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Ryan Finnegan 15/01/16 Poem  A Song for the Year of the Migrants

In his “Ad clerum” message at Christmas, Bishop Christopher mentioned a poem which Owen Vigeon had written for the festival.

The full poem is attached.

Ryan Finnegan 15/01/16  St Mary’s Warwick – Lent Addresses

The overall title for the 2016 Lent Addresses is “What’s New About …?”

The speakers will be Paul Vallely on 14 February discussing “The Papacy”; Jayne Ozanne on 21 February discussing “Sexuality”; Professor Christoph Hoerl on 28 February discussing “Time”; Canon Alan Billings on 6 March discussing “God” and Caroline Spelman MP on 13 March discussing “Church”.

All addresses are at 6:30pm and are part of Choral Evensong followed by a Q&A with the speaker. For more information please visit their website using the link below.


Ryan Finnegan 15/01/16 Poster  Introductory Evening for Crossline – 25 February

Crossline, part of the National Christian Helpline, is in the business of bringing hope to all who call by listening and praying with them. It enables hundreds of lives to receive prayer each month. They need more trained listeners to meet the demand for this service.

Crossline operates from 9am to Midnight. Any Christian who can give 2 hours a week to be available using a landline telephone to take calls and pray can get involved.

There will be an introductory evening on Thursday 25 February at 7:30pm at Coventry City Mission, Deedmore Road, Coventry, CV2 2AA for anyone who would be interested in joining them.

Ryan Finnegan 15/01/16 Flyer  YMCA Sleep Easy – 18 March

This year’s Sleep Easy is taking part on Friday 18 March at Coventry Cathedral. The event starts at 7pm and goes on all night until 7am the following morning. Entry to the site is from 10pm on Friday evening.

Parking is located at Cox Street car park which costs 50p overnight and it is a short walk up Priory Street to the Cathedral. To take part you must register first otherwise you will not be allowed on the site. Register before 30 January to receive a free YMCA Sleep Easy Beanie Hat.

For more inofrmation please see the attached flyer or call Lisa Caroll on 02476 995 208. You can also email Lisa using the link below.


Ryan Finnegan 07/01/16 Poster  Bloxham Festival of Faith and Literature – 19-21 February

Bishop John would like to draw this festival to your attention. You may have seen details in the Church Times, but please find attached a poster for display. It is a wonderful opportunity to hear such a range of speakers.

There is a special 10% discount code to clergy and laity within the diocese of Coventry. The code which can be used on the website is: BX162

For more information or to purchase tickets please visit their website using the link below. You can also purchase tickets by calling 0845 017 6965. Further information is available from Barbara Walklate by calling 01295 780 273.


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