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Churches Count on Nature, Love your Burial Ground

‘Our churchyards are wonderful places.  This project encourages all ages to engage with the places of peace they are, and the wildlife contained within them.  There are some great resources and I would encourage churches, to perhaps explore their churchyard afresh on a Sunday morning, have a treasure hunt, or maybe add up how many different species thrive there.’  Bishop Karen said. Read more here.

Thy Kingdom Come 2023

Through prayer and discernment, as Thy Kingdom Come goes into its 8th year, the initiative is introducing several significant changes, to bring new life and in response to the current context we live in.   Download 23 ideas for 2023, aimed at children, young people and families, to get planning for your church here.

Archbishop of Canterbury Mission Weekend

Archbishop mission weekend 9-11 June.

Archbishop of Sudan evacuates Cathedral amid fighting

Five days of fierce fighting in Sudan have forced thousands of civilians to flee, including Archbishop Ezekiel Kondo, the Primate of the Episcopal Church, who evacuated 42 children sheltering in the Cathedral to walk to safety.   Ian Woodward, Chair of the Salisbury-Sudans Partnership explains what is happening in our link diocese...

Marking 'The Palestinian Nakba' in Salisbury

The Very Revd Nick Papadopulos, The Dean of Salisbury, will give an address at a ceremony to mark 'The Palestinian Nakba'. 

Warm Spaces success

Yetminster and Hilfield was just one of the parishes who took part in last winter's Warm Spaces initiative, and who were able to take advantage of the National Church's grants towards costs.  

CMS Certificate in Pioneer Mission Southwest Hub

At the start of April, the Southwest Hub (which the diocese is a part of) hosted their award ceremony for 20 graduates of The Church Mission Society Pioneer Mission course. 

2023 Easter Weekend round-up!

As the joys and celebrations of the Easter weekend come to a close, a look back at a selection of events, services, and Easter messages from across the diocese.

Easter Sunday sermon - Resurrection life is life without restrictions

Bishop Stephen's Easter Sunday address to Sherborne Abbey on living life with no restrictions, in the light of the Resurrection.

A look around the diocese this week

Lent and Easter is a vital part of our Christian calendar, celebrated and observed world-wide As such, we’ve taken a look around our own diocese at some of the services and events of Holy Week. 

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