Diocesan News

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Fancy some Rural Ministry Experience?

Fancy some Rural Ministry Experience?

by Michael Ford 1 May 2020

Thanks to Rural Hope, 2 young people will not only experience the way the Church is ministering in a rural setting during and after the coronavirus pandemic, but they will also be given a chance to support Rural Youth Work.

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Christian Aid Week 2020 goes digital

Christian Aid Week 2020 goes digital

by Michael Ford 1 May 2020

Think of Christian Aid Week and you might picture red envelopes through doors, plant sales, Big Brekkies, banners in front of churches, special services and much more, but coronavirus has meant a re-think.

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Doing her bit

Doing her bit

by Michael Ford 1 May 2020

One regular churchgoer has been so inspired by Captain Tom Moore's fundraising for the NHS, that she has set up a roadside foodbank collection point.

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Meeting a real need

Meeting a real need

by Michael Ford 1 May 2020

When a Weymouth parish heard that we were heading for lockdown, it joined forces with other community groups and started a foodbank from scratch.

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Petals for Peace

Petals for Peace

by Michael Ford 1 May 2020

Communities are being called upon to decorate windows with displays of petals to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day while helping the homeless who are struggling during the present crisis.

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Tie a Yellow Ribbon

Tie a Yellow Ribbon

by Michael Ford 1 May 2020

Church communities are being asked to donate sewing machines and yellow ribbons as well as cotton sheets to help a local prison support the NHS.

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Unused drop-in money goes to Food Bank

Unused drop-in money goes to Food Bank

by Michael Ford 1 May 2020

With Poole Food Bank struggling to meet the increased demand for food at this challenging time, Christian homeless charity Routes to Roots has decided to donate to them all the money they would have spent on food at their drop-ins.

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Daily Hope is just a phone call away

Daily Hope is just a phone call away

by Michael Ford 1 May 2020

You can now dial in to listen to daily services of prayers and reflections, and on the first day over 6,000 people did just that.

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A hidden groundswell of prayer

A hidden groundswell of prayer

by Michael Ford 1 May 2020

Across our diocese, praying people are using their homes, their offices, their gardens and other places, to intercede for the Church, the government, and for those in need.

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The Prayer Tree

The Prayer Tree

by Michael Ford 1 May 2020

How do you engage in corporate prayer during lockdown?

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