Diocesan News

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Making the Most of Music

Making the Most of Music

by Michael Ford 12 November 2012

Church musicians have been challenged to learn from contemporary music styles, as well as employing greater use of young people’s skills and talents. They tackled a theme of ‘Developing Music and Worship in a Changing Culture’ during the Diocesan Music in Worship Day at the Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon, on Saturday (10 November).

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Bishops Welcome New Archbishop

Bishops Welcome New Archbishop

by Michael Ford 9 November 2012

The Bishops of Sherborne and Ramsbury have been swift to commend the appointment of Justin Welby as the new Archbishop of Canterbury, following the official statement from the Bishop of Salisbury.

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Bishop looks forward to working with new Archbishop

Bishop looks forward to working with new Archbishop

by Michael Ford 9 November 2012

The Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas Holtam, today welcomed the news that the Bishop of Durham, Justin Welby, is to be the next Archbishop of Canterbury.

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'Let Us Talk' says Bishop

'Let Us Talk' says Bishop

by Michael Ford 6 October 2017

The Bishop of Salisbury has issued a challenge to parishes across Dorset and Wiltshire. 'Let Us Talk' was launched at Diocesan Synod on Saturday 3 November 2012.

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Tim and Jim in Sudan *****Updated

Tim and Jim in Sudan *****Updated

by Michael Ford 7 November 2012

The Reverends Tim Storey and Jim Findlay are currently in Sudan on a short-term trip. Tim sends prayer updates and posts photos on Facebook. More details below...

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Wide-ranging address from Bishop Holtam *Updated

Wide-ranging address from Bishop Holtam *Updated

by Michael Ford 7 November 2012

The Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas Holtam, today urged his Diocese to look clearly at the personality and character of the Church in Dorset and Wiltshire as they engage in ministry and mission in local communities.

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Bishop’s landmark invitation to parishes

Bishop’s landmark invitation to parishes

by Michael Ford 30 October 2012

The Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas Holtam, will set the scene for the future development of the Diocese of Salisbury at a meeting of the Diocesan Synod this Saturday (3 November, from 10am) in Amesbury Baptist Church.

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New Archdeacon of Wilts Appointed

New Archdeacon of Wilts Appointed

by Michael Ford 6 October 2017

To Wiltshire from Bermondsey: the Revd Ruth Worsley, Parish Development Officer for the Diocese of Southwark, is to be the next Archdeacon of Wilts.

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Hundreds Attend Sold-Out Compassion Event

Hundreds Attend Sold-Out Compassion Event

by Michael Ford 22 October 2012

A capacity crowd of over four hundred people packed into St Paul’s Church to hear popular author and speaker Tony Campolo and singer-songwriter Graham Kendrick on Friday evening (19 October).

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Competition Winner Opens New Education Centre *Updated

Competition Winner Opens New Education Centre *Updated

by Michael Ford 1 July 2015

Amelia French, a Year 8 pupil from South Wilts Grammar School, opened the new Diocesan Education Centre in Wilton today (16 October), together with the Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas Holtam, and the Earl of Pembroke.

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