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Coventry Diocese E-Bulletin 07.10.2017

eBulletin from the Diocese of Coventry

Anna Laycock 06/10/17  Archbishop of Canterbury to visit the diocese

The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd Justin Welby, will spend four days in the diocese next May.

Archbishop Justin will arrive on Wednesday 2nd May and his visit will conclude with a major event on Saturday 5th May.

Further details will be announced at a later date.

In the meantime, please save the dates!

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Ryan Finnegan 06/10/17 Poster  Kineton does Strictly

Training is underway for Edgehill’s first ever charity Ballroom Dancing competition. 16 non-dancers are working hard to learn some Ballroom and Latin steps in time to put on two shows on Friday 10 and Saturday 11 November at Kineton High School.

They have been paired up with experienced dancers and will be competing for the title of Kineton does Strictly Champion 2017. This is a charity event that is raising money for the MS Society and Kineton High School. All of the learners are raising sponsorship and this together with proceeds from the shows will be split between the charities.

Ryan Finnegan 06/10/17 Leaflet  November at The Well

The Well Christian Healing Centre are delighted to present a follow-on course to the Healing Training Course, Healing Training Course Part 2, to be held for the second time on 4 November at Limbrick Wood Baptist Church, Coventry.

On 11 November, they are holding a Quiet Day at Christ Church, Leamington Spa, about Angels, and on 25 November comes the Well’s second Listening to God teaching day this year, with Maurice Markham: “Joshua – How to Enter into Our Inheritance” at St Paul’s Church, Leamington Spa.

For more information please click the link below.


Ryan Finnegan 06/10/17  New BCDM Modules starting in November

There are three new BCDM modules starting in November.

The Bible in 5 Acts: Alcester, 30 October-27 November. An overview of the Bible which will help you to place stories you know in the context of the wider biblical story.

Paul’s Life, Mission & Letters: Nuneaton, 6-27 November. You will gain an understanding of what motivated Paul, what his opponents said, and find new ways of reading his letters.

Advent: Leamington: 6-27 November. Uncover the true meaning of Advent and how it characterises our life all the way through the year.

For more information or to register please visit the BCDM webpage using the link below.


Anna Laycock 04/10/17  News Story – St Mark’s Coventry is launched

At a special launch service on Sunday 1st October, St Mark’s Church in Swanswell officially reopened – 45 years after it closed in 1972. Over 400 people from across Coventry and beyond gathered together in the renovated church to celebrate with the team at St Mark’s.

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

Website:  Diocesan Website

Anna Laycock 04/10/17 Leaflet  St Mary’s Church Warwick Christmas Tree Festival

The Collegiate Church of St Mary in Warwick is the beautiful setting for the annual Christmas Tree Festival, which opens on Warwick Town Victorian evening, Thursday 30 November and continues until Sunday 10 December. Visitors can vote for their favourite Christmas tree and be entered into a prize draw.

There will be lots of events going on during the festival. For more information see the attached leaflet.

Anna Laycock 04/10/17  News Story – St Clare’s at the Cathedral opens!

Back in February we announced that a new church community would be coming to Coventry Cathedral in the Autumn. We are now pleased to say that St Clare’s at the Cathedral officially opened its doors at the beginning of September.

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

Website:  Diocesan Website

Graeme Pringle 08/09/17  REMINDER – Willow Creek GLS2017

Once more there is no Willow Creek Leadership Summit in Coventry this year, but we have been able to arrange a special discount of 20% for anyone from Coventry Diocese to attend the two closest venues which are in Stafford on 13 & 14 October and Witney on the 22 & 23 November.

The summit is usually inspiring and great for developing leadership skills. A number of the Healthy Churches Team have already booked to attend the summit event in Stafford and would be delighted to connect up with you there.

A discount code is available by contacting the Health Churches Development Mentor (Tim Mitchell).

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