Diocesan News

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Revolutionary Talk

Revolutionary Talk

by Michael Ford 21 June 2012

The Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas Holtam, welcomed the Bishop-designate of Ramsbury, Ed Condry, before giving a passionate address at Diocesan Synod last night (Tuesday 19 June). He called for an end to changes to legislation for women bishops, and for the work of the diocese as a whole to move away from an emphasis on Bishops and staff to that of parishes.

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BISHOP OF RAMSBURY ANNOUNCED **Updated

BISHOP OF RAMSBURY ANNOUNCED **Updated

by Michael Ford 22 June 2012

Her Majesty The Queen has approved the nomination of the Reverend Canon Edward Francis Condry, BA, BLitt, DPhil, MBA, Canon Residentiary of Canterbury Cathedral, in the Diocese of Canterbury and Treasurer and Director of Education in Canterbury Cathedral as the next Bishop of Ramsbury in the Diocese of Salisbury.

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£1.8m Church Centre Opens

£1.8m Church Centre Opens

by Michael Ford 18 June 2012

The Bishop of Sherborne, Dr Graham Kings, has opened a £1.8m project, the St Aldhelm Church Centre in Weymouth.

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Churches Go for Growth

Churches Go for Growth

by Michael Ford 6 October 2017

The Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas Holtam, will discuss the key elements of successful, growing churches at a gathering of over 100 representatives from parishes across Dorset and Wiltshire. The Diocesan Synod takes place at St Paul’s Church, Salisbury on Tuesday 19 June (6.30-9pm).

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Historic Church Trail for Olympic Visitors

Historic Church Trail for Olympic Visitors

by Michael Ford 11 June 2012

The Bishop of Sherborne, Dr Graham Kings, will lead a two-part service at Whitchurch Canonicorum and the nearby Healing Well on Sunday 1 July (beginning 10am) and travel the route of ‘Seeking Gold’, a new Pilgrimage trail in Dorset celebrating the 2012 Olympic Games.

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Jubilee Celebrations Continue

Jubilee Celebrations Continue

by Michael Ford 6 June 2012

Dorset and Wiltshire are celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

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£100K for Innovative Church Project

£100K for Innovative Church Project

by Michael Ford 8 March 2018

Poole Missional Communities, a Christian community project, has been awarded £100,000 by the Archbishops’ Spending Task Group for its success in developing church growth in a deprived area.

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Jubilee Countdown Begins *Updated

Jubilee Countdown Begins *Updated

by Michael Ford 7 June 2012

Hundreds of schools and parishes in Wiltshire and Dorset will be celebrating HM the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee this weekend (1-5 June) with street parties, flower festivals, music events and even a barge parade.

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Torch Relay Resources on YouTube

Torch Relay Resources on YouTube

by Michael Ford 6 October 2017

The Church of England in Dorset and Wiltshire has produced a set of YouTube resources for use in churches, schools and community groups. The nine short clips were filmed during the 2012 Olympic Torch Relay.

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Six Honoured for Outstanding Service

Six Honoured for Outstanding Service

by Michael Ford 25 May 2012

The Bishop of Salisbury will award a number of St Aldhelm Crosses during the 5.30pm Evensong at Salisbury Cathedral on Friday 25 May.

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