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Churches across Devon are getting ready to play their part in the Archbishops’ global wave of prayer, Thy Kingdom Come, praying for more people to know God. The nine days of prayer begin on Ascension day, this Thursday 25 May, and culminate on Pentecost Sunday, 4 June. Exeter Cathedral will host a ‘house of prayer’ event on 4 June at 6.30pm when Christians from all over the county are invited to come and bring their prayers boxes to be placed onto…Read More »
Appointments Mr John Endacott, a senior partner at chartered accountants PKF Francis Clark, was installed as a Lay Chapter Canon at the Cathedral on the 30th April 2017. The Rev’d Henry Pryse was installed as a Prebendary at the Cathedral on the 9th May 2017. The Revd Prebendary Becky Totterdell was installed as a Residentiary Canon at the Cathedral on the 9th May 2017. The Revd Anne Dunlop has been appointed as Priest Vicar at…Read More »
Bishop Robert is supporting the campaign to unite against dementia this week, as part of Dementia Awareness Week. The campaign is being run by the Alzheimer’s Society, which is urging people to ask their election candidates about their plans for supporting people with dementia. Bishop Robert introduced a major conference in Exeter last week for people involved with dementia. He said: “It was a wonderful event in which we explored the impact dementia has on…Read More »
DEVON’s three bishops have finished the last stage of their year long in-depth tour of the county, ending with a stay in Torbay by Bishop Robert. The three Bishops have been out and about listening to people’s concerns and hopes, and talking about the vision for the Church of England in Devon. The diocese published its vision to grow in prayer, make new disciples, and serve the people of Devon with joy last year, before…Read More »
Faith has a central role to play in politics and this general election, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York say today. In a pastoral letter to the Parishes and Chaplaincies of the Church of England, Archbishops Justin Welby and John Sentamu urge people to set aside “apathy and cynicism” and draw new inspiration from the ancient Christian virtues of “love, trust and hope”. The three-page letter, intended to be shared through the Church of England’s…Read More »
Bishop Sarah has been out and about in Exmouth praying for people and listening to their concerns. She met passengers on the train, staff and customers in M&S and in cafes along the Strand, before visiting Beacon School and meeting teachers and pupils. As part of Thy Kingdom Come, churches across Devon are opening their doors for prayer, and all prayers will be collected and brought to Exeter Cathedral for a special event on Sunday…Read More »
Between Ascension Day and Pentecost, the whole Church will be praying for Thy Kingdom Come, a prayer campaign led by the Archbishop of Canterbury. Watch the video by Bishop Robert to see how what we are doing in this diocese to grow in prayer, and how we can come together during these nine days to pray that more people may experience God’s love. Templates for the prayer boxes shown in the video will be available…Read More »