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Churches Together in Cornwall offers free web hosting for local CT groups

Churches Together in Cornwall offers free web hosting for local CT groups

As part of the ongoing development of its infoHub portal for news and events, Churches Together in Cornwall is now …
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Clothing Support in Cornwall

This list aims to help direct people to their nearest clothing support as well as strengthen the links between groups …
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Secretary of State hails Church of England Schools’ Reputation for Excellence

Secretary of State hails Church of England Schools’ Reputation for Excellence

More than 900 education leaders, together with students and young people from the UK and around the world attended The …
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As “Doomsday Clock” moves closer to midnight, churches call for prohibition of nuclear weapons

As “Doomsday Clock” moves closer to midnight, churches call for prohibition of nuclear weapons

For the past 75 years, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has announced how close it believes the world is …
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Synodality featured at ecumenical gathering of Church Leaders

Synodality featured at ecumenical gathering of Church Leaders

Anglican theologian and ecumenist, Rev Prof Nicholas Sagovsky, spoke inspiringly about synodality at the Focolare’s annual meeting for Church Leaders …
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Net Zero 2030: Cut Carbon, Cut Costs workshops

Net Zero 2030: Cut Carbon, Cut Costs workshops

Throughout this year, the Diocese of Truro will be running a series of five workshops on the theme of Net …
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Church response to Russian invasion of Ukraine: updated Jan 23

Church response to Russian invasion of Ukraine: updated Jan 23

Churches and Christian organisations are continuing to respond to the Russian invasion of Ukraine with initiatives to host refugees, prayers, …
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Challenge Poverty Week 2022 Report: You Still can't Eat the View

Challenge Poverty Week 2022 Report: You Still can’t Eat the View

The Cornwall Independent Poverty Forum and End Hunger Cornwall have published their report on Challenge Poverty Week 2022 …
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Telephone Signposting Information List

The list contains the telephone numbers for a number of support groups, locally and nationally, that will offer help to …
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Lent Course: Journeys

Lent Course: Journeys

Our new resource, Journeys, is designed to equip and inspire people in the fight against modern slavery …
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Lent Course: Will you join us in Growing Good?

Lent Course: Will you join us in Growing Good?

A FREE six session course helping churches explore the connection between social action, discipleship and growth …
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Cathedral Visitation Determinations

Cathedral Visitation Determinations

In July 2022 the Bishop of Truro, the Rt Revd Philip Mounstephen announced a Visitation of Truro Cathedral. Work began …
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Traidcraft plc going into administration

Traidcraft plc going into administration

It is with tremendous sadness that we announce that Traidcraft PLC is going into administration …
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Care and Support Reimagined: a National Care Covenant for England

Care and Support Reimagined: a National Care Covenant for England

In a new report published on 24th January 2023, the Archbishops’ Commission on Reimagining Care calls for a National Care …
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Coronation Weekend plans announced

Coronation Weekend plans announced

Buckingham Palace is pleased to announce further details on the ceremonial, celebratory and community events that will take place over …
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World Watch List 2023

World Watch List 2023

More than 360 million Christians worldwide suffer high levels of persecution and discrimination for their faith – that’s a staggering …
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Bishops' response to Living in Love and Faith

Bishops’ response to Living in Love and Faith

The draft texts, proposed by the bishops of the Church of England, will be considered by General Synod in February …
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Richest 1% bag nearly twice as much wealth as the rest of the world put together over the past two years

Richest 1% bag nearly twice as much wealth as the rest of the world put together over the past two years

The richest 1 percent grabbed nearly two-thirds of all new wealth worth $42 trillion created since 2020, almost twice as …
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Bishops propose prayers of thanksgiving, dedication and for God’s blessing for same-sex couples

Bishops propose prayers of thanksgiving, dedication and for God’s blessing for same-sex couples

For the first time, under historic plans outlined today, same-sex couples will be able to come to church to give …
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Journeys - our new resource for Lent 

Journeys – our new resource for Lent 

The Clewer Initiative is producing a new resource for Lent 2023 which will be available to download from our website …
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Talking Climate Justice - Lent Discussion Guide

Talking Climate Justice – Lent Discussion Guide

In this 6 week Talking Climate Justice small group discussion guide you’ll explore Lenten themes (repentance, sacrifice, redemption, reparation and …
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Rise Up Pay Up - Church Activity Pack

Rise Up Pay Up – Church Activity Pack

People on the frontlines of the climate crisis are calling for polluters to pay for the loss and damage they …
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Joint Response to Recommendations from IICSA Final Report

Joint Response to Recommendations from IICSA Final Report

The National Safeguarding Steering Group, the House of Bishops and the Archbishops’ Council have published a joint response to recommendations …
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Church Commissioners publishes full report into historic links to transatlantic chattel slavery and announces new funding commitment of £100m in response to findings

Church Commissioners publishes full report into historic links to transatlantic chattel slavery and announces new funding commitment of £100m in response to findings

In response to the findings, the Church Commissioners’ Board has committed itself to trying to address some of the past …
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Thy Kingdom Come 2023

Thy Kingdom Come 2023

Through prayer and discernment, as Thy Kingdom Come goes into its 8th year, we are introducing several significant changes, to …
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Community Gateway

Community Gateway

Your Community Gateway has been launched to provide access to a range of voluntary sector support. Cornwall’s charities and community groups …
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Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI leaves a legacy of ecumenical dialogue

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI leaves a legacy of ecumenical dialogue

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI was the first pope to have belonged to a committee of the World Council of Churches, …
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Cost of living crisis: 2.6 million seek help from churches and faith groups

Cost of living crisis: 2.6 million seek help from churches and faith groups

Nearly three million adults in the UK are estimated to have sought help from church or other religious organisations since …
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Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI Requiescat in pace

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI Requiescat in pace

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, who served as Supreme Pontiff from April 2005 to February 2013, died on 31 Dec 2022, …
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Truth and integrity – a faith perspective

Truth and integrity – a faith perspective

Members of a new national Quaker body extend an invitation to other churches …
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‘Caring goes to the heart of what is human’ says the Archbishop of Canterbury in his New Year Message

‘Caring goes to the heart of what is human’ says the Archbishop of Canterbury in his New Year Message

The Archbishop’s New Year Message ties in with a report to be published on 24th January called Care and Support …
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New web hosting service available from Churches Together in Cornwall

New web hosting service available from Churches Together in Cornwall

From January 2023, Churches Together in Cornwall is offering a new facility to affiliated local Churches Together groups around Cornwall …
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Proposed Devolution Deal for Cornwall

Proposed Devolution Deal for Cornwall

Cornwall Council want to know what people think about the proposed deal and required change in how the council is …
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Stories needed for documentary on effects of cost-of-living and housing crises in Cornwall

Stories needed for documentary on effects of cost-of-living and housing crises in Cornwall

Production company seeking to connect with pwoplw with first-hand experience of these issues …
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Cornish folk singer Will Keating's new single reflects Cornwall's food poverty and men's mental health issues

Cornish folk singer Will Keating’s new single reflects Cornwall’s food poverty and men’s mental health issues

Cornish folk singer has released a heart-rending single refecting Cornwalls food poverty and rising male suicide rate amid cost of …
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Extra funding for your warm spaces

Extra funding for your warm spaces

Charities and community groups who are already offering a warm space, wanting to increase opening times or extend existing services or …
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Bishop Philip shares his Christmas message

Bishop Philip shares his Christmas message

The Christmas message is that we are not alone in the changes and chances of life. In Jesus our God …
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Advent Adventures across Cornwall

Advent Adventures across Cornwall

Advent Adventures are an enchanting journey through the Christmas story and around Cornish churches  for primary school children …
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New deal to protect nature agreed at COP15

New deal to protect nature agreed at COP15

A new deal to protect nature has been agreed by almost 200 countries at the UN biodiversity summit, COP15 …
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New International Biodiversity Agreement Strengthens Climate Action

New International Biodiversity Agreement Strengthens Climate Action

Governments committed to protect 30% of land and water considered important for biodiversity by 2030. Currently, only 17% of terrestrial …
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Cornwall Community Foundation offering hope in a bleak midwinter

Cornwall Community Foundation offering hope in a bleak midwinter

The Cornwall Community Foundation shows the best that Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly can be. It’s about people coming …
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WCC Christmas Message 2022

WCC Christmas Message 2022

The WCC Christmas video highlights quotes from the Christmas message signed by WCC acting general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Ioan …
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Cornwall Council publishes climate change risk report

Cornwall Council publishes climate change risk report

Cornwall Council is one of the first in the country to publish a local Climate Change Risk Assessment report …
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Winter Temperature Check: How faith groups are responding to the cost of living crisis

Winter Temperature Check: How faith groups are responding to the cost of living crisis

FaithAction recently released a survey to understand the upcoming challenges that faith groups are facing during the cost-of-living crisis overshadowing …
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Pathways to Peace: CEC to implement peace initiatives in Europe

Pathways to Peace: CEC to implement peace initiatives in Europe

The plan will strengthen CEC’s role as a church-fellowship, engaging in dialogue with European institutions, raising a Christian voice to …
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Bishop ‘jailed’ to highlight Human Rights campaign

Bishop ‘jailed’ to highlight Human Rights campaign

The Bishop of Truro stood in a mock prison cell outside Truro Cathedral in support of the local Amnesty International …
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Bishops' Christmas Card Competition for Schools 2022

Bishops’ Christmas Card Competition for Schools 2022

Winning designs from the Bishop of Truro’s Christmas Card Competition for schools 2022 …
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How to include single people at Christmas

How to include single people at Christmas

Practical tips for making Christmas an inclusive and welcoming time for all …
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World AIDS Day 2022 webinar: Faith Communities in the HIV & AIDS Response Today

World AIDS Day 2022 webinar: Faith Communities in the HIV & AIDS Response Today

In commemoration of World AIDS Day, this webinar provided an update of the HIV response in the World Council of …
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Moderator on the Move

Moderator on the Move

Rev Ruth Whitehead, moderator of the South Western Synod of the URC and member of the Churches Together in Cornwall …
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EU finally appoints religious freedom envoy after almost 3 year wait

EU finally appoints religious freedom envoy after almost 3 year wait

The European Commission has appointed Frans van Daele as Special Envoy for the promotion of freedom of religion or belief …
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Money Guiders England Network

Money Guiders England Network

The Money Guiders England Network is a free learning and development programme facilitated by Quaker Social Action, in partnership with …
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10,000 people worldwide attend #RedWednesday

10,000 people worldwide attend #RedWednesday

Within just seven years, #RedWednesday’s call to shine a light on persecuted Christians has spread to more than 17 countries …
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UN Climate Change Conference – COP27

UN Climate Change Conference – COP27

How have churches and Christian organisations reacted? …
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Church response to Russian invasion of Ukraine - updated Dec 22

Church response to Russian invasion of Ukraine – updated Dec 22

Churches and Christian organisations are continuing to respond to the Russian invasion of Ukraine with initiatives to host refugees, prayers, …
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Life Beyond Borders : webinar recording

Life Beyond Borders : webinar recording

Exploring the local, national and international implications of borders on communities, including their impact on the most vulnerable in societies, …
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Lego church hosts first ever baptism

Lego church hosts first ever baptism

A church in Devon is believed to have become the first in the UK to hold a Lego baptism …
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Christian Climate Observers Program (CCOP) 2022

Christian Climate Observers Program (CCOP) 2022

We are a n0n-denominational Christian presence advocating for God’s creation at the COP27 climate summit …
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Church of England Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for churches: Updated 03 May

Church of England Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for churches: Updated 03 May

Updated guidance on the administration of Holy Communion to clarify that unless there are clear and objective reasons not to, …
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Response to updated coronavirus restrictions

Response to updated coronavirus restrictions

Comment from the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and the Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally, who chairs the Church of …
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HelpTogether

HelpTogether

If you are in isolation or in need of help due to the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, this site can put …
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Online Services

Online Services

A regularly-updated list of churches offering live-streamed worship across Cornwall …
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