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!

UK NoviMost Tour       NoviMost is a partner in the Community of the Cross of Nails. They are travelling around the UK to share about their youth work in Bosnia and Herzegovina. You can join them at an event near you!

Presentation of Cross of Nails to Lambeth Palace Tuesday 4th October 2016, Lambeth Palace We are really honoured to have welcomed Lambeth Palace, with all its considerable involvement in reconciliation at all levels, more formally into the work of the Community of the Cross of Nails! Canon Sarah and Dean John together with all the reconciliation team at Coventry presented the Cross of Nails to the Archbishop Justin during ...

Establishment of a Community ICT Training Centre in Bujumbura, Burundi We’re delighted to announce that a Community ICT Training Centre has been formally established by one of our CCN Partners in Bujumbura, Burundi, partially-funded by Coventry Cathedral. A group of young Computer Science graduates who worship at Cathédrale Sainte Trinité de Bujumbura wanted to use their expertise to benefit the whole community. They therefore sought to establish an ICT ...

Iftar at Coventry Cathedral On Monday June 20th, we were honoured to host an Iftar – the meal breaking the fast at the end of the day during Ramadan – at Coventry Cathedral. It was a wonderful evening, and a chance to spend time sharing together with our Muslim brothers and sisters during their holy month, learning more from ...

Christian International Peace Service – 50th Anniversary This year, the Christian International Peace Service (CHIPS) celebrates its 50th Anniversary, and as part of these celebrations held a thanksgiving Eucharist service in Coventry Cathedral last Friday. CHIPS seek to contribute to peace and reconciliation in areas of tension through a grassroots approach. A CHIPS team live in an area of conflict, building relationships with ...

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