news from further afield + recent community news

NEWS – from further afield

RevdDameSarahMullallyThe next Bishop of Crediton is to be the Revd Dame Sarah Mullally, Canon Treasurer at Salisbury Cathedral. Bishop Robert made the announcement at a Memory Cafe held at the Station Tearooms in Crediton.
Dame Sarah will be consecrated as Bishop of Crediton in Canterbury Cathedral in July, alongside the first woman to be appointed as a diocesan bishop, the Venerable Rachel Treweek, who is to be Bishop of Gloucester.
She will then be installed in a service in Exeter Cathedral in September.
• the previous Bishop of Crediton was the Rt Revd Nick McKinnel, who moved to become Bishop of Plymouth in April
• read more here

TimothyNoonA new Director of Music has been appointed at Exeter CathedralTimothy Noon, who is currently the director of music at Auckland Cathedral in New Zealand will take up the role after Christmas. He succeeds Andrew Millington, who has been in the role at Exeter Cathedral for 16 years. The Dean of Exeter Cathedral, Very Rev Jonathan Draper, said:
“We are absolutely delighted that Timothy Noon and his family will be able to join us in the New Year as our Director of Music.
“Timothy comes with a wide range of experience of music at the highest level and we look forward to him helping us build on the great musical tradition we already have here.”
• read more here

REMINDERS FROM LAST WEEK’S BLOGin case you missed these bulletins!

summerfete2013duoSaturday 1st August time tbc
in & around St Mary’s Church, Totnes

“Even Bigger, Even Better”
The Fete committee members have been busily planning this year’s summer fete:

The purpose of the Fete is twofold: to raise much needed funds, but first and foremost to reinforce the presence of the church within the town.

We are asking you for bottles for the bottle stall, raffle prizes, cakes, bric a brac, etc., so please keep putting things aside.
further information from Lynne Birch on 01803 840259
photos from the last two years’ fetes are here and here

familylivesFAMILY LIVES
Listening, supportive and non-judgmental.
Get advice and support whenever you need it.
Helpline: 0808 800 2222 or click here
Totnes Food Bank Support
Emergency Food Parcels (see also below)
Ring: 01803 840354
we’ve also added this information to our Need help? page

We now have a one-off Emergency Food Parcel Service run by Marketplace Ministries and supported by the Giving Back scheme (run through some of our Cafés and Restaurants). It can be accessed to get immediate help whilst people get onto the Totnes Food Bank’s system. Each parcel will contain details of the Totnes Food BankRing 01803 840354

Totnes Food Bank logoFOOD BANK: You can now bring your Food Bank donations to ANY Sunday service at St Mary’s Church. Many thanks to everyone who donates – your help is greatly appreciated.


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