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Diocese of Coventry E-Bulletin 29.07.16

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Will Jones 29/07/16  Church Security Grants Now Available From Government

The Home Office has announced bidding for grants under the Places of worship: security funding scheme, to provide protective security measures for places of worship in England and Wales. Bids for funding can be made for the next 8 weeks until 5pm on 20 September. A second round of bids will open in spring 2017. Follow the link below for more information and to apply.

Website:  Home Office grants website

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Anna Laycock 01/08/16  News Story – New Advisor for Reconciliation

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has announced the appointment of Sarah Snyder as his new Advisor for Reconciliation.

She takes over from Canon David Porter who moved into his new role as Chief of Staff and Strategy to the Archbishop at the beginning of May.

Sarah will take up the role in September. She will be part of the senior team at Lambeth Palace while also being based at Coventry Cathedral, where Archbishop Justin’s Reconciliation Ministry has been established since its inception.

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Website:  Diocesan Website

Anna Laycock 01/08/16 Flyer  Autumn Quiet Days – 17 & 24 October 2016

The contemplative life has to do with the desire to seek stillness amid the rush of life; to find silence amid noise; to listen amid the clamour to speak; to deepen the internal amid the purely external; to search for God amid busy-ness. Contemplative prayer is the expression of that desire.

The Autumn Quiet Days arranged by The Fellowship of Contemplative Prayer provides the opportunity to enter into this creative stillness and silence. Our venue is:

PURLEY CHASE CENTRE NEAR ATHERSTON CV9 2RQ

Dates: MONDAY 17 & 24 OCTOBER 2016 9.30 am to 3.15 pm

For more information see the attached flyer.

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