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Walking away with Christmas shopping…

While shops are already crammed full of gifts for Christmas, it isn’t always easy to find something for that special person. This year why not give them a present that is interesting, informative and will also bring real benefits in terms of their physical, spiritual and mental health? Walking is nothing new but with the […]

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Open days at St Mellitus give chance for people to take the next step on their journey

People who are considering studying with St Mellitus College, the theological college for the south west of England, are invited to attend one of their open days. The next is on Tuesday, November 12, at St Matthias, Plymouth, although there are more open days planned throughout next year. The days are both for people who […]

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Cracking Christmas Card Competition

When Bishop Philip put a call out to schools across Cornwall for children to design a Christmas card, he had little idea how enthusiastic the response would be. Over six hundred cards arrived from primary schools from across Cornwall! They ranged from the very well executed Christmas cards showing traditional nativity scenes using a Pointillism […]

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The Mystery of the Millennium Yews

Millennium yew cuttings taken from trees at the time of Christ were blessed and sent to Cornwall but where are they today? A recent article in the Church Times about the Millennium Yew Tree Project, launched by the then Bishop of London towards the close of the century, prompted the question, “What happened to Cornwall’s […]

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Two new canons celebrate their installation at Truro Cathedral

Diocesan director of education and discipleship, Revd Simon Cade, and the mission and ministry lead of Creation Fest, Sarah Yardley, have both been installed as honorary canons of Truro Cathedral. Speaking after the service, Revd Canon Cade said: “It is an honour to be asked to serve as an honorary canon, thanks to the bishop […]

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Remembering D Day and the role that Cornwall played

Cornwall played a very significant role in D Day, the largest invasion by sea in history and the beginning of the end of World War ll. This year, for Remembrance, we are thinking about the contribution that our county made, of the brave men and women that sacrificed so much for us to lead the […]

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Church primary school heads gain national award

Two Cornish church primary school heads have been awarded the Church of England Professional Qualification for Headship. Pippa Warner, Head of School from St Catherine’s CofE School and Nursery, Launceston, and Lee Moscato, Headteacher of King Charles CofE Primary School, Falmouth, have both been awarded the certificate. The Diocese of Truro’s Director for Schools, Katie […]

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Make your Christmas count for others: Cornish Christmas Giving Catalogue 2019 published

The Cornish Christmas Giving Catalogue 2019 has been published by Cornwall Independent Poverty Forum. The catalogue gives a mechanism for us all to be able to give to one of 20 charities – or any of Cornwall’s foodbanks – in lieu of a more traditional Christmas gift. The catalogue gives you the option of having […]

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Christian Aid appeal aims to empower women to make the most of their gifts

‘Every generous act of giving, with every perfect gift, is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.’ (James 1:17) At Christmas, Christians come together to remember how, against all odds, one mother’s bravery and devotion brought her family out of danger.  She […]

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The Nourishment of Food for Change

When hearing about Lucy’s new job in a veterinary practice and the many difficulties she’d overcome to get it, it wasn’t immediately obvious how Food for Change could have played a part. But without their help, Lucy wouldn’t be doing a job she loves. Food for Change is an initiative supported by Transformation Cornwall and […]

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