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Life expectancy falls for most disadvantaged in England

Life expectancy falls for most disadvantaged in England

The life expectancy gap between those living in the most disadvantaged neighbourhoods and wealthiest has widened significantly, and disability-free life ...
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Has your local authority adopted the Faith Covenant?

Has your local authority adopted the Faith Covenant?

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Faith and Society, for which FaithAction provides the secretariat, has developed the Faith Covenant, a ...
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Cathedrals can light the way to Net Zero - Bishop

Cathedrals can light the way to Net Zero – Bishop

England's ancient cathedrals could be in the 'vanguard' of technological development needed for the green revolution - just as they ...
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Churches are invited to commemorate refugees who died at the European borders

Churches are invited to commemorate refugees who died at the European borders

In anticipation of the World Refugee Day on 20 June 2022, the Conference of European Churches (CEC) together with the ...
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Anne Redelinghuys Welcomed as New Transformation Cornwall Project Manager

Anne Redelinghuys has been appointed as the new project manager for Tr ...
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“Lament, Hope and Courage” - WCC publishes its Annual Review 2021

“Lament, Hope and Courage” – WCC publishes its Annual Review 2021

The annual review records many of the WCC’s activities undertaken in 2021 and continuing into 2022 ...
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UK to host international conference to promote freedom of religion or belief this July in London

UK to host international conference to promote freedom of religion or belief this July in London

The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) will host a global summit to promote freedom of religion or belief (FoRB) ...
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Church of England national funding to increase 30% to support  and develop ministry especially with young people and disadvantaged  communities

Church of England national funding to increase 30% to support and develop ministry especially with young people and disadvantaged communities

The Church of England today announced plans for a significant increase in funding for the next three years to support ...
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New Church of England National Ecumenical Adviser appointed

New Church of England National Ecumenical Adviser appointed

The Rev Canon Dr Jeremy Morris has been appointed National Ecumenical Adviser for the Church of England ...
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Experiencing and Responding to God's Love in St Austell

Experiencing and Responding to God’s Love in St Austell

Converting a public house and a hairdressing salon into a centre for a cafe, children and youth work, church offices, ...
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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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Pope Francis appoints Bishop Mark O'Toole as new Archbishop of Cardiff

Pope Francis appoints Bishop Mark O’Toole as new Archbishop of Cardiff

Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Mark O’Toole as Archbishop-elect of Cardiff and Bishop-elect of Menevia. Bishop Mark O’Toole has been ...
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Church response to Ukraine

Church response to Ukraine

CEC Member Churches have been greatly shaken by the impact of the Russian aggression on Ukraine. Ecumenical solidarity has emerged ...
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#ChurchesLoveBigJubileeLunch Toolkit for Cornish Faith Groups

Download our toolkit, learn what the Big Jubilee Lunch is, and find out how you might host your own ...
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Three reasons to be excited about our partnership with Mars

Three reasons to be excited about our partnership with Mars

Mars, Fairtrade and ECOOKIM – a collection of cocoa farming co-operatives in Côte d’Ivoire – announced plans to deepen their ...
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BRF CentenaryService of Thanksgiving and Celebration: recording

BRF CentenaryService of Thanksgiving and Celebration: recording

As he set about cultivating deeper discipleship in his congregation, little did our founder Revd Leslie Mannering know that God ...
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Green light for 'game-changer' GCSE in Natural History

Green light for ‘game-changer’ GCSE in Natural History

Natural History could be taught to 14 -16 years old from 2025. Pupils will develop a rigorous understanding of the ...
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Cornwall's Climate Stories : Down the Drain

Cornwall’s Climate Stories : Down the Drain

The latest film from Cornwall Climate Care delves deep into issues around climate change and Cornwall’s fresh water ...
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An Easter Message from the Bishop of Truro

An Easter Message from the Bishop of Truro

The Rt Rev Philip Mounstephen reflects on the importance of Easter in troubled times ...
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Join Together TV's Sunflower Challenge

Join Together TV’s Sunflower Challenge

Accept the Sunflower Challenge for your FREE sunflower seeds and learn a new skill, connect with your community and boost your ...
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Thank You Day 5 June : Guide for Faith Groups

Thank You Day 5 June : Guide for Faith Groups

A guide for faith groups wishing to organise a thank you event ...
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Families, Faith and Covid-19

Families, Faith and Covid-19

A recent survey of church leaders and parents looked at the impact that Covid-19 had on family faith development. Whilst ...
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European church leaders send letter to Putin and Zelenskyy calling for an Easter ceasefire in Ukraine

European church leaders send letter to Putin and Zelenskyy calling for an Easter ceasefire in Ukraine

In their letter, the presidents of the Conference of European Churches (CEC) and the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European ...
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The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee: A Copyright Guide For Churches

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee: A Copyright Guide For Churches

When to consider copyright as you plan events, as well as some of the resources available to help you engage ...
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New Chief Executive for St Petrocs Appointed

New Chief Executive for St Petrocs Appointed

St Petrocs has appointed Henry Meacock as its new Chief Executive. Henry takes up the post succeeding Steve Ellis, who ...
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Ukraine Crisis Response

Ukraine Crisis Response

Cornwall Voluntary Sector Forum (VSF) is working closely with other VCSE infrastructure organisations, Cornwall Council and partners to respond to ...
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Up to 500,000 children's storybooks on faithfulness distributed for Platinum Jubilee

Up to 500,000 children’s storybooks on faithfulness distributed for Platinum Jubilee

Up to half a million story books will be given to primary school-aged children ahead of Her Majesty the Queen’s ...
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#WePrayForUkraine

#WePrayForUkraine

Churches across the UK and Ireland united in prayer for Ukraine on Sunday 3 April ...
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Falmouth Schools Explore Easter

Falmouth Schools Explore Easter

New Street Church in Falmouth welcomed over 240 children from local primary schools to All Saints Church in Falmouth. The ...
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Churches Together in England Forum 2022

Churches Together in England Forum 2022

A round up of the presentations, perspectives and photos from CTE Forum 2022, with recordings of the keynote speakers ...
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A time to Build: first book to overview Cornwall’s churches launched

A time to Build: first book to overview Cornwall’s churches launched

The first comprehensive overview of Cornwall’s Anglican church buildings covering the 19th and 20th centuries has finally hit bookshelves ...
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Bishop Hugh speaks out on gender based violence

Bishop Hugh speaks out on gender based violence

Bishop Hugh's sermon on gender-based violence given at the Mothers’ Union annual service at Truro Cathedral on March 26, 2022 ...
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Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate Change

Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate Change

The Working Group III report provides an updated global assessment of climate change mitigation progress and pledges, and examines the ...
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The Christian Aid Poverty Report: Reimagining Paths to Human Flourishing

The Christian Aid Poverty Report: Reimagining Paths to Human Flourishing

We believe that human flourishing is not simply the absence of poverty. What human communities need, and what human life ...
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Homes for Ukraine Sponsor Toolkit

Homes for Ukraine Sponsor Toolkit

Reset have released a sponsor toolkit for those wishing to welcome through the Homes for Ukraine programme ...
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Religious Leaders from across the World agree LGBT+ Safeguarding Principles

Religious Leaders from across the World agree LGBT+ Safeguarding Principles

Over 150 religious leaders from 30 countries and a range of faiths, along with academics and lay  leaders, agree a ...
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Former Archbishop of Canterbury, 60+ bishops and 500+ church leaders write to PM and Chancellor calling for renewables push

Former Archbishop of Canterbury, 60+ bishops and 500+ church leaders write to PM and Chancellor calling for renewables push

Over 500 UK church leaders have written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor Rishi Sunak calling on them to ...
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A Service of Thanksgiving for HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

A Service of Thanksgiving for HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Coverage of the service of thanksgiving in memory of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, the longest serving royal ...
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Truro Cathedral Choir records song for Ukrainian children

Truro Cathedral Choir records song for Ukrainian children

Truro Cathedral Choir has recorded a fundraising anthem for Ukrainian children, released on Mothering Sunday ...
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Orthodox theologians issue declaration rejecting Moscow Patriarch's teaching

Orthodox theologians issue declaration rejecting Moscow Patriarch’s teaching

More than 530 Orthodox theologians from around the world have issued a letter and declaration strongly rejecting 'Russkii Mir' or ...
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CEC-CCEE Joint Declaration on the War in Ukraine

CEC-CCEE Joint Declaration on the War in Ukraine

We call on the leaders of nations and the international community to do everything in their power to end the ...
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The Clewer Initiative’s Safe Car Wash App Updated

The Clewer Initiative’s Safe Car Wash App Updated

Since June 2018, The Clewer Initiative’s Safe Car Wash app has been helping charities and law enforcement agencies to identify ...
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Churches respond to traumatic revelations of Child Q

Churches respond to traumatic revelations of Child Q

A statement from Churches Together in England’s Pentecostal and Charismatic Forum and Racial Justice Working Group ...
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A renewed commitment: A summary statement at the close of the CTE Forum 2022

A renewed commitment: A summary statement at the close of the CTE Forum 2022

The Churches Together in England Forum, the broadest ecumenical gathering in the country, ended on 16/3/22 with a renewed commitment ...
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South West Prays for Ukraine

South West Prays for Ukraine

Recording of the prayer event held on Sunday 20 March 2022 ...
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How to Welcome Ukrainian Refugees

How to Welcome Ukrainian Refugees

At this event you will hear from experienced refugee experts, Ukrainian refugees, people who have experience hosting refugees and government ...
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Parishes prepare for mass ‘citizen science’ biodiversity events after huge success of last year’s Churches Count on Nature

Parishes prepare for mass ‘citizen science’ biodiversity events after huge success of last year’s Churches Count on Nature

The ‘citizen science’ event - set to run between 4-12th June - will welcome people to churchyards and encourage them ...
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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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