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Bishop’s ‘Servant Leadership’

Bishop’s ‘Servant Leadership’

by Michael Ford 20 March 2012

The Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas Holtam, says today that servant leadership is useful but there is a fine line between being a saint and being a doormat in the working out of what it actually means.

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The Poet and the Bishop

The Poet and the Bishop

by Michael Ford 21 March 2012

The Bishop of Sherborne and Sherborne Abbey are hosting a poetry reading by Micheal O’Siadhail, one of Ireland’s leading poets, on Wednesday 28 March (7.30pm).

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Archbishop of Canterbury steps down **UPDATED

Archbishop of Canterbury steps down **UPDATED

by Michael Ford 28 March 2012

The Archbishop of Canterbury has announced this morning that he has accepted the position of Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge, with effect from January 2013.

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Bishop and Warminster Church support Yorkshire soldiers

Bishop and Warminster Church support Yorkshire soldiers

by Jonathan Ball 15 March 2012

The Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas Holtam, will lead prayers and give a blessing on Friday 16 March at a pre-deployment and remembrance service for 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment, as its soldiers prepare to leave for a 7 month operational tour in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

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Bishop in Covenant Debate

Bishop in Covenant Debate

by Michael Ford 13 March 2012

The Bishop of Sherborne, Dr Graham Kings, took part in a debate on the Anglican Covenant on the BBC Radio 4 Sunday Programme, 11 March 2012, with Ed Stourton and Dairmaid MacCulloch.

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Church School Wins Regional Award *Updated

Church School Wins Regional Award *Updated

by Michael Ford 1 July 2015

Durweston CE VA Primary School, Dorset, is the South West and Wales Primary regional winner in the Church School Awards 2012. Ten regional winners were announced in total.

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Warminster prayers for "missing” soldiers in Afghanistan *Updated

Warminster prayers for "missing” soldiers in Afghanistan *Updated

by Michael Ford 8 March 2012

The Minster Church of St Denys, in Warminster, offered prayers for those missing presumed dead in Afghanistan from the Warminster-based Third Battalion Yorkshire Regiment at 5pm during Evening Prayer, Wednesday 7 March.

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Marriage and same-sex relationships

Marriage and same-sex relationships

by Jonathan Ball 27 February 2012

Statement re: meeting with Dorset clergy on 14 February concerning the Bishop of Salisbury’s comments on same-sex relationships in The Times and on BBC Radio 4

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Towards a New Economy

Towards a New Economy

by Michael Ford 23 April 2012

Delegates heard calls for a reform of the national economy during Diocesan Synod at St Nicholas Church, Corfe Mullen on Saturday (18 February).

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Radical Challenge

Radical Challenge

by Jonathan Ball 23 April 2012

The Bishop’s Presidential address to Salisbury Diocesan Synod held at St Nicholas' Church Corfe Mullen, 18 February 2012

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