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Garden Of Remembrance Opened In The Park

Garden Of Remembrance Opened In The Park

Islands’ church leaders have offered prayers at the opening of a Garden of Remembrance in The Park. Crosses and poppies can be left in the area before the annual remembrance service at 11am on November 14th, Canon Peter Walker and Reverend Charlie Gibbs were asked to officiate on behalf of the islands’ Anglican and Methodist […]

Truro Diocese Keen To Maintain Permanent Chaplain Position

Truro Diocese Keen To Maintain Permanent Chaplain Position

The diocese of Truro is committed to maintaining a permanent chaplain position here. The Bishop of Truro, Tim Thornton says the current experimental arrangement, which shares Canon Peter Walker’s time between duties on the islands and back at the cathedral, works well. The creative solution allows Peter or a future post holder to feel more […]

Church Leaders Hold Question And Answer Session On St Mary’s

Church Leaders Hold Question And Answer Session On St Mary’s

Pop songs and TV encourage kids to try to grow up too fast, you shouldn’t feel guilty about turning down continual charity cash requests and the health service shouldn’t be privatised. Those are some of areas of agreement between the three leaders of churches in the South West, the Bishop of Truro, Tim Thornton, Reverend […]

Question Time for MP and Church Leaders

Question Time for MP and Church Leaders

Islanders have a chance to put their comments and questions to our Member of Parliament, Andrew George, in the Old Wesleyan Chapel tonight at 7.30pm. And next Monday, four senior church leaders will let you do the same. The Bishop of Truro, Tim Thornton and the Reverend Stephen Wild, Methodist Leader for Cornwall and the […]

Big Plans For Next Year’s Harvest Festival

Big Plans For Next Year’s Harvest Festival

The Harvest Festival will be a bigger event on the St Mary’s next year. That’s according to organisers of yesterday’s produce auction and apple pressing event at the Church Pavilion, who want to put on a street party and more activities in 2012. Lisa McGill says they’d like to celebrate the festival with not just […]

Harvest Festival Auction To Raise Money For Water Charity

Harvest Festival Auction To Raise Money For Water Charity

Members of St Mary’s Parish Church are auctioning goods to raise cash for water relief in developing countries. It’s hoped tomorrow’s fundraiser for Water Aid can beat the £300 raised last year. It’s part of the harvest festival celebration, which will also include a chance to press any apples islanders take to the church pavilion […]

Tresco Resident Awarded St Piran’s Cross In Special Ceremony

Tresco Resident Awarded St Piran’s Cross In Special Ceremony

All of the islands’ Anglican church services were combined on Tresco yesterday morning as an award was given to a valued member of the St Nicholas Church congregation. The Bishop of Truro awarded a St Piran’s cross, named after the Cornish patron saint, to Eve Cooper as a personal gift. The small pin broach is […]

Comment On Flower Festival

Comment On Flower Festival

Maggie Perkovic with her thoughts on the Church Flower Festival

Flower Festival Opens At Church

Flower Festival Opens At Church

The Parish Church is full of colour and floral fragrance today as the four-day annual flower festival opens. The event wasn’t held last year and that’s brought renewed enthusiasm for this year’s display, according to one of the florists, Penny Rogers. The overall theme this year is celebrations and displays include one on retirement, which […]