The Archbishops of Canterbury and York and senior church leaders
have called a month of Prayer for the Nation during the second
lockdown. The suggestion is that as many of us as possible unite to do this at 6pm each day. These prayers and themes are offered as tools to enable all to participate and are intended simply as suggestions.
Mission Community Information
Sunday Services in all our parishes - please note that the current lockdown may affect the number and frequency of services originally planned for March - accurate details will be found on the weekly Information Sheet.
HARTBEAT 5 - 2
The most recent issue of the Mission Community magazine is available under the Events tab.
To prepare for the reopening of our Churches, a detailed risk assessment was conducted at each of them. The standard applied can be seen here for the first three:
The Exeter Diocese maintains links with the Diocese of Thika in Southern Kenya, near Nairobi. Thika is an agricultural processing centre particularly in horticulture and pineapple (exported mainly to Europe), coffee (exports mainly to the United States and Europe), cooking oils (to the rest of Kenya and eastern Africa) and animal feed processing. Other industries include textile (cotton), macadamia nuts, wheat, tannery, motor vehicle assemblies, cigarette manufacturing, bakeries, packaging and industrial chemicals. About 100 small-scale industries and about 20 major factories exist in and around the town. For further details of the diocesan links, click the following web address - https://exeter.anglican.org/who-we-are/companion-links/
Posters are available here for the new free services being offered by DEVON PARTNERSHIP NHS TRUST. There is a 'talking therapy' service, and a service to help people cope with a long term health problem.
Here is a two-poster summary of the Countryside Code - you may have the opportunity to display this so that visitors (and others!) can see it:
Some of you may have participated in last year's "Answers on a Post-card" exercise. Postcard images were used to prompt groups of us to make responses about the current state and expected future of the Church and similar topics. At a subsequent Deanery Synod we received feedback about our outputs, summarised aptly as Four "Mirrors" to show us what we said. These reflections are summarised in the document you can see here: