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Psalms, Prayer and Praise

Psalms, Prayer and Praise

by Michael Ford 26 June 2020

During the pandemic it has emerged that more than 26% of UK adults are now praying, many for the first time.

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Historic Slavery

Historic Slavery

by Michael Ford 26 June 2020

"Slavery and exploitation have no place in society." That is the strong message from the Church of England.

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Weekly is a winner

Weekly is a winner

by Michael Ford 26 June 2020

The results are in on the new National Weekly Service - and it's a winner.

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A story of resilience

A story of resilience

by Michael Ford 26 June 2020

A book by Old Testament and Hebrew Bible expert Meg Warner has been described as "electric" by Bishop Nicholas.

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A Musical Trio

A Musical Trio

by Michael Ford 26 June 2020

We continue our virtual tour of the Cathedral's Spirit and Endeavour exhibition with 3 musical items.

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Starting to Open Up

Starting to Open Up

by Michael Ford 20 June 2020

The change in the Government's guidance last week means that those of our churches, that are able to do so safely, can now open for private prayer.

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Lockdown teas for the church

Lockdown teas for the church

by Michael Ford 19 June 2020

With the present crisis curtailing almost all of our churches' normal fundraising events, our churches are finding new ways to raise much-needed funds.

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Music in our churches?

Music in our churches?

by Michael Ford 19 June 2020

As the latest Government guidance set out steps for reopening of church buildings for individual private prayer, and also for organ practice which is now permitted, the Church of England together with the Royal School of Church Music has encouraged the Government to be proactive in ensuring music-making can resume in church buildings, once it is safe to do so.

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Prayer Points from Poole

Prayer Points from Poole

by Michael Ford 19 June 2020

As our churches take to social media to reach out to their communities with their mission and ministry, they are delighted to see how this is really engaging with people.

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Prayers, pheasants and foodbanks

Prayers, pheasants and foodbanks

by Michael Ford 19 June 2020

While our churches may have been closed, our churchyards have become places of sanctuary for us and for the wildlife.

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