Truro: Music and Chat on the Mat

Music & Chat on the Mat at Truro Baptist Church

Come along with your pre-walking baby for 45 minute session on a Wednesday.

9.15 -10.00am OR 10.45 – 11.30am

A time to chat in our relaxed sensory room with sensory music activities, baby signing, textures and smiles.
Book in for this half term’s sessions from 4th November to 9th December

A covid compliant group:
1 adult to 1 child
Please wear a mask on arrival
Visors will be available for mat time
Places are limited at each session to
6 adults and 6 babies

To BOOK please email: children@trurobaptist.co.uk
CLICK HERE to visit the TBC Toddler & Baby Facebook page

Parking at the Church is extremely limited and we advise you not to use the Church’s car park, there are spots on surrounding roads that allow you to park free for up to 2 hours and a couple of pay and display car parks a few minutes’ walk away.

The TBC Toddler & Baby team

Address
Truro Baptist Church
Opening hours
Wednesdays 9.15 -10.00am OR 10.45 – 11.30am, 4 Nov-10 Dec 2020
URL 1
https://www.facebook.com/groups/121725372436162/
URL 2
http://www.trurobaptist.co.uk/
Social media
Facebook
Contact Name
Lynda Sanders
Email
children@trurobaptist.co.uk

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The Church in Truro Uniting to Pray : 4 Nov, ONLINE

Churches Together Truro On-Line Prayer Gathering
Wednesday 4th November 2020
7.30pm – 8.45pm

Meeting Zoom ID: 878 7444 2323
Passcode: psalm27

My heart says of you, “Seek His face!”
Your face Lord, I will seek.
Psalm 27:8

Come and join together from the churches across in our city to seek the face of the Lord, listen to Him, and pray

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Family Light Trail : 31 Oct, Falmouth

We’re excited to be working with Emmanuel Baptist Church, Falmouth, All Saints Parish Church Falmouth & Falmouth Parish Church King Charles the Martyr to bring you this year’s alternative to halloween – A LIGHT TRAIL!

4 venues, lots of treats & a letter hunt along the route.. Don’t forget to dress up!

Visit www.newstreetchurch.org/community/family-light-trail/ to book your family/bubble in – *limited spaces available due to social distancing requirements

😄Activities aimed at children in pre school to year 6. Siblings are welcome & count in family numbers.

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Penryn & Falmouth Foodbank

When you have no financial safety net, a sudden crisis, such as bereavement, benefit delay, redundancy or illness, can leave you unable to feed yourself or your family.. Such situations can quickly deteriorate, leading to relationship breakdown, house repossession or worse. Penryn and Falmouth Foodbank works to support people who find themselves on the edge of disaster.

How to get help

If you need help from our foodbank there are a few simple steps to follow.

The most important step is to get a foodbank voucher.

In order to provide the most appropriate help for the circumstances of your situation we work with local agencies. If they feel you are struggling to put food on the table, they will issue you with a foodbank voucher. The local agency can also provide long term support if needed to help address some of the issues behind the reasons for your crisis. Agencies we work with include: Citizens Advice, housing support officers, children’s centres, health visitors, social services and some local charities.

1. Get in touch with us.

If you call or email our foodbank we can talk through your situation and put you in touch with a relevant local agency.

2. Arrange a visit to the referral agency.

They will discuss your situation and supply you with a foodbank voucher where appropriate.

3. Bring  your foodbank voucher to your nearest foodbank centre. 

Opening times:

We are open for clients on Mondays between 11am and 1pm and on Thursdays from 2pm until 4pm. We do not deliver at the moment, however there are other community groups who are delivering on our behalf if the need arises, we do not currently have an e-referral system.

**Penryn & Falmouth Foodbank also run a satellite in Constantine (Weds morning between 10:00am-12:00 noon) www.facebook.com/constantinechurch

Donations:

You can drop off items directly to us at the Foodbank, Highway Community Centre, Church Road, Penryn, TR10 8DA on Mondays between 11am and 1pm and on Thursdays from 2pm until 4pm.

Local supermarket donation points:

  • Penryn Asda, Jennings Road, Penryn TR10 9LY
  • Tesco Metro Falmouth, Killigrew St, Falmouth TR11 3PQ
  • Natural Store Falmouth 5 Market Strand, Falmouth TR11 3DB
  • Co-op Boslowick Mongleath Avenue, Falmouth TR11 4PN
  • Other:Email foodbank@highwaychurch.co.uk

Financial donations:

We are also in receipt of some very kind monetary donations through our website. Here is the link if you would like to make a donation: https://penrynfalmouth.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-money

Address
Highway Community Centre, Church Road, Penryn, TR10 8DA
Opening hours
Mondays 11am – 1pm and Thursdays 2pm – 4pm
URL 1
https://penrynfalmouth.foodbank.org.uk/
URL 2
https://www.facebook.com/penrynfalmouthfoodbank
Social media
Facebook
Phone/Mobile
+441326618575
Email
foodbank@highwaychurch.co.uk

Christians Aginst Poverty Debt Centre Falmouth Area Launch Service : 30 Sep, ONLINE

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Growbaby Falmouth

We provide good quality, new and second-hand, baby clothes and equipment (up to 5 years), completely free of charge, to anyone who needs it.

Tuesdays 10:00 – 11:30

To receive clothes/equipment – book a slot at www.fb.com/book/falmouthvineyard

Growbaby is dependant on donations of good quality clothes and equipment – you can donate from 9:30 – 11:30 at the address below:

KCM Parish Hall, New Street,

Falmouth, TR11 3HX (Term time only)

For more information about Growbaby you can get in touch by emailing growbaby@falmouthvineyard.org

Address
KCM Parish Hall, New Street, Falmouth, TR11 3HX
Opening hours
Donations: Tuesdays 09:30 – 11:30 term time only. Collections: 10:00 – 11.30, pre-booked times only
URL 1
https://www.fb.com/book/falmouthvineyard
URL 2
https://www.falmouthvineyard.org/growbaby
Social media
Facebook
Email
growbaby@falmouthvineyard.org

StreetDraw24: Back on the Streets? : 15-17 Oct, Falmouth

An exhibition of drawings from Falmouth’s streets – created over a 24-hour period from noon 2nd to noon 3rd October 2020 – by artists, students, hobbyists and amateurs who love to draw. Funds raised go toward St Petrocs’ important work with Cornwall’s street homeless. 

The question posed by title of this exhibition, which shows work from the 3rd annual StreetDraw24 held here in Falmouth, recognises that while most of us are happy to be back on the streets post-lockdown, for those without secure housing this is a difficult time. 

Through the drawing event itself and through this exhibition, StreetDraw24 wants to raise awareness of the difficulty for the rising number of homeless here in Cornwall and for organisations like St Petrocs who support them. 

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World Suicide Prevention Day: 10 Sep, Truro

Those who have been affected by suicide are invited to drop in to Truro Cathedral for a moment of quiet reflection or to light a candle in memory of someone who has died.

It is not possible this year, due to Covid-19, to hold the annual service for people affected by suicide. Instead, the Suicide Liaison Service has been invited to provide an opportunity at Truro Cathedral on World Suicide Prevention Day to invite those who are impacted by suicide to visit for a quiet moment of reflection, light a candle, or talk with a member of Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust’s Chaplaincy Team, or the Suicide Liaison Service, or a cathedral Chaplain – all who will be available at times throughout the day.
We very much look forward to seeing you on the 10th. All are welcome, of all faiths or none.

If you are not able to visit the cathedral, you can light a virtual candle in remembrance by clicking the ‘Light a Virtual Candle’ link on the homepage of the cathedral’s website: www.trurocathedral.org.uk.

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Falmouth & Penryn: New CAP Debt Centre launched

This new CAP Debt Centre is run in partnership with St Budock Parish Church. The
Debt Coach at Falmouth & Penryn Debt Centre is Jacqui Bennett, Debt Centre Manager. Jacqui writes:

11 August 2020

Thank you for your prayers during my training with Christians Against Poverty over the last month. It was a great experience and I have to say that the more I learn about CAP and the way in which they work, the more impressed I become. It is a great privilege to be a part of the CAP family.
The training ended on Friday evening with a blessing which was a great event.
And – Now we are live!

The next priorities are:

  • to begin contacting various referral agencies like the Job Centre, Foodbank, Citizens Advice and other local charities etc. If you know of any local agencies that may be willing to work alongside CAP please do let me know.
  • to train volunteers; so, if you have already volunteered to be involved, I will be in touch soon.

If you haven’t volunteered yet, but would like to, please let me know. There are various ways in which you can work with us including:

  • Befriending a client
  • praying for urgent needs sent via text/email
  • making meals/cakes to take to a client
  • helping with shopping

plus many more. Please get in touch for more information.

We do need to raise funds so that we can continue to bless people in this way, so if you can think of any fund raising events we could do, especially in these times of social distancing please let us know. Alternatively, if you are able, you could make a regular payment by standing order to Budock Church CAP fund.

For your prayers
Please pray that the referral agencies I contact will be responsive to the idea of referring people to CAP and helping them to become debt free.
But mainly, please pray for the people we will be reaching out to, that they might find relief from their debts and find a new life in Jesus. This is core to all that Christians Against Poverty do.

URL 1
https://capuk.org/i-want-help/our-services/cap-debt-help/introduction
Contact Name
Jacqui Bennett
Phone/Mobile
+447376655711
Email
jacquibennett@capuk.org

Falmouth & Penryn Churches Together publishes Annual Report

The FPCT Annual Report 2019-20 is now available following approval at the AGM on 22 July. The 44-page report provides a wealth of detail on the work in some two dozen areas of mission in which local churches engage together. It includes the final version of a major piece of work last year on Our Vision and Purpose, Ways and Means Under God – although the pandemic will mean immediately revisiting that in the light of newly changed priorities!

The report is available online here; printed copies will be available later when we have suitable means of distributing them! ‘Pre-order’ by email and we will get them to you as soon as possible.

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