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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/

Walsingham – joyful, spiritual, inclusive and fun!

We had a fantastic pilgrimage to Walsingham this year – probably our largest numerically, very inclusive and very varied – and very joyful, spiritual and fun! It is always a delight to meet up with our friends from St Peter’s, … Continue reading

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The Church Guide for Tourists 1931

Fr Blagdon-Gamlen’s Church Travellers’ Directory featured on our church blog several years ago, and it’s still regularly consulted on the blog. In the directory the good father listed “The Names of Anglican Churches in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland, where may be … Continue reading

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News of former Parish Assistants, continued

Fr Chris shared news of four former parish assistants here, he has been busy and brings us news now of four more! It makes lovely reading. St C’s has an important ministry in encouraging young people, and the not so … Continue reading

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Worship #MoreThanSunday

Why Worship? – Our Diocese’s interesting #MoreThanSunday  initiative – encourages exploration and growth in faith. The Diocesan website comments “We hope that #MoreThanSunday will not only deepen our faith and increase our engagement with our communities, but also connect us … Continue reading

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#soapbox Please revise the Church’s Agenda!

A prison contacted me recently about a prisoner whom I know. He is in utter despair and they fear he will take his life. Could I please visit, I was asked. In the grounds of church two homeless people have … Continue reading

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News of former parish assistants

Fr Chris has been in touch with some of our former parish assistants, and shares the news: Fr John Russell John writes: “I’m having a great curacy in Chelsea. A few months ago, Country Life said St Luke’s was ‘the … Continue reading

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#soapbox Protect a local shopping centre

Get ready for major disruption travelling  by road into the city for at least three years. That’s what will happen if the proposal to build an air vent for the High Speed Train ( HS2) on the Fallowfield shopping centre … Continue reading

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