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The best presents are the ones that come with love

Posted: 16th December, 2016

Presents which express love change lives, says Bishop Robert in his Christmas message. He recalls his favourite Christmas present, aged seven – a plane from balsawood that his Dad had made him. It was so special because he knew his Dad had spent hours making it, with love and care and attention. Christmas itself is a gift to all of us – a gift of love from God, which will transform lives, if we will…

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Bishop Sarah December letter

Posted: 8th December, 2016

The Rt Rev Sarah Mullally, Bishop of Crediton records her December letter to the diocese. The text of the letter is printed in the December 2016 issue of the Church of England Devon magazine.

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Mother’s Union take part in 16 days of activism against gender violence at Exeter Cathedral

Posted: 28th November, 2016

Mothers’ Union is a Christian membership organisation, with a focus on supporting families and promoting stable family life and the protection of children. They have four million members in 83 countries around the world. They work by praying, campaigning, empowering and enabling communities to provide practical support and care to those who need it. Mothers’ Union members around the world are working to end gender-based violence by providing practical support and care to those affected…

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Hundreds to walk in solidarity with refugees as Lampedusa Cross is delivered to Plymouth shores

Posted: 18th November, 2016

The people of Plymouth are to be presented with a cross, handmade from the wreckage of capsized refugee boats, as a memorial to those who have perished in the Mediterranean Sea. On 19 November, the people of the south west have been invited to join a Walk of Witness through Plymouth city centre, starting at 10am at the piazza, to Plymouth Roman Catholic Cathedral, where a multi-faith service will take place. Organisations including the aid…

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The Dean of Exeter November Letter

Posted: 2nd November, 2016

The Very Rev Jonathan Draper, Dean of Exeter Cathedral records his November letter to the diocese. The text of the letter is printed in the November 2016 issue of the Church of England Devon magazine.

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Launch of the West Devon Mission Shed

Posted: 27th October, 2016

30 or so people from the West Devon area met at Toast Coffee House in Okehampton last week for the launch of the first mission resource hub (Mission Shed). They discussed how they could be in partnership to resource one another and grow the Whiddon Parish community. For more information about the launch of the North Devon and Plymouth Mission Sheds which take place in November, please see the links below: North Devon Mission Shed, Plymouth Mission Shed

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