- CCN Thought for the Week for 20th April – the Anglican Pacifist Fellowship
This week we hear from a new partner who will join the CCN tomorrow! Read about the Anglican Pacifist Fellowship's urge for each of us to take up our Cross to make a better society in practical ways for us all.
- CCN Thought for the Week for 6th April – introducing Together for Hope, the CCN’s new sister organisation
In this week's CCN Thought for the Week we share the exciting news of our soon-to-be sister organisation being born! Together for Hope, which will enable groups and individuals of other faiths and none to partner with Coventry Cathedral in the same ways that Christian organisations can with the CCN, launches in Coventry in just under a month.
- CCN Thought for the Week for Good Friday, 30th March – Revd Canon Dr Sarah Hills
This Good Friday we hear from Revd Canon Dr Sarah Hills, Canon for Reconciliation at Coventry, about the importance of space - often uncomfortable - for healing and for reconciliation, and reflections on her peace walk in Iraqi Kurdistan during Holy Week a year ago.
- CCN Thought for the Week for 23rd March – Revd Robert Childers
This week we're really pleased to hear from Revd Robert Childers, of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Tennessee, and an active part of the CCN USA Board, with his thoughts on how ready and willing actually are we for healing, as the season of Lent draws towards its close?
- CCN Thought for the Week for 16th March – Berkeley Divinity School at Yale
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.
- CCN Thought for the Week for 9th March – Jane Hill, Mothers’ Union Coventry and Warwickshire
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.
- CCN Thought for the Week for 2nd March – Cerys Smith, Reconciliation Intern at Coventry Cathedral
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.
- CCN Thought for the Week for 23rd February – Dean John Witcombe, Dean of Coventry Cathedral
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.
- CCN Thought for the Week for 16th February – First Baptist Church of Matanzas, Cuba
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!
- CCN Thought for the Week for 9th February – register for the CCN International Youth Gathering!
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.
- CCN Thought for the Week for 2nd February – register for the CCN International Members’ Gathering!
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!
- CCN Thought for the Week for 26th January – Virginia Theological Seminary
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.
- CCN Thought for the Week for 19th January – Revd Harold Schorren from the Pauluskerk, the Netherlands
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 […]
- CCN Thought for the Week for 12th January – Maite Boehm, Reconciliation Intern at Coventry Cathedral
This week we hear from Maite Bohm, one of our three interns in the Reconciliation Team, who first came to Coventry as a young teenager on one of our pilgrimages and is now with us for a full year!
- CCN Thought for the Week for 5th January – Bishop John Stroyan, Bishop of Warwick
Bishop John, the UK President of the CCN, shares with us his thoughts and what inspires him towards reconciliation.
- CCN Thought for the Week for 29th December – Bishop Michael Oulton, Anglican Diocese of Ontario, Canada
For our final CCN Thought this year, this wonderful, moving short film, from one of our most recent new partners, gently puts into a nutshell the power of the Coventry Litany of Reconciliation and the potential of the CCN - and indeed each one of us - to take forward its message from our own doorsteps and right across the world.
- CCN Thought for the Week for 22nd December – Revd Canon Paul Oestreicher
For our Christmas Thought for the Week, we're delighted to share Revd Canon Paul Oestreicher's message with you. Canon Paul was a Canon at Coventry Cathedral and Director of the Cathedral’s then Centre for International Reconciliation from 1986 to 1998, and continues to work as a journalist and expert on human rights, peace, faith and society. A Merry Christmas to you all!
- CCN Thought for the Week for 15th December – Mark Simmons, UK CCN
This week we hear from Mark Simmons, connected to the CCN previously through UK partner Cord, and very much an ongoing partner in the work both of the Reconciliation Team and CCN in the UK.
- CCN Thought for the Week for 8th December – Paul Maxwell-Rose, Christian International Peace Service (CHIPS)
This week, as we journey deeper into the season of Advent, we hear from Paul Maxwell-Rose, Director of CHIPS, one of our partners based in the UK, who outlines why the Christmas story has so much relevance to all of our work as reconcilers, and how CHIPS today follows Christ's example in 'taking both sides' as the fundamental basis of its own community reconciliation projects.
- CCN Thought for the Week for 1st December – Krizstina Giefing, Neue Mittelschule Guntramsdorf, Austria
This week in our Thought for the Week we hear from Krizstina Giefing, teacher at one of the schools in our ICONS network, the Neue Mittelschule Guntramsdorf in Austria: read their inspiring example of how they have used the Coventry story in their lessons.