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Category: Other Worship

One family in Christ...for all the family: Loving, Serving, Growing

Calling All 0-4 Year Olds

As the EddyBears team prepare to end another year of children’s and families work, they are already planning for next term and beyond.  If you are between 0-4 years old and responsible for an adult, why not bring them along at 9.15am every Monday during term time. There are always healthy snacks, drinks, stories, songs…
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Confirmations

We are privileged this morning to be able to share in the Confirmation Service conducted by the Bishop of Plymouth, the Rt Rev Nick McKinnel. The Candidates we will be supporting, praying for and congratulating as they are Confirmed into the full membership of the Anglican Church are George Freeman, Alan Sutton, Malcolm Cooke, Jules…
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Confirmation: The God who wants to persuade us

On Sunday 29th, at 4pm, we will be having the final session of our Confirmation preparation course. Session Theme: The God who wants to persuade us Key Questions: Do I need to see to believe?

Confirmation: The God who died for us

On Sunday 22nd, at 4pm, we will be having the sixth session of our Confirmation preparation course. Session Theme: The God who died for us Key Questions: Does God care about Justice?

New Water Features at St Edwards!

Two amazing things happened today, well actually 6: four baptisms, a toilet and a kitchen. It is a rare sight to see in most Anglican churches, but this morning we had a birthing pool.  Actually this birthing pool might be better described as a re-birthing pool as it was used to baptise various of our brothers…
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Confirmation: The God who loves relationships

On Sunday 15th, at 4pm, we will be having the fifth session of our Confirmation preparation course. Session Theme: The God who loves relationships Key Questions: Do I need to go to church?

Confirmation: The God who wants to comfort us

On Sunday 8th, at 4pm, we will be having the fourth session of our Confirmation preparation course. Session Theme: The God who wants to comfort us Key Questions: Why do we suffer?

Archbishops Call for ‘Great Wave of Prayer’ for Evangelism During Pentecost

Jesus Christ calls every person to follow him. As Christians it’s our duty and joy to share that invitation. That’s why the Archbishops of Canterbury and York are inviting every church in England to join a week of prayer this Pentecost, from 8-15th May — let’s pray for every Christian to receive new confidence and joy…
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Mission Community Away Day 2016

Today we had various members of St Edwards, Eggbuckland and Christchurch, Estover meet at St Matthews Academy in Derriford for our annual Away Day at which we discussed our vision for the newly inaugurated Forder Valley Mission Community. We were pleased to welcome Rev Andrew Godsall and Penny Doe from Exeter to facilitate and lead…
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Confirmation: The God we were made for

On Sunday 1st , at 4pm, we will be having the third session of our Confirmation preparation course. Session Theme: The God we were made for Key Questions: Where can I find lasting pleasure?

Confirmation: The God who wants to rescue us

On Sunday 24th, at 4pm, we will be having the second session of our Confirmation preparation course. Session Theme: The God who wants to rescue us Key Questions: What about other religions?

Confirmation: The God Who Created Us

On Sunday 17th , at 4pm, we will be having the first session of our Confirmation preparation course. Session Theme: The God who created us Key Questions: Science and Christianity

Bells on Sunday

I awoke a few minutes earlier than planned today here in Bulgaria. The alarm was set for 7:45, but I switched on the radio at 7:40 (5:40 BST). The announcer was speaking about Whitechapel Bell Foundry and Big Ben. He then said that Devon had the most bell towers in the country and announced that…
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Lest We Forget

I wonder if you can recall what you were doing yesterday, or last week, or maybe this time last year.  It is so easy to forget and move on with new memories or more recent activity.  I often look back over the many thousands of photographs I have on my computer, all in date order,…
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Yet another Hagia Sophia…

Here in the centre of Thessaloniki there is yet another Holy Wisdom church.        It was closed when passed it, so other than it being a UNESCO world heritage site, I do not know much about it at this time than the Wikipedia entry for Hagia Sophia.

Basilica of Saint Sophia

St Edwards Church dates from 15c, and the oldest cathedral in England is said to be Durham Cathedral, built in 1093.  The Basilica of Saint Sophia, makes them both look like impudent school children with the current building dating to the 4th-6th century.  The current three-nave building was itself built upon the bases of churches…
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Confirmation Course at St Edwards

Who is God? Who are we? Those two questions are at the heart of all faith, explore our core identity as human beings and are key questions to explore in understanding the Christian faith. Understanding our identity helps us to approach the world in more realistic and appropriate way. Confirmation in the Church of England…
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I found the stairway to heaven….

In the 1920’s Luis Barolo, an Italian businessman, commissioned  the architect Mario Palanti to design and build an office block in a Buenos Aires, Argentina.   Based on Dante’s Divine Comedy it comprises 22 floors. The basement and ground floor represent hell, whilst floors 1-14 are purgatory, including themed floors of each of the seven…
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Mardi Gras…..sort of!

So, I know Matdi Gras is usually the day before Ash Wednesday, but in Venlo, the Netherlands, the carnival was cancelled due to bad weather. Now on the first weekend of March it is rescheduled and it is no less impressive for the delay. From 1pm the carnival procession weaved around the centre of the…
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Worship in Eggbuckland 

One Family in Christ….for all the family: Loving Worship, Serving Community, Growing in Faith. Our road map for all we do here at St Edwards. This morning Chris presented the PCCs vision for updating our worship on Sunday morning, as part of our move into developing relationships with Forder Valley Mission Community. Making our services…
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