaven Sent
First published on: 25th May 2021
Archbishop Stephen Cottrell led the Holy and Spiritual Communion at the Manchester Clergy Conference
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Lay Chairs appointed for new deaneries
First published on: 24th May 2021
Following an election process, Lay Chairs have been appointed to five of the new deaneries.
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The Rt Revd John Goddard
First published on: 21st May 2021
The Rt Revd John Goddard has resigned as an Assistant Bishop in the Diocese with effect from 21 May 2021.
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The Revd Janie Cronin
First published on: 21st May 2021
The Revd Janie Cronin, currently Assistant Curate at St. Chad, St. Mary and St. Edmund Rochdale, has been appointed Minister of the Rochdale Resourcing Church (known as Nelson Street Church).
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The Revd Catherine Binns
First published on: 21st May 2021
The Revd Catherine Binns has been appointed Diocesan Officer for Self-Supporting Ministers with effect from 13 May 2021
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Bishop of Beverley to Retire in 2022
First published on: 21st May 2021
The Rt Revd Glyn Webster will be retiring from his role as Bishop of Beverley at Epiphany, 6 January 2022.
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