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Welcome to the Atlantic Coast Cluster web site 

Sunday 9th June 2024

The Acting Bishop of Truro, the Rt Revd Hugh Nelson is pleased to announce that the Revd
David Clues, at present Chaplain at Heathfield School, Ascot in the Berkshire Archdeaconry
in the Diocese of Oxford, is to be Vicar with Oversight Responsibilities for the Benefice of
the Atlantic Coast Cluster in the Diocese of Truro. This is conditional on legal formalities
being completed.
He will be licensed at a place and on a date to be arranged.



All Our Churches are open daily for Private Prayer during the following hours:-

St Michael's (Currently closed for major structural work), St Carantoc, St Agnes, St John the Baptist and St Cubert 10.00am to 4.00pm

St Piran's 11.00am to 3.00pm

The Churchwardens are working hard to ensure that the churches will be safe places for people to visit.

Services are available in our Churches every Sunday details can be found on the Calendar of this Web Site or on the Homepage


From the Times - Ways to Improve your Mood

A 3 minute meditation 
Singing out loud or joining a virtual choir
A kitchen disco - 35 minutes of dancing
Drawing for 45 minutes
Take a hot bath - May be more beneficial than exercise for people with depression
Gardening - 20 minutes of gardening can reduce stress and boost cognitive function
Deep sleep  - 7 hours at least 3 times a week
A 20 second hug - if you’re lucky enough to live with someone or some creature that can provide it.
One to one phone calls. (Happier people have more meaningful conversations with much less small talk)












































































































































































































































































































A Prayer for Ukraine

God of peace and justice,

we pray for the people of Ukraine today.

We pray for peace and the laying down of weapons.

We pray for those who fear for tomorrow,

that your Spirit of comfort would draw near to them.

We pray for those with power over war or peace,

for wisdom, discernment and compassion to guide their decisions.

Above all, we pray for all your precious children, at risk and in fear,

that you would hold and protect them.

We pray in the name of Jesus, the Prince of Peace.













































































































































































































































































































































































St Cubertus by Sue Parkington
Written about her favourite church.   
Photo taken from happier times when the church was open

“Tis closed”, the old man said,

“Locked and cold within”, 

‘Why’s that?’I asked

‘I can’t make sense of thee’.

“Tis the virus; and the Bishops,

So they say, 

They’m scared we might get sick.

 I’m only ninety three”

‘Let’s chat outside a while’ I said,

Though raining heavily. 

“No good”, he said, then added,

“Just come along with me,

‘Tis cosy in the south porch,

And sheltered from the breeze”.

And so we shared our crib there, 

Saffron bun and mug of tea.

Keeping social distancing!

A friend and company.



Precious Life   (An Acrostic for Easter Time 2020) by Liz Cleves 

Perhaps we are listening, and

Remembering what is dear to us

Each of us recollecting Spring times, and the promise of nature bringing its gifts

Conscious too that the beautiful Earth is suffering from our ‘overload’.

In the morning I listen to the robin and the wren guarding my garden, and

Out early I see the mighty sun lift over the horizon

Unfettered and free in it’s course.

Softly I give thanks for all in my care and all that I receive.


Let me give thanks

In every way let me treasure my life and all that is dear to me

Fearing only fear itself and

Enjoying all while I may.




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