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by ben last modified 02 Dec, 2010 05:13 PM
The latest news from the Diocese of Salisbury
Silence: Space for God's Eloquence by Jonathan Ball — last modified 21 Apr, 2011 09:21 AM
The Bishop of Sherborne reflects on the challenge posed to us all by the silent woman who anoints Jesus' feet with her tears, in his Maundy Thursday Chrism Eucharist address.
Easter Celebrations 2011 by Michael Ford — last modified 19 Apr, 2011 02:47 PM
Holy Week and the run up to Easter will be marked by a number of events in and around Salisbury, Wiltshire and Dorset, celebrating the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Getting Ready for Weddings by Michael Ford — last modified 30 Mar, 2011 09:47 AM
The Diocese of Salisbury is promoting church as the best place to get married. Clergy from the 50 parishes who take the most weddings will be offered specialist training in Salisbury over 4-5 April.
New Facilities for Amesbury by Michael Ford — last modified 30 Mar, 2011 09:29 AM
This week work begins on a £453,000 refurbishment project, in a former Royal British Legion Club purchased by Amesbury Parochial Church Council.
Churches prepare for Lent by Michael Ford — last modified 11 Mar, 2011 10:30 AM
Parishes and schools across Wiltshire and Dorset are preparing for Easter in a variety of ways throughout the season of Lent, which starts tomorrow (Ash Wednesday, 9 March).
St Aldhelm's Obelisk Dedicated by Michael Ford — last modified 11 Mar, 2011 09:58 AM
The Archbishop's Delegate, the Rt Revd Dr Christopher Herbert, dedicated a sculpture outside St Aldhelm's Academy, Poole, on Friday (4 March 2011).
Bishop of Ramsbury’s Farewell by Michael Ford — last modified 07 Mar, 2011 04:43 PM
The Bishop of Ramsbury, Stephen Conway, gave a blessing in his final service as a Bishop in the Diocese of Salisbury at Salisbury Cathedral on Sunday, 5 December.
Rector of Wimborne to be next Bishop of Brixworth by Michael Ford — last modified 07 Mar, 2011 04:42 PM
The Bishop of Peterborough, Donald Allister, announced on Friday that Her Majesty the Queen has approved the nomination of Canon John Holbrook, Rector of Wimborne, to be the next Bishop of Brixworth.
School Raises Money for Sudan by Michael Ford — last modified 03 Mar, 2011 09:51 AM
A report from Urchfont Primary School
Deadline for Sudan by Michael Ford — last modified 28 Feb, 2011 12:30 PM
The Episcopal Church of Sudan has appealed for support ahead of a national referendum on Sunday 9 January 2011. The vote will determine the future of an African nation the size of Europe with a population of more than 39 million people.
Bishop Queries Cuts by Michael Ford — last modified 21 Feb, 2011 11:14 AM
The Bishop of Sherborne, Dr Graham Kings, sent a letter to all members of Dorset County Council on Wednesday (16 February), querying proposed cuts in social provision.
Celebrating Fairtrade Fortnight by Michael Ford — last modified 21 Feb, 2011 10:45 AM
Parishes in Dorset and Wiltshire will be celebrating Fairtrade Fortnight from next Monday (28 February-13 March).
Bemerton St John Mosaic by Michael Ford — last modified 17 Feb, 2011 10:47 AM
The Archdeacon of Sarum, Alan Jeans, visited Bemerton St John Primary School to unveil the Mosaic made by the children under the supervision of Myrka Golden-Hann.
Education Sunday by Michael Ford — last modified 15 Feb, 2011 04:39 PM
Schools across Wiltshire, Hampshire and Dorset will join parishes for special services celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the National Society from Sunday 20 February.
Diocesan Synod: Forward-Thinking Church Discussions by Michael Ford — last modified 14 Feb, 2011 05:11 PM
A pilot project to give non-ordained church members a greater role in running church services and projects was agreed on Saturday 5 February.
Common Tenure goes live by Michael Ford — last modified 31 Jan, 2011 04:51 PM
New support for clergy and stipendiary Licensed Lay Workers
Churches Look Forward by Michael Ford — last modified 31 Jan, 2011 12:22 PM
Over 100 church representatives from across Wiltshire and Dorset will meet for Diocesan Synod on Saturday 5 February at St Nicholas Church Centre Corfe Mullen (10am-3pm).
Bishop’s Grill Catches On by Michael Ford — last modified 20 Jan, 2011 11:12 AM
Online discussions between the Bishop of Sherborne, Dr Graham Kings and school pupils have attracted the interest of the BBC.
Archbishop calls for prayer for Sudan Referendum by Michael Ford — last modified 07 Jan, 2011 12:15 PM
In advance of the Sudan Referendum on Southern Independence on Sunday 9th January, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has called for prayer for the people of Sudan:
Ready for 2011 Challenges by Michael Ford — last modified 04 Jan, 2011 06:25 PM
Church volunteers are ready to brave the elements across Wiltshire and Dorset to provide cheer and support in 2011.

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