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Manchester Cathedral Poetry Competition 2015 - entry now open!

Manchester Cathedral Poetry Competition 2015 - entry now open!

Prizes
First: £450
Manchester Cathedral Poet of the Year 2015

Second: £250

Third: £150

Winners and seven runners-up will be invited to read their poetry at the Manchester Literature Festival event in October.

Closing date: Friday 26 June 2015

Please download the entry form for full details.

Published: 09 January 2015

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A special prayer station has been set up in Manchester Cathedral to remember those killed in the Paris shooting this week

A special prayer station has been set up in Manchester Cathedral to remember those killed in the Paris shooting this week.

We mourn with all the families and loved ones who grieve these senseless deaths and pray for God's comfort and strength at this time of terrible tragedy and sadness. At this time of the Churchís year, we celebrate the gift to the world of the Christ Child and remember how that gift is revealed through love, peace and reconciliation. We remember all who are unable to celebrate because of these killings. May God's peace and love continue to spread around God's world during this holy season and always. The people of Greater Manchester will continue to strive for peace and unity in our city and wider world.

Please come in for a time to light a candle and pray for the people of France, for those who have died, those who are mourning and for peace in 2015 throughout the world.

Published: 08 January 2015

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BBC Songs of Praise is looking for a Christian family to take part in Lent challenges!

BBC Songs of Praise is looking for three generations of a family to take part in some exciting Lent challengers.

The filming would require six days filming during February/March.

The BBC will work around your availability.

Please contact Anna Taylor with your contact details by Friday 9 January 2015 for more information.

Published: 07 January 2015

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Prayers for the children killed in Peshawar and those killed in Sydney

A special prayer station has been set up in Manchester Cathedral to remember the children killed by terrorists in Pakistan and for those killed in Sydney this past week.

We mourn with all the families and loved ones who grieve these senseless deaths and pray for God's comfort and strength at this time of terrible tragedy and sadness. As we celebrate the birth of our Saviour Jesus Christ we remember all who are unable to celebrate because of these senseless killings. May God's peace and love continue to spread around God's world during this holy season and always. The people of Greater Manchester will continue to strive for peace and unity in our city and wider world.

Please come in for a time to light a candle and pray for an end to such atrocities and for those who are mourning.

Published: 19 December 2014

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Vacancy: Worship and Music Administrator

The Chapter of Manchester Cathedral seeks to appoint a Worship & Music Administrator. 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.

Candidates interested in this post are invited to read the vacancy detail.

The closing date for applications is midday on Friday 16 January 2015. Interviews are scheduled for Tuesday 27 January 2015.

Informal queries are welcomed by the Canon Precentor, which may be made by contacting Canon Philip Barratt on 0161 833 2220 ext. 231.

An enhanced DBS check is required for this post. Manchester Cathedral is an accredited Living Wage Employer.

Click here for full vacancy details and to apply online.

Published: 18 December 2014

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Vacancy: Cathedral Office Assistant

The Chapter of Manchester Cathedral seeks to appoint an Office Assistant from January 2015. This is a fixed term position to provide secondment cover and is expected to last for two years.

This full time position presents an exciting opportunity for an experienced administrator to join this busy, urban cathedral to help provide an effective administrative support service.

Click here for full details of the vacancy and to apply online.

Published: 09 December 2014

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Manchester Cathedral Employer Partnership Wins at Manchester City Councilís Be Proud Awards 2014

The Manchester Cathedral Employer Partnership was nominated by the Cathedral Volunteer Programme for a Be Proud award and won in the Business in the Community category. This award focuses on businesses that invest resources, staff time or money in their local community outside of their core activities, and make a positive impact. Starting with just a handful of employers, the Manchester Cathedral Employer Partnership now has 23 active members offering careers talks, site visits, work experience, training and mock interviews to participants on our Volunteer Programme.

Published: 05 December 2014

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Thursday 4 December 2014

The evening service on Thursday 4 December will be said at 4.30pm. This replaces Evensong which usually takes place at 5.30pm.

Published: 02 December 2014

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A Year at Manchester Cathedral - on sale now!

A Year at Manchester Cathedral - on sale now!

We are pleased to announce that the new Cathedral Choir CD, 'A Year at Manchester Cathedral', is available to buy exclusively from the Cathedral website. The CD will be officially launched in February 2015, but you have the chance to purchase the CD before the official release date!

The CD is £9.95. If you purchase a copy before Christmas,postage and packaging is free.

Published: 28 November 2014

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Cathedral Christmas card on sale now!

Cathedral Christmas card on sale now!

The Cathedral Christmas card is now on sale and can be purchased from St Denys' Bookshop or online.

This year's card was designed by Kevin Gilbo .

Published: 21 November 2014

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