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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/

Prayerways: Pray as you are

A lot of the time when we pray we think about different things, it is difficult not to be distracted. In our ‘Second Cup’ Lent Prayerways series Mtr. Kim reminded us to be mindful of our simple physical actions throughout … Continue reading

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Jesus helped by Simon of Cyrene

On Fridays in Lent this year we offer a refection on one of our stations of the cross by a person connected with St Chrysostom’s. The Fifth Station: Jesus is helped by Simon of Cyrene We adore you O Christ … Continue reading

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The revolutionary demand of Christianity

Our series of Bible reflections by a wide selection of members of St Chrysostom’s continues through Lent. Today, we hear from Fred, a regular member of our congregation. Fred is a Civil Servant and lives in Levenshulme with his wife … Continue reading

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Finding ultimate joy and satisfaction

The way of service is a theme of today’s Bible reflection from a member of St Chrysostom’s Church. our reflections go through Lent and are based on a Bible reading for the day. Today the reflection is on Matthew 20. … Continue reading

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Joseph accepts Jesus as his son

Joseph Accepts Jesus as his son (Mt. 1:18-25) Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph…she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit. Joseph her husband was faithful to the law…he had in mind to divorce her quietly. But … Continue reading

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Judge not, and you will not be judged

 “Do not judge, and you will not be judged; do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven; give, and it will be given to you.” During Lent St Chrysostom’s people share with us thoughts … Continue reading

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The Mosque: a playground, a sanctuary, a gathering place.

“A mosque is not simply “a place of worship.” With these words Asma Akbar began a moving, honest and insightful talk at the gathering at Manchester Central Mosque at which people of differing faiths and people of goodwill gathered in … Continue reading

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