Diocesan News

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Deanery Link Day 2019

Deanery Link Day 2019

by Michael Ford 14 May 2019

This Saturday (18 May) the Sudan Medical and Education Links are holding their annual Sudans Deanery Links Day.

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Christian Aid Week 2019

Christian Aid Week 2019

by Michael Ford 14 May 2019

This week is Christian Aid Week and around the Diocese our parishes will be hosting Big Brekkies in aid of the charity, while dedicated volunteers will be out and about delivering Christian Aid giving envelopes, then collecting them, hopefully full of cash for the cause.

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Iona Retreats

Iona Retreats

by Michael Ford 14 May 2019

Although its residential centres remain closed for refurbishment, the Iona Community will be running an Autumn residential programme based at a local hotel.

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Report Praises Chaplains on Campus

Report Praises Chaplains on Campus

by Michael Ford 14 May 2019

A major new report has recommended increased funding for university chaplains after finding that they have a significant impact on the welfare of students.

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The Seal of the Confessional

The Seal of the Confessional

by Michael Ford 14 May 2019

Church of England Bishops will meet this week to discuss a report that recommends the 'Seal of Confessional' remains even in cases of disclosure of child abuse.

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"It won't be the same without you!"

"It won't be the same without you!"

by Michael Ford 14 May 2019

Preparations are well underway for 'Thy Kingdom Come' celebrations in the Diocese, and both the Bishop and the Service's main speaker have gone on film to invite parishes to the event.

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Planet Earth inside our Cathedral

Planet Earth inside our Cathedral

by Michael Ford 14 May 2019

A seven-metre globe will float under the Spire Cross at Salisbury Cathedral as part of the Salisbury International Art Week.

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Are you Using A Church Near You?

Are you Using A Church Near You?

by Michael Ford 14 May 2019

Did you know that 'A Church Near You' (ACNY) is a key resource for the Church of England? This national website is at the heart of major campaigns such as Advent, Christmas, Lent, and Easter when non-regulars are looking for a service near by.

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Looking towards the Future

Looking towards the Future

by Michael Ford 14 May 2019

'Transforming Lives and Communities' and 'How Discipleship in the 21st Century Should Look' will be the key issues discussed at our Diocese's annual Ministry Conference.

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Training the Trainers

Training the Trainers

by Michael Ford 14 May 2019

A quick reminder about the Parish Safeguarding Officer and Train the Trainer workshop on Tuesday 21 May at 10am in St Nicholas Church Centre, Corfe Mullen BH21 3LE.

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