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Making a difference with Funding

Making a difference with Funding

by Michael Ford 31 July 2020

12 projects across the Diocese of Salisbury will be the recipients of the latest round of small grants from the Salisbury Diocesan Social Welfare Fund and the St Mary’s Fund.

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Pandemic leaves 1.1m teenagers isolated and unhappy

Pandemic leaves 1.1m teenagers isolated and unhappy

by Michael Ford 31 July 2020

Nearly 1.1m children aged 10-17 in the UK have reported being unhappy with their lives as a whole during the coronavirus lockdown, according to a survey by the Children’s Society.

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Sharing the Harvest

Sharing the Harvest

by Michael Ford 31 July 2020

Many of our parishes are rural, and regularly embrace growing produce to donate or sell. But urban parishes are following suit, not least as a result of lockdown.

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Wiltshire Ride+Stride is On!

Wiltshire Ride+Stride is On!

by Michael Ford 31 July 2020

Wiltshire Ride+Stride 2020 takes place on Saturday 12th September.

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'Look what God has given you'

'Look what God has given you'

by Michael Ford 31 July 2020

Prayer is at the centre of all we do as a Diocese and in despite these changing times, new prayer initiatives are still springing up.

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Virtual Space for Prayer

Virtual Space for Prayer

by Michael Ford 31 July 2020

As a Diocese our vision of Renewing Hope encourages us to pray, serve and grow together and so we welcome the launch of a new website to help people pray – maybe for the first time.

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It's in the Bag

It's in the Bag

by Michael Ford 31 July 2020

Social distancing rules, restrictions on gatherings and facemasks, none of these things have deterred our churches from reaching out to their communities.

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Updating the 3 Rs

Updating the 3 Rs

by Michael Ford 31 July 2020

A team from St Katharine’s Church and the community group Help in Holt have also been putting together activities for children, using the name '3Rs' - Reduce, Recycle, Recreate.

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Wiltshire Messy Church goes online

Wiltshire Messy Church goes online

by Michael Ford 31 July 2020

The present challenging times for our churches have prompted many creative solutions, especially when it comes to our work with families and children.

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End of an era for Sutton Veny

End of an era for Sutton Veny

by Michael Ford 31 July 2020

2020 is a mixed year for the Sutton Veny Women’s Institute. This year they commemorate their 100th anniversary, but sadly, this branch of the WI will also disband in December.

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