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Christmas and School attendance at local churches rises in the Diocese of Salisbury

Christmas and School attendance at local churches rises in the Diocese of Salisbury

by Michael Ford 14 November 2018

More people than ever before are coming to Christmas church services, while record numbers of school children are using their local church here in the Diocese of Salisbury.

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Celebrating 'Eco-activity'

Celebrating 'Eco-activity'

by Michael Ford 13 November 2018

Wimborne has held a festival to celebrate all that is happening in and around the town to lessen the damage we are causing to the environment.

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Church role "vital" to prevent species extinction

Church role "vital" to prevent species extinction

by Michael Ford 14 November 2018

The role of the church is vital in finding solutions through encouraging people to do more to combat the causes of climate change was the message from the Eco Church Day, held at one of our own Eco award-winning churches.

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Bishop’s Breakfast in Poole

Bishop’s Breakfast in Poole

by Michael Ford 13 November 2018

“There comes a point when we need to just stop pulling people out of the river. We need to go upstream and find out why they are falling in.” This quote from Desmond Tutu summed up the message on how to work with our young people in Dorset given to those attending the latest Bishop of Sherborne's latest ‘Bishops Breakfast’.

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Responding to local needs

Responding to local needs

by Michael Ford 12 November 2018

From the first launderette in a church building, to a trust fund that provides small grants for single parent families in crisis, a national survey has revealed that churches across the Diocese of Salisbury are active in service of their local communities.

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PHOTOS: A Diocese Remembers

PHOTOS: A Diocese Remembers

by Michael Ford 12 November 2018

Many parishes and schools across the diocese commemorated the cessation of World War 1 hostilities at the weekend.

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Bishop of Salisbury thanks Muslim Association

Bishop of Salisbury thanks Muslim Association

by Michael Ford 13 November 2018

The Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas Holtam, has visited the Muslim Association of Salisbury at their mosque in Wilton Road, at the time of Friday prayers.

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Three of the Best

Three of the Best

by Michael Ford 5 November 2018

The Diocese of Salisbury has three new recipients of the St Aldhelm Cross.

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Firsts all round at Synod

Firsts all round at Synod

by Michael Ford 13 November 2018

This November was a Diocesan Synod of “firsts”. Synod members were the first to hear that The Diocese of Salisbury had become Britain’s first Eco Diocese.

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100 Jumps, 100 Years

100 Jumps, 100 Years

by Michael Ford 5 November 2018

Andrew Lord, Chief Executive of Alabaré, will join 99 others in a massive charity skydive on 10 November at Old Sarum Airfield, in aid of the charity’s Homes for Veterans. The event marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One.

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