On the even of a crucial UK parliamentary vote on the Brexit deal, and a crucial couple of weeks for all of the EU, we hear from two of our recent German interns who have each had transformational placements in Coventry, about the impact of their experience of cross-border partnership and learning at Coventry Cathedral.
The current turmoil in the relationship between the United Kingdom and her partners in the European Union makes the bonds of friendship we forge through organisations such as the Community of the Cross of Nails even more vital. We reflect, as the Ludwigskirche Saarbrücken, whose story closely mirrors Coventry’s own, joins the CCN.
As we enter a month of extreme uncertainty in the UK, an uncertainty which stretches far across and beyond our own borders, we share here this piece offering solace by Canon Kathryn Fleming, featuring a prayer from Churches Together ‘Brexit Prayers’.
We thought 2018 was busy for the CCN, but 2019 is shaping up to be more so! Our first new partner, the Church of St. Sophia-Busmann Chapel in Dresden, joined in February, and is the first of four from Germany
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).