The Bride Valley Benefice Council held their AGM on Monday, nothing unusual about that, but for the first time they conducted a really successful experiment bringing all the Bride Valley PCCs together under one roof, for a presentation about where they all were as churches in view of 'Your kingdom come, here and now'.
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The fete, in aid of the Diocese of Salisbury Medical Link, will be held on the 25 June in the grounds of the Bishop's garden, in the Cathedral Close, from 2pm to 5pm.
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is coming to encourage and support people across the Diocese of Salisbury from 9 – 11 June. Here is everything you need to know - including a Celebratory service in the Cathedral Close, SP1 2EJ on Sunday 11 June, 3.30 - 5 that all are welcome to attend.
On 20 May, Sherborne Abbey was buzzing with celebrations as many gathered to celebrate St Aldhelm, the first Bishop of Sherborne, ahead of his feast day on 25 May.
Hundreds of people from around the UK, including school children, are to gather this weekend to celebrate St Aldhelm, who became the first bishop of Dorset more than 1300 years ago.
A Ukrainian refugee who came to the Dorset after the outbreak of war in Ukraine last year is to run her Church’s first Alpha course in Ukrainian.
Following years of consultation and research, a memorial to a slave owner has finally been removed from St Peter’s Church, Dorchester, and sent to a local museum.
The Diocesan Annual Review 2022 is out now and available to read as a FlipBook here. As we look forward to the rest of this year, we pray we may all continue sharing the life of Christ locally through mission work, chaplaincy, work in our schools and with children and young people, and with the same hospitality and generosity to stranger and neighbour as witnessed throughout last year.
We are looking forward to welcoming Archbishop Justin Welby to the diocese between 9-11 June, who will lead us in a diocese-wide evangelistic mission to make Christ known , that we all may flourish and grow.
The Wiltshire Living Churchyards project encourages parishes to manage their churchyards to benefit and increase its natural history.