Trinity Church of England High School, Manchester: Chaplaincy
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Trinity High School Chaplaincy


Mr BirkinshawMeet the Chaplain!

Hi, I’m Steve Birkinshaw, the School Chaplain.

As School Chaplain it’s my privilege to help students and staff explore and develop faith in a safe, relevant and encouraging environment, and help us celebrate what it means to be a faith community with a Christian ethos.

The school’s chaplaincy offers several connection points throughout the life of the school: weekly Christian Unions for upper and lower school, monthly Eucharists (attendance is on a voluntary basis), informal counselling, a spiritually-reflective thought for the week, spiritual retreats, and a variety of special events in school and around Manchester.

You’ll see me around the school, in assemblies, in RE lessons, teaching maths, and on some school trips. I love the outdoors, football, music, travel, and good food (in no particular order).

I'm very approachable, so please say 'hi', and if I can help you in any way I will.


Christian Unions - Every Tuesday

The Christian Union is every Tuesday. It’s a place to come and explore faith & life in a fun way ... please also bring your lunch along.

Lunchtimes in the School Chapel

 


2017 - 2018 Eucharists

All Eucharists are from 8.30am-9.00am, and take place in the Main Hall (Drama Studio). Parents and friends of the school are most welcome to celebrate with us.

 

EUCHARIST

DATE

PRESIDENT

Start of Year Eucharist

September 13th 2017

Revd Mike Corcoran, Christ Church, Brunswick

Harvest/One World Week Eucharist

October 18th 2017

Revd John Hughes, St John’s, Trafford

Advent Eucharist

November 29th 2017

Revd Canon Falek Sher, St Werburgh’s, Chorlton & Church of the Ascension, Hulme

Christmas Eucharist

December 20th 2017

The Venerable Karen Lund, Archdeacon of Manchester

 

Epiphany Eucharist

January 10th 2018

Revd George Reeves, St Peter’s & St Mark’s, Levenshulme

Candlemas Eucharist

February 7th 2018

TBC

Start of Lent Eucharist

February 28th 2018

TBC

Passion Eucharist

March 21st 2018

TBC

 

Easter Eucharist

April 11th 2018

TBC

Pentecost Eucharist

May 23rd 2018

Revd Gareth Robinson, St Philip’s, Salford

Trinity Eucharist

June 13th 2018

TBC

End of Year Eucharist

July 18th 2018

TBC

Dates are subject to change; please check back regularly

See the Eucharist photographs in our Gallery


Taize Pilgrimage 2018

In partnership with other CE High Schools, and run by the Diocese of Manchester Board of Education
Fri June 29th - Sat July 7th, 2018 (PROVISIONALLY).

Those who have attended in previous years have always spoken of the trip as a hugely enjoyable and formative experience.

Contact Mr Birkinshaw for further details.


Year 7 'Exploring Christianity' Retreat

Last year we had the opportunity to visit Edale for our annual Year 7 Exploring Christianity Retreat.

The overnight retreat saw students exploring their Christian faith in the inspiring surroundings of the Peak District and having a lot of fun participating in adventurous activities.

Students’ confidence and agility was stretched on the high ropes, aim and concentration tested at archery and strength and teamwork challenged in canoeing.

Feedback from the children was very positive; some asking when they could go on a similar retreat again and others going home more confident in understanding how their faith shapes their lives.

The retreat ended after a demanding walk over Hollins Cross, and some much welcomed ice cream in Castleton!

Thank you to all parents and staff, and the Trinity Charitable Trust
Fund, who helped in making this retreat enjoyable and worthwhile.

See the photographs in our Gallery

This year's Exporing Christianity Retreat is booked provisionally for Friday 27th May - Saturday 28th May 2018.


Contact: Revd Steve Birkinshaw

Office: The School Chapel

Email office@trinityhigh.com

Phone (0161) 212 1939 (ext 139)

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