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Clergy Day 2021

Clergy Day 2021

by Michael Ford 9 July 2021

218 of our hard-working priests and a few other attendees recently joined together with Bishop Karen and keynote speaker Dr Krish Kandiah for the 2021 Clergy Day on Zoom.

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Thank you from Bishop Nicholas

Thank you from Bishop Nicholas

by Michael Ford 9 July 2021

Following his retirement as Bishop of Salisbury, Bishop Nicholas has issued a thank-you, saying that he and Helen feel "overwhelmed."

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Aquadeacon swims pierlessly

Aquadeacon swims pierlessly

by Michael Ford 9 July 2021

The Ven Sue Groom, Archdeacon of Wilts, has swum half a mile in the sea for charity, and has achieved 176% of her target funds.

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#StandForSynod

#StandForSynod

by Michael Ford 9 July 2021

Have you ever thought of standing for the General Synod of the Church of England? Well, maybe you should! We want to encourage a broad range of voices to our national decision-making body.

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A gentle form of activism

A gentle form of activism

by Michael Ford 9 July 2021

As we emerge from restrictions and start to look at what life will be like, many of us in the Diocese are considering not only what we should be doing to live better, but how we can influence others to make a difference.

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Community businesses in places of worship

Community businesses in places of worship

by Michael Ford 9 July 2021

In this new era as many churches re-open and face financial challenges, some parishes are considering new routes to revenue and funding.

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Thatcher loses his thatch!

Thatcher loses his thatch!

by Michael Ford 9 July 2021

Fundraising is not always a serious business. A well-known master thatcher and bellringer has recently completed a charity head-shave, and has raised way more money than his target of £250.

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Questions for our Culture

Questions for our Culture

by Michael Ford 9 July 2021

In these times of change, there are many questions and challenges that face Christians in their day-to-day lives. Knowledge and tools are sometimes needed to deal with them. So where can we start?

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Cultivating God’s Presence

Cultivating God’s Presence

by Michael Ford 9 July 2021

To cope with changing times, and connect with their Maker in fresh ways, many are rediscovering daily and weekly cycles of prayer, not only as spiritual disciplines, but often for their own well-being.

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Wiltshire Council consults on Climate

Wiltshire Council consults on Climate

by Michael Ford 9 July 2021

Wiltshire Council is consulting on its draft Climate Strategy from 1st September for six weeks, as it aims to meet its pledge to be carbon neutral by 2030.

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