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The latest news from the Diocese of Salisbury
From South Sudan to Salisbury by Michael Ford — last modified 13 Feb, 2013 09:09 AM
The Bishop of Kajo-Keji, Anthony Poggo, has been interviewed on video during a sabbatical in the UK.
From Sherborne to South Sudan by Michael Ford — last modified 12 Feb, 2013 03:20 PM
The Bishop of Sherborne, Dr Graham Kings, has been interviewed on video ahead of his departure to Malakal, South Sudan, later this week (14-24 February).
Bishop of Salisbury: Poor Are Our Priority by Michael Ford — last modified 12 Feb, 2013 10:46 AM
The Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas Holtam, reminded his Diocese that the care of the poor is a priority for the Church as he addressed his Diocesan Synod in Corfe Mullen at the weekend.
Social Justice, Community and Faith by Michael Ford — last modified 12 Feb, 2013 08:47 AM
Parish representatives from across Wiltshire and Dorset are meeting for Diocesan Synod on Saturday (9 February, from 10am) at St Nicholas Church, Corfe Mullen.
Wimborne Team Visit South Sudan *Updated by Michael Ford — last modified 01 Feb, 2013 02:28 PM
The Revd Chris Tebbutt (Rural Dean of Wimborne), the Revd Vanessa Herrick (Rector of Wimborne Minster) and Sheila Soper are in South Sudan to foster links between Wimborne Deanery and the Dioceses of Yambio and Nzara.
St Aldhelm's Academy Celebrates Success by Michael Ford — last modified 31 Jan, 2013 04:04 PM
St Aldhelm’s Academy are delighted to have achieved an 800-percentage-point increase from 2011 on their 2012 headline GCSE results, achieving 28% 5 A* to C including English and mathematics.
First Female Archdeacon in the Diocese is Welcomed by Michael Ford — last modified 28 Jan, 2013 10:09 AM
The Revd Ruth Worsley, until recently Parish Development Officer for the Diocese of Southwark, is to be collated as the first-ever female Archdeacon of Wilts tonight (7.30pm) at St John’s Devizes.
100 Years of Glee by Michael Ford — last modified 21 Jan, 2013 11:40 AM
Chapmanslade villagers helped Glee Baron celebrate her hundredth birthday at the beginning of January. Glee, a popular resident of the village for over fifty years, attended a special ‘Songs of Praise’ service at her parish church, St Philip and St James’, on Sunday 6 January.
Church Unity has a French Connection by Michael Ford — last modified 16 Jan, 2013 05:15 PM
A delegation from the French Roman Catholic Diocese of Évreux arrives this weekend to mark the start of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (18-25 January).
Plough Monday **Updated by Michael Ford — last modified 14 Jan, 2013 06:35 PM
What is Plough Monday?
A Queen's Thank-You by Michael Ford — last modified 14 Jan, 2013 02:46 PM
HM the Queen has sent a thank-you card in response to the Jubilee card sent from the Diocese.
The Church of England and the criteria for episcopacy by Michael Ford — last modified 09 Jan, 2013 11:12 AM
The Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas Holtam, has issued a statement about the criteria for the selection of bishops.
Cathedral invites everyone for Time Out by Michael Ford — last modified 07 Jan, 2013 04:58 PM
Salisbury Cathedral looks forward to welcoming many people on Saturday 19 January between 1.30pm-3.30pm as it runs a special free drop-in event focusing on spiritual development.
Bishop Heralds New Era by Michael Ford — last modified 21 Dec, 2012 03:44 PM
The Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas Holtam, has welcomed the appointment of the Revd David Harknett, who starts his new post as the Co-ordinator of the Energising Local Ministry (ELM) project next week (Tuesday 8 January).
Variety is the Spice of Christmas by Michael Ford — last modified 11 Dec, 2012 10:18 AM
Churches are throwing open their doors to welcome visitors, celebrating Christmas in a wide variety of ways.
Priests "humbled and challenged" in Sudan by Michael Ford — last modified 03 Dec, 2012 10:00 AM
The Reverends Tim Storey and Jim Findlay have produced a YouTube clip reflecting on a one-month trip to South Sudan, and their experiences there.
Bishop of Salisbury "deeply regrets" General Synod Result *Updated by Michael Ford — last modified 28 Nov, 2012 09:52 AM
20 November 2012: The Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas Holtam, has expressed his regret tonight following the decision of the General Synod to vote against going ahead with the ordination of women as bishops.
Reflections from South Sudan by Michael Ford — last modified 15 Nov, 2012 05:35 PM
The Revd Tim Storey, Rector of Blandford Forum, writes after his return from a one-month teaching trip with the Revd Jim Findlay, Priest in Charge of Salisbury St Mark.
Let Us Talk by Michael Ford — last modified 13 Nov, 2012 10:06 AM
The Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas Holtam, is inviting the diocese to “engage, think and articulate our priorities” together.
Making the Most of Music by Michael Ford — last modified 12 Nov, 2012 03:44 PM
Church musicians have been challenged to learn from contemporary music styles, as well as employing greater use of young people’s skills and talents. They tackled a theme of ‘Developing Music and Worship in a Changing Culture’ during the Diocesan Music in Worship Day at the Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon, on Saturday (10 November).

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