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Bishop Tim offers a prayer for Manchester

The shocking news from Manchester is very hard to take in.  My thoughts and prayers go out to all the families of those who have died and all the injured, and those who are still awaiting news of loved ones.  I also pay tribute to those extraordinary people in our emergency services. Clearly it is […]

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Cubert Church receives Heritage Lottery boost to save the building and share the heritage.

St Cubert church has been awarded a sum of £225,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The grant, along with a number of others, will facilitate a re-roofing of the building as well as allow repairs to the walls and spire. When the work is complete a programme of free workshops will help reveal the stories […]

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Thy Kingdom Come – what’s going on

With just two days to go, there is so much prayer planned around Cornwall for Thy Kingdom Come – from prayer stations to cabins, walks to labyrinths, here is a round-up of most of what we know is going on. If we’ve missed something, we’re sorry (and we undoubtedly have) but please do let us […]

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Climate Vision Pledge 4 – to contact my parliamentary candidates

Luci Isaacson, Diocese Environment Officer, invites us to do Pledge 4 during June: ARE you willing to contact your parliamentary candidates?  What a great opportunity we have to extend the invitation to our prospective MP’s and those elected to discover God’s kingdom. Pledge 4 invites you to contact your MP and your friends and make […]

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Penzance Playzone wins national award for innovative use of a church

St John the Baptist Church, Penzance, has been named the winner of the 2017  Marsh Awards for Innovative Church Projects. The award was for creating Playzone@Penzance, a safe and flexible space for children to play, by removing pews, moving the font, and installing a soft play area. The church receives a £1,000 prize. St John’s is […]

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The Holy Land without any Christians? Friends of the Holy Land at the synod

Bishop Tim, during synod, challenged us to imagine the Holy Land without Christians. The place where Jesus was born, died and resurrected – without any Christians left? After listening to Peter Rand, vice chairman of Friends of the Holy Land (FHL), it became clear that, sadly, none of us have to imagine too hard as […]

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National award for Cornish scheme that helps young people into work

A PIONEERING scheme that helps prepare young people for the world of work has won a national award. Ali Carnegie, (pictured) who is Managing Director of Cornish firm Total Energy Solutions as well as being a Local Worship Leader at Stoke Climsland Parish Church, won the Career and Enterprise Company National Enterprise Award in the SME-sized […]

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Thy Kingdom Come and the power of prayer

Thy Kingdom Come is a plea from the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, to encourage everyone to pray during the time between Pentecost and Ascension for a family member, friend or colleague to know the love of Jesus. How often have you said you’d pray for someone, meaning it as an encouragement but then forgot […]

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Exciting opportunity to get involved with pilgrimage

An exciting opportunity to get involved with a new Pilgrimage route through Cornwall has arisen at the Diocese of Truro. The Cornish Celtic Way Facilitator will support the project lead and development group in all aspects of promoting and organising the Cornish Celtic Way, which has a focus on the Celtic saints. This role will […]

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Learn Theology locally

South West Ministry Training Course and St Mellitus College are both offering a mix of theological courses for the coming academic year. St Mellitus College is being launched in Plymouth this September and offers full-time training for Anglican ordinands, and also the study of theology to certificate, Diploma and BA levels. The deadline for applications […]

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