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Let’s Explore with Pilgrim Explorers

Looking for something to do with children over the May half term? Fancy doing a short pilgrimage yourself? The Diocese of Truro has just developed four new micro pilgrimages aimed at children and young people (but just as much fun for adults too!). The first four routes cover Falmouth, Fowey, Gunwalloe and St Michael’s Mount […]

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Creation Care Events coming up

Please see the poster below for all the Creation Care events taking place throughout May and June as well as during G7 and beyond.

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Cornish young people challenge world leaders

“Dear world leaders, our world is in crisis, it’s time to take a stand.” The opening words of an open letter written by 14 Cornish young people, addressed to the leaders of the G7 nations and published today (12th May). In it, the young people voice their fears about the climate crisis, asking world leaders […]

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Online Missional Communities Seminar – join us

On Tuesday, June 15, the Diocese of Truro will be hosting an Online Missional Communities seminar, exploring the possibilities for building missional Christian communities that move freely between the online space and physical shared life. Taking part will be Revd Dr Peter Phillips, Research Fellow in digital theology at Durham University. The pandemic has brought […]

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Not your average Archdeacon licensing!

The new Archdeacon of Bodmin, Revd Kelly Betteridge, will be licensed in unique style, at a Pentecost celebration this month. The interactive, all-age service will especially welcome children and young people, and will be held at St Petroc’s Church, Bodmin at 4pm on May 23. We are asking all those attending to wear something red […]

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Statement in response to the “From Lament to Action” Report and BBC’s Panorama

The last few days have sadly been a stark reminder of the Church’s failure to address institutional racism. The Archbishops’ Anti-Racism Taskforce report and the recent BBC Panorama documentary have demonstrated the lack of compassion for those of us from global majority backgrounds that have, at one time or another, experienced failure by the Church. […]

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Archbishops’ Anti-Racism Taskforce calls for urgent changes

The Archbishops’ Anti-Racism Taskforce has today (Thursday, April 22) published its report ‘From Lament to Action’ proposing a suite of changes to begin bringing about a change of culture in the life of the Church of England. It issues a warning to the Archbishops that a failure to act could be a “last straw” for […]

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An education background isn’t essential to be a trustee or governor

What is a trustee of a multi academy trust? What even is a multi-academy trust? It wasn’t that long ago that schools were run by local education authorities. Governors (most of whom were local) acted as critical friends and local councils got the flack when things went wrong. Local was most definitely the common thread. […]

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Priest in Charge of Mawnan to walk 75 miles for Christian Aid

The Revd Johanna Clare, the Priest in Charge of Mawnan, will be walking 75 miles during Christian Aid Week, which runs from May 10 – 16, and each walk will include prayers for climate justice. This year is Christian Aid’s 75th anniversary, but Covid-19 restrictions are having a huge impact on their fundraising activities. The […]

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Cornish hospitality recognised in national Church award

‘Cornwall Hugs’ founder, Esmé Page, has been honoured with one of this year’s Lambeth Awards given by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby. The Langton Award for Community service recognises Cornwall Hugs for “answering the call to provide holidays of hope to residents and firefighters who experienced the trauma and loss in the terrible fire […]

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