St Michael’s Way Walk – Monday 7th May 2018

The Cornwall Faith Forum were delighted to take part on the St Michael’s Way Walk on Monday.

If you missed it, have a look at the short film of the walk that was made:

The Community Big Lunch – Sunday, 3rd June at the Dor Kemmyn Field

Join us at our Penmount Peace Field where we will share food, stories, and more.  The lunch runs from 12.30 pm – 3.30 pm at the Field at Penmount, Truro TR4 9AA (at the entrance of the Crematorium).

We are a small community organisation who stand for tolerance, peace, and justice and would love to meet people from the local and wider community.

We will have lots of fun games for kids and for grown ups! Crafts, games of rounders, huge community painting, and lots more.

Please bring a picnic mat or chairs..whatever makes you comfortable and of course some food to share.

We will provide hot and cold drinks. If it’s raining on the day, we will have a gazebo to keep us dry, hopefully!

Please let us know if you’re coming… We look forward to meeting you!

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dor-kemmyns-community-big-lunch-food-and-games-tickets-45430251104?aff=ebdssbdestsearch 

For more information contact info@dorkemmyn.org.uk 

 

 

Stepping St Michael’s Way – Bank Holiday Monday 7th May

Following on from last year’s sponsored walk of the St Michael’s Way, the CFF will be joining  the friends of St Michael’s Way with their walk on Monday, 7th May.  We are looking forward to undertaking this walk again, and this time with a finish at St Michael’s Mount.  Please see below for more information on the poster.

Poster also available here:  07.05.18 St Michael’s Way Walk

March Saturday Workshops with Fourthland and Rosalind Fowler

Join artists Fourthland and Rosalind Fowler, in conjunction with the Cornwall Faith Forum,  for a series of special workshops this March.  The artists invite you to bring an object from home with you as a way of sharing a story.  Al workshops are free and welcome to families and children with no experience necessary.

Saturday 17th March 10.30 am – 1.00 pm, Kestle Barton – The Cloth of a Thousand

Creating a world of stories, through objects and improvised making.  Refreshments provided.

 

Saturday 24th March 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm, Dor Kemmyn Peace Field, Penmount –

Half way Stories

A special celebration including a foraging walk using objects, herbs and sounds.  Hot drinks and cankes provided (under cover if wet). No book required.

 

Saturday 31st March 10.30 am – 2.00 pm, Kestle Barton – To Weave

A weaving, sound and storytelling workshop working with cloth, paper and willow withies.  Lunch included.

For more information please contact info@kestlebarton.co.uk or Rita Stephen dorkemmyn.rita@btinternet.com.  Also see flyer here:

 

St Piran’s Day – Monday 5th March 2018

Truro St Piran’s Day annual parade will leave St George’s Road on Monday, 5th March at 1pm and process through Frances Street, River Street. St Nicholas Street, Boscawen Street.  From there the parade will go onto King Street and to High Cross in front of the Cathedral to hear the spring address from the Grand Bard.

Proper Cornish Pasties are kindly supplying pasties.

 All are very welcome.

Following this, as in previous years, there will be a music session held in the White Hart pub (An Karow Gwynn), New Bridge Street, Come along to drink, chat, dance, sing, play a musical instrument.

www.visittruro.org.uk

Sharing for Peace Event at the Dor Kemmyn Field, Saturday 17th February

A warm welcome to all to join the Cornwall Faith Forum for our first event of the year at the Dor Kemmyn field on Saturday, 17th February from 2.00 pm – 3.30 pm.  The time together will include:

  •  Tree planting by the United Nations Association, Cornwall on their 25th Anniversary year with an Acer Kawakamii which has been donated by the Trelissick Gardens, National Trust.
  • Two further planting of trees, a native Oak and Silver Birch, donated by the Muslim Faith Community
  • Dedicating of existing trees planted in the past five years by the Buddhist and Baha’i faith communities
  • Hot drinks and cakes (under large gazebo cover if wet!).

Hopefully there will be some singing as part of this event and a chance to hear about new plans and future events for the year at the DKO field.

For further information contact:

Rita Stephen  dorkemmyn.rita@btinternet.com  07775 937485

Paul Haines paul.haines10@gmail.com 07855 495881

To view the flyer click here: Tree planting at Penmount – 17.02.18 FINAL

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – commencing 18th January 2018

To be held in Truro Cathedral – Chapel of Unity From 12 noon to 12.30pm each day 18 January to 25 January

Thu18 – Reverend Doreen Sparey-Delacassa

Fri 19 – Rev Pat Whittaker – John Keast OBE

Sat 20 – Reverend Elizabeth Foot

Sun 21 – Cathedral Services

Mon 22 – Reverend Roger Greene – Sarah Yardley

Tue 23 – Lesley Chandler – Deacon Andrew Shute

Wed 24 – Major Graham Lumm – Reverend Matt Noble

Thu 25 – Reverend Steve Wild

The themes of the daily material raise some of the contemporary issues addressed by the churches of the Caribbean. Abuses of human rights are found across the region and we are challenged to consider our manner of welcoming of the stranger into our midst. Human trafficking and modern-day slavery continue to be huge issues. Addiction to pornography and drugs, continue to be serious challenges to all societies. The debt crisis has a negative impact upon the nations and upon individuals – the economies of the nations and people have become precarious. Family life continues to be challenged by the economic restrictions which lead to migration, domestic abuse and violence. The Caribbean Churches work together to heal the wounds in the body of Christ. Reconciliation demands repentance, reparation and the healing of memories.

The whole Church is called to be both a sign and an active agent of this reconciliation.

For poster click HERE: Cathedral – Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2018

Holocaust Memorial Day events – 26th & 27th January

Truro Cathedral will again be hosting events to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2018 and along with colleagues in Devon and Cornwall Police.

27th January is Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) and events will be held on Friday 26 and Saturday 27.

Attendees will be able to explore the track to genocide exhibition, learn of the personal experiences of survivors of genocide and leave a message on our Tree of Hope.    A candle lighting ceremony will be held at 1pm on both days.

There will also be a number of information stands from various organisations representing groups impacted by genocide.

Exhibition opening times:

●        Friday 26th January: 10am to 5.30pm

Followed by a Holocaust Memorial Day Evensong at 5.30pm and everyone is welcome to attend.

●        Saturday 27th January:  10am to 4.00pm.

This year’s theme is The Power of Words.

Interfaith Exploration Groups – Finding out, making peace – 5th February 2018

As part of Cornwall Faith Forum’s Sharing for Peace project we are beginning some small, facilitated interfaith discussion groups

These aim to:

  • Improve our understanding of each other’s faiths and beliefs,.
  • Enrich the faith or belief journey of each person.
  • Share, learn and grow peace between individuals and communities

We will be piloting this initiative on Monday 5th February 2018 at 6.30pm in St Austell. The group will last for approximately 2 hours and the topic for this first meeting will be ‘The Practice of Prayer’.

Booking is essential since space is limited. If you are interested in attending please contact Rosey Sanders to book a place 01872 274351 rosey.sanders@truro.anglican.org  For more information about the evening contact Kathy Pope 07866 304530  kathypope56@gmail.com

Flyer:  Interfaith Exploration Groups – 05.02.18 St Austell

 

Breathing space – Sunday, 3rd December at 6.15 pm, Truro Methodist Church

What is it?

Be still, be safe, be strengthened by an hour of reflection in song and silence.  For those of faith and of no faith Breathing Space is a place where people familiar with church and those who simply want some time to be, can come together in a space of welcome, reflection and peace which takes place within the Christian faith.

For further details please contact: Julia@juliamacdonald.co.uk

www.truromethodist.org.uk

See flyer:  breathing space Dec v1