The Calne St Mary bells, clock and tower project got underway in September 2022, following 10 years of planning and fundraising.
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It was wonderful to commission eight new headteachers from primary schools across the diocese, and to welcome the new Diocesan Director of Education Katie Fitzsimmons at Choral Evensong in Salisbury Cathedral on Thursday 28th September 2023.
More than 90 people joined a conversation about Making Jesus Known in a meeting in Wimborne Poole and North Bournemouth.
See Harvest Festival celebrations from across the diocese.
On Friday 22 September, members of the DAC (Diocesan Advisory Committee), Architects, Parishioners, and PCC members gathered to celebrate the joy in the completion of renovation projects, whether that be replacing boilers or adding extensions all projects, completed through the approval of the DAC across the diocese.
Ron Hart in his role as a trustee for ECSSSUP (a small UK charity which has been supporting Episcopal university) recently visited South Sudan after his invitation from the Archbishop (in his role as University Chancellor.)
Two new flats, developed from an old church hall, are to be offered for rent to young people in Portland as a response to the shortage of reasonably priced accommodation in the area.
Congratulations to the various churches, parishes and communities across Wiltshire and Dorset who took part on 9 September in Ride + Stride. Ride + Stride takes place annually, raising funds for historic churches trusts. Taking place on the second Saturday of September the funds raised can be split between the nominated Trust and the participants chosen church or chapel.
Last Sunday, 10 September, Bishop Karen licensed new LWL's Philippa for Shaftsbury and James for the Bridport Team. Bishop Karen summarised LWL's as 'all about using our gifts for God’s glory'.
After 125 years, the Forces Welfare Fund is still supporting military personnel and their families today in the Diocese of Salisbury