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Devon events celebrate Thy Kingdom Come

Posted: 18th May, 2018

Watch our video of just some of the events which have taken place across Devon to mark this year’s Thy Kingdom Come. Bishop Robert began TKC with songs from Sidmouth primary school’s infant choir and Bishop Nick visited Costa in Plymstock to offer prayers before taking a lesson at Plymstock school. The video will be shown at a celebration event at Exeter Cathedral this Pentecost Sunday (20 May) at 6.30pm, to which everyone is invited…

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Church tent hospitality at Devon Show

Church tent hospitality at Devon Show

Posted: 17th May, 2018

Free tea, coffee and cakes, live music, a children’s play zone, bouncy castle, information stands and prayer area, are just some of the things on offer by churches at this year’s Devon County Show, running today until Saturday.   The Show is an agricultural show held annually in the third week of May at the Westpoint Arena and Showground in Clyst St Mary near Exeter. It is one of a number of county shows in the…

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Bishop Robert hosts thankyou event for YMCA supporters

Bishop Robert hosts thankyou event for YMCA supporters

Posted: 16th May, 2018

YMCA Exeter’s President, The Right Revd Robert Atwell, Bishop of Exeter, hosted the annual supporters’ cream tea yesterday at Tuckers Hall in the city. The event was attended by regular donors and volunteers at YMCA Exeter who, during 2017/18, gave over £50,000 in donations and 8,000 hours of volunteering service. YMCA residents served a cream tea before listening to Bishop Robert speak about YMCA being a “light in the city, where young people can experience true community and develop their…

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Bishop Nick records his May letter

Posted: 16th May, 2018

The Rt Rev Nick McKinnel, Bishop of Plymouth, records his May letter to the diocese. The text of the letter is printed in the May 2018 issue of the Church of England Devon magazine.

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Thy Kingdom Come prayer movement launched in Devon by Bishops Robert and Nick

Thy Kingdom Come prayer movement launched in Devon by Bishops Robert and Nick

Posted: 11th May, 2018

THE Thy Kingdom Come prayer movement was launched in Devon this week by Bishop Robert and Bishop Nick. Bishop Robert was in Sidmouth to listen to people and pray with them on Tuesday and Bishop Nick visited Costa in Plymstock on Thursday to offer prayers for people before visiting Plymstock school. Bishop Robert began TKC with songs from Sidmouth primary school’s infant choir, before exploring prayer spaces with older pupils, then praying for the town…

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Thy Kingdom Come prayer movement begins next week

Posted: 4th May, 2018

THE global Thy Kingdom Come prayer movement begins next week and there will be launch events in Devon with Bishop Robert and Bishop Nick. Bishop Robert will be in Sidmouth to listen to people and pray with them on Tuesday and Bishop Nick will be visiting Costa in Plymstock to offer prayers for people he meets, before visiting Plymstock school. Bishop Robert has made this video explaining his hopes for the ten days of prayer. More…

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