Manchester related articles
Read the story of a Bolton mum who was struggling with alcohol addiction before receiving care, compassion and community at her local church.
Churches are marking the annual Mental Health Awareness Week amid a year of intense pressure on mental health services.
Churches, cathedrals and dioceses are marking Black History Month with events ranging from services of thanksgiving to study days, poetry, workshops and films.
Hundreds of churches have signed up to a week-long ‘nature count’ beginning this weekend which will encourage people to visit churchyards and record what they see.
During Mental Health Awareness Week, Revd Jeremy Law, Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care Coordinator at the Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) NHS Foundation Trust, reflects on the impact that the coronavirus emergency has had on the mental health chaplaincy there.
Christians are to be encouraged to make their own paper or card ‘palm’ crosses and display these in their windows in a national virtual church service for Palm Sunday to be broadcast by the Church of England.
A Palm Sunday service with the Bishop of Manchester, recorded in his house.
Plans by a diocese to double the number of children and young people in its churches, develop 100 new worshipping communities and renew parishes have been given support in the first round of grants awarded by a new Board set up by the Church of England.
Lee Higson recently left his 22-year career at sea to train as an Ordinand with the Diocese of Manchester.