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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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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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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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Five ways to take part in Thy Kingdom Come
First published on: 20th April 2022
Thy Kingdom Come invites Christians to pray for more people to come to know Jesus. Here are some ideas for churches wishing to organise prayer events between Ascension Day and Pentecost.
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Teddies for tragedies
First published on: 5th April 2022
Manchester Airport Chaplaincy is accepting gifts of teddy bears for children who are escaping conflict in Ukraine and elsewhere. The toys help them feel loved and welcome in a foreign land.
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Second cohort of Mission Community Leaders begin their induction
First published on: 31st March 2022
The second cohort of Mission Community Leaders began their induction at Church House on 30 March. Eight more appointed leaders were joined by Bishop David Walker and  Bishop Mark Ashcroft to reflect on their own calling to this role and explore the diocesan vision.
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Mission Community Launch in Middleton
First published on: 25th March 2022
A Taizé service at Middleton Parish Church marked the launch of Mission Community 1 in Rochdale Deanery.
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Free lunch when you drop off your old mobile phone to be recycled
First published on: 22nd March 2022
Churches in Broughton are expanding their service to people in the area by providing them with free mobile phones that have been donated and recycled.
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St Thomas has a plan to reach Net Zero
First published on: 17th March 2022
The Net Zero Carbon action plan identifies steps in the short, medium and long term to achieve energy savings and, ultimately, net zero.
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Archbishop's visit to Manchester
First published on: 10th March 2022
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, visited Manchester to hear about some of the innovative church-growth projects underway here.
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New church meets at the local
First published on: 8th March 2022
The latest church plant from the Antioch Network is the answer to years of prayer and meets in the Mosley Arms.
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