Category Archives: St Chrysostoms Church

News of former parish assistants

Fr Chris has been in touch with some of our former parish assistants, and shares the news: Fr John Russell John writes: “I’m having a great curacy in Chelsea. A few months ago, Country Life said St Luke’s was ‘the … Continue reading

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#soapbox Work to stop human trafficking

Human trafficking is the perfect business: stealing another’s economic capacity by violence. Human trafficking is slavery, and it is at its worst levels ever in our world today. Last month, the largest-ever modern slavery ring in the UK was uncovered. … Continue reading

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First of the witnesses

First of the witnesses, You met the Risen Lord, You were sent first with the News, Meeting incredulous men, Who dismissed you As bearer of women’s tales. Ann Lewin’s poem, Mary of Magdala, invites us to move our focus when … Continue reading

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Pray Vespers at 5pm with us!

Wherever you are this Summer (22nd July to 31st August), at 5pm (or about that time) we invite you to join us in Vespers.  We’ve developed this lovely ‘Pray vespers’ tradition at St Chrysostom’s over the years. At two different … Continue reading

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A Golden Award

We were delighted to learn that Manchester Grammar School boys, who volunteer in our language classes for the survivors of human trafficking, have been given a prestigious national award for this community work by The Goldsmith’s Company, one of the … Continue reading

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Becoming inclusive, a priest’s comment

“First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a socialist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a trade unionist…” These words … Continue reading

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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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