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by ben last modified 02 Dec, 2010 05:13 PM
The latest news from the Diocese of Salisbury
Bishop in Covenant Debate by Michael Ford — last modified 13 Mar, 2012 03:58 PM
The Bishop of Sherborne, Dr Graham Kings, took part in a debate on the Anglican Covenant on the BBC Radio 4 Sunday Programme, 11 March 2012, with Ed Stourton and Dairmaid MacCulloch.
Warminster prayers for "missing” soldiers in Afghanistan *Updated by Michael Ford — last modified 08 Mar, 2012 04:10 PM
The Minster Church of St Denys, in Warminster, offered prayers for those missing presumed dead in Afghanistan from the Warminster-based Third Battalion Yorkshire Regiment at 5pm during Evening Prayer, Wednesday 7 March.
Bishop praises General Synod *Updated by Jonathan Ball — last modified 27 Feb, 2012 03:13 PM
The Bishop of Salisbury has reported this morning (9 February) that the debates so far have been long, intense and passionate.
Marriage and same-sex relationships by Jonathan Ball — last modified 27 Feb, 2012 09:17 AM
Statement re: meeting with Dorset clergy on 14 February concerning the Bishop of Salisbury’s comments on same-sex relationships in The Times and on BBC Radio 4
Diamond Jubilee Celebrations Begin *Updated by Michael Ford — last modified 24 Feb, 2012 04:29 PM
Monday 6 February is the 60th anniversary of the accession to the throne of Queen Elizabeth II. Parishes in Wiltshire and Dorset will start celebrating Her Majesty the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee from this date.
'Money' Talks by Michael Ford — last modified 15 Feb, 2012 12:55 PM
Over 100 Church of England representatives from across Wiltshire and Dorset will meet to discuss financial justice and vote on the Anglican Communion Covenant during Diocesan Synod at St Nicholas Church, Corfe Mullen on Saturday 18 February (from 10am).
Students Inspired by Olympics *Updated by Michael Ford — last modified 06 Feb, 2012 09:34 AM
Celebrations for this year’s Olympic Games include public art exhibited by Year 7 and Year 8 students from All Saints Church of England School, Weymouth as part of the ‘Giant Wall project’. Weymouth and Portland will host the 2012 Olympic Sailing Events.
Bishop urges open debate by Jonathan Ball — last modified 05 Feb, 2012 04:32 PM
Bishop Nicholas said on BBC Radio 4’s 'Sunday' programme this week that there are more views on civil partnerships in the church than have been expressed officially.
A message from Bishop Nicholas by Jonathan Ball — last modified 04 Feb, 2012 03:51 PM
Briefing note following the interview published in The Times on Friday 3 February
Sudanese Bishops Arrive by Michael Ford — last modified 02 Feb, 2012 09:18 AM
Bishop Enock Tombe of Rejaf, Bishop Elijah Matueny of Cueibet and Bishop Samuel Peni of Nzara are due to arrive today (Thursday 2 February) for a week-long tour of the Diocese.
Entente Cordiale by Jonathan Ball — last modified 01 Feb, 2012 10:20 AM
Bishop Nicholas Holtam was invited to visit our French Roman Catholic link Diocese of Evreux during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Churches Inspired to Help by Michael Ford — last modified 30 Jan, 2012 06:31 PM
Churchgoers in Dorset and Wiltshire will be trained in new ways to welcome visitors and be more active in their towns and villages on Saturday 12 February. Two training events run in Dorchester and Salisbury will provide expertise and practical advice.
Churches Get Greener by Michael Ford — last modified 30 Jan, 2012 06:30 PM
Churchgoers from Dorset and Wiltshire will attend environmental workshops on Friday 18 March (St Nicholas Church Centre, Corfe Mullen, 9.30am-1.00pm) and Saturday 19 March (St James Church Devizes, 9.30am-1.00pm).
Bishop John Wraw consecrated by Jonathan Ball — last modified 26 Jan, 2012 05:21 PM
The former Archdeacon of Wilts John Wraw has been ordained Bishop of Bradwell in the Diocese of Chelmsford.
St Aldhelm’s Academy Looks Ahead by Michael Ford — last modified 26 Jan, 2012 11:52 AM
Sponsors and staff at St Aldhelm’s Academy in Poole have reflected on its recent results.
Inspiring Under-18s by Michael Ford — last modified 24 Jan, 2012 12:01 PM
An activities day for children’s and youth workers takes place on Saturday 4 February (9.30am-3pm) at St Nicholas Church Centre, Corfe Mullen.
International Music Success by Michael Ford — last modified 24 Jan, 2012 10:13 AM
The first student to complete the new distance learning version of the Diocese of Salisbury’s Certificate in Church Music is based in Kentucky, USA.
School's World Record Attempt by Michael Ford — last modified 17 Jan, 2012 11:12 AM
Wimborne St Giles CE VA First School will attempt a new world record on Wednesday 8 February (2.45pm) during a national ‘Sign2Sing’ event.
Archdeacons' ministry in the New Year by Jonathan Ball — last modified 13 Jan, 2012 11:50 AM
A statement from the Bishop on the ministry of archdeacons in the Diocese following the departure of the Venerable John Wraw
Pray for Sudan! by Jonathan Ball — last modified 03 Jan, 2012 05:29 PM
The Bishop of Salisbury has called for renewed prayer for Sudan after an upsurge of violence in Jonglei State, South Sudan.

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