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The Lectionaries

Click here for the CofE's Lectionary page, here to check which year (A, B or C) is currently being used, and here for a PDF of the Chalke Valley's schedule of readings.

Resources for Parishes

Click the links below to download standard texts used by our bishops for services of Baptism, Confirmation, Licensing and Installation. 

Click below for...
'Baptism and Confirmation in Eucharist' 
'Confirmation in Eucharist' 
Rural Dean and Deanery Eucharist 
Simple Confirmation and Baptism 
The quarterly Diocesan Cycle of Prayer 
A resources page featuring prayer resources devised by diocesan staff

For services celebrating new ministry, contact the Bishop's Liturgical Assistant, Bridget Trump:
01722 334031, bishop.salisbury@salisbury.anglican.org.

 

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Make a Mother's Day

The Mothers’ Union has a dedicated website with resources for family services, children’s activities and fundraising ideas as well as prayers and bible readings.
www.makeamothersday.org 

Buying a Mothering Sunday gift in memory of a mother or grandmother raises much needed cash for areas around the world where the Mothers’ Union is active.
Updated Listingwww.makeamothersday.org/mothering-sunday-resources 

  • £4 can Shine a Light and buy clean water, food and shelter via the Mothers’ Union Relief Fund. In 2012, South Sudan had floods which led to massive loss of homes and crops. Mothers’ Union members on the ground are able to identify those worse affected
  •  £15 can help someone learn to write their name with the Mothers’ Union Worldwide literacy programme
  •  £19 can go towards training parenting facilitators in the UK and worldwide and help bring families together
  •  £100  can help to train people in prenatal and post natal care and lower the maternal mortality rate in countries such as Zambia

 

Resources for Schools

An interactive web resource encourages pupils to “play with liturgy” as part of collective worship and RE, exploring a range of issues. The www.worshipworkshop.org.uk website is suitable for pupils of all faiths and none. Podcast here.

 

Missing People Sunday

...began in St Denys the Minster, Warminster, and has been held in early May since 2008. Download Missing People Sunday resources from the grey 'Resources' box on the left.
Click here for news of a landmark new law for families of missing people

 

Transforming Worship

Visit the Liturgical Commission's site:
www.transformingworship.co.uk 

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