Category Archives: St Chrysostoms Church

Our Parish

The Parish System is at the core of the Church of England, a parish is defined as “a small administrative district typically having its own church and a priest or pastor.” Further to this, the Priest assigned has pastoral duties … Continue reading

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#FollowTheStar Fr Chris’ stars

The Church of England is encouraging people to #FollowTheStar this Christmastide. We asked a few people to share thought on what that means for them. Fr Chris writes:   The “Star” leads the wise men to a place where they … Continue reading

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The Rector’s Christmas Letter 2018

Fr Ian sends ‘The Rector’s Christmas Letter’ from Church to local organisations and interested people. Here is the 2018 letter.   Dear Friends, I’m pleased to have this opportunity to give you an update on our life and work at … Continue reading

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#Posada2018 By the banks of the Mersey

Our Advent #Posada2018 has begun. The small figures of Mary, Joseph, and Deborah their donkey began their journey at Chorlton Water Park in South Manchester, on the banks of the River Mersey. On Saturdays a walk is often organised for … Continue reading

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Thanks for the contribution of LGBT people to St Chrysostom’s

Thanks for the contribution LGBT people have made, and continue to make, at St Chrysostom’s, was the theme of our Evening Oasis worship held at the end of October. Paul Pritchard led the worship and here are the prayers which … Continue reading

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Mother N and Father M

“Hello, Ian” a voice boomed across St Ann’s Square, in Manchester. I looked round and couldn’t work out who had called to me. Then a large bearded man in a well worn thick coat, selling copies of The Big Issue waved. … Continue reading

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In our day of thanksgiving

We sing this lovely hymn, to the beautiful tune ST CATHERINE’S COURT, on the Feast of Consecration of our Church – our Church’s birthday. (There is a recording made at Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral here) In our day of thanksgiving one … Continue reading

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