Diocesan News

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The Queen Thanks the Diocese

The Queen Thanks the Diocese

by Michael Ford 26 July 2012

Her Majesty the Queen has responded to the Big Thank You Card from the Diocese of Salisbury.

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Countdown to the Games

Countdown to the Games

by Michael Ford 2 May 2013

Parishes across Dorset and Wiltshire are preparing to enjoy the Olympic Games this week, ahead of the opening ceremony on Friday (27 July).

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First Footage

First Footage

by Michael Ford 17 July 2012

The Torch Relay came to Wiltshire and Dorset last week.

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The Torch Arrives

The Torch Arrives

by Michael Ford 10 July 2012

The Olympic Torch Relay comes back to Wiltshire and passes through Dorset this week.

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School Leavers Celebrate Olympics

School Leavers Celebrate Olympics

by Michael Ford 3 July 2012

Hundreds of Year Six pupils from across Dorset and Wiltshire gathered for four days at Salisbury Cathedral recently to celebrate the move to secondary school and to participate in Olympics-themed activities and services.

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Priest’s Triathlon Trail

Priest’s Triathlon Trail

by Michael Ford 4 July 2012

The Revd James Stephenson celebrated his first full day as a priest by swimming, cycling and running nearly 100 miles to mark the launch of the new ‘Seeking Gold’ Pilgrimage in Dorset on Sunday (1 July).

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The Best Service Ever?

The Best Service Ever?

by Michael Ford 3 July 2012

"It was the best service I've ever been to!" was one comment at the final meeting of ‘Living Water’, a week of activities (24-29 June) led by the Bishop of Sherborne, Dr Graham Kings, and the Archdeacons of Dorset and Sherborne, clergy and youthworkers.

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Prayers to Mark the Forces Day

Prayers to Mark the Forces Day

by Michael Ford 28 June 2012

Parishes across Wiltshire and Dorset are being encouraged to pray during the National Armed Forces Day on Saturday (30 June).

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Big Response for Big Thank You

Big Response for Big Thank You

by Michael Ford 1 July 2015

Thousands of parishioners and well-wishers signed the Diocese of Salisbury's recent Big Thank You Card to HM the Queen.

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Salisbury Diocesan Synod Urges House of Bishops to Think Again

Salisbury Diocesan Synod Urges House of Bishops to Think Again

by Michael Ford 21 June 2012

Representatives from parishes across Dorset and Wiltshire called on the House of Bishops to reconsider one of their amendments to legislation for women bishops during a meeting of the Salisbury Diocesan Synod at St Paul’s Church, Salisbury this week (Tuesday 21 June).

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