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A Service of Remembrance for HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh

A Service of Remembrance for HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh

Posted: 16th April, 2021

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. Watch the service here. 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. The Dean of Exeter then interviewed Lucas Davis, a pupil of St Peter’s School, Exeter, who discussed the…

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St Andrews Church, Plymouth Holds Service of Thanksgiving for His Royal Highness The Prince Philip

St Andrews Church, Plymouth Holds Service of Thanksgiving for His Royal Highness The Prince Philip

Posted: 15th April, 2021

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…

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Torbay Service Commemorates the Life of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip

Torbay Service Commemorates the Life of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip

Posted: 15th April, 2021

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…

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Commemorative Services Across Devon for HRH Prince Philip

Commemorative Services Across Devon for HRH Prince Philip

Posted: 13th April, 2021

In honour of the late Duke of Edinburgh, HRH Prince Philip, there will be three commemorative services across Devon on Thursday 15 April. There will be a Torbay Unitary Authority service at St Paul’s Church, Preston at 10am where the Bishop of Crediton, The Right Reverend Jackie Searle will be preaching. The service will be livestreamed on the Torbay Council Facebook page. There will be a Plymouth Unitary Authority service at St Andrew’s Church, Plymouth…

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COVID Cash Course Helping Communities Cope

COVID Cash Course Helping Communities Cope

Posted: 11th April, 2021

An online course about how to help people affected financially by the Covid-19 pandemic is an important one for all church leaders working with communities to do, according to one participant. The COVID Cash Recovery Course was created by the Just Finance Foundation. It provides free training and resources for churches, community leaders and organisations. The course gives them the tools to help people plan, budget and cope financially during this period of uncertainty. Transforming…

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New Archdeacon of Barnstaple Says Amazing Things Can Happen in Small Parishes

New Archdeacon of Barnstaple Says Amazing Things Can Happen in Small Parishes

Posted: 11th April, 2021

The Reverend Canon Verena Breed is to be the next Archdeacon of Barnstaple, the Church of England’s most senior member of the clergy in North Devon. Canon Breed is currently Team Rector of Bicester in the Diocese of Oxford. She will begin her new role in September at a service led by the Bishop of Exeter. She said “I’m really excited to be joining a new diocese and moving to a new area at a…

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