Category Archives: St Chrysostoms Church

An Orthodox Easter at St Chrysostom’s!

We are delighted that St Chrysostom’s Church is used by other Christians, in addition to our own regular congregation. This is all part of our ministry of Christian welcome and inclusion. It is so important to remember that our calling … Continue reading

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Watching for the Kingfisher at Easter Benediction

Here is an edited summary of the address given by Fr Ian at Benediction on Easter Day at the end of the Easter Triduum, St Chrysostom’s 2019 In my late teens I stood at the Abbey Bridge, Barnard Castle, looking … Continue reading

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Sorrow Fear Wonder Joy

Here is the text of the sermon preached by Fr Ian at the Easter Day Mass at St Chrysostom’s, 2019. The first Easter Sunday began with sorrow, the sorrow of mourners visiting the grave of a friend – and more … Continue reading

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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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