Diocesan News

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'I've had an Amazing Day!'

'I've had an Amazing Day!'

by Michael Ford 16 July 2019

In a first for local Year 4 pupils, 155 children came to Wimborne Minster to celebrate their move to Middle School and, as one pupil remarked, it was an "amazing day"!

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Our e-Bulletin is changing

Our e-Bulletin is changing

by Michael Ford 16 July 2019

From September we are combining our weekly and monthly publications into just one weekly format that will provide you with all our news and stories of Renewing Hope from around the Diocese.

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Marking Creationtide

Marking Creationtide

by Michael Ford 16 July 2019

Bishop Nicholas has joined church leaders around the world in calling on the whole Christian family to join in marking the Season of Creation as a special time to "pray, reflect, and take bold action to preserve creation in all its complexity and specificity."

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Having Patience to Teach

Having Patience to Teach

by Michael Ford 16 July 2019

Once again this year St John’s Church in Wimborne has been visited by the Principal of Carlile College in Nairobi, Kenya, the Revd Captain Patience Wanzala.

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Bellringing with the Beatles

Bellringing with the Beatles

by Michael Ford 16 July 2019

A photo with the Beatles (well, the statue) and Doritos left on the bus were just some of the extra-curricular activities enjoyed by our diocesan team of young bellringers, when they went to Liverpool to compete in the Ringing World National Youth Contest early this month.

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Bishop Andrew visits Alabaré Place

Bishop Andrew visits Alabaré Place

by Michael Ford 16 July 2019

Bishop Andrew has visited a supported housing project that provides accommodation for up to 33 homeless and rough sleepers from Wiltshire.

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Could you host a Bishop?

Could you host a Bishop?

by Michael Ford 16 July 2019

An appeal has gone out to our parishes near Salisbury to "host a Bishop" leading up to the Lambeth Conference next year.

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Dorset Moon is a hit with over 17,000 visitors

Dorset Moon is a hit with over 17,000 visitors

by Michael Ford 16 July 2019

The Moon has always held a special fascination, but it seems when it is hung in an Abbey it can attract thousands who want to take a look.

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Drawing People to God with Music

Drawing People to God with Music

by Michael Ford 16 July 2019

About 140 people crowded into St Mark’s Church Salisbury recently to be inspired by the music of a popular singer-songwriter.

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Local Minister's insight into the Church in WWI

Local Minister's insight into the Church in WWI

by Michael Ford 16 July 2019

A set of diaries written by a chaplain on the Western Front and edited by a Wiltshire minister have been hailed as offering a a unique insight into a period of change for the Army, Chaplains, and the Church of England during a critical period of the First World War.

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