Celebrating our Faith

We had a fantastic celebration of Easter Faith on Sunday evening (10th May) . Bishop Mark led us with enthusiasm and joy, and in differing ways members of our church ‘stood up for what they believe’ and  we affirmed together our joy in our Christian faith. Allanah, Rosie and Sarah were baptised, and then confirmed. James, Krystal, Natasha and Sonia were confirmed. Fliss, Rose, Ollie, Valerie, Horel and Vinnie publicly affirmed their faith, and we welcomed Pippa, Catherine, Abate, Kenna, Alice and Patrick into the fellowship of the Anglican church. Congratulations to them all.


Here are comments from some who were there:

I was so encouraged to see so many celebrating their faith, and what an age range and diversity!

The Bishop was a delight! He put us all at ease and made my baptism and confirmation fun and meaningful. I would say I would do it again!

Beautiful, it was so nice to see so many people celebrating their faith and Benediction was as special as ever.

…..a wonderful evening.

‘A memorable day, remarkable in its tranquil, relaxed but prayerful atmosphere that calmed all the nervous candidates (especially my daughter Natasha!)’

A wonderful experience. I felt a deep connection with both God and those around me and it’s an important and meaningful milestone on my personal spiritual journey. Bishop Mark was both funny and inspiring and it was fantastic to have an opportunity to meet him.

and what did Bishop Mark have to say? Here is his comment:

Everyone seemed so wonderfully happy and so S. Chrysostom’s! It is such an amazing place in so many ways and being with you all there is always a joy and blessing.

We’ll add more comments below in the coming days


About stchrysostoms

St Chrysostom’s is an Anglican (Church of England) parish church in Manchester, UK. We’re an inclusive, diverse and welcoming faith community rejoicing in our Anglo Catholic tradition, where people of many differing backgrounds make friends. Find our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/2364267899/
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1 Response to Celebrating our Faith

  1. More comments:
    “I am especially glad so many people came to join this celebration, it was lovely to feel supported by many members of our church.”

    “It was great to see so many different people confirmed, baptized and welcomed and to share this two other local churches. I am especially glad so many people came to join this celebration, it was lovely to feel supported by many members of our church.”

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