Who's who

Revd James Spence

James joined Christ Church in February 2021. He is married to Emily and they have three daughters.

Before theological education James worked for a computer software company for several years in Cambridge and London. Their move to Manchester in 2017 is the furthest north they have lived. They have now acclimatised and love being up north!


Revd Christine Bailey
Assistant Priest

Christine was ordained a priest at Manchester Cathedral in June 2015. She is an Ordained Local Minister (OLM) and serves both Chirst Church and St Clement Urmston.


Terry Morford 

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.

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.



Our churchwardens are Mike Cornes and Sam Wright.

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