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The April 2020 Diocesan Prayer Diary

The April 2020 Diocesan Prayer Diary

The April 2020 Diocesan Prayer Diary The April Diocesan Prayer Diary is now available online and for download.… Read more


Together Apart: A rural church response to coronavirus from the Arthur Rank Centre

Together Apart: A rural church response to coronavirus from the Arthur Rank Centre

  The Arthur Rank Centre has launched a resource hub to support rural Christians and churches during the coronavirus outbreak. Named ‘Together Apart’, the hub has a range of resources covering many aspects of rural Christian life. Different section include: farming and agriculture support; practical resources, guidance… Read more


A service for Passion Sunday (the fifth Sunday in Lent)

A service for Passion Sunday (the fifth Sunday in Lent)

  As many provinces have suspended public worship, the Anglican Communion Office has put together a brief video-based Service of the Word for Passion Sunday, featuring prayers written especially for this Sunday – the Fifth Sunday in Lent – which has been designated as a worldwide day of… Read more


Farewell to Karen Garrett

Farewell to Karen Garrett

Farewell to Karen Garrett On the 26th April we say farewell to Karen Garrett as Local Minister of Holy Trinity, Patrick  in the Parish of the West Coast.  Karen has led this community for five years and while there has seen considerable changes taking place.  The Community… Read more


New reflection issued for people who cannot attend a funeral

New reflection issued for people who cannot attend a funeral

New reflection issued for people who cannot attend a funeral Under strict rules to prevent the spread of coronavirus, Church of England funerals may now only happen at crematoria or at gravesides. Only immediate family members can attend – if a crematorium allows – that is,… Read more


New Mental Health Reflections published by the Church of England

New Mental Health Reflections published by the Church of England

A series of reflections on how to cope with anxiety and loneliness in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, including simple Christian meditation techniques and five tips, are published today by the Church of England.  A number of actions that could help people feeling isolated… Read more