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Mobile COVID-19 Testing

01/07/2020


MOBILE TESTING STATIONS IN CORNWALL

UPDATED INFORMATION

Testing will start in the following locations in Camborne and Launceston from Tuesday 30th June until further notice. The sites will operate from 10:30am to 4pm unless detailed otherwise by the national testing website (details below).

Camborne - Camborne College Car Park, Church Road, Pool, TR15 3FH
Launceston - Launceston Rugby Football Club, Polson Bridge, Launceston, PL15 9QR

The following testing site is already deployed as follows:

St Austell - St Austell Information Service, 39 Penwinnick Road, St Austell, Cornwall. PL25 5DR
This site is open from 10:30am to 3:30pm, and will be in use until further notice.

The Mobile Testing Units are set up by the Department of Health and Social Care but the sites are managed by members of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces, so people will see military personnel in attendance.

Who can apply for testing?

These mobile testing centres are for people who have coronavirus-like symptoms to test if they currently have the virus. Everyone over the age of five with symptoms may apply.

How to book your test

The test can be booked online at the following address:
https://www.gov.uk/apply-coronavirus-test

If there is no access to the internet, please ring 119.

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Latest Report from Diocesan Synod

23/05/2020


"Non-synod" happened virtually this year, with Synod members meeting online instead. Only the legal business was missing, so it felt like a real Synod.

Items under discussion:

  • Implications of Covid19 and how we move forward in faith as the summer season approaches, investing in the future and listening for what God is saying to the church today.
  • Feedback from General Synod (February 2020), including becoming a carbon neutral church by 2030, and engaging under 16s and more minority groups.
  • Bishop Philip's latest paper, "Towards a Narrative Theology for Strategy and Diocesan Mission - see the full report below.

Read the full Diocesan Synod report and catch up with everything that is happening across Truro Diocese.

Isaiah 43: 18-19:

Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.

Read the full report here.

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From the Bishop of Truro: On Diocesan Mission and Ministry

05/03/2020


Thus our prayer is simply this: that we become an ever more hopeful, confident church that seeks the mind, heart and will of God for Cornwall, for the communities he calls us to serve, and for the wide world beyond these shores.

Bishop Phillip of Truro outlines our exciting future plans regarding mission and ministry across Cornwall.

Read the full paper here