Category Archives: Anglican

St Chrysostom’s People: Mrs Warhurst

It is now 1916 and I am Mrs Elizabeth Warhurst of 48 Langdale Road, Victoria Park, Manchester. Mr Warhurst and I have lived there for several years with our sons. Mr Warhurst works in the print department of a shipping … Continue reading

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St Chrysostom’s People: Walter Carroll

Maurice Duruflé‘s choral setting of Ubi Caritas was wonderfully performed, and filled St Chrysostom’s Church with glorious music during our celebration of St Chrysostom’s People. Euan Au conducted the singers, The Renaissance Consort, and when the piece came to an end he … Continue reading

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Saint Chrysostom’s People: Emmeline Pankhurst

Mrs Pankhurst was among those celebrated in our lovely St Chrysostom’s People celebration at St Chrysostom’s. The Pankhurst family at the time they were in Manchester were not church attenders yet Mrs Pankhurst supported and worked with the church at our … Continue reading

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A boat anchored in our community

” Yon’s our house, Master Davy !” I looked in all directions, as far as I could stare over the wilderness, and away at the sea… but no house could I make out. There was a boat, not far off, … Continue reading

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St Chrysostom’s People: Lucy Marian Lomas

Lucy Marian Lomas was born on January 3rd 1891 in Moss Side and all her life lived in the South Manchester area, indeed for the last sixty years of her life she lived in St Chrysostom’s parish. She died on … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

“Forgiveness is a gift; it is about grace and freedom.” Admos Chimhowu, a member of our congregation and senior lecturer in International Development at Manchester University writes on Forgiveness – he continues… Forgiveness is a gift, because not all can … Continue reading

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St Chrysostom’s People: Bishop James Fraser

On October 13th 1877 St Chrysostom’s Church was consecrated by Bishop James Fraser, Bishop of Manchester. In fact for several months before this the church had been in use for worship, under the Bishop’s license, but finally the time came … Continue reading

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