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Cakes, unreliable sat navs and wonderful people – Bishop Sarah’s memories of Devon

Posted: 28th March, 2018

Bishop Sarah finished in Devon on Easter Sunday, though she will return for her leaving service in Exeter Cathedral on 21 April at 4pm. Watch a farewell interview with her on what she will and won’t miss about her time here! She will be installed as the Bishop of London at St Paul’s Cathedral on 12 May.

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Bishop Sarah March Letter

Posted: 12th March, 2018

Bishop Sarah records her final letter to the Diocese of Exeter before she becomes Bishop of London. The words of the letter can be found in the March 2018 issue of the Church of England Devon Magazine.

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Meet Fairtrade Tea Farmers in Fairtrade Fortnight

Posted: 7th March, 2018

There is still a chance to meet Kenyan tea farmers Esther Chepkwony and Victor Biwot who are in Devon for Fairtrade Fortnight (26 February – 11 March). You can hear their thoughts on Fairtrade in this film or go to the following events:   Thu 8 March What difference does buying Fairtrade Tea make? Esther Chepkwony at the International Women’s Day 12-3.30pm Thu 8 March, in The Guildhall, Exeter, thanks to #fairtradedevon Fri 9 March…

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Bishop Robert visits a community cafe on valentines day

Posted: 16th February, 2018

The Bishop of Exeter, Robert Atwell, visited a church community cafe in Totnes, Bridgetown on Valentine’s Day. It brings local people together every Wednesday morning and helps tackle the plight of loneliness.

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#wereyouthere

Posted: 14th February, 2018

The diocese has been running a week of short videos on Twitter and Facebook in the run up to Valentines Day using the words of the song ‘When I needed a neighbour’.  See the combined video above. We’re hoping to raise awareness of the many ways people in our churches reach out to those who may be isolated or lonely. Our churches are in many ways uniquely positioned to bring communities together. In many areas,…

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Archdeacon of Exeter February letter

Posted: 1st February, 2018

The Ven Christopher Futcher, Archdeacon of Exeter, records his February letter to the diocese. The text of the letter is printed in the February 2018 issue of the Church of England Devon magazine.

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