Our Church

Parish Priest

Our vicar, the Reverend Karen Marshall, was licensed at Christ Church on Friday 28th November 2014 by the Bishop of Middleton, the Rt Revd Mark Davies. Karen will serve as priest at both Christ Church, Davyhulme and St Clement, Urmston.

Karen was formerly priest at Leeds All Saints with St Philips, Osmondthorpe. She will be based in the vicarage at St Clement, Urmston.

 

 

 

 Reverend Christine Bailey

Christine was ordained a priest at Manchester Cathedral in June 2015.

She is an Ordained Local Minister (OLM) and serves in our two parishes. Further information on Christine can be found on the St Clement's web-site.  http://www.stclementsonline.co.uk/about_clergy.asp 

 

 

 

 

 

Reader

Terry Morford is the Reader at Christ Church. Terry was admitted as a Reader in the Church of England at Manchester Cathedral on 25th May 1984 for service in Christ Church parish.  In September 2015 he was designated Reader Emeritus.

Terry and his wife Sue have been members of the congregation at Christ Church since 1972. During that time he has served as the leader of the Church Lads and Church Girls Brigade, Junior Church leader (formerly Sunday School) and in the PCC roles of secretary and treasurer. He is currently also the chair of the environmental group IDEA.

It was Revd. Bill Bryson who encouraged him to train and become a Reader. Since being licensed he has served under the successive incumbents Revd. John Watts, Revd. Hilary Evans and Revd. Bob Hill. 

Terry and Sue have two children, David (now married to Louise and with two grandchildren, Evie and Rhys) and Catherine. Terry retired from work as a Health, Safety and Environmental Manger in 2006 having worked for Ciba-Geigy Chemicals and FMC Lithium Division in the chemical processing industry.

 

Authorised Lay Minister

On Sunday 14th September 2014 Mary Hough was commissioned as an                   Authorised Lay Minister at the cathedral by Bishop David. Mary has attended the Diocesan training course on Prayer and Spirituality and is now authorised to serve in this role in our parish and community. 

 


50 Things You Can Do in a Church
An article by Reverend Karen Marshall

Children and Young People
The Contribution of Children and Young People to Christ Church

Church History
Christ Church History

Fair Trade
Details of our Fair Trade stall and related events.

Parish Profile
Profile of Christ Church Parish in 2013

Stained Glass Windows
The 'I AM THE....' Windows

The Large Cross
Josaphina de Vasconcellos cross

Weekly Worship
Regular Services at Christ Church