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Seaborough's bells ring out again

Seaborough's bells ring out again

by Michael Ford 9 October 2019

The 300 year old church bells in the Dorset village of Seaborough have rung out for the first time since their recent restoration.

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The sound of music

The sound of music

by Michael Ford 9 October 2019

Branksome St Aldhelm's will be alive to the sound of music this autumn.

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A "new relationship" with the Channel Islands

A "new relationship" with the Channel Islands

by Michael Ford 9 October 2019

Bishop Nicholas has welcomed a proposal that would see episcopal oversight of the Channel Islands transferred to Salisbury.

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Saying Goodbye to Angie

Saying Goodbye to Angie

by Michael Ford 9 October 2019

A familiar voice down the phone line is retiring after 16 years from the Diocesan Accounts Department.

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Bishop highlights the environment in BBC Harvest Service

Bishop highlights the environment in BBC Harvest Service

by Michael Ford 2 October 2019

'Seeing earth from space changed the way we think about ourselves, but so has the more recent Climate crisis.'

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Celebrating Lay Ministry

Celebrating Lay Ministry

by Michael Ford 2 October 2019

Our Cathedral hosted a "joyful celebration" of lay ministry in the 50th anniversary year of the first admission of women readers.

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Anti-Slavery Day

Anti-Slavery Day

by Michael Ford 2 October 2019

It is Anti-Slavery Day on Friday 18th October and a series of resources, including prayer and church materials has been developed to encourage parishes to take part in the event.

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Our Minister to the Deaf is now fulltime

Our Minister to the Deaf is now fulltime

by Michael Ford 2 October 2019

In a first for the Church of England, our Diocese is appointing a deaf person who uses British Sign Language as a full time Minster to the Deaf and hard of hearing people.

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Day of Prayer for the Media

Day of Prayer for the Media

by Michael Ford 2 October 2019

As the Brexit debate continues to cause huge divisions, spare a thought for those who have to report the news and pray for them.

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Following in the footsteps of the Celtic Saints

Following in the footsteps of the Celtic Saints

by Michael Ford 2 October 2019

If you have ever wanted to go on a guided pilgrimage following in the footsteps of the early Celtic saints, then 2020 is the year for you.

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