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Government must ensure survivors of modern slavery are listened to say Christian campaigners

Government must ensure survivors of modern slavery are listened to say Christian campaigners

In a letter to The Times newspaper, 17 church and charity leaders say they want to ensure that the Government's Nationality ...
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UK Commission on Bereavement launches call for evidence

UK Commission on Bereavement launches call for evidence

The UK Commission on Bereavement, an independent commission set up to to review the experiences of, and support available for, ...
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Reboot Declaration

Reboot Declaration

The decisions we make now about how to reboot after coronavirus will shape our economy, society and climate for decades ...
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Kemi Badenoch MP becomes Government Faith Minister

Kemi Badenoch MP becomes Government Faith Minister

The new Minister for Faith is Kemi Badenoch, the Conservative MP for Saffron Walden ...
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Post-Covid Theology Project launch

Post-Covid Theology Project launch

The Post-Covid Theology Project – coordinated by CTE – is a way of helping churches work out what is next ...
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Cornish Christmas Giving Catalogue 2021

Cornish Christmas Giving Catalogue 2021

The CIPF Cornish Christmas Giving Catalogue provides an opportunity to give a gift of hope to someone in Cornwall at ...
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Modern Slavery : Invisible

Modern Slavery : Invisible

A hard-hitting animation providing a basic introduction to the many forms and faces of modern slavery ...
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Closing ceremony: Season Of Creation 2021

Closing ceremony: Season Of Creation 2021

International service to mark the end of the Season of Creation 2021 on 4 Oct ...
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New book, “Sharing and Learning—Bible, Mission and Receptive Ecumenism” released

New book, “Sharing and Learning—Bible, Mission and Receptive Ecumenism” released

Based on an experience of a mission pilgrimage in Sweden that took place in 2016-2017, the book reflects on mission ...
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Families and Households - Call for Evidence

Families and Households – Call for Evidence

The Families and Households Commission has launched a six-week Call for Evidence about the pressures and challenges facing all families ...
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Diocese joins World Faith Leaders’ COP26 ‘greater ambition’ Appeal

Diocese joins World Faith Leaders’ COP26 ‘greater ambition’ Appeal

The Bishop of St Germans has added his voice to an appeal from world faith leaders ahead of COP26 urging ...
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'Are we prepared for the adventure?' Pope Francis launches ambitious consultation on future of the Catholic church

‘Are we prepared for the adventure?’ Pope Francis launches ambitious consultation on future of the Catholic church

Pope Francis has launched a two-year consultation on the future direction of the Catholic Church ...
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Thousands of churches offered remote worship from the start of the first lockdown, report finds

Thousands of churches offered remote worship from the start of the first lockdown, report finds

The findings, from data gathered from 12,700 Church of England churches, show that rural churches were as successful as urban ...
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Global religious leaders, scientists join to release “Faith and Science: An Appeal for COP26”

Global religious leaders, scientists join to release “Faith and Science: An Appeal for COP26”

Global religious leaders and leading scientists issued a joint statement on 4 October calling on the international community to raise ...
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New website for Churches Together in England

New website for Churches Together in England

Find out more about the new CTE website and how it can help you in your journey of unity… ...
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Glasgow Multi-Faith Declaration for COP26

Glasgow Multi-Faith Declaration for COP26

Faith leaders from across the UK have signed a declaration urging governments to take action on climate change ahead of ...
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Black History Month – October 2021

Black History Month – October 2021

CTBI publishes Racial Justice Champions: Volume 1: This publication consists of 25 women and 25 men of faith (from a ...
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Christians, churches and COP26

Christians, churches and COP26

Prepare for COP with A Rocha's new ‘Churches, Christians and COP’ webpage ...
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Rising to the moment: meeting young people’s concerns about climate change

Rising to the moment: meeting young people’s concerns about climate change

New research has revealed the depth of eco-anxiety and depression among young people ...
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Online religious worship during COVID difficult but here for the long-term, research shows

Online religious worship during COVID difficult but here for the long-term, research shows

Online worship and the celebration of life events such as marriage and funerals were exceptionally difficult for religious communities under ...
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New report shows urgent need for agroecology revolution to cut emissions and boost productivity

New report shows urgent need for agroecology revolution to cut emissions and boost productivity

Christian Aid have published a report highlighting the damage that conventional farming is doing to the climate and soil systems ...
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Creation Fest: Small Group Resources

Creation Fest: Small Group Resources

Small group discussion guide based on talks given at Creation Fest 2021 ...
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Bible Society's Psalm 23 Garden wins gold at Chelsea

Bible Society’s Psalm 23 Garden wins gold at Chelsea

Sarah Eberle’s Psalm 23 Garden is a garden for our time, a garden for a pandemic. The famous psalm speaks ...
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Climate Change:  Loss and Damage - Who Pays?

Climate Change: Loss and Damage – Who Pays?

How can we achieve climate justice? By making big polluters pay for the loss and damage caused by the burning ...
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Lent course for 2022: Life on the Breadline

Lent course for 2022: Life on the Breadline

The Life on the Breadline Lent course is now available to read, download, and share – ready for Lent 2022 or for ...
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Give Hope to your community in support of the vaccine programme

Give Hope to your community in support of the vaccine programme

When it comes to sharing the good news of the Covid vaccines, the best way to give hope to your ...
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Feedback from 'Co-creating Cornwall's Future'

Feedback from ‘Co-creating Cornwall’s Future’

Co-creating Cornwall's Future was a co-created event for voluntary sector organisations to imagine a future for the Duchy. This document ...
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Churches Together in Cornwall launches new Liaison Groups

Churches Together in Cornwall launches new Liaison Groups

Churches Togther in Cornwall is developing new communty links through a series of liaison groups ...
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Nationwide digital churchyard mapping project begins

Nationwide digital churchyard mapping project begins

The first of 19,000 churchyards has been surveyed as part of a Church of England project to create a free ...
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Community sector provides rapid response to food insecurities

Community sector provides rapid response to food insecurities

A huge civic effort, organised at the local level, has demonstrated the significant capacity of local people to solve big ...
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Charities unite to tackle health inequalities

Charities unite to tackle health inequalities

The government welcomes new members, including FaithAction, to the voluntary community and social enterprise (VCSE) Health and Wellbeing Alliance ...
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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2022

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2022

Materials for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2022 have been prepared by the churches of the Middle East ...
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St Just Ordinalia 2021: medieval mystery plays with a very contemporary message

St Just Ordinalia 2021: medieval mystery plays with a very contemporary message

The cast of the 14th Century Ordinalia trilogy performed at St Just this September delivered with spades the aim of ...
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Bishops join leaders of other major faiths to demand climate action at COP26 in Glasgow

Bishops join leaders of other major faiths to demand climate action at COP26 in Glasgow

Faith leaders have joined together to demand climate action ahead of the COP26 meeting in Glasgow. The new declaration from ...
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Why Faith Matters at COP26

Why Faith Matters at COP26

Green Christian has launched 'Why Faith Matters at COP26', a lively visual presentation highlighting the four main areas which we ...
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#LoveWhereYouAre and help support projects working towards a carbon neutral Cornwall

#LoveWhereYouAre and help support projects working towards a carbon neutral Cornwall

Cornwall Council and Crowdfunder have launched a new campaign inviting people to help tackle climate change and donate towards environmental ...
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CAFOD: UN report shows we must act now or face global catastrophe

CAFOD: UN report shows we must act now or face global catastrophe

The UN has published a compilation of climate action plans from countries around the world, which indicates that while there ...
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Bishops join calls for emergency G7 meeting to tackle vaccine ‘hoarding’

Bishops join calls for emergency G7 meeting to tackle vaccine ‘hoarding’

Bishops of the Church of England are backing calls for the leaders of the world’s richest countries to halt the ...
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New £1 million fund to help faith groups support communities

New £1 million fund to help faith groups support communities

A ‘new deal’ between faith groups and government to capitalise on efforts to help communities during lockdown ...
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Diocese of Truro no longer investing in fossil fuel extraction funds

Diocese of Truro no longer investing in fossil fuel extraction funds

Having committed to becoming Net Zero by 2030, the Diocese of Truro is pleased to announce that it no longer ...
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Bishop Hugh announced as Bishop to the Armed Forces

Bishop Hugh announced as Bishop to the Armed Forces

Lambeth Palace has announced that the Bishop of St Germans, the Rt Revd Hugh Nelson will take over the role ...
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Nations’ Climate Sunday Service

Nations’ Climate Sunday Service

On Sunday 5 September 2021, 40 Christian denominations and charities from across the UK came together for a special service ...
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Dr Nicola Brady appointed General Secretary of CTBI

Dr Nicola Brady appointed General Secretary of CTBI

gether in Britain and Ireland is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Nicola Brady as its next General Secretary ...
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Collective worship in schools: Bishop of Oxford's speech to the House of Lords

Collective worship in schools: Bishop of Oxford’s speech to the House of Lords

The Bishop of Oxford has spoken in the House of Lords in a bill about repealing the requirement for schools ...
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A fair way to Christmas

A fair way to Christmas

To mark the launch of the 2021 Real Advent Calendar the Meaningful Chocolate Company is offering free delivery to churches ...
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Riding Truro to Glasgow for COP26 UN Climate Change Conference

Riding Truro to Glasgow for COP26 UN Climate Change Conference

"Scientists have been warning about this for forty years" - Cate Williams talks to Euan MacPhee and Roger Creagh-Osbourne riding ...
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Faith’s response to the Afghan refugee crisis

Faith’s response to the Afghan refugee crisis

Faith-based organisation and places of worship have been quick to respond to the needs of Afghan refugees ...
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Digital exclusion and health inequalities

Digital exclusion and health inequalities

Supported by the Health Foundation, this briefing paper provides an overview of digital exclusion and its relationship to health, social ...
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G20 Interfaith Forum: "Is Christian ecumenism a model?"

G20 Interfaith Forum: “Is Christian ecumenism a model?”

CEC President Rev. Christian Krieger explores the relationship to the Truth, union through diversity, the ecumenism of structured action and receptive ...
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'At the heart of Christmas' is the Church of England’s theme for Advent and Christmas 2021

‘At the heart of Christmas’ is the Church of England’s theme for Advent and Christmas 2021

Local churches all over the country will be welcoming their communities – onsite and online – to celebrate and share ...
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Face-to-face befriending

Face-to-face befriending

If you run, or know of, a face-to-face befriending service that is operating in person again now, Active Plus at ...
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Transformation Cornwall Foodbanks Update

The Transformation Cornwall Foodbank and Grants Updates have moved! While previously we would release these updates once a fortnight, they ...
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Launch of the Modern Slavery in Cornwall Network

Launch of the Modern Slavery in Cornwall Network

The Network is a mutually supportive group of people and offers a safe space to explore issues, share resources, highlight ...
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Anti-Slavery Day Toolkit for Cornish Churches and Faith Groups

Churches Together in Cornwall, we have updated our Anti-Slavery Day Toolkit for Cornish Churches & Faith Groups. The toolkit contains ...
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Joint statement on climate change by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch

Joint statement on climate change by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch

For the first time, the leaders of the Roman Catholic Church, the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Anglican Communion have ...
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European churches urge EU to protect the vulnerable in Afghanistan

European churches urge EU to protect the vulnerable in Afghanistan

A joint statement on 2 September, urging the European decision makers to show humanity and act with determination in addressing ...
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Toolkit for supporting Afghan Refugees

Toolkit for supporting Afghan Refugees

The Church of England has published a ‘toolkit’ of resources for parishes seeking to help refugees and asylum seekers from ...
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Frequently Asked Questions following the 2021 Methodist Conference votes on Marriage and Relationships

Frequently Asked Questions following the 2021 Methodist Conference votes on Marriage and Relationships

FAQs following the Methodist Conference's vote to confirm provisional resolutions on same sex marriages conducted on Methodist premises or by ...
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Child protection in religious organisations and settings - Investigation Report - September 2021

Child protection in religious organisations and settings – Investigation Report – September 2021

Child sexual abuse has been found in most major UK religions, according to a new report by the Independent Inquiry ...
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Understanding Peple, Understanding Places: a report on the Levelling Up Agenda

Understanding Peple, Understanding Places: a report on the Levelling Up Agenda

Our new research warns that more than a third of England’s most deprived areas are at risk of missing out ...
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Re-imagining Churches Together groups

Re-imagining Churches Together groups

If you're wondering "Help! What do we do with our local Churches Together group?" then this new resource is aimed ...
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Why is COP26 important?

Why is COP26 important?

A video to use in a church service or event, to help your group get up to speed with what ...
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Foundations in Christian Ministry course

Foundations in Christian Ministry course

The course aims: - to deepen youtr Christian discipleship -to explore and help form your gifts for ministry - to ...
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Journey of the Magi

Journey of the Magi

Following a sell-out year in 2019, Journey of the Magi is back, for churches to host for Advent 2021. Share ...
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Faith in Foodbanks

Faith in Foodbanks

Find out what Churches and individuals can do to engage with the issues raised by the rise in the need ...
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Creation Justice Toolkit for Cornish Churches

Creation Justice Toolkit for Cornish Churches

How can we work together to achieve a degree of creation/climate justice which is accessible in a variety of forms ...
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Over 100 churches mobilise to help Afghan refugees settle in the UK

Over 100 churches mobilise to help Afghan refugees settle in the UK

More than 100 churches from across the country have joined forces to help Afghan refugees settle in the UK.  ...
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Quaker Yearly Meeting Gathering 2021

Quaker Yearly Meeting Gathering 2021

"We have pledged ourselves to continue to be a gentle, angry people who dare to live for truth and justice ...
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with: The UK’s first bespoke ecumenical Christian community serving young people

with: The UK’s first bespoke ecumenical Christian community serving young people

Young people, and youth workers of all Christian traditions need an inclusive, creative space in which to explore and strengthen ...
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Debt and the climate crisis: a perfect storm

Debt and the climate crisis: a perfect storm

Experts from affected communities in the global South discuss why debt cancellation is essential if we’re to tackle the climate ...
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Stop the Flow: Let's End Human Trafficking : webinar recording

Stop the Flow: Let’s End Human Trafficking : webinar recording

On World Day Against Trafficking in Persons—30 July—the World Council of Churches and Lutheran World Federation co-ho ...
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Plans announced for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Central Weekend 2022

Plans announced for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Central Weekend 2022

There will be year-long Platinum Jubilee celebrations throughout the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth and around the world as communities come ...
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National Food Strategy : An Independent Review for Government

National Food Strategy : An Independent Review for Government

Sugar and salt should be taxed and vegetables prescribed by the NHS, an independent review of the food we eat ...
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New CAP Debt Centre for Bude/Holsworthy now open

New CAP Debt Centre for Bude/Holsworthy now open

Christians Together Bude and Stratton are pleased to announce the opening of a new CAP Debt Centre for the Bude/Holsworthy ...
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Racial Justice Officers: Statement by Archbishop Stephen Cottrell, Bishop David Walker and Canon John Spence

Racial Justice Officers: Statement by Archbishop Stephen Cottrell, Bishop David Walker and Canon John Spence

Staemnt addressing the concerns of General Synod and others following the Archbishops’ Council decision not to proceed with the Racial ...
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Co-creating Cornwall’s Future eBrochure

Co-creating Cornwall’s Future eBrochure

This eBrochure contains recordings of all sessions at the Co-creating Cornwall's Future event, plus some bonus material from ChaosTV and ...
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CEC Annual Report 2020: Living in Hope in Pandemic Times

CEC Annual Report 2020: Living in Hope in Pandemic Times

The report reviews CEC activities carried out in the tumultuous year of the COVID-19 pandemic. The challenging year still witnessed ...
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Exeter Cathedral's Exeter Book Now Available to Browse Online

Exeter Cathedral’s Exeter Book Now Available to Browse Online

One of the oldest books of English literature in the world – created more than 1,000 years ago and held ...
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The Days of Light summer road trip : 26 Jul-20 Aug

The Days of Light summer road trip : 26 Jul-20 Aug

Wave House Church in Newquay have transformed a double decker bus, with a mobile skate ramp which will vist 5 ...
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G7 Prayers

G7 Prayers

Activities and themes for your payers during the G7 ...
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Relay to COP26 : Your help needed!

Relay to COP26 : Your help needed!

We’re excited that our Relay to COP26 begins in under two weeks! We also have some favours to ask! We ...
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Update on singing in churches

Update on singing in churches

“We are reminding the Government of the importance we place on singing to lift our prayers to God, and look ...
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World Refugee Day: Call to commemorate refugees who lost lives in the Mediterranean

World Refugee Day: Call to commemorate refugees who lost lives in the Mediterranean

CEC and CCME are encouraging churches to hold online commemoration services, prayers or vigils around World Refugee Day on 20 ...
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Thy Kingdom Come 2021 : catch up on Daily Reflections

Thy Kingdom Come 2021 : catch up on Daily Reflections

Join Churches Together in Cornwall's virtual prayer room, prayer board and daily reflecions as we pray #ThyKingdomCome from Ascension to ...
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Jerusalem archbishop issues statement on violence in Holy Land

Jerusalem archbishop issues statement on violence in Holy Land

Diocese of Jerusalem Archbishop Hosam Naoum released the following statement on May 17 in response to the the violence that ...
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YCCN Climate Change Pilgrimage: Volunteers needed

YCCN Climate Change Pilgrimage: Volunteers needed

Volunteers needed to provide overnight accommodation for at least two walkers at points along the route and On-call support drivers ...
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New guidance will help churches and cathedrals to address questions of contested heritage

New guidance will help churches and cathedrals to address questions of contested heritage

The Church of England has published guidance for parishes and cathedrals addressing concerns over memorials with links to slavery and ...
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Cornish young people challenge world leaders

Cornish young people challenge world leaders

“Dear world leaders, our world is in crisis, it’s time to take a stand.” The opening words of an open ...
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Let’s Explore with Pilgrim Explorers

Let’s Explore with Pilgrim Explorers

The Diocese of Truro has just developed four new micro pilgrimages aimed at children and young people (but just as ...
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Church of England sets out entitlement for collective worship

Church of England sets out entitlement for collective worship

Worship in schools should be “inclusive, invitational and inspiring” according to the Church of England’s new ‘statement of entitlement and ...
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The Church of England’s Ethical Investment Advisory Group issues new guidance on Human Rights

The Church of England’s Ethical Investment Advisory Group issues new guidance on Human Rights

The Church of England’s Ethical Investment Advisory Group (EIAG) has published advice for the National Investing Bodies (NIBs) to ensure ...
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Join in and celebrate with the Month of Community

Join in and celebrate with the Month of Community

We're teaming up with good causes across the UK to celebrate summer 2021 with a whole Month of Community! Join ...
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FaithAction launches Building Back Better website

FaithAction launches Building Back Better website

Microsire acting as a hub for a national conversation seeking to raise the profile of faith in British society and ...
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“Sustaining Fellowship in Extraordinary Times” - WCC publishes its Annual Review 2020

“Sustaining Fellowship in Extraordinary Times” – WCC publishes its Annual Review 2020

The WCC Annual Review 2020 is available for download online. The annual review records many of the WCC’s activities undertaken ...
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Interview with Lord Stephen Greenhalgh, Minister for Faith

Interview with Lord Stephen Greenhalgh, Minister for Faith

Lord Stephen Greenhalgh was appointed Minister for Faith on the eve of the initial lockdown in March 2020. One year ...
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Wave of Hope : Add your Hand Today!

Wave of Hope : Add your Hand Today!

Cornwall will be hosting the G7 in June and we would like the churches of Devon & Cornwall to send ...
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A Voyage of Discovery: Deepening discipleship in Messy Churches and beyond

A Voyage of Discovery: Deepening discipleship in Messy Churches and beyond

Here is the exciting collection of research findings and resource materials from the 2019-20 research project Deepening Discipleship ...
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The distinctive role of the Catholic Church in development and humanitarian response

The distinctive role of the Catholic Church in development and humanitarian response

Drawing from dozens of inspiring examples in Africa, Latin America, Asia, the Middle East and the UK, this report outlines ...
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Edging into Hybrid Church

Edging into Hybrid Church

Sensing that many church leaders from across the denominational spectrum were struggling with the challenge of meeting both online and ...
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Archbishop of Canterbury launches film series exploring how Christians can be peacemakers

Archbishop of Canterbury launches film series exploring how Christians can be peacemakers

The film series, ‘Faith in a Conflicted World’, features five videos in which the Archbishop teaches three habits based on ...
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Limit on mourners at funerals to be removed

Limit on mourners at funerals to be removed

Legal limit on numbers of mourners at funerals to be removed in England at Step 3 of the roadmap Venues ...
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Fairtrade Foundation applauds UK government’s move to tighten climate targets and include international aviation and shipping in climate laws

Fairtrade Foundation applauds UK government’s move to tighten climate targets and include international aviation and shipping in climate laws

The UK government’s ambitious move to cut carbon emissions by 78% by 2035, and to include international aviation and shipping ...
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Christian Action Over Climate Emergency

Christian Action Over Climate Emergency

Will the climate protesters of today come to be viewed like the suffragettes? And are the actions that they are ...
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#WaveofHope

#WaveofHope

By putting up homemade ‘hands’ with messages of hope in our windows, adding photos to a gallery, and displaying them ...
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#MonthOfCommunity: The Big Lunch: Sowing Seeds of Hope

#MonthOfCommunity: The Big Lunch: Sowing Seeds of Hope

The past 12 months have been super tough, so The Big Lunch (run by Eden Communities), Churches Together in Cornwall ...
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Church in Action 2020/21 : Report by Church Urban Fund

Church in Action 2020/21 : Report by Church Urban Fund

The report reveals that despite significant constraints, churches have demonstrated creativity and resilience, and that 37% of churches are doing ...
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#Sing2G7 : Gee Seven performed by Truro Cathedral Choir

#Sing2G7 : Gee Seven performed by Truro Cathedral Choir

Truro Cathedral Choir perform the specially-written song by Sir Tim Rice and Peter Hobbs putting children's voices at the heart ...
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Who Can Receive Communion with Us?

Who Can Receive Communion with Us?

The National Board of Catholic Women (NBCW) have published a new resource entitled Who Can Receive Communion with Us? which ...
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New report: Being human in the asylum system

New report: Being human in the asylum system

JRS's new report calls for a society that welcomes sanctuary seekers as neighbours ...
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Churches are committed to work together for racial justice

Churches are committed to work together for racial justice

Alongside the Covid pandemic, the last year has seen the call for action on racial justice gathering momentum, both inside ...
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Bishop Mark encourages Diocese in Care of our Common Home

Bishop Mark encourages Diocese in Care of our Common Home

The new Diocese of Plymouth Environmental Policy was issued to parishes across the diocese on 20 April 2021 ...
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Keeping the Faith: six months on

Keeping the Faith: six months on

On 5th November 2020, the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Faith and Society launched their latest report. Almost six months ...
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The Hidden Crisis: the impact of COVID-19 on children’s emotional health

The Hidden Crisis: the impact of COVID-19 on children’s emotional health

Report on the impact of COVID-19 on children’s emotional health, the link to exclusions and how a trauma-responsive approach can ...
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Cinnamon Incubator Competition 2021

Cinnamon Incubator Competition 2021

The Cinnamon Incubator Competition is an annual search to find ambitious church-led social action initiatives that want to replicate their ...
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Together, we can create a Hunger Free Future

Together, we can create a Hunger Free Future

Last year, food banks in our network gave out more than 2.5 million emergency food parcels to people in crisis ...
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From Lament to Action: Archbishops’ Anti-Racism Taskforce calls for urgent changes to culture of Church of England

From Lament to Action: Archbishops’ Anti-Racism Taskforce calls for urgent changes to culture of Church of England

The Archbishops’ Anti-Racism Taskforce has published its report ‘From Lament to Action’ proposing a suite of changes to begin bringing ...
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School Uniform Recycling Toolkit

Transformation Cornwall have teamed up with friends at Volunteer Cornwall and the Cornwall Independent Poverty Forum to bring you a ...
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Weaponisation of technology driving explosion of religious hatred in COVID era, says report

Weaponisation of technology driving explosion of religious hatred in COVID era, says report

Persecution of faith groups has drastically increased in more than 95 percent of the world’s worst-offending countries – according to ...
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BBC Panorama programme 'Is the Church Racist?'

BBC Panorama programme ‘Is the Church Racist?’

The Church of England's response to the BBC Panorama programme on 19 April ...
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Churches Together in Cornwall publishes 2020-21 Annual Report

Churches Together in Cornwall publishes 2020-21 Annual Report

Our latest Annual Report is now available. Download the pdf here or view as a flipbok here and discover what ...
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UK poverty: the facts, figures and effects

UK poverty: the facts, figures and effects

Here we explain the facts and figures, and how the experts say we can end UK poverty for good ...
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St Petrocs Services go Digital

St Petrocs Services go Digital

St Petrocs is pleased to announce the launch of a new mobile phone app which offers remote support to people ...
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COMECE and CEC: “Churches have an important message and value to add to the Conference on the Future of Europe”

COMECE and CEC: “Churches have an important message and value to add to the Conference on the Future of Europe”

Churches have an important message and value to add to the Conference on the Future of Europe – the letter ...
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How parish nursing flourished in a rural community

How parish nursing flourished in a rural community

n 2017 we reported on the hopes for a parish nursing scheme in St Goran and St Michael Caerhays. Within ...
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Love as protest

Love as protest

Defence speech by Rev Helen Burnett, a Church of England priest and activist for Extinction Rebellion, at her trial for ...
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Community Manifesto for Cornwall

Community Manifesto for Cornwall

WANTED – Proposals To Make Cornwall a Fairer and More Just Place To Live and Work. On May 6th a ...
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The Environment in UK Theological Education Institutions

The Environment in UK Theological Education Institutions

There is an urgent need to include teaching on environmental issues in ministerial training and formation. This is the conclusion ...
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Tribute to HRH Prince Philip who played a pivotal role in inspiring faith action on the environment

Tribute to HRH Prince Philip who played a pivotal role in inspiring faith action on the environment

​Prince Philip played a huge role in inspiring the faiths to take action on the environment seriously. His work not ...
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Truro Cathedral : HRH the Duke of Edinburgh

Truro Cathedral : HRH the Duke of Edinburgh

Services and arrangements at Truro Cathedral, incluidng online Book of Condolence ...
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The National Anthem, a tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The National Anthem, a tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The National Anthem recorded and at All Saints Parish Church Falmouth on the passing of His Royal Highness, The Prince ...
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HRH Prince Philip: Tributes from Church of England Bishops

HRH Prince Philip: Tributes from Church of England Bishops

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York led tributes from Bishops of the Church of England following the announcement of the ...
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Churches launch nature count to assess biodiversity within “National Park” of churchyards

Churches launch nature count to assess biodiversity within “National Park” of churchyards

Hundreds of churches have already signed up to a week-long ‘nature count’ occurring this summer, which will encourage people to ...
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Historic global prayer reflects powerful hope and courage, even amid world’s suffering

Historic global prayer reflects powerful hope and courage, even amid world’s suffering

A global prayer service, hosted by the World Council of Churches (WCC) on 26 March, brought forth voices of hope ...
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G7 Leaders' Summit LIVE Q&As with Devon & Cornwall Police : recordings

G7 Leaders’ Summit LIVE Q&As with Devon & Cornwall Police : recordings

Devon and Cornwall Police, Cornwall Council and the Cabinet Office answered your G7 summit questions live on Facebook in a ...
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Sing2G7

Sing2G7

Sing2G7 is an outreach project for kids in Cornwall and beyond, designed to bring the G7 Summit closer to those ...
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Pray4G7

Pray4G7

Join us in creating a wave of prayer around the forthcoming G7 Summit in Carbis Bay, 11-13 June ...
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Growing the Rural Church: a Resource Hub from the Diocese of Exeter

Growing the Rural Church: a Resource Hub from the Diocese of Exeter

Growing the Rural Church works to resource rural Mission Communities, to creatively use their talents and buildings and to connect ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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