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 »
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…Read More »
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…Read More »