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Walking for Thy Kingdom to Come

Thy Kingdom Come has become a global movement of prayer between Ascension and Pentecost, supported by Christians across the world, focusing on the power and promise of those three words. Jesus asked us to pray Thy Kingdom Come and to have an expectation that it would. But what does that mean? What should we expect […]

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Vocations Sunday – May 12

Vocations Sunday is this week and there are a wealth of resources to assist you via the Church of England. Vocations Sunday is an excellent opportunity to deepen awareness in our church communities about the many ways individuals can respond to God’s call on their lives. To help, the Church of England have created a […]

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Bishop Philip delivers interim report on review of FCO response to persecution of Christians

The interim report of the Independent Review into Foreign and Commonwealth Office Support for Persecuted Christians worldwide, led by the Bishop of Truro, the Rt Revd Philip Mounstephen, was published today (May 3, 2019). Foreign Secretary The Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP asked Bishop Philip to lead the independent review. In its overview, the interim […]

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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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