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On Rest And Thankfulness

On Rest And Thankfulness

by Michael Ford 24 July 2021

As we seek to learn lessons from lockdown, to live more sustainably, and to live as God's people, many parishes are reminding themselves of ancient truths and rhythms.

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Walking in Mary’s footsteps

Walking in Mary’s footsteps

by Michael Ford 24 July 2021

Mary Sumner is the Foundress of Mothers' Union, and August is a very special month for the Mothers’ Union.

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Caring for God's Creation

Caring for God's Creation

by Michael Ford 24 July 2021

In an Eco Diocese, with a challenging Net Zero target only years away, time is of the essence. What can we do to address the Climate Emergency and make lasting changes for the better?

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Farewell to a dynamic duo

Farewell to a dynamic duo

by Michael Ford 24 July 2021

It's always good to honour those who serve us, and some will leave a long-term legacy when they leave.

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Bishop Andrew leads on church buildings

Bishop Andrew leads on church buildings

by Michael Ford 16 July 2021

Bishop Andrew has been appointed as lead bishop for church and cathedral buildings. He shares the role with the Bishop of Bristol, the Rt Revd Viv Faull.

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Come and sing with Songs of Praise!

Come and sing with Songs of Praise!

by Michael Ford 16 July 2021

The longest-running religious TV show in the world invites you to a special event in Swanage, Dorset, later this month.

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75 years of life-saving work

75 years of life-saving work

by Michael Ford 16 July 2021

Christian Aid is one of our key mission partners in this Diocese, and many parishes will be celebrating 75 years of the charity's life-saving work.

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Curate’s Crazy Cycling Concludes

Curate’s Crazy Cycling Concludes

by Michael Ford 16 July 2021

On Thursday (15th July), at 5.00am, the Curate of St James’ Church Devizes, Richard Saint, began his challenge of ascending 10,000 metres on his bike using the online cycling platform Zwift.

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"Enormously useful" webinars

"Enormously useful" webinars

by Michael Ford 16 July 2021

We have had some great feedback from our Generous Giving webinars already.

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£600K for BIG Church Project

£600K for BIG Church Project

by Michael Ford 16 July 2021

Blandford Parish Church has received over £600K from the National Lottery Heritage Fund for restoration and community engagement.

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