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Channel Island Deans undertake pilgrimage to Cathedral

The two Deans of the Channel Islands are walking from Winchester Cathedral to Salisbury Cathedral, where they will be made canons.

Homes for Ukraine: "They feel like family to me"

As many people around the country open their homes to provide shelter for desperate Ukrainian refugees, one member of our clergy shares her 'Homes for Ukraine' experience: 

'The One Show' visit Pitton Primary School

Earlier this month, Pitton C of E Primary School received national recognition on 'The One Show' for their work to protect the environment and become an eco-friendly school.  

Remembrance Day 2022

On Sunday, 13 November communities gathered to honour and remember the service of the men and women who served - and continue to serve - at home and abroad. Churches marked the event with beautiful displays of remembrance and moving moments of reflection. 

Bishop Stephen's visit to Winterbourne Earls Primary School

This week, Bishop Stephen visited Winterbourne Earls Primary School in the second of his planned visits to hear what children and young people have to say about the world in which they want to live.  

Safeguarding Sunday - 20 November

Ahead of the awareness day, Jem Carter, Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, said: "Safeguarding Sunday is coming up and whilst Safeguarding and ensuring people’s safety is something we need to consider everyday – this day will be an opportunity to specifically reflect on those who have been affected by abuse, and thank those who continue to make our churches safer places." 

'Remembering' Day

Ahead of this Sunday's Remembrance Day, Westbury Leigh Church of England Primary School has been remembering the lives of close relatives who are no longer with them.  

Period Poverty

At the end of October, seventeen women arrived at Dilton Marsh Memorial Hall equipped with sewing machines and scissors ready to help at Sewing Day number three – an event organised by the Holy Trinity Church and Eco Church team to make reusable sanitary pads to support The Pachamama Project. 

The first ever 'Children's and Young People’s Networking Event'

Students from the Gryphon, Sherborne Primary, and Sherborne Abby Primary schools led the town’s first 'Children's and Young People’s Networking Event' earlier this week.

“Walk in Their Shoes”

Last month, nine members of All Saints Church in Swanage put on their walking boots and set out to raise funds for the work of the Mission Aviation Fellows (MAF) by participating in their 'Time in Their Shoes' campaign.  

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