Celebrating 25 years as a Priest

On Wednesday 1st July, I celebrated 25 years as a priest. It has been a humbling experience to look back over how my ministry has developed since those early days, and even more so to think back to some of the words that were spoken out in response to the Bishops question...

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Junior Church raise funds for Toilet Twinning

Junior Church raise £180 for Toilet Twinning

A huge thank you to Junior Church and Emma for your presentation in church today.  Loved the toilet jokes which still got across the point that a child dies every 3 minutes from the lack of good sanitation – a sobering thought. This was an amazing amount to raise which the PCC will...

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Nepal Disaster Response on Sunday

On Sunday 3rd May we had an amazing response to an appeal at the Sunday services for the victims of the Nepal disaster, giving through Shelter Box. Praise the Lord for the generosity of our church family. Pam, a volunteer Shelter Box speaker, came to our 10 am Sunday morning service but unfortunately...

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Aid for Nepal

This coming Sunday (3rd May) and the following week our retiring collection will go to support Shelter Box in their efforts to help with the much needed aid in Nepal. The PCC will match fund this collection. Please continue to pray for the people of Nepal as well as the...

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Messy Church

    Another successful Messy Church was held at St Francis School on Sunday 26th April. The theme was based around the story of Jesus healing Bartimaeus’ blindness (Mark 10: 46-52). The story was told by Marcus and enacted by Naomi and Daniel. The listening children and parents displayed the...

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Prayer for the Filling Station

We shall be holding another prayer meeting for the Filling Station on Thursday 9th April, which is the week before the next Filling Station. The last one we held before the previous Filling Station meeting was filled with the Spirit as we prayed for all who would come. Please come and join us on...

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‘Matched’ Charitable Giving

The first charity to be supported under our new Matched giving scheme is ‘Children’s Hospice South West’ nominated by Millie Holmes and Irene Clark. Over 1000 children in the South West suffer from illnesses that mean they will not live to adulthood. The Children’s Hospice at Little Harbour, St Austell,...

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Easter Live 2015

Good Friday, 3rd April, 08:30 am Communion followed by breakfast at Emanuel Baptist Church and then walk to the Moor for 11:00 am – The Easter Story on the Moor. Easter Sunday 5th April 3 to 4:3-0 pm, Celebration of Life with Bouncy castles, Hot cross buns, Easter Egg hunt,...

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Palm Sunday

This Sunday we celebrate Palm Sunday. We meet our two donkeys, Jacob and Joshua, at the Meadery Car Park at 9.30 am. We process together up the hill with the donkeys, making our way around the perimeter of the church and finally into church. The donkey’s make a circuit of...

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Messy Church 1st March at St Francis School

The children, together with parents, numbered over 50, with 4 new families registering.  Tina, the team and helpers welcomed everyone with tea and biscuits.  After a short opening prayer and a rousing performance of “He’s got the whole world in His hands”, Jan Winslade told the story of Jesus being...

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