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British church leaders united in response to COVID-19 pandemic

British church leaders united in response to COVID-19 pandemic

by Michael Ford 8 April 2020

At the start of Holy Week, leaders of churches throughout the British Isles, including the Archbishop of Canterbury, have issued the following statement and call to continued prayer as we face the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Celebrating Holy Week and Easter online

Celebrating Holy Week and Easter online

by Michael Ford 8 April 2020

For centuries, Morning Prayer and Evensong have been said or sung daily at Salisbury Cathedral, as have regular Sunday services and weekday Eucharists.

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Post, Wave and Sing for Palm Sunday

Post, Wave and Sing for Palm Sunday

by Michael Ford 3 April 2020

After a Sunday of live-streaming from vicarages and homes across the Diocese, this Sunday poses a new challenge for worshipping communities - but we are ready for it!

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Extending our reach, fulfilling our vision

Extending our reach, fulfilling our vision

by Michael Ford 2 April 2020

Our doors may be shut, but God's work is flourishing.

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God is working his purpose out

God is working his purpose out

by Michael Ford 2 April 2020

Life for our priests and lay ministers has changed beyond recognition. But while on the surface it might appear that our clergy are now isolated from their parishioners, the opposite is true.

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All Working Together

All Working Together

by Michael Ford 2 April 2020

While one Dorset benefice waits for their new Rector to arrive, they have harnessed the power of collaborative leadership to provide weekly worship.

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Brunch is now served at home

Brunch is now served at home

by Michael Ford 2 April 2020

Over at St John the Evangelist Upper Studley, they are preparing for Palm Sunday.

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Renewing Hope with snippets of good news

Renewing Hope with snippets of good news

by Michael Ford 2 April 2020

At a time when the national news is full of coronavirus stories, we thought we would start to share with you stories of good news, stories that renew our hope, however small.

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Splendid Isolation

Splendid Isolation

by Michael Ford 2 April 2020

For many, self-isolation means loneliness and separation from loved ones, for others it is a time to catch up on all those jobs that they have been meaning to do for years, but for many Christians, it has provided one-to-one time with God.

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"We can still be together"

"We can still be together"

by Michael Ford 2 April 2020

What's it like to go to an online Church service?

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