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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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From music degree to ministry
First published on: 30th June 2022
We met with Lex at 'Home Cafe' in St James & Emmanuel church in Didsbury to hear more about her ordination journey.
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The Revd Michael Read
First published on: 28th June 2022
The Revd Michael Read, currently Incumbent of St. Aidan Sudden and All Souls Heywood, has been appointed Team Rector of the Heatons Benefice.
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The Revd Alison Mitchell
First published on: 28th June 2022
The Revd Alison Mitchell, currently OLM Curate / Associate Priest at St. Elisabeth Reddish, has been appointed Vicar of St. Peter Darwen in the Diocese of Blackburn.
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Looking forward to moving back to Salford
First published on: 27th June 2022
Marie Pattison will is to be ordained deacon on Sunday and will serve in the benefice of Walkden and Little Hulton.
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From Africa to Bury
First published on: 22nd June 2022
For me, the importance of ordination is that it adds a public dimension of visibility and accountability to my calling to share and teach our faith.
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I decided to stop arguing with God
First published on: 22nd June 2022
Following God's call, André Adefope will be ordained deacon on Sunday 3 July and will serve his curacy in churches at Deane and Lostock.
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Golden couple celebrate 200 years
First published on: 21st June 2022
A special couple from St Mary the Virgin, Davyhulme will be celebrating a double century between them when Win turns 100 years old on 9 July.
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Visit to Lahore to mark Bishop Irfan's retirement
First published on: 21st June 2022
Manchester and Lahore dioceses celebrated their 25-year link with a visit to St Denys school and an ordination service in Murree.
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Church For A Different World Awards 2022
First published on: 20th June 2022
We invite you to apply for an award to celebrate the progress you have made in using digital technologies to grow, nurture and serve your community.
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Report of Diocesan Synod - June 2022
First published on: 16th June 2022
The Diocesan Synod meeting got off to a lively start with Wiggle Worship. There were updates on diocesan finances, SDF-funded projects, the Transformation Programme, and plans for the relocation of the diocesan office to St John’s House in Bury.
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