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A Fair & Just Future for Cornwall

Leading Cornish voices, drawn from business, community, faith and charity sectors, have set out their vision of a ‘Fair and Just Future for Cornwall’ in a report that will be presented to council leaders and the Cornwall’s MPs. “The decisions we take now will shape our future for good or ill and Cornwall should have […]

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New Bishop of St Germans, Revd Hugh Nelson, to be consecrated at Lambeth Palace

By Richard Best

The new Bishop of St Germans, the Revd Hugh Nelson, will be consecrated at Lambeth Palace in a service at 11.30am on Wednesday, July 15. He will be accompanied by members of his family and the Bishop of Truro, the Rt Revd Philip Mounstephen, and consecrated by, amongst others, the Bishop of London, the Rt […]

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Journeying, discerning, learning

The Foundations in Christian Ministry Course 2020/21 is open for applications. From gathering around fresh-from-the-oven pastries at Epiphany House, to closing reflections with Bishop Philip on Zoom, the participants on the diocese’s first ever Foundations in Christian Ministry course have been on quite a journey together over the last year. Back in September, the cohort […]

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Wait, pray, love as a school chaplain even during lockdown

By Jac Smith

Emma Antoniou is a school chaplain at Bishop Bronescombe C of E School, and would have loved to have leapt into the role but instead spent a good few years waiting, praying, listening, discerning… “It was Jules’ fault. I was all for just doing something, but Jules insisted we wait and pray. Which we did.” […]

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International mission links beyond our small Cornish corners

By Jac Smith

Now, perhaps more than ever, we need to embed in our hearts that we are a Christian community that, in its entirety, is huge, fantastically diverse and global. As the Church of England in Cornwall, we don’t necessarily reflect that diversity, even if we are doing a lot of searching, listening and learning. But the […]

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Bishop Philip is delighted by news that public worship can resume within social distancing constraints – but urges caution

By Richard Best

The Bishop of Truro, the Rt Revd Philip Mounstephen, has said he is delighted by the news that churches will be able to start opening again for public worship from July 4. But he has also said that no parish should feel there is any pressure to reopen until they are comfortable that they can […]

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Lament for the Windrush generation and call to action

Windrush Day is on Monday, June 22nd, and marks the 72nd anniversary of the arrival of The Empire Windrush to the Tilbury Docks in east London. It will be a day of celebration, but it is impossible to ignore the racism and shameful actions that have caused so much pain, not just to the Windrush […]

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Cornwall standing in solidarity with sister community of Grenfell

By Jac Smith

It will be three years on Sunday, June 14th, that the Grenfell Tower Fire took the lives of 72 people. It comes at a time that will be especially hard for the survivors, when lockdown means they cannot gather or grieve together. The BAME community, which is significant in W11, has also been particularly hurt […]

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Cyber Crime Awareness webinars for parishes

Devon and Cornwall Police are offering three free Cyber Crime Awareness webinars to parishes this month. The 45-minute sessions will take place at 10.30am and 1.30pm on June 17 and 1.30pm on June 18. Laura Cowie and Grahame Mace from Devon and Cornwall Police’s Digital Capabilities Unit will be leading the sessions. Laura has been […]

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Bishop Philip: ‘We must redouble efforts to welcome all’

By Richard Best

The Bishop of Truro, the Rt Revd Philip Mounstephen, has called on everybody living within the diocese to redouble their efforts to provide a welcome for all people, regardless of ethnicity. And the diocese’s minority ethnic champion, Patrick Gilbert, has said it is essential that welcome is across our schools, places of work, and the […]

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