Live Simply, Sustainably, and in Solidarity with the Poor

On 1st October a one day conference was held in Torquay (sponsored by CAFOD and Caritas) The purpose was to revive awareness and implementation of the livesimply initiative in our schools and parishes. The event brought together some great speakers including Marie-Elena Arana (Live Simply Award Co-ordinator); Fr Jonathan Stewart (Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Exeter) whomContinue reading “Live Simply, Sustainably, and in Solidarity with the Poor”

Creation: What can I do?

“Be not afraid!” … so Jesus tells his followers, knowing too well how fearful they were. We too can feel overwhelmed and despairing in the face of news about extreme climate events, but we too must allow ourselves to be comforted and strengthened by Jesus’s words. If we open ourselves to receive the grace ofContinue reading “Creation: What can I do?”

September: a time to pray

Churches Together in Truro has put together a programme of prayer and fasting for the city during September, based on readings from the book of Nehemiah. Each week has a different prayer focus – Public Service, Relationships, Business & Commerce and Church with a prayer and reading for each day. See the leaflet giving fullContinue reading “September: a time to pray”

Churches Together in Walking

The Summer programme for these Wednesday walks is now available. Meeting in the car park of St George’s church in Truro at 9.30am each week and returning by 5pm, these excursions are designed to help walkers discover different parts of Cornwall and enjoy fellowship together whilst doing so.  The group aims to take the minimumContinue reading “Churches Together in Walking”

Coffee mornings are back in town!

Postponed from mid-May, this year’s Christian Aid Coffee Morning finally took place last Saturday attracting well over 30 people, including 7 from St Piran’s.  Held outdoors for the first time, the garden at Summerville in The Crescent provided a restful, colourful background for coffee-drinking, conversation  and wandering around the various stalls —  watercolour paintings, plants,Continue reading “Coffee mornings are back in town!”

Falmouth & Penryn Churches Together

Justice and Peace Bulletin. 24 March 2021 ACTIONS OF THE WEEK  Pray for those Christians throughout the world who are unable to gather for worship this Eastertide, the greatest of all Christian Festivals, remembering those imprisoned for their faith and their families, and those undergoing persecution for their beliefs. Send a card of support throughContinue reading “Falmouth & Penryn Churches Together”