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The Big Leavers Service

The Big Leavers Service

by Michael Ford 10 July 2020

Whether together or apart, we will be joining in to wish all school leavers the very best as they go on in their journey and ‘shine so bright’.

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Teenage organist's Cambridge 'Bach-a-thon'

Teenage organist's Cambridge 'Bach-a-thon'

by Michael Ford 10 July 2020

A 15-year-old organ scholar from Devizes has taken part in a 24-hour Bach-a-thon event in support of a charity in Zambia.

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Spot the Signs and Take Action

Spot the Signs and Take Action

by Michael Ford 11 July 2020

The pandemic and the restrictions on our movements has not deterred those involved in modern day slavery.

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98th Archbishop of York takes his Crozier

98th Archbishop of York takes his Crozier

by Michael Ford 10 July 2020

Bishop Stephen Geoffrey Cottrell has taken up the historic Braganza Crozier – his staff of office – in a short ceremony at York Minster, following his Confirmation of Election as the 98th Archbishop of York.

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Lambeth to move to 2022

Lambeth to move to 2022

by Michael Ford 10 July 2020

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has sent a message of encouragement to “walk together and be good news” to the bishops and spouses of the Anglican Communion today – in the month that would have seen the 15th Lambeth Conference hosted in Canterbury.

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Monuments and Memorials

Monuments and Memorials

by Michael Ford 10 July 2020

The Church of England has more than 16,000 churches and 42 cathedrals, almost all of which are home to memorials and monuments to individuals from a period spanning more than 1,000 years.

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Remembering Eileen

Remembering Eileen

by Michael Ford 10 July 2020

Funerals are now able to take place back inside our buildings where it is safe to do so, but for one Dorset Traveller, a graveside funeral was fitting.

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Salisbury Cathedral open to Visitors

Salisbury Cathedral open to Visitors

by Michael Ford 10 July 2020

Salisbury Cathedral opened to visitors on Wednesday with over 100 people, both local and from further afield, taking the opportunity to come in for the first time since lockdown.

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Emergency Appeal Launched

Emergency Appeal Launched

by Michael Ford 6 July 2020

"They would rather die of Covid-19 than hunger” is the really distressing plea delivered by Archbishop Ezekiel Kondo in Khartoum, Sudan.

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Welcome In

Welcome In

by Michael Ford 3 July 2020

Where it is safe and they are able, our churches are unlocking for worship, weddings and funerals.

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