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The latest news from the Diocese of Salisbury
"We See You" by Michael Ford — last modified 27 Nov, 2019 05:35 PM
The trafficking of people into modern day slavery can happen right in front of us, but we so often miss the signs within our communities, our churches and our shops.
Salisbury's Hustings by Michael Ford — last modified 27 Nov, 2019 05:08 PM
Bishop Nicholas said it was a "privilege" to chair the General Election Hustings organised by Churches Together in Salisbury.
Bishop down on the farm by Michael Ford — last modified 27 Nov, 2019 04:57 PM
Bishop Nicholas has visited two large farms in our Diocese.
Rural Poverty: what can we do? by Michael Ford — last modified 27 Nov, 2019 04:56 PM
The role of the Rural Church, a volunteer bus service, and the issues of food poverty were just 3 of the subjects discussed at a special workshop and discussion on Rural Poverty.
‘Knit for a Change’ this Christmas! by Michael Ford — last modified 27 Nov, 2019 04:54 PM
A creative way to support homeless and vulnerable people this Christmas has been launched by Salisbury-based Christian charity Alabaré with their ‘Knitting for a Change’ knitting kits.
Evenings to help with loss and relationships by Michael Ford — last modified 27 Nov, 2019 04:51 PM
A Dorset church is starting the New Year offering their community evening courses on bereavement and relationships.
Joining the College of Evangelists by Michael Ford — last modified 27 Nov, 2019 04:44 PM
A Dorset priest has been commissioned to serve this Diocese as a member of the Archbishop’s College of Evangelists.
Open the Book gets on the float by Michael Ford — last modified 27 Nov, 2019 04:43 PM
In the year that Open the Book celebrates 20 years of sharing Bible stories with primary school assemblies, our Diocese has been celebrating with them.
Anniversary Songs of Praise by Michael Ford — last modified 27 Nov, 2019 04:41 PM
A west Dorset Vicar and his wife have celebrated their 50th anniversary with parishioners at a special Songs of Praise.
Bringing light from darkness by Michael Ford — last modified 27 Nov, 2019 04:40 PM
A Weymouth Parish has used the theme of darkness to light to explore how they might bring light to the dark areas of Brexit and the climate crisis.
Church support after animal attacks by Michael Ford — last modified 27 Nov, 2019 04:38 PM
Satanic symbols daubed on a New Forest church have been removed and the church is offering support to parishioners who lost their animals in series of apparently occult-inspired attacks.
Improvised Music is both "a provocation and a blessing" by Michael Ford — last modified 27 Nov, 2019 04:37 PM
As part of their long-established concert series, one of our smaller Wiltshire Churches has hosted an evening of improvised music that profoundly challenged and connected "faith and love and God and truth" in a way that both provoked and blessed those attending.
Stepping down after 46 years in lay ministry by Michael Ford — last modified 27 Nov, 2019 04:36 PM
After 46 years in lay ministry, one of the first women Readers in our Diocese is stepping down from ministry.
The Sound of Success by Michael Ford — last modified 27 Nov, 2019 04:34 PM
Hamworthy Church, which was part of a grant supported by the Diocese last year, has successfully fundraised this year for a brand new audio-visual (AV) system in the church.
Commissioned into school governance by Michael Ford — last modified 27 Nov, 2019 04:33 PM
For Dan Roberts and Julie Walker, the evening of Tuesday 8th October was very special. It marked the beginning of a new phase for them both in their life and work in schools in our Diocese as Julie was commissioned by Dan and the Revd Wendy Cooper into her role as a governor at Ludgershall Castle Primary School (LCPS).
Devizes Choristers win Wiltshire Choir of the Year by Michael Ford — last modified 27 Nov, 2019 04:32 PM
The children from the choir of St John’s Church Devizes have been crowned winners of the Wiltshire Senior Choir of the Year competition for 2019. The event, adjudicated by Benjamin Costello, took place as part of the Devizes Eisteddfod on Thursday 21st November.
Stuck for inspiration? by Michael Ford — last modified 21 Nov, 2019 05:15 PM
During a General Election those who lead our worship are in purdah. They are not allowed to be partisan, especially in their preaching, but this can be hard so Christians in Politics has provided a simple 'Sunday morning package' to give a few ideas and some quality resources.
Renewing Hope for our Bishop by Michael Ford — last modified 21 Nov, 2019 09:45 AM
Bishop Nicholas has been sharing the things that renew his hope.
Time to ‘leave our echo chambers’ and listen to others by Michael Ford — last modified 20 Nov, 2019 04:59 PM
The Archbishops of Canterbury and York are urging voters to “honour the gift of truth” as they engage in political debate in the run-up to the General Election.
Enough room for the God of Surprises by Michael Ford — last modified 20 Nov, 2019 04:52 PM
"In going forward there also needs to be enough room for the God of surprises to do new things."

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