Diocesan News

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Bishop is first female Central Chaplain

Bishop is first female Central Chaplain

by Michael Ford 23 July 2019

Mothers’ Union has welcomed its first female Central Chaplain.

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A Marketplace for Mission

A Marketplace for Mission

by Michael Ford 23 July 2019

Bradford on Avon's annual Church Street Market became a new mission opportunity this year when it came 'home'.

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The Best Dog

The Best Dog

by Michael Ford 23 July 2019

Bear, a black retriever, stole the show at the marriage of Lizzie Barry and Sam Green, celebrated at St Nicholas Worth Matravers on Saturday.

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Diocesan golf team is above par

Diocesan golf team is above par

by Michael Ford 23 July 2019

While it isn't exactly The Open, our Diocesan Golfers have won the the Church Illustrated Cup in the annual Inter-Diocesan Golf Tournament.

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2020 Iona Pilgrimage

2020 Iona Pilgrimage

by Michael Ford 25 July 2019

The Diocese is organising a Pilgrimage to Iona.

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New Priest for Atworth, Shaw and Whitley

New Priest for Atworth, Shaw and Whitley

by Michael Ford 23 July 2019

Well over 200 people gathered in Christ Church, Shaw to witness the Bishop of Ramsbury, Dr Andrew Rumsey, license the Revd Jane Palmer as the new priest for the Benefice of Atworth, Shaw and Whitley.

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The Winding Road of Faith

The Winding Road of Faith

by Michael Ford 23 July 2019

A retired priest in Devizes has written an extraordinary road map of his life and journey of faith.

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'Don't overlook our mid-sized churches!'

'Don't overlook our mid-sized churches!'

by Michael Ford 23 July 2019

Mid-sized churches - defined as worshipping communities of between 20 and 60 - have been overlooked by the National Church Institutions, the Secretary-General of General Synod, William Nye, said this month.

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RSCM International Summer School

RSCM International Summer School

by Michael Ford 23 July 2019

If you are looking for a holiday with a difference this year, the Royal School of Church Music, RSCM, is offering its International Summer School to anyone who is interested in or loves church music.

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One Small Prayer for Mankind

One Small Prayer for Mankind

by Michael Ford 23 July 2019

The Church of England is marking the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with the publication of a special prayer, as events take place around the world to celebrate the event.

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