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Vacancy: Worship and Music Administrator

The Chapter of Manchester Cathedral seeks to appoint a Worship & Music Administrator from January 2015. This full time, permanent position presents an exciting opportunity for an experienced administrator to join this busy, urban cathedral to help ensure its liturgical and musical offerings are professionally and sensitively presented to the congregation and visitors.

Published: 04 November 2014

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Statement regarding Dean Waddington

Manchester Cathedral endorses the comments made today by our Bishop. We share his sadness that a former Dean of this cathedral allegedly abused children. We thank Archbishop Sentamu for setting up this Inquiry and we are grateful to the survivors of abuse who have had the courage to tell their story.

Published: 30 October 2014

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Sponsor the Cathedral team!

Sponsor the Cathedral team!

The annual Manchester Sleepout takes place on Friday 7 November.

Members of the Cathedral staff are sleeping outside the Cathedral to help raise money for the Booth Centre. The Booth Centre is a day centre that offers advice, activities and support to homeless people in Manchester.

There is still time to sponsor the Cathedral team and help them to beat their target!

To sponsor the Cathedral team, please visit our JustGiving page.

Published: 28 October 2014

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New Winter Programme is now available!

New Winter Programme is now available!

We have lots of new and exciting events coming up! Take a look at our new Winter programme for full details.

The Winter programme can be viewed online. Alternatively, you can download the Winter programme as a pdf.

Published: 28 October 2014

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Manchester Cathedral awarded £225,000 from the First World War centenary cathedral repairs fund

Manchester Cathedral welcomes today’s announcement by Culture Secretary Sajid Javid of a £225,000 grant being awarded for replacing worn out lead roofing to our South Quire Aisle, Jesus Chapel and Fraser Chapel.

The money comes from the government-sponsored First World War centenary cathedral repairs fund that has been set up to support vital repairs to some of England’s most important historic buildings.

Published: 27 October 2014

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Christmas at Manchester Cathedral

Christmas at Manchester Cathedral

There are a variety of services and concerts taking place during the month of December.

Visit our events page for full details.

Published: 21 October 2014

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Handel's Messiah - tickets now available

Handel's Messiah - tickets now available

Manchester Cathedral Choir will be joining with The Secret Orchestra to perform Handel’s Messiah in Manchester Cathedral on Saturday 13 December at 7pm, under the direction of Christopher Stokes. The magical combination of the Cathedral Choir and some of the county’s top orchestral players, performing in the atmospheric setting of the Cathedral, makes for a truly traditional Christmas treat.

Tickets are £15 and are available from Ticket Source or 0161 833 2220 ext 235

Published: 21 October 2014

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Education Officer Maternity Cover

Education Officer Maternity Cover

Salary: £18,696 (£31,160 FTE)
Contract: Part time (0.6 FTE), expected 12 months fixed term contract

Manchester Cathedral’s Education Department was established in 2002 and its work has become highly regarded, both locally and nationally. Due to maternity leave, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified teacher to join the Education department.

Published: 07 October 2014

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Prayers for Alan Henning

Alan Henning: Isis hostage described as 'a big man with a big heart'

Alan Henning, a local man from Salford was taken by gunmen after joining a group of Muslim friends on an aid convoy to Syria to deliver medical equipment.

It was reported on Friday 3 October that Alan had been killed by his captors

We pray for him and for his family and friends to the loving God who is close to the broken hearted.

Published: 02 October 2014

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Results: Manchester Cathedral Poetry Competition 2014

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the Manchester Cathedral Poetry Competition 2014 is Jo Bell with her poem ‘Infallible’. Jo takes the title of ‘Manchester Cathedral Poet of the Year, 2014’.

Jo’s winning poem will be published in the November edition of Cathedral News.

Many congratulations also go to Sheila Wild, who won second prize, and Frances Corkey Thompson, who won third prize. High commendations were awarded to Gillian Rathbone. Jonathan Wooding, Jennifer A. McGowan, Julian Dobson, Kate Wise, Martyn Halsall, Jacqui Rowe.

Published: 02 October 2014

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