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Category: Services

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

Church of The Resurrection, Bucharest

Sat outside in the shadow of the small Angilcan church eating freshly cooked bacon and eggs, with good coffee….what better way to start a Sunday morning? Church of The Resurrection is quite a small building, but the community dates back to the nineteenth century so it is well established here in Romania. Today there were…
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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?

May Focus at St Edwards: The Persecuted Church

Throughout the month of May we will be focusing on the plight of persecuted Christians. We’ll explore ways in which persecution takes place, and what we can do to support our brothers and sisters who suffer for their faith in Jesus Christ. We can begin now by praying: Thank our Heavenly Father that He knows…
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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?

Forder Valley Mission Community

After months of planning and discussion, we finally get to inaugurate the Forder Valley Mission Community of St Edwards Eggbuckland, Christchurch Estover, and Derriford.  Actually those months of planning fade to insignificance when discussing the Estover Local EcumenicalPartnership constitution! As the various communities of Baptist, Roman Catholic,Methodist, Anglican, and the United Reformed Church, have come together…
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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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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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Good Friday, 1613. Riding Westward

BY JOHN DONNE Let mans Soule be a Spheare, and then, in this, The intelligence that moves, devotion is, And as the other Spheares, by being growne Subject to forraigne motion, lose their owne, And being by others hurried every day, Scarce in a yeare their naturall forme obey: Pleasure or businesse, so, our Soules…
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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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Here we go again….

The new year is well under way, and this week we see the start of many of the regular groups and activities at St Edwards. Eddybears (toddler group) in the church hall – Monday 11th @ 9.15am Growth Groups -Monday at 19:30pm FROGs and Open The Book at the local primary schools Midweek morning Communion – Wednesday 13th @…
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2015 Review of the Year

What a busy fortnight we have all had with Carol Services, Baptisms, Messy Crib, Midnight Communion, and Christmas Morning – all bookended by our regular Sunday worship.  The Sunday after Easter is often referred to as Low Sunday; I think the Sunday after Christmas could be called Exhausted Sunday! So, as we end this busy week,…
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