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Thy Kingdom Come 2021 Plan to Pray the South West Coast Path

Thy Kingdom Come 2021 Plan to Pray the South West Coast Path

Posted: 20th April, 2021

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…

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Devon Vicar Honoured For Her Pandemic Public Health Advice Role

Devon Vicar Honoured For Her Pandemic Public Health Advice Role

Posted: 19th April, 2021

 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…

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Decorated Armed Forces Officers Remember HRH Prince Philip in Exeter Cathedral Service

Decorated Armed Forces Officers Remember HRH Prince Philip in Exeter Cathedral Service

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.
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.

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Plymouth Honours Prince Philip, Lord High Steward of Plymouth and his Naval History

Plymouth Honours Prince Philip, Lord High Steward of Plymouth and his Naval History

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 Commemorative Service Celebrates the Legacy of the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme

Torbay Commemorative Service Celebrates the Legacy of the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme

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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