Manchester Events 2020

WTC Events provide you with the opportunity to go deeper into the Bible, grow in your faith, and integrate quality teaching with life in the Spirit. Join us for these exciting events at the Manchester Hub!

LOCAL TASTER EVENT – 4th February 2020

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Come and join us for an evening of worship and teaching.


Matt Lynch Faculty WTCMatt Lynch, PhD
Academic Dean, Old Testament

Matt teaches Old Testament and serves as Academic Dean at WTC. He holds a BA in biblical studies from Cairn University, Philadelphia, an MA and ThM in Christian Studies and Old Testament from Regent College, Vancouver, and a PhD in Hebrew Bible from Emory University, Atlanta. He also co-hosts a podcast on biblical studies ( and blogs at Matt is particularly interested in helping students grasp the theological and literary contours of the Old Testament, wrestle through its ethical and historical challenges, and understand its ongoing significance. Matt is married and has two children.

Jasper Knecht Faculty WTCJasper Knecht, PhD
Assistant Dean of Studies, Systematic Theology

Jasper teaches Christian doctrine at WTC. He grew up in the Netherlands, and completed his BA in Theology and Biblical Studies at the Evangelische Theologische Faculteit (Evangelical Theological Faculty) or ETF in Leuven, Belgium. He completed his MPhil and PhD in Systematic and Historical Theology at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. Jasper’s research focuses on the reception and propagation of 5th- and 6th- century conciliar, Christological theology in the early Medieval Church (the Carolingian Empire). His interests include the history of doctrine, and particularly the development of Christological thought in the Patristic era, Late Antiquity, and the Early Medieval Church. Jasper is married to Stefania and is a big fan of classical music. Besides his work at WTC, he works with a Christian think tank in Austria.

Where & When:

Ivy Church
97 Barlow Moor Rd
Manchester M20 2GP

4th February 2020
7:00-9:30 pm

Cost & Booking:

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HUB OPEN EVENING – 30th March 2020

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Come and experience a WTC Hub Night!

A Hub Open Evening gives you the opportunity to: 

Where and When:

The Message Trust
Lancaster House
Harper Road, Sharston
Manchester M22 4RG

30th March 2020 (Monday)
7:00-9:30 pm

Join us for an interactive evening of teaching, giving you an opportunity to explore the WTC student experience.

Cost & Booking:

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This event is free to attend. Please book your space here (30th March 2020).

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