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Serving breakfast and hope to the homeless of Truro

“Go out and preach the Gospel and, if necessary, use words,” has been attributed to St Francis of Assisi but taken to heart by Ann Boorman in the most practical of ways. Ann was instrumental in setting up THAG: Truro Homeless Action Group which, for the past 22 years, has served breakfast to the homeless […]

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Accompanied Ministry Development

Accompanied Ministry Development or AMD, it doesn’t really matter how you say it, it still sounds a little intimidating. Which is a shame as it’s a wonderfully caring, well thought out and considered way of making life a little bit easier and a little less daunting for our clergy across Cornwall. Out in the parishes […]

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Tegan – a teenager in flight for her faith

It’s no secret that there are very few young people in church in Cornwall. In fact, the UK has the lowest church attendance among young people in Europe. So it was very refreshing to meet Tegan Holden, aged 15 and fully engaged with church life from lending a hand with the Fly Jesus Project and […]

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Safeguarding creation is everybody’s duty: Bishop Philip

Cornwall’s aspirations to be in the vanguard of renewable energy in the UK got the thumbs-up from Bishop Philip, this week as he visited the United Downs Deep Geothermal Power (UDDGP) project, where drilling of the first of two deep holes started in November. This week they reached a depth of 3km and the project […]

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‘Act on climate change’ Bishop of Truro urges General Synod in maiden speech

The Bishop of Truro has made a heartfelt plea for fellow Anglicans to redouble their efforts to care for the planet, and our fellow women and men. Speaking in favour of an environment motion brought jointly to today’s meeting of the General Synod by the dioceses of Truro and London, Bishop Philip said: “Climate change […]

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2019 Cross of St Piran recipients announced

The full list of 2019’s Cross of St Piran recipients has been released by the Bishop’s Office. This year 18 people will be recognised during two services at St Piran’s Church in Perranzabuloe on March 3, 2019. As in previous years, there will be two services on the day lead by the Bishop of Truro, […]

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Bishop Philip preaches at Mawgan Daffodil Festival

“Flowers may fade, but the word of our God will stand forever.” Bishop Philip looked to Isaiah yesterday (Sunday, February 17), when he was delighted to accept an invitation to preach at the 2019 Mawgan Daffodil Festival, in St Mawgan in Meneage Church. “All people are like grass; their constancy is like the flower of […]

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Understanding Christianity training

Just released- dates for this 2-day training will be Friday 3rd May and Wednesday 10th July- 9.30am-3.30pm both days. Venue TBC.

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If Jesus loves festivals shouldn’t we?

Inspired by the article ‘Jesus Loves Festivals’, Revd Amanda Evans packed her camping stove, tent and courage to slip on a pair of Festival Angel wings – more of a T-shirt and Hi-Viz jacket to be fair – and headed to Boardmasters last summer. Amanda is the assistant curate at Mabe and Ponsanooth and was […]

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Hear from Bishop Philip at Diocesan Roadshows in March, April and July

The diocesan roadshows will be taking place during March and April. For many it will be their first opportunity to meet Bishop Philip, to hear from him on his vision for the diocese and to express their views. Before each roadshow, Bishop Philip will spend time getting a picture of life in each of the […]

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