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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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Family on a mission - Antioch Network in Bolton
First published on: 21st October 2021
We recently visited Top Oth' Brow Church, which is a part of the Breightmet community in East Bolton, where Revd Ben Woodfield and his wife Amy gather in their home every week and host a service for local community members.
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Urgent and radical policies required to repair the damage of climate change
First published on: 19th October 2021
Faith leaders in Greater Manchester endorse the statement made by 40 world faith leaders and scientists at the Vatican and pledge their prayers for the success of COP26.
Open Urgent and radical policies required to repair the damage of climate change

General Synod election results
First published on: 14th October 2021
The votes for the election of members to General Synod have now been counted and verified.
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New triennium of Diocesan Synod meets
First published on: 13th October 2021
Bishop David welcomed Synod members to the first meeting of the new triennium and reflected on the vital role Diocesan Synod plays in the governance of the Church of England in Greater Manchester and Rossendale.
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Revitalisation in Bury
First published on: 13th October 2021
We joined with congregation and community members for the licensing of Revd Simon Watkinson at St Peter's, Bury.
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The Revd Jane Warhurst
First published on: 13th October 2021
The Revd Jane Warhurst is to retire as the Incumbent of St John the Baptist Irlam on 15 January 2022.
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Encouraging #MoreThanSunday learning journey
First published on: 12th October 2021
Following the success of the #MoreThanSunday discipleship pilot, the learning will be cascaded through the whole diocese over the next three years.
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Burnside Centre becomes member of GM Good Employment Charter
First published on: 12th October 2021
Award-winning charity and community centre The Burnside Centre, based on Langley Estate in Middleton, has recently become a member of the Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter.
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Clergy conference gets excited about difference
First published on: 4th October 2021
As parishes settle into their new deaneries and prepare to form mission communities, delegates heard inspiring examples of how working with different groups of people can be the ideal environment for building trust and relationships which are key to releasing creativity in mission.
Open Clergy conference gets excited about difference

The Revd John Rosedale
First published on: 4th October 2021
The Revd John Rosedale is to retire as Team Vicar in the Saddleworth Team on 31 March 2022.
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