News

Library Chair

Thank you to Mike Hoad for his amazing work renovating our old sad chair in Sennen to the amazing Library Chair it should have been. Hours of work and care have resulted in a beautiful refurbishment, thank you!

 

Street Pastors

'Michelle and Cecil our Street Pastors were out with the team in Penzance last Saturday night the 21st April. A usual busy night, assisted a young woman with a badly cut face, chatted with those out on the street and tried calm those tense situations. If anyone is interested in this form of witness call Cecil 07910432078'

 

Sennen Farmers Market

Thank you Ann, June, Chloe, Graham and Marian who helped to service coffees in Sennen Farmers Market. They raised a fantastic £100 for the Street Food Project in Penzance. A fantastic result. Thank you also to all those who came from the churches to support this charity. It was a lovely busy and happy Market.

 

Graveyard Thanks

Thank you to Michael and Jean for helping with the various graveyard puzzles over the past few weeks and welcoming Doris Tovey's family for the burial of ashes. Thank you also to Mike and Muriel Matthews, and Chris, for helping to locate a number of folk for their families, and who spent many an hour making sure things were correct and in place when the families arrived.

 

RNLI Sennen Cove Volunteers wanted!

Anyone who is willing to help in the Sennen Cove Lifeboat Shop, especially on Fridays from 10.30am to 1.30pm, please contact the Shop Manager, Jenny Baxter, on 871916. It is an interesting way of supporting the valuable work of the volunteer lifeboat crews.

 

Weddings

Please pray for our couples getting married soon, especially Stephanie & Joe on Saturday 19th May in St Buryan church; Donna & Daniel on Saturday 21st July in Marlborough; Thomas & Georgina, Wedding Blessing on Wednesday 25th July in St Levan church; Dom & Louise on Saturday 28th July in St Levan church.

 

Baptism and Confirmation

Please pray for those considering Baptism and/or Confirmation especially Noah’s Thanksgiving Sunday 20th May and Felicity on the 27th May at Sennen.

 

Sennen Churchtown Hall

Jane Atkinson writes: I am a responsible for collating the "Friends of Sennen Churchtown Hall" list. So if you would like to be on the friends of Sennen Churchtown Hall list to be kept in touch with events and news please email jmatkinson@btinternet.com with your email address and name. Thank you!

 

Messy Church
we are continuing to reach out with this special ministry of Messy Church, but we could really do with some help. Do you think that you could spare about 3 hours every two months to come and help with Messy Church? Training given, DBS certificates will be needed, we can apply via our church. It is such a great fun filled activity and one that does make our hearts sing for joy too – tired joy at the end but joy nevertheless! Contact Vanda or Caroline Amos (chair) for more details

 

Reading in Church

Just a gentle reminder please, if you swap your Sunday reading/ Intercessions with someone else please don’t forget to either tell the person who organises the readings/readers on Sunday mornings, or mark the swap on the master copy in the vestry.

 

Benefice Prayer group

Reverend David has started up a regular prayer group. Please contact him on 01736 811253 if you are interested in joining in. 

 

The Lands End Benefice Youth Group

This group meets monthly  at 6pm for fellowship, fun, food and fabulous times! 

This group is for young people from usually from the last term of year six and into secondary education. This is very much a church group and so the membership is dependent on church connection. Further details please contact Canon Vanda Perrett 01736 810216 or canonvanda@gmail.com

 

Quarterly Charities 

Being supported until 30th June are Street Food, Penzance (Box at St Levan); Christian Aid (Coffee Money at St Buryan); MacMillan Cancer Support (Loose Change Box at Sennen).

 

Diocesan Newsletter

There is no doubt that a regular publication is vitally important for sharing news and keeping everyone updated on what is happening in and around our diocese. This monthly, FREE, four-page newsletter will be sent out via email at the end of each month replacing the weekly e-bulletin and it will also be available via the Diocesan website at http://www.trurodiocese.org.uk/press-office/news/archive/our-newsmonthly/. Use the material in this monthly newsletter and do gossip the gospel and use all the means open to us to share our good news story. If you have an idea, news story or diary date, please get in touch with the Diocesan office by calling 01872 274351 or email comms@truro.anglican.org 

 

Safeguarding Policy

The Diocese of Truro Safeguarding Policy is contained in a handbook entitled Responsible Caring. A copy is held in the Parish by Canon Vanda, and the Safeguarding Co-ordinators in each parish, who are Caroline Gill at St Buryan, Linda Rudge at St Levan and Jean Jefferies at Sennen. If you have a concern relating to Safeguarding, or if you need to talk, or if you wish to see the handbook, please contact one of the above.

 

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