Diocesan News

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Together in Prayer

Together in Prayer

by Michael Ford 5 June 2020

Across the Diocese we came together for a day of prayer as part of Thy Kingdom Come.

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No Going Back

No Going Back

by Michael Ford 5 June 2020

Members of the Hilfield Community have joined with Christian Climate Action’s 'No Going Back Sundays'.

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"God is never defeated"

"God is never defeated"

by Michael Ford 5 June 2020

Our deaneries have been keeping in touch with their linked dioceses in the Sudans during this pandemic, and the news coming back is worrying.

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Grant to Sudan Schools is a "God-send"

Grant to Sudan Schools is a "God-send"

by Michael Ford 5 June 2020

While school buildings in the Sudans are closed due to the global coronavirus pandemic, education continues in part thanks to a grant from the Diocese's Sudan Link Education Committee.

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Archbishops address racism

Archbishops address racism

by Michael Ford 5 June 2020

A statement from Archbishop Justin Welby and Archbishop John Sentamu in response to events in the United States of America:

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George Floyd: the untold story

George Floyd: the untold story

by Michael Ford 5 June 2020

Regular reader Lavender Buckland has sent in this piece about George Floyd's faith and commitment to mission, which has been overshadowed by his tragic death.

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The battle of the churches

The battle of the churches

by Michael Ford 5 June 2020

Award-winning performance poet Jay Hulme posted a light-hearted Twitter competition to find "the finest non-cathedral Church of England church" last week, featuring 2 of our churches.

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Singing Out 30,000 Times

Singing Out 30,000 Times

by Michael Ford 5 June 2020

A choir of young singers has been heard by an audience of 10,000s in spite of the lockdown, thanks to a new livestreaming service run by the Church of England.

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The Pope joins our Archbishops for Pentecost

The Pope joins our Archbishops for Pentecost

by Michael Ford 5 June 2020

Pope Francis took part in an online church service alongside the Archbishops of Canterbury and York and a number of other senior UK church leaders this Sunday.

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Lifting the spirits this week

Lifting the spirits this week

by Michael Ford 5 June 2020

Lockdown may be easing, but we still want to lift the spirits, so here are some more contributions to do just that.

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