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International Links: webinar recordings

International Links: webinar recordings

Learn about how your church can develop international links ...
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Our Chance to Reconnect: Final report of the talk/together project

Our Chance to Reconnect: Final report of the talk/together project

The final talk/together report finds that society has pulled together, not apart, as a result of the pandemic, and that ...
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New bishop for the environment appointed by Archbishops

New bishop for the environment appointed by Archbishops

The Bishop of Norwich, Graham Usher, will lead the Church of England’s Environment Programme with a charge to lead bold, ...
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Fairtrade 'Choose the World You Want' festival events on demand

Fairtrade ‘Choose the World You Want’ festival events on demand

Sit back, grab a Fairtrade cuppa, and catch up on everything the festival has to offer, from short films to ...
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New Poll Finds Non Christians Perceptions of the Church are Improving as Political Parties Commend Pandemic Response

New Poll Finds Non Christians Perceptions of the Church are Improving as Political Parties Commend Pandemic Response

Leaders from across the political spectrum have commended the efforts made by local churches to support and care for their ...
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Update from the Church of England's Anti-Racism Taskforce

Update from the Church of England’s Anti-Racism Taskforce

The Archbishops’ Anti-Racism Taskforce, set up last autumn to recommend changes to ensure greater racial equality in the Church of ...
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Understanding video views for online church services

Understanding video views for online church services

There was a time when counting attendees at a service or event was as simple as counting the heads in ...
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Unpacking the persecution problem: an online talk by Bishop Philip : 3 Mar : recording

Unpacking the persecution problem: an online talk by Bishop Philip : 3 Mar : recording

UEA and the Keswick Hall Trust present an online talk on Christian persecution around the world by The Rt Revd ...
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CPO Toolkit: the essential communications resource for the UK church

CPO Toolkit: the essential communications resource for the UK church

We’ve created the Toolkit to be a go-to resource where you can find help in all areas of church communications ...
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Census Day 2021 : 21 March

Census Day 2021 : 21 March

The national Census, which happens every 10 years, is taking place on March 21. Churches are being asked to help ...
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Resources for VCSE organisations

Resources for VCSE organisations

A useful list compiled by Cornwall VSF ...
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Breaking Day: A lockdown Passion Play by Les Ellison

Breaking Day: A lockdown Passion Play by Les Ellison

Filmed remotely in an innovative lockdown style, Breaking Day is a virtual passion play for Easter 2021, available to church ...
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Politics in the Pulpit

Politics in the Pulpit

A new lectionary-based preaching resource. In weekly episodes, we’ll ask how reclaiming the justice issues present in the biblical texts ...
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New diocesan environment strategy launches

New diocesan environment strategy launches

Cherish Creation, Cut Carbon and Speak Up: a diocesan vision and strategy for creation care sets out three specific priorities ...
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Coming Home: Tackling the housing crisis together

Coming Home: Tackling the housing crisis together

This report sets out vital actions for the Church, Government and other Stakeholders to take with a focus on building ...
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The Fairtrade Foundation welcomes news of agreement on a trade deal with Ghana

The Fairtrade Foundation welcomes news of agreement on a trade deal with Ghana

A trade deal has been agreed between the UK and Ghana, addressing a major concern for Fairtrade banana sales from ...
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The case for protecting Britain’s International Development commitment : a briefing from UK Churches

The case for protecting Britain’s International Development commitment : a briefing from UK Churches

The decision to reduce the UK’s international development commitment requires a change in the law. Please contact your Member of ...
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Christians Praying in Cornwall: a new place to share prayer needs and encouragement

Christians Praying in Cornwall: a new place to share prayer needs and encouragement

A new place to share prayer needs and encouragement for Christians and churches in Cornwall ...
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Diocese of Truro: On The Way

Diocese of Truro: On The Way

The Diocese of Truro's new programme to support churches and deaneries in engaging with change ...
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Racial Justice Sunday Podcast with Donna Birrell

Racial Justice Sunday Podcast with Donna Birrell

What it's like living with racism in Cornwall today. For #RacialJusticeSundaya podcast based on resources from CTC, Transformation Cornwall and ...
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Keeping the faith: Christian chaplains in the time of Covid

Keeping the faith: Christian chaplains in the time of Covid

Photographer Louise Haywood-Schiefer set out to photograph Christian chaplains from churches and institutions around London to discover how they are ...
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A Prayer for Racial Justice Sunday 2021

A Prayer for Racial Justice Sunday 2021

The Archbishops’ Anti-Racism Taskforce has released a prayer ahead of Racial Justice Sunday this weekend, written by the Revd Dr ...
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What Fairtrade Does

What Fairtrade Does

What does Fairtrade do? A summary document to download ...
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Church leaders call for Government to stop housing asylum seekers in barracks

Church leaders call for Government to stop housing asylum seekers in barracks

Church leaders from across different denominations have written an an open-letter to the Home Secretary about asylum seekers housing ...
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Lent Resources 2021

Lent Resources 2021

Links to Lent resources from various organisations ...
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Faith Communities Guide to Engaging with Police

Faith Communities Guide to Engaging with Police

Resources to assist the leaders of faith communities to discover more of the key areas of need, to enable them ...
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The Impact of Transatlantic Slavery on England’s Built Environment: a Research Audit

The Impact of Transatlantic Slavery on England’s Built Environment: a Research Audit

A project that brings together previous research into the tangible traces of the impact of the transatlantic slave economy reflected ...
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Cornwall Climate Action Network Survey

Cornwall Climate Action Network Survey

Cornwall Climate Action Network has been formed to support climate action groups across Cornwall, who are invited to complet a ...
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Transforming Mission in Truro during a pandemic

Transforming Mission in Truro during a pandemic

Transforming Mission (TM) is the exciting Christian initiative in Cornwall churches that has been bedding down in strategic locations across ...
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Everyday Faith – what does that mean?

Everyday Faith – what does that mean?

Everyday Faith is a series of short conversations that are easy to dip into and remind ourselves what it can ...
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Sundays with Donna

Sundays with Donna

In this new series of podcasts, Donna Birrell chats informally with inspiring people from Cornwall and beyond. This week's guest ...
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Look Beyond Borders

Look Beyond Borders

When talking about the problem of refugees, we use dehumanised language, which reduces human tragedy to numbers and statistics. But ...
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Net zero carbon church

Net zero carbon church

Resources form the Church of England that that can help your church cut its carbon footprint ...
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Credit Unions covering Cornwall

Credit Unions covering Cornwall

Credit Unions are a growing alternative to traditional banking, and offer better rates for savings and loans, and a more ...
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Racial Justice Sunday Toolkit for Cornish Churches

Racial Justice Sunday Toolkit for Cornish Churches

A collection of prayers, reflections, sermon ideas, links and book suggestions to help Churches and faith groups in Cornwall observe ...
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A focus on the State of Nature in Cornwall

A focus on the State of Nature in Cornwall

Cornwall’s wildlife is in a bad way and continued species decline will inevitably lead to local extinctions... We know from ...
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Elysian Magazine : Issue 4

Elysian Magazine : Issue 4

Issue 4 of the Falmouth-based magazine looking at how our faith influences creative practice and how creativity can be used ...
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Christians Against Poverty working with Local Churches to Provide Laptops for Local Schools

Christians Against Poverty working with Local Churches to Provide Laptops for Local Schools

Do you have an unwanted laptop in working order? or would like to donate money towards buying one? Falmouth schools ...
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God With Us: Worship resources on the theme of refugees, migration and sanctuary

God With Us: Worship resources on the theme of refugees, migration and sanctuary

The experience of the Church throughout the world is that migration enriches our common life, both secular and sacred. Refugees ...
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Churches Responding to Prejudice Against Jews

Churches Responding to Prejudice Against Jews

Connected Communities: Churches Responding to Prejudice Against Jews and Judaism is a resource for Christians to learn more about Jewish-Christian ...
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Black Voices Cornwall Race Charter

Black Voices Cornwall Race Charter

he next stage in our efforts to create an actively anti-racist Cornwall is to ask for help. By signing up ...
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New Archdeacon of Bodmin announced

New Archdeacon of Bodmin announced

The Revd Kelly Betteridge has been named as the new Archdeacon of Bodmin and Director of Intergenerational Church for the ...
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Coronavirus vaccinations

Coronavirus vaccinations

A resource page which will be updated regularly with vaccine-related initiatives, particularly those linked to our 50 national Member Churches: ...
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Call and Care

Call and Care

Call and Care is a new initiative from Premier providing resources to support and encourage Community Groups (churches and other ...
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Are you Inspired by the Outdoors?

Are you Inspired by the Outdoors?

The Journeying team comprise men and women from all denominations and walks of life. We are always pleased to hear ...
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Cornwall Unmuted to #PrayForCornwall in the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2021

Cornwall Unmuted to #PrayForCornwall in the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2021

‘You’re on mute’ is one of the most memorable phrases of the pandemic. But in Cornwall the churches have definitely ...
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Coronavirus: Archbishops invite nation to pause, pray and remember 100,000 people ‘known to God and cherished by God’

Coronavirus: Archbishops invite nation to pause, pray and remember 100,000 people ‘known to God and cherished by God’

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York are issuing a call to the nation to pause and reflect to remember the ...
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A call to prayer for the nation

A call to prayer for the nation

Starting on 1 February we invite you to set aside time every evening to pray, particularly at 6pm each day ...
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Birmingham Churches Charter for racial justice

Birmingham Churches Charter for racial justice

The Time4Change Charter calls for reflection, repentance, prayer, relationship-building and the development of a strategy to redress the racial imbalances ...
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#PrayForCornwall : Prayer Board

#PrayForCornwall : Prayer Board

A snapshotof the online Prayer Board for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2021 ...
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UK Poverty 2020/21

UK Poverty 2020/21

2020/21 edition of JRF’s annual report on the nature and scale of poverty across the UK, and how it affects ...
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Abiding in Christ

Abiding in Christ

A reflection for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2021 from CTE's General Secretary, Rev Dr Paul Goodliff ...
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MA Prize in mission, evangelism and church planting

MA Prize in mission, evangelism and church planting

Churches Together in England (CTE), alongside the Mission Research Network, is looking for high quality, recently passed MA theses to ...
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Falmouth and Penryn new digital social prescribing service for adults 18+

Falmouth and Penryn new digital social prescribing service for adults 18+

New service aimed at addressing the digital divide within our communities, supporting people to access devices, internet, skills training and ...
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The Church in lockdown

The Church in lockdown

The Church in lLockdown outlines how the Church mobilised to meet the myriad of needs across our nation brought about ...
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Have you seen what the church has been up to?

Have you seen what the church has been up to?

Read Your Neighbour's summary of recent reports on the Church and social action ...
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Podcast to Help End Poverty

Podcast to Help End Poverty

Church Action on Poverty's Cast To End Poverty brings stories and insights from across the UK, from people helping to ...
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Bishops issue lockdown letter

Bishops issue lockdown letter

The Bishop of Truro, the Rt Revd Philip Mounstephen and the Bishop of St Germans, the Rt Revd Hugh Nelson, ...
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Fiona Bruce MP appointed as new Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief

Fiona Bruce MP appointed as new Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief

Fiona Bruce, Conservative MP for Congleton and Vice-Chair of the All-Party Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief, has ...
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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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Truro Together This Winter

Truro Together This Winter

A small list of organisations and helplines that are offering help this winter ...
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Cornish schools join pilot to attract more young teachers to rural schools

Cornish schools join pilot to attract more young teachers to rural schools

The Diocese of Truro is one of nine pilot regions joining the new Rural Teaching Partnership. Cornish schools, serving areas ...
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A vision for the Church of England in the 2020s

A vision for the Church of England in the 2020s

Discerning the vision and strategy for the Church of England in the 2020s ...
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Archbishop of Canterbury: May Christians face pandemic in unity

Archbishop of Canterbury: May Christians face pandemic in unity

Anglican Archbishop Justin Welby speaks with Vatican Media about the challenges facing Christians due to the pandemic, the ecumenical importance ...
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Fill your street with friendliness

Fill your street with friendliness

A bright spot in this difficult year has been the resurgence of community spirit during the lockdown. The As One ...
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Save the date for Europe's biggest Christian gathering in May 2021

Save the date for Europe’s biggest Christian gathering in May 2021

An Ecumenical Kirchentag is a high-profile setting for joint Christian witness. It demonstrates – across all denominational boundaries – that ...
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Modern Slavery: A Resource Bank from Transformation Cornwall

Modern Slavery: A Resource Bank from Transformation Cornwall

Modern Slavery is an increasing issue across Cornwall and Transformation Cornwall is working with partners to highlight this problem and ...
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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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Help publicise the CTC Weekly News!

Help publicise the CTC Weekly News!

Please spread the word about the Weekly News and encourage members of your church / congregation to subscribe ...
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