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Bishop Chris’ statement in response to Westminster attack

“The outrage that was committed at the heart of our democracy in Westminster yesterday has left many of us feeling deeply shocked and shaken. “We pray for all those killed and injured, their families and their loved ones, and also for those who were close by as events unfolded. We are profoundly thankful to all […]

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Children of St Maddern’s Primary School get stuck In2 the Bible

Children at St Maddern’s Church of England Primary School in Penzance have taken up the Bishop’s Challenge and are getting In2 the Bible. What better way to read the Bible than with friends? St Maddern’s is one of Cornwall’s oldest schools, founded in 1704, and cherishes its Christian ethos, taking to heart what Jesus said, […]

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Dementia training for ministers and church leaders to take place in Exeter

What does it mean to minister to those who are living with dementia? How do we honour their contributions and memories? What might this teach us about identity, personhood, and the love of God? These questions and more will be discussed at the ‘Exploring God in dementia: theology, spirituality and personhood’ will take place on […]

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Ideas to help celebrate Mothering Sunday

The Church of England are encouraging churches to celebrate Mothering Sunday with some great ideas for all the family to enjoy. Many churches will have a time in the service when children give flowers to their mothers, or to those who played a mother’s role in their life. Why not try some of these ideas […]

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Church Housing Trust launches booklet to support homeless

Three Christian homelessness organisations have been talking to churches about their work with homeless people and have responded to these discussions by creating an information booklet to support them. With homelessness increasing, local churches and congregations have risen to the challenge of addressing the growing need. Church Housing Trust, with Housing Justice and Word on […]

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Messy Church in St Stephen

Messy Church for Easter will be on Wednesday in Holy Week, 12th April from 11am – 12.30pm. Hear the Easter story, create a beautiful garden, make some lovely things, join in an egg hunt, and enjoy a hot cross bun and a chat. Church in a very informal and relaxed way! Lots of fun and […]

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Money and debt advice given by church volunteers at Launceston Money Advice Centre

For Launceston Money Advice Centre, it all started with small and humble beginnings as an initiative from Launceston Churches Together in 2013. Fast forward 4 years and they have moved their team of volunteers to their new offices at The Gateway Centre, Launceston. The new office gives a professional look and offers disabled access with […]

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Help to make Easter a family fun celebration in your church

The Church of England has a range of resources to help your church make Easter a family celebration this year. Some suggestions for activities this year: A great calendar for children to learn about the 40 days of Lent   Mark Good Friday by selling or even making Hot Cross Buns. You can find a […]

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Youth Light Bearers programme to run in Wadebridge

A training programme for young people will be taking place on Saturday 25th March at Wadebridge Christian Centre from 9.30am – 12.45pm. Aimed at those in their teens and early twenties, the Youth Light Bearers programme aims to bring individuals and groups from across Cornwall together to share ideas and equip them to share Jesus […]

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Lent challenge taken up in St Agnes

Bible readings have been taking place in a St Agnes bar as part of the Bishop’s Lent Challenge for 2017. This year’s ‘In2 the Bible’ challenge asks people to read the Bible with another person, and to let this start a conversation. St Agnes church volunteer Charlotte Irwin said: “In St Agnes we have joined […]

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