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Bishop of Salisbury: Poor Are Our Priority

Bishop of Salisbury: Poor Are Our Priority

by Michael Ford 12 February 2013

The Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas Holtam, reminded his Diocese that the care of the poor is a priority for the Church as he addressed his Diocesan Synod in Corfe Mullen at the weekend.

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Social Justice, Community and Faith

Social Justice, Community and Faith

by Michael Ford 12 February 2013

Parish representatives from across Wiltshire and Dorset are meeting for Diocesan Synod on Saturday (9 February, from 10am) at St Nicholas Church, Corfe Mullen.

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St Aldhelm's Academy Celebrates Success

St Aldhelm's Academy Celebrates Success

by Michael Ford 31 January 2013

St Aldhelm’s Academy are delighted to have achieved an 800-percentage-point increase from 2011 on their 2012 headline GCSE results, achieving 28% 5 A* to C including English and mathematics.

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Wimborne Team Visit South Sudan *Updated

Wimborne Team Visit South Sudan *Updated

by Michael Ford 1 February 2013

The Revd Chris Tebbutt (Rural Dean of Wimborne), the Revd Vanessa Herrick (Rector of Wimborne Minster) and Sheila Soper are in South Sudan to foster links between Wimborne Deanery and the Dioceses of Yambio and Nzara.

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New Female Archdeacon Arrives

New Female Archdeacon Arrives

by Michael Ford 6 October 2017

The Revd Ruth Worsley, until recently Parish Development Officer for the Diocese of Southwark, was collated as the first-ever female Archdeacon of Wilts last night. The Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas Holtam, led the service at St John’s Devizes.

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First Female Archdeacon in the Diocese is Welcomed

First Female Archdeacon in the Diocese is Welcomed

by Michael Ford 28 January 2013

The Revd Ruth Worsley, until recently Parish Development Officer for the Diocese of Southwark, is to be collated as the first-ever female Archdeacon of Wilts tonight (7.30pm) at St John’s Devizes.

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100 Years of Glee

100 Years of Glee

by Michael Ford 21 January 2013

Chapmanslade villagers helped Glee Baron celebrate her hundredth birthday at the beginning of January. Glee, a popular resident of the village for over fifty years, attended a special ‘Songs of Praise’ service at her parish church, St Philip and St James’, on Sunday 6 January.

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Church Unity has a French Connection

Church Unity has a French Connection

by Michael Ford 16 January 2013

A delegation from the French Roman Catholic Diocese of Évreux arrives this weekend to mark the start of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (18-25 January).

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A Queen's Thank-You

A Queen's Thank-You

by Michael Ford 14 January 2013

HM the Queen has sent a thank-you card in response to the Jubilee card sent from the Diocese.

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Plough Monday **Updated

Plough Monday **Updated

by Michael Ford 14 January 2013

What is Plough Monday?

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