News

by ben last modified 02 Dec, 2010 05:13 PM
The latest news from the Diocese of Salisbury
Meet our new Priests... by Michael Ford — last modified 04 Jul, 2019 11:23 AM
7 new priests who are serving in urban parishes and rural benefices across the Diocese from Royal Wootton Bassett in the north to Poole in the South have been ordained by Bishop Nicholas.
Please pray for our Deacons... by Michael Ford — last modified 04 Jul, 2019 11:14 AM
On Sunday June 30th, 4 women and 4 men aged between 30 and 60 years old will be ordained Deacon at Salisbury Cathedral and begin their first year of ministry as Assistant Curate in the Diocese of Salisbury.
...And please Pray for our Priests by Michael Ford — last modified 04 Jul, 2019 11:11 AM
On Saturday (June 29th) the Bishop of Salisbury, the Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam will be ordaining 7 Deacons from our Diocese as Priests.
Next Steps by Michael Ford — last modified 03 Jul, 2019 06:16 PM
Bishop Karen and David Pain briefed Synod on the next steps in our Renewing Hope Review, and started Synod thinking about key priorities for the future.
Ability Sunday by Michael Ford — last modified 03 Jul, 2019 06:11 PM
The Livability Charity is inviting churches in our Diocese to join the whole Church in making Sunday 8th September 2019 'Ability Sunday', and help to make it a very special day in their community.
Enabling One Another by Michael Ford — last modified 03 Jul, 2019 06:08 PM
"As we face the challenges of our journey ahead, instead of asking the question 'How can we?', may we affirm the statement instead and say 'We will, ordained and lay together, enable one another to live out the Good News of Jesus.'"
Mental Health Day by Michael Ford — last modified 03 Jul, 2019 04:37 PM
Churches in our diocese are being invited to join the Samaritans in Salisbury for a free learning day on mental health wellbeing and ways to improve mental health.
'Room to Grow' is growing out of the ground by Michael Ford — last modified 03 Jul, 2019 04:35 PM
The first brick has been laid at the new Worship Centre and Community Hub for Creekmoor as work started on the £1.26m major extension project at Christ Church Creekmoor.
Swiftly does it by Michael Ford — last modified 03 Jul, 2019 04:28 PM
For residents of Bradford on Avon, swifts in the sky around the rooftops of the town on their return from Africa mark the true beginning of summer, but what they didn't know was that these amazing birds are under threat.
24-hour Midsummer Prayers by Michael Ford — last modified 03 Jul, 2019 03:31 PM
A remote 800-year-old chapel in Dorset was the location for 24 hours of prayer this Midsummer.
Making a splash and jumping long by Michael Ford — last modified 03 Jul, 2019 03:30 PM
Two Poole schoolboys are celebrating national wins in atheltics and swimming.
Trust by Michael Ford — last modified 03 Jul, 2019 03:14 PM
A newly-formed Youth Group has been exploring the concept of 'Trust', and challenging perceptions.
A walk on the Wild Side by Michael Ford — last modified 03 Jul, 2019 03:10 PM
For those who lead us, sustaining their own wellbring is crucial as they minister to us, and recently a walk on the wild side of Dartmoor gave 9 ministers the time to do just that.
Flags of Thanks by Michael Ford — last modified 03 Jul, 2019 03:07 PM
Over 1,000 'Flags of Thanks', hand-crafted by stitchers from across the world have been on view in St Thomas's Salisbury.
More than a Coincidence by Michael Ford — last modified 03 Jul, 2019 03:05 PM
A series of coincidences and links are being looked on as clearly God's way of telling one Wiltshire church to host a concert for a well-known Christian singer.
The Big Quiz is back! by Michael Ford — last modified 03 Jul, 2019 03:01 PM
Tearfund is challenging churches again to use their general knowledge and specialist subjects in The Big Quiz.
West Moors appoints new Vicar by Michael Ford — last modified 03 Jul, 2019 02:58 PM
The Revd Andy Muckle has been announced as the new Vicar of West Moors in Dorset.
General Synod gets app-y by Michael Ford — last modified 03 Jul, 2019 02:50 PM
General Synod starts this weekend and if you want to keep up to date with all that is going on then why not download the app?
New Social Media Charter by Michael Ford — last modified 03 Jul, 2019 02:29 PM
The Church of England has published social media advice aimed at tackling offensive behaviour and misleading content and encouraging a positive atmosphere for online conversations, with guidelines and a charter.
£155m to be invested in establishing a "stronger" Christian presence. by Michael Ford — last modified 03 Jul, 2019 02:25 PM
An additional £155m is set to be invested by the Church of England over the next 3 years to develop places of worship, provide support to low income areas, and grow the priesthood.

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