Category Archives: Chorlton on Medlock

Including women in 1917 at St Chrysostom’s

St Chrysostom’s Church is rightly proud of its tradition of inclusion. We work hard to include and involve a wide variety of people at our Church. Consequently we are blessed with a wonderfully varied congregation. We’ve a broad range of … Continue reading

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Remembering the Somme, Praying for Peace

The first day of the Battle of the Somme, in northern France, was the bloodiest day in the history of the British Army and one of the most infamous days of World War One. On 1 July 1916, the British … Continue reading

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The 1950s: Workers’ Playtime, South Pacific and a pince nez

We move forward into the 1950s as we look at everyday life in the decades of the Queen’s life. Princess Elizabeth became Queen in 1952 and her Coronation was in June 1953. It was a year of rejoicing, but, as … Continue reading

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The 1930s: Bicycles, sliced bread and the wireless

As Britain celebrates the Queen’s 90th birthday Kate, Parish Assistant, has been talking to a variety of people of our church and area about their childhood years in the different decades of the Queen’s life. In the entries for each … Continue reading

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Flowers of different colours

At the Victoria Park Carol Service at St Chrysostom’s we are delighted to welcome a huge variety of people and we are so pleased to welcome people of differing world faiths. This year was no exception. We were pleased that … Continue reading

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Mycah, Penny, Cocoa and co #sleepoutchallenge

Homelessness seems like one of those topics that Christian communities are always talking about.  It gets a little tiring after a while, doesn’t it? Especially when seemingly little progress gets made.  It’s so easy for us to gloss over the … Continue reading

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Walter Carroll and St Chrysostom’s Church

St Chrysostom’s Church is hosting the Walter Carroll Memorial Concert on Thursday 22nd November at 7.30pm. The concert has a wide variety of music, with children and RNCM students performing. Dominic, one of the performers at the concert writes: I … Continue reading

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The Dove on our Church corner

We’ve a lovely new carved dove outside church. Ricky, a local wood carver, has created a beautiful and unique carving of our dove symbol from the trunk of a tree we had to have cut down. We believe this splendid … Continue reading

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News from St Chrysostom’s School

Ms Fay Jones Deputy Headteacher, St Chrysostom’s School writes: 2014-2015 has been a truly incredible year for St. Chrysostom’s!  Children, parents, and staff have all given so much to the school and continue to make me feel very proud to … Continue reading

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Fourteenth Station – Jesus laid within the sepulchre

We adore you O Christ and we bless you Because by your Holy Cross you have redeemed the world “Joseph took the body and wrapped it in a clean linen cloth and laid it in his own new tomb which … Continue reading

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