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'Surviving Winter' Campaign is vital for Dorset and Wiltshire

'Surviving Winter' Campaign is vital for Dorset and Wiltshire

by Michael Ford 10 December 2018

A record 960 people died due to the effects of cold weather last winter across Dorset and Wiltshire and experts are predicting the figures will be even higher this year, prompting a call for more fund raising from our churches and community groups in the region.

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Billy's Christmas Gift

Billy's Christmas Gift

by Michael Ford 10 December 2018

Meet Billy Bird. As much as Billy loves nesting in a good Christmas tree, he also seems to have a gift (and love) for helping people explore faith.

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"Smaller parishes raise the most money"

"Smaller parishes raise the most money"

by Michael Ford 10 December 2018

This year’s Wiltshire Ride and Stride saw familiar rural church winners, cross channel cycling, an octogenarian horse rider and a record profit of over £60,000.

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Warminster Parishioners Visit Welsh Castle Home of Former Vicar

Warminster Parishioners Visit Welsh Castle Home of Former Vicar

by Michael Ford 11 December 2018

Not many incumbents start off their life in a castle but, as the parishioners of the Minster and St John’s Warminster discovered, that was where their former Vicar grew up.

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Jumpers, Hampers and Champing

Jumpers, Hampers and Champing

by Michael Ford 4 December 2018

Last month saw the last Diocesan Rural Ministry Residential, and new Rural Field Officer Canon Richard Hancock was on hand to tell us all about them.

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The Bishop of Salisbury issues a "Salisbury Declaration" of Hope

The Bishop of Salisbury issues a "Salisbury Declaration" of Hope

by Michael Ford 3 December 2018

The Bishop of Salisbury has issued a Declaration of Hope for the city of Salisbury.

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MU's 16 Days of Activism against Domestic Violence

MU's 16 Days of Activism against Domestic Violence

by Michael Ford 26 November 2018

'P R A Y' is at the centre of Diocesan Mothers' Union response to this week’s campaign to stop violence against women.

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New Archdeacon of Sherborne starts work

New Archdeacon of Sherborne starts work

by Michael Ford 27 November 2018

The new Archdeacon of Sherborne, the Ven Penny Sayer begins her role in West and North Dorset today.

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The Bishop of Salisbury joins faith groups to call for 'net zero' emissions

The Bishop of Salisbury joins faith groups to call for 'net zero' emissions

by Michael Ford 21 November 2018

The Bishop of Salisbury joined UK faith representatives as they came together to support calls for a net zero target in law, amid fears that not enough is being done globally to prevent climate change.

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Dr Jayme Reaves to Head Sarum College Centre for Encountering the Bible

Dr Jayme Reaves to Head Sarum College Centre for Encountering the Bible

by Michael Ford 20 November 2018

Dr Jayme Reaves, Public Theologian and the author of ‘Safeguarding the Stranger’ has been appointed as Short Courses Coordinator and Coordinator for the Centre for Encountering the Bible at Sarum College.

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