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Kentraugh Mill Open Weekend - 9 &10 May 2020

Kentraugh Mill Open Weekend - 9 &10 May 2020

Kentraugh Mill - Open Weekend Kentraugh Mill will be open on Saturday 9 May from 10:00am till 5:00pm and on Sunday 10 May from 11:00am till 5:00pm. There will be guided tours around the Mill and Chapel Garden (the site of the first Primitive Methodist Chapel on the Island,… Read more


Diocesan Rural Life Officer Appointed

Diocesan Rural Life Officer Appointed

Diocesan Rural Life Officer Appointed Bishop Peter is pleased to announcement the appointment of The Revd Irene Cowell, Vicar of Arbory and Castletown and Continuing Ministerial Development Officer, to be now also Diocesan Rural Life Officer. Irene will work with rural and farming communities across the Island to… Read more


The Church of England and Younger People - The Bishop of Leicester

The Church of England and Younger People - The Bishop of Leicester

Extinction or rebellion? Young people and the church. What are we to make of statistics which suggest that we are one generation away from extinction?  On Wednesday of this week, I took part in two debates on two different forms of extinction and loss of biodiversity. They… Read more


Coronavirus guidance for parishes

Coronavirus guidance for parishes

Corona Virus Guidance for Parishes We Pray Pray for those infected by the coronavirus in China and around the world, for those who care for them, for health specialists and authorities who are combatting the spread of infection, and of course for all who at this time… Read more


Obituary - The Reverend Norman Stanley Saul

Obituary - The Reverend Norman Stanley Saul

Obituary - The Reverend Norman Stanley Saul The Revd Norman Saul was Ordained a Deacon in 1954 and served as a Curate at Holy Trinity South Shore Blackpool and then at Poulton-le-Fylde St Chad (1957-1959) and as a Perpetual Curate at Freckleton Holy Trinity (1959-1966). In 1966… Read more


Fairtrade Fortnight starts on Monday 24 February

Fairtrade Fortnight starts on Monday 24 February

Fairtrade Fortnight 2020 The FAIRTRADE Foundation are asking churches to re-commit to their promise to use Fairtrade products wherever possible for church events. Fairtrade Fortnight 2020 starts on Monday 24 February which coincides with the beginning of Lent and this year continues to focus on cocoa farmers… Read more