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Bishop Nick welcomed as new Bishop of Plymouth

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Bishop Nick will be welcomed as the new Bishop of Plymouth at a special service this Sunday 19 April, 4pm in St Andrew’s Church, Plymouth, to which all are welcome.

Prior to being Bishop of Crediton, Bishop Nick was Rector at St Andrews in Plymouth and so will be welcomed back warmly by all those who already know him.

Before that he was for seven years Rector of Hatherleigh in...

Rt Revd Nick McKinnel to be next Bishop of Plymouth

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The next Bishop of Plymouth is to be the Rt Revd Nick McKinnel .

Currently the Bishop of Crediton in Devon, he will be ‘translated’ across back to Plymouth, where he spent 18 years in ministry as Rector of the Minister Church of St Andrews.

He was made Bishop of Crediton in 2012 but his experience of Plymouth made him a good candidate to become the Bishop of the city and the...

Special services this weekend for the Philippines

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Special prayers and collections will be held at churches across Devon this Sunday as congregations respond to the call to help those affected by the devastating Philippines typhoon.

The typhoon, one of the strongest storms to ever hit land, has torn apart the lives of more than 11 million people in the Philippines who are now in urgent need of food, water and emergency shelter....