Festivities at Cross Street Chapel

We are blessed that Manchester comes alive in the late autumn with the Christmas Market; soon every evening the streets will be filled with merriment and laughter.

Cross Street joins in the enjoyment and warmth with several annual events:

Our lunchtime recital on  Friday November 27 at 1 PM will be Anthems For Advent, featuring the Roundelay Choir, Soloists on many instruments,...
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Death of Natalia Strelchenko

Cross Street Chapel is shocked and saddened at the death of Natalia Strelchenko. She was for a long time our “pianist in residence” and had performed here on numerous occasions, including recitals and services. Her music brought great joy and profound beauty to many over her years in Manchester.

Natalia shared with us not only her musical virtuosity, but other interests,...
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Cross Street Chapel in the news

A recent article in the MEN has focused on the continuing exhumations outside our chapel. Our minister, the Rev. Cody Coyne, shared his thoughts on the experience and anticipation for the future. Click here for the article.

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A few thoughts on Mystery

If Unitarians were to have a mantra – a repeated phrase by which we could help give meaning to our lives – it may be “Living the question” – to recognise that life is a full engagement with the sacred mysteries that shape our lives; that burning bush within our hearts that can guides us by conscience but elusively responds “I am” when asked about its name. Our...
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