Following the Manchester bombing of 22nd May We are deeply saddened by the attack in Manchester last night. Our hearts go out to all who have lost loved ones. We pray for them and for all affected by this tragedy. We in Coventry Cathedral continue to work ever harder for peace in our broken world. In the words of the Coventry litany of ...

Amasango Career School Evening in Coventry We are delighted to be welcoming Principal Linda Ngamlana from Amasango Career School in South Africa to St Michael’s House on the 22 June, 2017 at 7:00pm. She will talk about the ways the school transforms the life chances of young, South African street children and brings hope to the next generation. If you are ...

Gethsemane Episcopal Church Marion, IN, USA We are delighted to welcome Gethsemane Episcopal Church in Marion, IN, USA into the Community of the Cross of Nails. Gethsemane has done extensive work in hosting reconciliation conversations that bring diverse opinions together around the table. For example, they have engaged in conversations on the relationship between the US and Syria, issues faced by ...

Di Sliwinksi, former President of Coventry Diocese Mothers’ Union We are so very sorry to learn of the death earlier this week of Di Sliwinski, former President of the Coventry Diocese branch of the Mothers’ Union, and a key player in discussions around strengthening relationships between the UK partners within the CCN. Di played an instrumental role in Coventry Mothers’ Union joining the CCN in ...

Coventry to join Iraqi Kurdistan Easter week peace walk Later this week Coventry Cathedral will be joining around 20 people from Europe who are preparing to walk from the Ashdi (“Peace”) Christian refugee camp at Erbil in Iraqi Kurdistan, through local villages and communities, into Muslim territories in the mountains, with the blessing of the Chaldean Archbishop from Erbil. The walk departs on Palm ...

Memorial Service for Canon Kenyon Wright Please join us on Friday 3rd March at 3pm for Canon Kenyon Wright’s memorial service, in Coventry Cathedral. Canon Wright was a Canon for Reconciliation ministry at Coventry Cathedral in the 1970s and founded the Community of the Cross of Nails, as well as being a tireless supporter of Scottish devolution and the environment. All ...

Canon Kenyon Wright In celebrating the enormous contribution made by Kenyon Wright in establishing and supporting the Community of the Cross of Nails, we are pleased to share his particular insights and memories of his time here in Coventry, which we recorded in an interview in 2015 as part of the Canons for Reconciliation film series.

Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church 30th Anniversary Today we celebrate the 30th anniversary of Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church becoming a partner in the Community of the Cross of Nails. Canon Sarah Hills has travelled to Berlin to preach on this occasion, you can read the full text of her sermon below: Sermon Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church January 2017 Baptism of Christ Isaiah 42: 1-9                                                                Matthew ...

Cross of Nails Presentation to VTS On the 2nd December, 2016 Dean John presented a Cross of Nails to Virginia Theological Seminary  (VTS) in Alexandria, Virginia, USA. The Centre for Anglican Communion Studies at VTS works on three imperatives: Reconcile, Reflect, and Resource. Each of these imperatives align with the priorities of the CCN: healing the wounds of history, learning to ...

India Peace Centre joins the CCN! We’re really happy to welcome the India Peace Centre to the Community of the Cross of Nails! Located in Nagpur in central India, the Centre is an inter-religious centre for justice and peace initiatives. They were presented with their Cross of Nails by Canon Kathryn Fleming on 5th November.  Welcome, India Peace Centre!

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