Diocesan News

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Remembering Bishop John

Remembering Bishop John

by Michael Ford 16 October 2019

It is with great sadness that we have to announce The Rt Revd John Kirkham died on Thursday the 10th October after a short illness borne with fortitude.

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Our Advent Calendar of stories is coming back!

Our Advent Calendar of stories is coming back!

by Michael Ford 16 October 2019

By popular demand we are creating another Renewing Hope Advent Calendar, with a good news story from our Diocese for every day in the countdown to Christmas this year.

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Talking Books

Talking Books

by Michael Ford 16 October 2019

Every 6 minutes in the UK, someone starts to lose their sight.

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Doubling Numbers at Evensong

Doubling Numbers at Evensong

by Michael Ford 16 October 2019

A 'Come and Sing' Evensong that has seen congregations double at a Dorset church is really capitalising on the growing popularity of this Book of Common Prayer service.

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Messy Church Goes 4th!

Messy Church Goes 4th!

by Michael Ford 16 October 2019

Last Saturday (12th October), the Messy Church family in the Benefice of Abbotsbury, Portesham and Langton Herring celebrated their 4th birthday at St Peter’s Church in Portesham.

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Clergy Join Climate Protest

Clergy Join Climate Protest

by Michael Ford 16 October 2019

A small number of clergy from our Diocese joined the protesters who headed to London last Monday to take part in Extinction Rebellion's peaceful protest highlighting the present climate crisis.

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Attention: Baptism taking place

Attention: Baptism taking place

by Michael Ford 16 October 2019

The Annual Wiltshire Army Cadet Force Camp included a baptism this year.

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Glow in the Dark

Glow in the Dark

by Michael Ford 16 October 2019

Last week we featured some alternatives to Trick or Treating and you have come up with more.

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In the Pink

In the Pink

by Michael Ford 16 October 2019

One of our Wiltshire Clergy is turning pink to raise money for breast cancer.

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Pilsdon celebrates 61 years and appoints a new Warden

Pilsdon celebrates 61 years and appoints a new Warden

by Michael Ford 16 October 2019

The Pilsdon Community in West Dorset celebrated its 61st anniversary last Sunday with a special service followed by lunch.

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