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Nine will be ordained during this year’s Petertide services

The weekend of June 29/ 30 will see the annual Petertide Ordinations take place at Truro Cathedral. This year nine people will be ordained as Priests or Deacons by the Bishop of St Germans, the Rt Revd Dr Chris Goldsmith during two services. In the Anglican Church Petertide, also known as St Peter’s Tide, is […]

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Weddings are Wonderful!

The Church Stand in the Wedding Tent at The Royal Cornwall Show is not just a great place to go if you’re thinking of getting married, it’s also a peaceful sanctuary in what can be a bewildering  bombardment of must-do’s if the big day is going to be as special as you deserve! All the […]

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Invitation to hear Archbishop Josiah, Secretary General of the Anglican Communion, in Truro

Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, the Secretary General of the Anglican Communion, is to give a talk in Cornwall next month. Archbishop Josiah will appear in the Truro Cathedral Old School on Friday, July 13th, and give a talk called Reaching Places Others Can’t: Anglican Distinctives in an Uncertain World. The talk will begin at around 7.30pm, […]

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Church of England launches ‘Ask Alexa’ skill

The Church of England has launched its ‘Ask Alexa’ Amazon skill which will enable users to ask the Church of England for prayers, explanations of the Christian faith and location-based information about local church events and services. Daily prayer resources are central to the skill, with the prayer for the day, morning, evening and night-time […]

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A case review concerning Jeremy Dowling, his selection and employment within the Diocese of Truro

The Diocese of Truro today (May 25, 2018) published the findings of a review that looked at the selection and employment of Jeremy Dowling within the diocese. In June 2015, Jeremy Dowling pleaded guilty at Truro Crown Court to a number of charges of indecent assaults on boys between 1959 and 1971 while working as […]

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Cosgarne Hall decides not to proceed with plan for home in Eliot Gardens, Newquay

Due to concerns for the safety and welfare of vulnerable residents, staff and local residents, it has been decided not to proceed with the plan for move-on accommodation for homeless people at Eliot Gardens, Newquay. The decision was made by the board of trustees of Cosgarne Hall and has the support of the Truro Diocesan […]

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An intimate community celebration of the Royal Wedding complete with mermaid

It was very thoughtful of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to coincide their wedding with the Zennor Feast, knowing, as they surely did, that part of the Feast would include an exhibition of wedding dresses worn by the church community! The exhibition even caught the attention of a local mermaid. It was a surprise to […]

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Diocese of Truro to lease house in Newquay to provide home for people who have been homeless

The Diocese of Truro has agreed to lease a property to a homelessness charity in Cornwall to provide a ‘move-on’ property for people preparing to return to independent living. The  diocese is working with Cosgarne Hall, which currently houses 60 people across four properties in St Austell. They are individuals with varying levels of support needs […]

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Local Worship Leaders and Local Pastoral Ministers commissioned

  A commissioning and recommissioning of Local Worship Leaders and Local Pastoral Ministers for the deanery of Pydar took place at St Eval Church in May. Revd Helen Baber from the Lann Pydar Benefice welcomed 18 Local Worship Leaders and eight Local Pastoral Ministers for the service which included Local Pastoral Minister Pat Walton reading […]

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All welcome to RCS Eve of Show service

The Royal Cornwall Show is taking place in June and it kicks off with the Eve of Show service in the Main Arena at the Wadebridge showground from 6.30pm on Wednesday, June 6. Leading the service this year will be Revd Steve Wild, Cornwall Methodist District with Rev Matt Noble from Truro Baptist Church preaching. They […]

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