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Enthronement of new Archbishop of Melanesia

Enthronement of new Archbishop of Melanesia

Posted: 5th May, 2016

The Melanesian Mission UK Party of The Right Reverend Mark Rylands, Bishop of Shrewsbury, Rev Cate Edmonds of the Otter Vale Mission Community, The Venerable Mike Gilbertson, Archdeacon of Chester and wife Jenny,  and Katie Drew, Chief Executive of MMUK received an overwhelming welcome  of garlands and song when they visited Melanesia for the enthronement of the new Archbishop George  Takeli. The islands have a close relationship with the Diocese of Exeter. The first Bishop of…

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Eat ‘grey’ cake in mental health week

Eat ‘grey’ cake in mental health week

Posted: 3rd May, 2016

Churches across our Diocese are being urged to bake ‘grey’ cakes for their refreshments or coffee mornings in Mental Health Awareness Week (18-25 May) to raise awareness and money for mental illness charities. Coffee shops and businesses across Exeter have signed up to take part in the Depressed Cake Shop project on 18 May which aims to break down the stigma around mental health. Kate Shirazi who runs the Cakeadoodledoo Cake Shop in Exeter, who…

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Want to walk the extra mile with new community in South Devon?

Want to walk the extra mile with new community in South Devon?

Posted: 2nd May, 2016

A NEW community for people between 18-30 to live together as Christians and follow a common life of prayer, hospitality and service has been set up in on Devon’s South Coast. Based in the Salcombe and Marlborough Mission Community, the community of 4-6 young adults will be structured around a Rule of Life, The Extra Mile, with a rhythm of daily prayer and spiritual direction, as well as being involved in outreach and local mission…

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Art in the Aisles attracts crowds

Art in the Aisles attracts crowds

Posted: 26th April, 2016

Art in the Aisles at All Saints’ Kenton on Saturday  April 23rd attracted 250 people to the church’s ‘aisles’, walls, chancel and everywhere else.  They came to see the work of 21 local adult artists and around 100 child-artists displayed on every possible surface. During the day they were further entertained by local musicians and refreshed with all sorts of delicacies prepared by the church catering team and parents from  Kenton School Parent Association. There…

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