Truro Prayer Book Society enthralled by 1553 Primer

We are delighted to share this from guest writer David Watson To be an authority on a particular subject is a wonderful gift; to be able to share that knowledge in an erudite and digestible fashion is another. Revd Professor Andrew Lewis, Prebendary of Marnays in the Collegiate Church of St Endellion, exhibited both skills […]

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Join us at the Royal Cornwall Show

This year’s Royal Cornwall Show will take place from June 6 to 8th and once again, Churches Together Cornwall will be occupying Stand 1 for the three days. The show kicks off on Wednesday, June 5, with the annual Eve of Show service in the Main Arena from 6.30pm. The service is open to everyone […]

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Archdeacon Visitation – change of venue

The Archdeacon’s Visitation on May 1 will be taking place at St Mellanus Church in Mullion (TR12 7HQ). This is a change to the previous advertised location in Helston due to Flora Day preparations. Please pass this message on to anyone planning to attend. We look forward to seeing you in Mullion on May 1.

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Is a churchyard a good place to start talking about Easter?

A churchyard might not spring to mind as the obvious place to contemplate the hopefulness of life, but Revd Karsten believes it’s absolutely the place to talk about Easter and the hope it represents. In his role as police chaplain, the recent celebration and commemoration of Lilian Wyles, the first ever ranking officer in the […]

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The magic of marriage through the eyes of children

With the press full of stories and stats about divorce, it’s good every once in a while to be reminded how magical marriage can be. And nothing looks more magical than the children in these pictures re-enacting the story from Minnie and Ginger’s Wedding. It’s a very old book, written by Barry Smith, celebrating the […]

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Churches asked to join in VE Day anniversary events

Churches across the land are being asked to play their part in a series of national and international events to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, which will take place over the weekend of May 8, 9 and 10, 2020. On Friday, May 8, 2020, at 7pm, churches will be encouraged to Ring out […]

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Are you ready to hear Jesus call your name? An Easter message from Bishop Philip

Maybe the most touching moment in the Easter story happens early on the first Easter morning. Mary stands outside Jesus’ tomb weeping, cut to the heart with sorrow. She turns around to see Jesus but fails to recognise him – until he utters her name. And in that one moment of joyful recognition her whole […]

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Cornish Celtic Way Spring Walk

On Sunday Bishop Philip pulled on his walking boots, took up his staff, and joined the walkers who were setting out on the first Cornish Celtic Way extended walk of the season. Setting off from the Priory at St Germans, the group plan to walk to Padstow over six days. They will be staying overnight […]

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More than 900 reports of potential modern slavery recorded through app

Drivers using a pioneering app to gather information on modern slavery in hand car washes made more than 900 reports of potential cases over a five-month period, according to research. The Safe Car Wash app, which allows drivers to respond to a check list of key factors that may suggest modern slavery or labour exploitation […]

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Bishop Philip looks forward to even closer working with Cornish Methodists

Bishop Philip addressed the Methodist synod, on Saturday, at Truro Methodist Church, and reinforced his commitment to encouraging Anglicans and Methodists to stand and work alongside one another. Bishop Philip said: “I’m delighted that my Cornish ancestors numbered both Anglicans and Methodists in their number – indeed some of my ancestors were clearly caught up […]

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