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Life-long educator Jim Seth nominated for Cross of St Piran

By Jac Smith

Jim Seth has been nominated for the Cross of St Piran for all the ways in which he helps and nurtures others. From the huge task of safeguarding in our diocese to coaching parishioners on the finer points of the Zoom unmute button in a pandemic. As a teacher, trainer and chaplain, Jim has an […]

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Generous Giving even in a pandemic

By Jac Smith

In these less than uplifting times, it’s encouraging to be able to share the good news that in Cornwall Truro Diocese have been awarded funding from the Church of England to support our work in responding to God’s generosity with our own giving. This means we have been able to transition our work around stewardship […]

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New diocesan environment strategy launches

The Diocese of Truro has launched its new environment vision and strategy. Cherish Creation, Cut Carbon and Speak Up: a diocesan vision and strategy for creation care sets out three specific priorities for the future. Cherish Creation: We will encourage the diocese at every level to care for those parts of God’s good creation for […]

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Governors: a vital role as critical friend & supporter

While we are already in the second month of 2021, you may still be looking for a resolution or a way to ‘do your bit’. If so, have you considered becoming a school governor or trustee? Martin Barlow from Mawnan has been a governor at the local primary school for the last nine years. He […]

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Monique Collins awarded Cross of St Piran for work at DISC

By Jac Smith

Monique Collins wept when she was told of being nominated for the Cross of St Piran, “It’s such an honour but it isn’t for me, this is given to all of the DISC team. Without them I couldn’t do a fraction of what goes on here.” And what goes on in DISC is very impressive. […]

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Bishop Philip marks Contemporary Martyrs Day

By Nick Clarke

Bishop Philip shared a webinar with the Archbishop of Canterbury, Pope Francis and leaders of the Coptic Orthodox Church to mark Contemporary Martyrs Day. Organised by the Coptic Orthodox Church, the day commemorates the anniversary of the death of 21 Libyan Martyrs, murdered six years ago, by Isis. It also marks all who have lost […]

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Cross of St Piran nominee Nigel Owen, quietly pitching in

By Jac Smith

Nigel Owen has been nominated for a Cross of St Piran for his willingness to pitch in and quietly get on with it, especially when that means helping the most vulnerable in our community. There are many very good reasons why people volunteer at their local foodbank, and for Nigel, former teacher and safeguarding advisor […]

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Transforming Mission in Truro during a pandemic

Transforming Mission (TM) is the exciting Christian initiative in Cornwall churches that has been bedding down in strategic locations across the county, working hard to find ways to reach the missing generations. Beginning in Falmouth two years ago, Transforming Mission is now also working in Liskeard, St Austell, Truro and Camborne. Each area is distinct […]

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Cross of St Piran recipients announced

Fourteen people from across the Diocese of Truro will receive a Cross of St Piran award in March for their services to the church and local communities. As with most things, covid-19 has meant the services this year will not take place in the usual way. The recipients will attend an online service with the […]

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Shrove Tuesday & Ash Wednesday – join us!

To mark Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday there are two events you are invited to join in with. On Shrove Tuesday (February 16), Bishop Hugh and his daughter Dorie will be hosting an all age diocesan online pancake party featuring Bishop Philip and his wife Ruth. The party kicks off at 6pm and you can […]

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