free thinking,
liberal spirituality

coronavirus notices

reopenings

As lockdown restrictions are gradually eased, many of our chapels are transitioning toward a full resumption of services. The following chapels are now resuming in-person services:

  • Altrincham
  • Chorlton
  • Eccles
  • Hale Barns
  • Knutsford
  • Oldham
  • Styal
  • Wilmslow

Please check back here for news on upcoming reopenings for your local congregation

content to keep you going

With the current Coronavirus issues causing cancellations and delays to many of our services and events, please explore some of our online services and posts to help keep you going!

unitarians proudly provide same-sex marriages!

We proudly provide same-sex marriages at many of our chapels across Greater Manchester, including Altrincham, Wilmslow and many more. Get in touch with us today for more information.

who are we?

The Unitarians MDA are a spiritual community who would encourage you to think for yourself. We believe that everyone has the right to seek truth and meaning for themselves, and that the best setting for this is a community that welcomes you for what you are – beliefs, doubts, questions and all!

Throughout our history, Unitarians have stood for inclusivity, reason and social justice. This includes gender equality – as a result, we’ve’ had female ministers for more than 100 years, gay rights – we’ve performed same-sex blessings for more than 30 years, and the abolition of slavery. The Unitarians MDA support equality of respect and opportunity for everyone, totally opposing oppression and discrimination, including on the grounds of any arbitrary or accidental factors such as race, gender, sexual orientation or religious belief.

what's happening?

Explore what’s happening within the Manchester district – we are extremely active across a range of areas; from sunday services to meditation sessions; from parades in the city to live Zoom gatherings in the comfort of your own home. Taking part has never been easier!

events

april

18apr(apr 18)11:30 am02may(may 2)12:30 pmAltrincham Sunday Service

25apr9:30 am10:30 amHale Barns Sunday Service

25apr10:30 am11:30 amChorlton Sunday Service

25apr10:45 am11:45 amEccles Sunday Service

25apr11:00 am12:00 pmKnutsford Sunday Service

25apr11:00 am12:00 pmOldham Sunday Service

25apr11:15 am12:15 pmWilmslow Sunday Service

25apr(apr 25)11:30 am09may(may 9)12:30 pmAltrincham Sunday Service

send a child to hucklow

The Unitarians are extremely proud to work with Send A Child To Hucklow as their primary charity. To learn more, please click to go to the Send A Child To Hucklow website.

Specific congregations also work with many more charities, feel free to get in touch directly for more information.

http://www.sendachildtohucklow.org.uk/index.htm

news

congregations

With 13 congregations hosted all across Manchester, reaching the Unitarians MDA is easier than ever! All are invited, so if you are interested in our services, taking part in our events, or just want to come along for a taster, then don’t hesitate to get in touch or visit one of our locations. View our welcoming congregations and find the nearest chapel to you by clicking below.

hear from us

helen smithson

' .. we respect each other's differences and share an acceptance of other views and beliefs. I love this inclusivity and leave each week with plenty to think about as well as feeling very positive and at peace with myself.'

judith burrows

'I have found that King Edward Street Chapel gives me the opportunity to doubt, question and to change my mind about my beliefs. At King Edward Street, my views are respected, making it my spiritual home!'

geoffrey levermore

'Being a Unitarian helps me to explore and discuss my religion with my friends. It also allows me to examine my life, remembering Socrates' words: "the unexamined life is not worth livng"!'

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Reach out today for more information

enquiries@unitariansmda.org.uk

07434 802883

Cross Street Chapel,
Cross Street,
Manchester,
M2 1NL

The Manchester District Association of Unitarian & Free Christian Churches Charity No. 503753

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