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Synod speaks out against Traveller hate crimes

Synod speaks out against Traveller hate crimes

by Michael Ford 27 February 2019

The General Synod gave its backing to a call for the Church of England to speak out against racism and hate crime directed against Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities.

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Confronting the threat of Climate Change

Confronting the threat of Climate Change

by Michael Ford 27 February 2019

General Synod voted overwhelmingly to step up the Church of England’s environmental programme in response to the escalating threat of Climate Change.

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The Bishop of Salisbury says Brexit has made the truth "slippery"

The Bishop of Salisbury says Brexit has made the truth "slippery"

by Michael Ford 27 February 2019

The Bishop of Salisbury has been making national headlines, talking about Sunday service provision in rural communities, the environment and Brexit.

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NWCs are Growing

NWCs are Growing

by Michael Ford 27 February 2019

89 New Worshipping Communities (NWCs) in our Diocese are not just surviving, they are growing as they consolidate their work.

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A tale of two Residentials

A tale of two Residentials

by Michael Ford 27 February 2019

There was a contrast of climate but not content at the two Diocesan Rural Residentials.

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"Innovative and creative" supporter rewarded

"Innovative and creative" supporter rewarded

by Michael Ford 27 February 2019

Volunteer Liz Forbes has been presented with The Children’s Society National Volunteer Award for outstanding contribution.

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Archdeacon Penny goes to market

Archdeacon Penny goes to market

by Michael Ford 27 February 2019

The Archdeacon of Sherborne, the Ven Penny Sayer, found herself moving sheep when she paid her first ever visit to a local Livestock Market.

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"Unmusical" Hymn Writer receives award

"Unmusical" Hymn Writer receives award

by Michael Ford 27 February 2019

A bishop who describes himself as “unmusical”, but who has penned some of our most popular modern hymns, has been awarded the Honorary Fellowship of the Guild of Church Musicians.

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Historic City Charter Service remembers Novichok anniversary

Historic City Charter Service remembers Novichok anniversary

by Michael Ford 27 February 2019

On the anniversary of the first Novichok attack in Salisbury, 4 March, the Parish Church for the City Centre will remember the event at the City’s Charter Sunday service.

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Bishop welcomes plastic-free Easter Egg

Bishop welcomes plastic-free Easter Egg

by Michael Ford 27 February 2019

Bishop Nicholas has joined the Archbishop of York in welcoming the new plastic-free version of The Real Easter Egg.

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