In a short Thought for the Week this week, we hear some first impressions on Coventry Cathedral from Berkeley Divinity School at Yale’s visit this week.
In this week’s CCN Thought for the Week we hear from Jane Hill, President of the Coventry branch of the Mothers’ Union and one of our loyalest UK members! Jane gives us a few words just ahead of Mothering Sunday, or Mother’s Day, in the UK this Sunday.
This week as we near publicising our reconciliation internships for September 2018 onwards, we hear from Cerys Smith, one of this year’s wonderful team of three interns, who form a core part of our reconciliation team here in Coventry.
For this week’s Thought for the Week we hear an edited version of Dean John’s sermon on 11th February, covering his fascinating visit to Russia earlier this month to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of the Battle of Stalingrad.
This week’s Thought comes from our newest partner, who have been part of the CCN for only ten days – welcome, First Baptist Church of Matanzas!
Are you aged 18-25 and lit up by the prospect of learning more about reconciliation here in Coventry this summer with 40-50 others from around the globe? Taking place over 6 days, from Sunday 29th July to Friday 3rd August 2018, the CCN youth gathering provides a unique opportunity to experience Coventry Cathedral, share with others, and grow spiritually and practically as a young Christian reconciler.
Registrations for the CCN International Gathering, ‘A Pilgrimage of Prayer, Theology and Practice’, are now open! From a joyous evening at the USA Board in Texas currently, three of our International Board members, Canon Sarah Hills, Mark Pendleton and Oliver Schuegraf encourage all members to consider coming to Coventry from 26th-30th September!
This wonderful 7-minute film, with its stunning imagery of Coventry Cathedral, provides a taster for a complete series of interviews on reconciliation with current and previous Coventry Canons for Reconciliation, all accessible elsewhere on this page, together with the full-length version of this film (47 minutes).
We were delighted to spend a couple of days this week on mini-pilgrimage here in Coventry with four seminarians from VTS – and so we asked them to provide this week’s Thought for the Week: hear their reflection on the power of Place, and of being present in that space in learning about reconciliation, in their time here.
In our first Thought for the Week from the Netherlands we’re really pleased to hear from the Pauluskerk in Breukelen, a village located between Utrecht and Amsterdam, and after which Brooklyn in New York is named. Breukelen has seven churches