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Following in His footsteps

Following in His footsteps

by Michael Ford 17 January 2019

The Revd Andy Muckle, Assistant Curate Gillingham and Milton-on-Stour, talks about his recent trip to the Holy Land as part of the Diocesan Pilgrimage led by Bishop Nicholas.

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Ploughing On

Ploughing On

by Michael Ford 15 January 2019

Plough Sunday traditionally marks the beginning of the agricultural year and traditionally the ploughs and farmers are blessed. Many of our rural churches have been celebrating this rural tradition of the church and local community with a range of both outdoor and indoor church and barn events.

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Hitting the right note at St Paul's

Hitting the right note at St Paul's

by Michael Ford 15 January 2019

The new year has begun on a high note for the choir of St John’s, Devizes, as they were invited back to sing at St Paul’s Cathedral in London for a second time.

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"Thank you for your welcome"

"Thank you for your welcome"

by Michael Ford 11 January 2019

Our new Diocesan Secretary, David Pain, recently sent an email, which is reproduced below.

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Purbeck parishes tell the Home Secretary - 'make migrant channel crossings tales of hope'

Purbeck parishes tell the Home Secretary - 'make migrant channel crossings tales of hope'

by Michael Ford 9 January 2019

Three parishes in Purbeck Hills have written to the Home Secretary calling on him not to encourage “xenophobic prejudice” by fostering “a hostile environment towards asylum seekers attempting the perilous crossing of the English Chanel in search of sanctuary and safety.”

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Have you got what it takes to be a Cathedral chorister?

Have you got what it takes to be a Cathedral chorister?

by Michael Ford 8 January 2019

In Salisbury Cathedral’s very own version of ‘The Voice’, the Music team are holding voice trials for youngsters wanting to try out for a place in the acclaimed Cathedral Choir.

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"Samaritans. Can I help you?"

"Samaritans. Can I help you?"

by Michael Ford 8 January 2019

“If you have been affected by any of the issues raised in this programme please ring . . .” Have you ever heard or read this message, perhaps following a dramatic storyline on the television or radio, and wondered who will answer that phone call?

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Blandford Parish Church gets a perfect Christmas present

Blandford Parish Church gets a perfect Christmas present

by Michael Ford 8 January 2019

Blandford Parish church has received the perfect Christmas present - a National Lottery grant towards its £1.2 million restoration project.

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A tale of a pig, a bishop and a bird

A tale of a pig, a bishop and a bird

by Michael Ford 18 December 2018

A pig in a back yard, a bishop and a raven all helped to re-tell the whole history of the village of Ramsbury through a unique community play.

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Church turns into a Pub for the festive season

Church turns into a Pub for the festive season

by Michael Ford 17 December 2018

St Boniface Church is opening its doors to the community to offer up festive tipples sourced from local suppliers, while the village’s pub is closed.

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