News and Media

New Advent prayer launched for time of uncertainty and challenge

This Advent, Bishop Stephen has asked everyone in the diocese to pray together a simple prayer, suitable for homes and church congregations. A version has also been written for use in collective worship in schools.


Lunchtime Prayer Club

Beechcroft, St Paul’s CE Primary School, started their Prayer Club this time last year when Project Touchline, an organisation that works at promoting Christian values through sport, finished at the school and a group of children still wanted to continue.  


Christ Church receives over £239,000 in National Lottery Funding

Christ Church in Bradford-on-Avon has been rejoicing this month after being awarded a £239,761 grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund towards the exploration, restoration, and celebration of the heritage of this nationally recognised Victorian church. 


16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

The Diocese of Salisbury Mothers’ Union and Soroptimist International of Salisbury have teamed up as part of the UN’s annual #Orangetheworld 16 Days of Activism on Violence Against Women.  


Archdeaconry day was 'encouraging and uplifting'

The last archdeaconry day was a chance for clergy to hear from Bishop Stephen about his hopes for the diocese..


Channel Island Deans undertake pilgrimage to Cathedral

The two Deans of the Channel Islands are walking from Winchester Cathedral to Salisbury Cathedral, where they will be made canons.


Homes for Ukraine: "They feel like family to me"

As many people around the country open their homes to provide shelter for desperate Ukrainian refugees, one member of our clergy shares her 'Homes for Ukraine' experience: 


'The One Show' visit Pitton Primary School

Earlier this month, Pitton C of E Primary School received national recognition on 'The One Show' for their work to protect the environment and become an eco-friendly school.  


Remembrance Day 2022

On Sunday, 13 November communities gathered to honour and remember the service of the men and women who served - and continue to serve - at home and abroad. Churches marked the event with beautiful displays of remembrance and moving moments of reflection. 


Bishop Stephen's visit to Winterbourne Earls Primary School

This week, Bishop Stephen visited Winterbourne Earls Primary School in the second of his planned visits to hear what children and young people have to say about the world in which they want to live.  


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