New user? Register here:
Email Address:
Password:
Retype Password:
First Name:
Last Name:
Existing user? Login here:
 
 
Around the dioceses >

Brave new parish

Margaret Duggan

by Margaret Duggan

Posted: 23 May 2014 @ 12:18

IT IS three miles long by half a mile wide - not so very unusual - but the resident population of the parish is only about 30. Lundy Island was created a new parish of the diocese of Exeter last December, but the celebration of its new status waited until 1 May, when MS Oldenburg could be back in service after its winter break.

More than half the 64 passengers on board the vessel were bound for the celebratory service, includingthe Bishop of Crediton, ...

If you have a valid subscription to Church Times, please log in to view this content. If you require a subscription, please click here.
Job of the week

Priest in Charge & Deanery Ministry Development Officer

South West

Diocese of Exeter Priest in Charge for the North Creedy East MissionCommunity and Deanery Ministry Development Officer We need a Priest with vision to lead our mission to 8 rural parishes in a bea...  Read More

Signup for job alerts
Top feature

Health: Blessed, but not with a child

Health: Blessed, but not with a child

Is the Church a welcoming space for those who face infertility and childlessness, asks Rachel Giles  Read More

Question of the week
Should Britain open its borders to migrants from Africa?

To prevent multiple voting, we now ask readers to be logged in. This is free, quick and easy, honestly. Click here to login or register

Top comment

Overturning the vested interest

It was Keir Hardie's Christianity that inspired his politics, and his contribution to the Labour movement, says Gordon Brown  Read More

Mon 4 May 15 @ 12:42
RT @rhamageAppreciated piece on politicians, character and remembering to have a look at ourselves by @theosnick in this week's @churchtimes

Sun 3 May 15 @ 19:59
"Reckless valour in a good cause" - Gallipoli remembered, 100 years on http://t.co/Mb3qY2QFxI http://t.co/SSB5ydGbd2