150TH Anniversary of St Mary’s Catholic Church
As part of the anniversary celebrations, St Mary’s is staging an exhibition in the Parish Church, Killigrew Street, Falmouth.
The exhibition will be opened Monday 26th August, after Anniversary Mass. Mass will begin at 10am.
Exhibition will be open daily 10am – 4pm
These meetings are run by the Kernow Carers Service and are a free service for unpaid carers to give them an opportunity to discuss the issues they face and have their voices heard in a welcoming and confidential environment, with others facing similar problems. There are many people in our community who are unaware of the help they can get and who also may not recognise themselves as carers because they look after a relative or friend. Staff from Kernow Carers Service will be at the meetings, and will be able to give help and advice to carers, including making referrals to Carer Support Coordinator (CSCs) who work directly with individual carers to help them with any issues they have, including signposting to benefits and services. Where issues can’t be resolved at the meeting or by a CSC, we can bring them to the attention of other organisations such as the Carers Partnership Board and Healthwatch.
The next meeting of the Falmouth Carers Forum will be in The Council Chamber, Municipal Buildings, The Moor, Falmouth TR11 2RT on Tuesday 10 September 2019 from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm. All Carers are welcome and expenses will be considered to enable them to attend.
An advertising leaflet for carers is attached. For further information please call 01872 243531.
About 30 Cornwall agencies and support groups for the over-50s in one venue for the day, offering awareness, advice and support. Free! Refreshments all day.
August 12, 2019
Two Cornish churches have begun a campaign of bellringing to draw attention to the climate emergency.
For some weeks the campanologists at Warleggan have been tolling the
church bells 12 times before services to represent the dozen years it is
thought we have left to be able to stabilise levels of atmospheric
Further west in Cornwall the ringers at St just in Penwith are
chiming the bells for half an hour on significant days and putting up
banners and flags, as well as handing out leaflets and talking to
passers-by who are curious about the reasons for the ringing.
The campaign has now received the backing of the Bishop of Truro, the Rt Revd Philip Mounstephen, who said: “Church bells have often been sounded down the ages to communicate an imminent threat to the community. Right now we are faced with the clear and present danger of the climate emergency and we must all act fast.
“The parishes of Warleggan and St Just have my enthusiastic support
for their campaign, as do all other parishes that may follow suit in
sounding this prophetic warning.
“It is my fervent hope that this action might spread the length of
Cornwall and further right across the land. The climate emergency is a
threat to us all on this planet. We must get the message and act! Indeed
it’s our God-given duty to do so.”
The Prayer Book Rebellion – Bodmin Old Cornwall Society in conjunction with St Petroc’s Church will be holding a memorial service on Saturday 17th August at 3 pm. This service is to remember the Rebellion which ended in 1549 with the massacre of the 900 at Stampford Courtney, Devon on 17th August. Over 5500 Cornishmen lost their lives in the Rebellion.
Murder Mystery Night with a French theme at All Saints, Falmouth. Three course dinner. Tickets £25.
Please join us to explore together how we, as people of faith who share the hope of new life, respond to the Climate Emergency.
The morning workshop will look at the theological basis for Christian concern for the environment, briefly consider the current climate crisis and look at ways in which we can respond in a way that expresses real care for all of creation – human or otherwise.
Come and share your concerns and your aspirations for the future of the planet – and see how our lives can reflect the way we (and the rest of the world) need to change.
The workshop will include a short creation-focused act of worship, brief presentations on the reasons for creation-care, some of the practical responses we can make – and time to discuss all these matters in a friendly, mutually-supportive way.
When? SATURDAY 12 OCTOBER, 10.00-13.00
Where? EMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH, Western Avenue, Falmouth
Who? Open to people of all faiths, or none, but with an emphasis on a
How Much? FREE – but donations welcome to cover expenses
Detailed programme to follow.
Any questions or expressions of interest regarding this workshop to: Euan McPhee at firstname.lastname@example.org
Russell Blacker writes: We have a concert coming up of really attractive, tuneful, and rarely-heard British music from the late C18th (see poster). Most of it has been edited from manuscript so you will be hearing its first performances in modern times! The players have greatly enjoyed discovering this music and we think you will too.
We’re including some popular songs from the period to offset the instrumental numbers which include a dazzling Violin Concerto, and a beautiful concerto for Clarinet packed full of Scottish folk songs.
The concert is at St Mary’s Penzance – on Sept 14th – at an earlier time of 7pm so everyone can get back home in good time. Raising funds for the support of persecuted Christians.
You can reserve a seat via email@example.com