Diocesan News

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From Debbie Orriss

From Debbie Orriss

by Michael Ford 3 July 2020

After serving as the Diocesan Discipleship Co-ordinator for the last 4 years, Debbie Orriss has left us, following her appointment as Church Army Pioneer Evangelist in Coleford, within the Forest of Dean.

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Director of Church Ethics wins Eco Personality of the Year

Director of Church Ethics wins Eco Personality of the Year

by Michael Ford 3 July 2020

Adam Matthews, Director of Ethics and Engagement for the Church of England Pensions Board has been named ‘Personality of the Year’ at the Environmental Finance Sustainability Awards, in recognition of his work in the field of responsible investment and climate action.

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Virtual interest is rising

Virtual interest is rising

by Michael Ford 3 July 2020

Churches across the UK have experienced a surge in interest following the outbreak of coronavirus, new research from the Evangelical Alliance has found.

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Cathedral opens for public worship

Cathedral opens for public worship

by Michael Ford 3 July 2020

Worship and tourism are resuming at Salisbury Cathedral, with worshippers returning first on Sunday 5th July, and general visitors and tourists welcome to visit from Wednesday 8th July.

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Choir and scientists team up

Choir and scientists team up

by Michael Ford 3 July 2020

Our Cathedral Choir has made it onto News at Ten.

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Worship may return to our buildings

Worship may return to our buildings

by Michael Ford 27 June 2020

"The prospect of churches being able to re-open for worship is a relief and will be a great joy for many. There is also likely to be some anxiety about whether reopening is possible in local circumstances and some may be wondering whether the easing of lockdown is wise."

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Husband and wife

Husband and wife

by Michael Ford 27 June 2020

You can now say "I will" in church, but it will be a small affair.

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Zooming their way into ministry

Zooming their way into ministry

by Michael Ford 29 June 2020

This Sunday, 13 of our soon-to-be curates will be licensed online as lay workers.

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Ask the Family

Ask the Family

by Michael Ford 27 June 2020

As some of our churches start to plan a return to their buildings for worship and other activities, more than one of them has decided to ask their community to help with the planning.

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Church Without Walls

Church Without Walls

by Michael Ford 26 June 2020

Not all our churches will be able to reopen for worship and, for many people, the chance to join a virtual service or time of prayer is deepening their faith, while for others it is an introduction to the variety of styles of worship our churches can offer.

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