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Coventry Diocese E-Bulletin 08.05.2016

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Ryan Finnegan 05/05/16  The Well’s Healing Training Course – 16 and 25 June

In June Revd Anne Hibbert, Director of The Well Christian Healing Centre, will be running a Healing Training Course at St. Nicholas’ Church in Radford Semele.

The sessions will focus on the biblical framework of healing prayer, combining teaching, practical demonstration, and plenty of hands-on practice. This makes the course perfect for church leaders who want to spearhead a healing ministry in their church, or those already on a prayer team who want encouragement and further training.

Further information and a booking form can be found on The Well’s website using the link below or you can call the office on 01926 888 003.

Ryan Finnegan 05/05/16 Flyer  ‘Roots in Reconciliation’ Course at Coventry Cathedral

The Reconciliation Ministry Team will host ‘Roots in Reconciliation’, a foundations course in the theory, theology, and practice of peace and reconciliation in St Michael’s House on the 23-24 June.

The course will be led by the Canon of Reconciliation Sarah Hills and will cover a range of theories on reconciliation as well as an exploration of how reconciliation practice can be used in your community.

The cost of the course is £200 which includes meals and course materials. If you would like more information, please email the reconciliation team using the link below or see the attached flyer.


Anna Laycock 04/05/16  News Story – Bishop calls for ceasefire in Syria

Following the escalation of violence over the last week in Syria – with some reports suggesting that a life has been lost every 25 minutes – non- government organisations and faith groups have published a statement calling for President Barack Obama and President Vladimir Putin to save the Cessation of Hostilities agreement.

To read the rest of the story please click the link below.

Website:  Diocese Website

Graeme Pringle 01/05/16  Diocesan Pilgrimage – details of routes

The Diocesan Pilgrimage starts this week.

Walking together from church to church along the Coventry Way …or joining one of our bishops as they walk in the North, South, East or West of the diocese.

An overview of the walks can be found at

Alternatively, please click the link below for more detailed information about the routes.


Ryan Finnegan 22/04/16 flyer  REMINDER – Reconciling a Wounded Planet

An evening of inspirational talks on climate change, biodiversity change and care of our environment from a spiritual and practical perspective will be hosted by All Saints, Harbury, at 7:30pm on 11 May.

The speakers are Godfrey Armitage, Diocesan Environment Officer. The Church response to environmental change? Why does the diocese think it is important? What can our churches do? Where does this fit in Christian worship?

George Browning, an organic farmer who has built his own eco-house and has adapted his life to reduce his carbon footprint to the minimum. What motivated him in his choices? What could we be doing in our own lives?

Katherine Walakira 20/04/16  New BCDM modules in Rugby and Warwick in June

Both modules are running on Monday evenings 7:00-9:30pm, 6th June – 4th July

Rugby: Understanding the Bible – Renewing Your Life will give you the tools you need to read the Bible with fresh eyes. You will gain new ways of reading and understanding the Bible through different types of interpretation.

Budbrooke: Exploring Themes in the Bible covers the themes of Names, Trinity, Messiah, Water and Gardens. You will develop understanding in these areas and be encouraged to think about how this understanding affects the way you think about ordinary things in life.

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