Embracing evangelism as an Anglican curate

Perhaps the biggest change for Graham Adamson during his year as deacon in Redruth was taking 14 funerals – probably ten more than he’d even attended in his life. As an evangelical Christian, the next would be embracing, and enjoying, a churchmanship very different to what he’s used to. Graham describes himself as an evangelical […]

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Bishop Philip starts charity fun run in Truro

Bishop Philip had the pleasure of starting this year’s ROC 5K charity fun run. The race started from Lemon Quay, and runners went around part of the city and down to Boscawen Park, before heading back to the finishing line on the quay. Bishop Philip said: “It was a pleasure to start the race – […]

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The final countdown to ordination begins

A group of 19 people have entered the final stretch in their journeys to ordination within the Diocese of Truro and the Church of England. Eleven individuals who are to be ordained as deacons, and eight deacons who will be priested, enjoyed a lunch at Lis Escop today (Tuesday) hosted by the Rt Revd Philip Mounstephen, […]

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Bishop Chris Goldsmith to lead Church of England’s Ministry Division

Bishop Chris is to leave the Diocese of Truro to head the Church of England’s Ministry Division, it has been announced today (Monday, June 24, 2019). In a letter to diocesan clergy and lay colleagues, Bishop Chris said it was an announcement he never expected to make. He added that there was no other role […]

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Church Commissioners back bold plan to transform mission in Cornwall

The architects of a visionary £2.8 million plan to transform the Church of England within the Diocese of Truro are this week celebrating, following the news that the Church Commissioners have given their backing to the scheme. The commissioners have backed the plan and agreed a grant of £1.7 million over six years, to add […]

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What Lesley did next: a tale of marshalling car races, a huge pile of novels and rum punch in the sun?

With her neat, dark hair, black clerical shirt and penchant for a colourful jacket, the Revd Canon Lesley Walker cuts a distinctive figure. Many people will know her from her 10 years as Rector of Meneage or ensuing stint as the Rural Dean of Kerrier; many more will have come into contact with her as […]

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The highs and lows of starting over

Many people come to ordination after previous careers and for most, starting over again as the new boy or girl can be a challenge. For Haley Preston it’s been a little different. Haley used to be a minister within the Methodist church and so crossing over and, in many ways, starting over could be even […]

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Diocese welcomes new Director for Schools

Katie Fitzsimmons has joined the education team at Church House in the role of Director for Schools. Katie comes with a wealth of experience. Katie came to teaching from a job in industry, working in London for the Royal Mail in project management. “I had one of those moments of reflection! I was spending my […]

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A century of stories of lives lived in a found family Bible

A lost, or rather found, Bible started a poignant journey of imaginings, history and heroism. Very large and very old, the Family Bible was filled with personal notes, letters, drawings, photographs and snapshots of lives lived and died. It was discovered in a house-clearance and passed on to Revd Karsten Wedgewood, based in Pendeen, who […]

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Arts Festival at St Andrews Redruth

This Saturday, 15thJune, sees the launch of the Arts Festival Week based at St Andrews Church in Redruth. The theme is Look Up, to help us see the world from a different perspective. From a vertical dance company to contemplative sessions and everything in between, there is something for everybody. Releasing creativity Started five years […]

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