This year, One World Week focuses on climate change and the need for immediate action in order to ensure that the planet’s systems continue to support its diversity of plants and animals, including humans, and their projected populations.
The One World Week Exhibition will be displayed in the cathedral from Sunday 20 October to Wednesday 30 October. Be sure to take a look if you’re visiting during that time!
The following organisations have agreed to participate and provide information:
- St Petroc’s Society
- Christian Aid
- Mothers’ Union
- Transition Truro: Cornwall Butterfly Conservation
- Wild Truro/Penair Community Garden
- Rotary Club Evolution (Toilet Twinning)
- Christians Against Poverty
- Living Churchyards
Cornwall Faith Forum Review of the Year and AGM. Updates on the three Cornwall Faith Forum strands: Learning for Peace, Sharing for Peace, Building for Peace and hearing of future plans for the Cornwall Faith Forum for the next 3-S years.
Refreshments from 7pm with a 7.30pm start. All welcome.
If you’re a worship leader, come join Jon and the South West School of Worship team at 6pm before the Creation Fest Worship Nights to pray, network and learn with other worship leaders in your area. These were such powerful times of connection and prayer last year, if you’re involved in worship, make sure you don’t miss it – and bring your team to get refreshed, inspired and equipped!
The Towards Zero Suicide event takes place this Thursday, the 10th of October, to mark World Mental Health Awareness Day.
The event will focus on the role that everyone has to play in reducing the stigma around mental health and in developing the services and interventions that will make a real difference to peoples lives.
Come along to Falmouth’s Princess Pavillion from 5.30pm to 8.30pm on Thursday and let’s work together to wipe out suicide.
what: Is there a Christian Response to our Biodiversity Crisis? Fifth Annual Dallinger Lecture
who: Professor John Spicer, Marine Zoology, Plymouth University
when: 7.30-9pm Friday 8th November 2019
where: Upper Lecture Theatre, Sherwell Centre, Plymouth University,
PL4 8AA – it’s the ex-church on North Hill
Professor Spicer is author of both the academic text ‘Biodiversity: An Introduction‘ and the popular science book ‘Biodiversity: A Beginner’s Guide‘.
All are welcome, no booking required and entry is free. You’re welcome to bring cold food and hot/cold drinks with you. There will be a book stall with books to buy and free resources; we can take cash and cheques. We also take a retiring collection if you’d like to make a donation – CiSSW makes no income and is run entirely by volunteers.
You can park on campus in marked bays for free after 4pm (see map), or locally on-street but please check the signage.
Can you help us with publicity? Please do invite anyone who may be interested and get the event in your church notices. We can send you printable files, a projection-ready slide, or professionally-printed posters and flyers – just email us. You can also help by sharing our facebook event.
First meeting of a new group for Christians, in Plymouth and the surrounding areas, who are concerned about the current climate crisis.
Christian Climate Action is a community of Christians supporting each other in acts of non-violent direct action and public witness, as a way of following Jesus Christ in the face of climate breakdown. We are a branch of that group in Plymouth and surrounding areas of South Devon and the South Ham.
Saturday 9th November: The Universal Christ
A day of video teaching and discussion based on the book ‘The Universal Christ’ by Fr. Richard Rohr OFM, led by Revd. Canon Olive Stevens. Videos are from a recent conference at the Centre for Action and Contemplation, New Mexico with talks from Richard Rohr and colleagues.
Friday 25th – Saturday 26th October: Introduction to the Enneagram
Led by Revd Dr David Rake. The Enneagram provides a way of understanding human personality and is used in many contexts including spiritual direction. It is a tool to help us on the spiritual journey, helping people grow in prayer and worship, discover their pathway to God and to find inner healing. It helps us understand why we are all different and have characteristic and appropriate ways of doing things. The course runs on Friday evening and on Saturday daytime. Attendance at both Friday and Saturday sessions is necessary.
Friday 18th – Sunday 20th October: Individually Guided Retreat
Led by Revd Leslie Attwood and Revd Hilary Samson. Come as you are and set aside time to meet God, led by an experienced prayer guide. Follow the theme or choose your own pathway. Fully booked, contact us if you would like to go on the waiting list.