Tag Archives: LGBT

Asylum for Robert

Robert, from Uganda, has been granted asylum. This is great news. Robert has thanked the many christian and other organisations which have helped him. St Chrysostom’s has had a part in this. Robert writes saying “Huge thanks to all members … Continue reading

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People of Faith: Beyond the Binary

A challenging and inspiring exhibition Twilight People is currently at Media City, Salford. A group from St Chrysostom’s Church went to the opening event, from which Mycah wrote this report: TWILIGHT PEOPLE is an art exhibit and oral history of people … Continue reading

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May God hold you in the palm of His hand

Parish assistant John writes: Over Trinity Sunday weekend, I was at a 4-day choir festival in Dublin. Various Voices is an international festival for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender choirs. Over 80 choirs took part from all around the world … Continue reading

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Homo Heroes

Fr Ian joined Bishop Nigel (former Bishop of Manchester) and about 300 other guests, yesterday at the 2013 Homo Heroes awards at the Raddison Blu Hotel in Manchester. It was a special occasion with a wonderful atmosphere and some surprises. … Continue reading

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Remembering Alan Turing

This year Manchester is celebrating the centenary of the birth of Alan Turing. On a recent Saturday afternoon  a group from St Chrysostom’s and the LGBT Communion service visited the special Turing exhibition at  Manchester Museum.  Turing was a brilliant … Continue reading

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Getting into the swing of things

The Church film group recently met to watch The Blossoming of Maximos Oliveros. Set in one of the many slum communities of Manila, in the Phillipines the film follows the story of  Maxi, a gay adolescent who, after the death … Continue reading

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LGBT Communion: Evening in Canal Street

On Wednesday, friends of the LGBT Communion service at St Chrysostom’s Church gathered at Taurus Bar on Canal Street for a relaxed evening together – a welcome change in the middle of the week. A dozen of us, a mixture … Continue reading

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Can you feel the love tonight?

The Manchester Lesbian and Gay Chorus performed at St Chrysostom’s Church on Friday July 16th. This performance brought the Victoria Park Festival 2010 to a close. The vibrancy, character and sense of joy from the choir resounded across the Church … Continue reading

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Eunuchs for Christ’s sake!

A few of us met for a discussion on that old Chestnut –  the Bible and gays. Did tempers run high? No –  we’re an inclusive church – but we did have a stimulating conversation. We looked at the usual … Continue reading

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LGBT Mass

St Chrysostom’s has been a welcoming and inclusive churches for many years. We have people from many nations, different ages and outlooks, different ethnicities and sexualities. Each month, at 5pm on the first Saturday of the month, St Chrysostoms hosts … Continue reading

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