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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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The West Window of St Peter’s Church, Levenshulme, is to be restored.
First published on: 2nd February 2021
The congregation of St Peter’s is delighted to announce that, following fundraising from within the congregation, grant awards and with the support of the community, this project is now going ahead.
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Pray, Act, Be: February 2021
First published on: 1st February 2021
Each month we will explore prayer on a different theme, shaped by a three-fold invitation to Pray, Act, Be.
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Fairtrade Fortnight ‘Choose the World You Want Festival’ (22 February – 7 March)
First published on: 29th January 2021
Join Fairtrade’s online festival with your friends, family and members of your church. You can expect to find fascinating and fun events featuring all parts of the global Fairtrade community, including Fairtrade farmers and workers, other climate campaigners and of course the amazing grassroots network.
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Thank you from Forest Bank Prison
First published on: 28th January 2021
Parishes from across the Diocese, along with members of the Mothers’ Union, sent chocolate and cakes into HMP Forest Bank at the request of the chaplains Annie McMullen and Rhiannon Jones.
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Pause, pray and remember people we have lost
First published on: 27th January 2021
As we reach the terrible mile stone of 100,000 deaths from COVID-19, we invite everyone in our nation to pause as we reflect on the enormity of this pandemic.
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The Revd Elaine Larkin
First published on: 26th January 2021
The Revd Elaine Larkin is to retire as OLM Curate at Christ Church Ainsworth on 30 April 2021.
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The Revd Matthew Sanderson
First published on: 26th January 2021
The Revd Matthew Sanderson, currently SSM Curate at Holy Trinity Shaw, has appointed in addition as SSM Curate at High Crompton and Thornham.
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The Revd Dorothy Morris
First published on: 26th January 2021
The Revd Dorothy Morris, currently OLM at High Crompton and Thornham, has been appointed in addition as Assistant Curate at High Trinity Shaw (to be known as Associate Priest).
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The Revd Kate O’Sullivan
First published on: 26th January 2021
The Revd Kate O’Sullivan, currently curate at St. Chrysostom Victoria Park, has been appointed Ministry Area Lead in Mid Torfaen in the Diocese of Monmouth.
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The Revd Vera Tyldesley
First published on: 26th January 2021
The Revd Vera Tyldesley is to step down as Salford Archdeaconry Officer for Self Supporting Ministers on 4 March 2021.
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