Category Archives: ordination

St C’s – encouraging vocations

We are proud at St Chrysostom’s of the great number of men and women who have been encouraged in their vocations to priesthood through our church and its special ministry. The Parish Assistant scheme has been going for over fifteen … Continue reading

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Revd Peter Timms nominated for bishop!

An inspiring nomination is announced today for Bishop in the Church of England. Peter Timms – ‘Revd Timms’ – has been the Incumbent of Greendale, near Pencaster, in Cumbria for over thirty years – taking up the post in 1981. … Continue reading

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Celebrating Pauli Murray in LGBT History Month

In the UK LGBT History month is observed in February. We are marking it at St Chrysostoms at LGBT Communion (held on the first Saturday at 5pm) in February by honouring Rev. Dr Pauli Murray, an Anglican Priest. A photo of her … Continue reading

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A Postcard from Bishop Libby’s Consecration

History was made today at York Minster when Libby Lane became the first woman bishop of the Church of England. Our roving reporter, and former parish assistant Revd Penny King was there and sends us this ‘postcard’ from the Minster: … Continue reading

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REJOICE! REJOICE! REJOICE!

Parish Assistant John writes: Yesterday evening, a contingent from St C’s attended Penny King’s first Mass following her ordination as priest on Saturday. What a glorious and memorable service! We enjoyed the magnificent interior of St Elisabeth’s, Reddish – a … Continue reading

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