Church of England Diocese of Manchester St. Cross with St. Paul, Clayton, Manchester

These events occur regularly throughout the calendar year.


Midweek Eucharist (said)

Every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. for 30m

Ashton New Road

Join us for our mid-week said Eucharist each Thursday at 10:30am in our Lady Chapel, followed by refreshments in the Church Centre.

Refreshments Eucharist/Holy Communion Common Worship Event held in a Chapel

Parish Eucharist (sung)

Every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. for 1hr 15m

Ashton New Road

Come and join us for our weekly Sunday Communion service each week at 10:30am. Everyone is welcome and our church is family-friendly- children are welcome to stay in church throughout the services and our Little Stars Sunday School runs fortnightly, too (please check our website for dates-
Join us after the service for refreshments in the Church Centre!

Refreshments Common Worship Hymns Choir Singing Sunday School / Organised Children's Activities Event held in a Church

St. Cross Singers Church Choir Practice

Every Thursday at 7 p.m. for 1hr 30m

Ashton New Road

We're expanding our Church Choir and were looking for singers!!
The Choir will lead the singing at our Sunday Morning Services (as well as occasional extra services at times like Christmas and Easter) and will meet to rehearse in church on Thursday evenings (7-8:30pm) so you will need to be able to commit to these times. Our first rehearsal will be on September 13th.
We are looking for members of all ages with no prior choir experience necessary so if you like to sing and can hold a tune please do get in touch with either Fr. Chris (by email or on 0161 223 0766) or Janet (on 0161 681 3827) to find out more.
We're looking forward to hearing from you!!

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All age/Family Hymns Choir Singing Event held in a Church Hall

Bible Study Group

Every Thursday at 5:45 p.m. for 1hr 15m

Ashton New Road

Our weekly Bible Study Group takes place each Thursday from 5:45pm in our Lady Chapel. Refreshments are served before hand.

Refreshments Bible study Event held in a Church

St. Cross Saturday Cafe

Every Saturday at 9:30 a.m. for 3h

Ashton New Road

Our Saturday Cafe is now open every Saturday, serving delicious breakfasts & brunches from 9:30am-12:30pm! Called 'one of the best around', with all sorts from cereals, porridge and pancakes to a Full English with veggie, vegan and free-from options, there's something for everyone so come along and start your weekend the right way!!

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Refreshments Refreshments served Community event Event held in a Church Hall

Deanery Dancing Lessons

Every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. for 1hr 15m

Emmanuel Church
34 Blackwin Street
M12 5LD
United Kingdom

Come along to our weekly, Deanery-wide Ballroom and Latin American dancing classes run by St. Cross's Fr. Chris and held at Emmanuel Church, Gorton on Wednesday evenings!!

The lessons are suitable for beginners and you pay whatever donation you wish... with all proceeds going to community and outreach projects in the local area this is a great way to have some fun and do some good at the same time so, if you've been bitten by the Strictly Bug, why not come along and have a go for yourself?!!

Contact Fr. Chris for more info (details on website linked below) or just come along on the night!!

Community group Event held in a Church Hall


Every Friday at 3:30 p.m. for 1hr

Ashton New Road

Our Foodbank launched in May 2017 to help families referred to us by local schools and other community organiations. To find out more about the Foodbank and how you can help, please take a look on our website.

Social action project Event held in a Church Hall