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  • STARTING A SEASON OF COMMEMORATION

    STARTING A SEASON OF COMMEMORATION

    The outbreak of World War One in August 1914 is remembered in Tenerife. have you sent stories and pictures from your church yet?  Send to paul,.needle@churchofengland.org

     

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  • 20 DIOCESAN CHURCHES ON THE MAP IN ITALY

    20 DIOCESAN CHURCHES ON THE MAP IN ITALY

    A historic document gives a new status to our churches in Italy

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  • BERGEN ANGLICANS JOIN SHARED WORSHIP AFLOAT

    BERGEN ANGLICANS JOIN SHARED WORSHIP AFLOAT

    When the tall ships came to Bergen in Norway Rev Sammy Masemola and fellow Anglicans witnessed to their faith in a united service

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  • GOD DREW NEAR IN A SPECIAL OUTDOOR SERVICE

    GOD DREW NEAR IN A SPECIAL OUTDOOR SERVICE

    Read about this amazing outdoor service in Finland and catch the pictures too

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  • NEW DIOCESAN BISHOP CONSECRATED IN CANTERBURY

    NEW DIOCESAN BISHOP CONSECRATED IN CANTERBURY

    Catch a flavour of the day and the moving service

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  • CHRISTIANS WORK TO BRING COMFORT IN DISTRESS

    CHRISTIANS WORK TO BRING COMFORT IN DISTRESS

    Churches in The Netherlands are working together to comfort bereaved relatives after the Ukraine plane disaster 

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  • COMING TO TERMS WITH CHANGE

    COMING TO TERMS WITH CHANGE

    Bishop David reflects on the experience at General Synod and the effect of a vote for women bishops

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  • FATHER AND DAUGHTER PEDAL FOR PROGRESS

    FATHER AND DAUGHTER PEDAL FOR PROGRESS

    How a marathon bike ride can help the congregation in the Swiss city of Zurich

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  • NOW IS THE TIME TO SAY GOODBYE

    NOW IS THE TIME TO SAY GOODBYE

    Two parishes (in France and Spain) have recently said farewell to the priests who have helped build their congregations

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  • MOZART MASS ENCOURAGES APPEAL SUPPORT

    MOZART MASS ENCOURAGES APPEAL SUPPORT

    A fine musical accompaniment for a service in Holy trinity Brussels introduced an appeal for a buildings improvement project.

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  • COUSINS GREETING IN ANKARA

    COUSINS GREETING IN ANKARA

    Nativity plays are for more than Christmas as this congregation in Ankara found recently

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  • SINGING FOR THEIR TEA RATHER THAN . . .

    SINGING FOR THEIR TEA RATHER THAN . . .

    . . . singing for their supper. The church choir from Pau offered a very English cantata for an English tea in Southern France

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  • A FAMILY REUNION AFTER A MARATHON PEDAL

    A FAMILY REUNION AFTER A MARATHON PEDAL

    Congratulations from loved ones after a bike ride showing the vast size of some of our diocesan "parishes"

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  • WHAT DID THEY HAVE TO TALK ABOUT?

    WHAT DID THEY HAVE TO TALK ABOUT?

    Personal faith and church growth featured in an Ascension Day sharing in Antwerp

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  • POPPIES FOR REMEMBRANCE

    POPPIES FOR REMEMBRANCE

    There's a challenging church initiative to encourage locally grown poppies as part of our commemoration of 1914

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IN MARSEILLES AND OSLO WE REMEMBERED

IN MARSEILLES AND OSLO WE REMEMBERED

Posted on 9 August 2014

From Southern France and St Michael’s in the Gard Rob Franklin writes about the Commemoration of World War 1 "Members of the congregation of St Michael’s went to Mazargues Commonwealth War Cemetery near Marseilles as their contribution to commemorate the centenary of the beginning of th...

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VISUAL REMINDERS IN PORTUGAL, VIGIL IN NORMANDIE

VISUAL REMINDERS IN PORTUGAL, VIGIL IN NORMANDIE

Posted on 6 August 2014

Fr Bob Bates the Area Dean for Portugal and Madeira, with his wife, Diane, have moved north away from the heat of the Algarve's summer where he has served for the past 5 years, to Porto in the cooler north of Portugal. His first weekend included a World War One commemoration on Monday 4 August. To m...

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REMEMBERING 1914 IN GERMANY, FRANCE AND SPAIN

REMEMBERING 1914 IN GERMANY, FRANCE AND SPAIN

Posted on 6 August 2014

Congregations around the diocese commemorated the outbreak of World War One in varied ways and at varied times this week. In Germany, candles were lit at a night-time prayer in St. Thomas Becket church, Hamburg. In Spain, the British Legion branch in Torrevieja shared with church members in a ce...

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PROFITABLE PAELLA PARTY IN SPAIN

PROFITABLE PAELLA PARTY IN SPAIN

Posted on 4 August 2014

Andrew & Kathy Johnson report how a local dish – which is now an international favourite – helped raise over 800 Euros to support the church’s work on the coast of Spain, south of Valencia “For the Church of England here on the Costa Blanca Tuesday saw another of those w...

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