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The Revd Jo Neary to be Sarum Colleges Tutor in Rural Ministry and Mission

The Revd Jo Neary has been announced as Sarum Colleges Tutor in Rural Ministry and Mission in the Centre for Formation in Ministry with immediate effect.  


Praying for the Archbishop of Canterbury's mission to the diocese

Across the Diocese of Salisbury, local churches faithfully share the good news of Jesus every week through their worship, through acts of loving service, and through creative outreach.  In June, Archbishop Justin joins us for a weekend to lead us in a diocese-wide evangelistic mission. 


Sudan conflict update, and how do we support Sudan as a diocese?

Canon Ian Woodward, chair of the Salisbury-Sudans Link, offers an update on the conflict in Sudan and encourages us to continue praying for all involved in this tragic power struggle.  Learn more about how we support Sudan practically as a diocese.


Picnics and tree planting among the highlights of King's Coronation weekend

Over the weekend, communities around the diocese came together to celebrate the King's Coronation. A variety of events where held, from picnics and a good ol' fashioned sing-song to a spot of gardening and tree planting!


Coronation service sermons by Bishop Andrew and Bishop Karen

Read sermons from Coronation services at Salisbury Cathedral and Sherborne Abbey


An update on the situation in our link diocese of Sudan from Canon Ian Woodward

"There are glimmers of hope that the extending ceasefires might lead to a recognition by the leaders of the need for peace, though there are still sporadic attacks by the Sudan Armed Forces on the Rapid Support Force in Khartoum including around the Anglican cathedral where the RSF is located. Some reports suggest the RSF have been occupying the Cathedral compound and destroying some of the facilities and infrastructure.  "There are glimmers of hope that the extending ceasefires might lead to a recognition by the leaders of the need for peace, though there are still sporadic attacks by the Sudan Armed Forces on the Rapid Support Force in Khartoum including around the Anglican cathedral where the RSF is located. Some reports suggest the RSF have been occupying the Cathedral compound and destroying some of the facilities and infrastructure."


Westbury Leigh Church of England Primary School Purple Up!

Every year, the month of April is designated as the ‘Month of the Military Child’ for Westbury Leigh school, highlighting the important role that the children of our armed forces play in their community.  


All are called...

In May and June the Diocesan Vocations Coordinator, Revd Louise Ellis, and the Diocesan Lay Ministry Development officer Canon, Karen Hutchinson, will be hosting 3 sessions for anyone who would like to find out more about a variety of Lay and ordained vocations within the church. All session are on zoom. Come and explore how God might be calling you and find out more about a breadth of ministries. You can come to any or all of the sessions. 


Clergy from Harnham, Blackmore Vale and Parkstone to be non-residentiary canons

During Evensong on Thursday 4 May, three non-residentiary canons will be installed into the College of Canons at the same service, at the invitation of the Right Revd Stephen Lake, Bishop of Salisbury.


LPA/LWS Commissioning

Revd Jonathan Plows, Rector of Wylye and Till Valley and Assistant Rural Dean of Stonehenge Deanery said: “Commissioning services are so important to encouraging others in the Church.” 

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