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The Church of England in Devon is joining other churches in the county in an attempt to have people praying along every mile of the whole South West Coast path on the same day at the same time. The socially distant “chain of prayer and praise” on 19 June at 10.30 is being organised by South West Awake. It is part of Thy Kingdom Come, when Christians across the world set aside the days between…Read More »
The Rev’d Professor Gina Radford, Team Vicar in the Dart and Avon Mission Community, has been awarded the Canterbury Cross by the Archbishop of Canterbury for her outstanding work providing medical advice for churches and the Church of England’s senior leadership during the Covid-19 pandemic. Gina is a former Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England. She said “I feel both honoured and rather overwhelmed. “It has been such a privilege to work with colleagues both…Read More »
Exeter Cathedral held a service of remembrance for His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh on Thursday 15 April at 4:30pm.
Decorated members of the royal forces attended the service in uniform including Colonel Simon Chapman Commandant of the Commando Royal Marines Training Centre, Lympstone, who gave the second reading.
On Thursday 15 April at 3pm, a service of thanksgiving was held in honour of the late HRH Prince Philip, Lord High Steward of Plymouth, at St Andrews Church in Plymouth. Watch the service here. The Lord Mayor of Plymouth, Councillor Chris Mavin gave a tribute on behalf of the people of Plymouth. Speaking of his visits to Plymouth over the years in different rolls as Captain General, Queen Consort and Lord High Steward of…Read More »
On Thursday 15 April at 10am, St Paul’s Church, Preston hosted the Torbay service to commemorate the life of His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Watch the service here. The Rev’d Nathan Kiyaga, Torbay Area Dean, opened the service with a reading from John 11.25-26 and prayed. Read the Order of service here. . Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope GCB, OBE, DL, Her Majesty’s Deputy Lieutenant of Devon then spoke fondly of the…Read More »
Churches in Plymouth have been packing and delivering hundreds of food hampers as part of a £24,000 Unicef-funded project to support families in the city who don’t have enough to eat. It’s part of Unicef’s first UK domestic emergency response in its 70-year history. Over the last few weeks church buildings including St Pancras, St Marks and Plymstock Chapel have become food warehouses with volunteers packing bags of dried goods and tins alongside Christmas items,…Read More »