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Bishop Nick ‘Experiences Harvest’ with Shaldon School

Bishop Nick ‘Experiences Harvest’ with Shaldon School

Posted: 27th October, 2016

The Bishop of Plymouth, Nick McKinnel spent three days in and around Newton Abbot last weekend, meeting children from local schools and people in church communities as part of a year travelling round the county to listen to people’s stories. Bishop Nick attended an ‘Experience Harvest’ afternoon with year six pupils from Shaldon Primary School. The Experience project introduces children to key festivals in the church calendar and gives them opportunities to ask questions and…

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Service of Commemoration marks centenary of Salcombe lifeboat disaster

Service of Commemoration marks centenary of Salcombe lifeboat disaster

Posted: 26th October, 2016

A Service of Commemoration will take place at Holy Trinity Church, Salcombe tomorrow at 10am to commemorate the centenary of the Salcombe Lifeboat Disaster when thirteen of the fifteen man crew of the ‘William and Emma’ were drowned trying to cross the bar on October 27, 1916. The service will be led by the Bishop of Plymouth, the Rt Rev Nick McKinnel. There will also be a wreath-laying ceremony just inside the bar with a…

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Prayer for Devon’s teenage refugees

Prayer for Devon’s teenage refugees

Posted: 24th October, 2016

As Devon prepares to welcome teenage refugees, we are asked to pray. This national prayer is offered for our use: A prayer for Syria Dear Lord, you have promised your blessing on peacemakers and on those who hunger and thirst for righteousness. For those who mourn, we pray that they might find comfort in the peace that only you can bring For those who are working in Aleppo to treat the injured, and report and document the…

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