News and Media

Learning together - with Bishop Data of Morobo, South Sudan

Sarah Musgrave, who kindly hosted Bishop Data and his family when they visited the diocese in August, has written about her reflections as they shared deeply through the week.


South Sudan bishops' visit to Poole a joyous success

The Poole-Wau Partnership was delighted to welcome six Bishops from South Sudan to Poole Deanery from 8 to 12 August 2022. Mark Rathbone of Lytchett Minster shares more. 


Gearing up for Ride and Stride

Riders and Striders all over Dorset are gearing up for the annual Ride and Stride for churches, which will take place on Saturday 10 September.


Mothers’ Union Salisbury in touch with Mothers’ Union South Sudan

The Mothers’ Union in the Diocese of Salisbury played its part last week in welcoming over 80 Bishops principally from the South Sudan and their wives to Salisbury from Canterbury following the Lambeth Conference. Sandra Gamble, president of the Mothers' Union in our diocese, has shared more.


Dreamscheme takes place in Shaftesbury housing estate

A Dreamscheme took place on a patch of grass in a housing estate in Shaftesbury this week, the first in the Diocese. 


The Bishop’s Fete is back!

The Bishop’s fete has become a firm fixture in the diocesan calendar, with the Bishop heralding it as ‘Salisbury’s great family day out’. In typical fete style, there will be a popular array of stalls; and, as ever, visitors will have a chance to get up close to camels!


Salisbury's Got Talent: Eradicating loneliness

Anna Spear, of St Peter’s Church Great Cheverell used her talent from the inauguration to make a difference to lonely individuals in her village. Anna has written about how she put her plan into action.


Opening the Ark

The Ark at St Mark's Church in Salisbury was officially opened on 28 July, to be a symbol of hope for the community.


Salisbury's Got Talent: 24 hours non-stop gaming

Taking up the challenge set by Bishop Stephen at his inauguration address to use our talents to bless others the Revd Matt Renyard, Curate of Radipole and Melcombe Regis, Weymouth, recently undertook a 24-hour gaming marathon. He was raising money, and sharing the love of God at the same time.


Salisbury's Got Talent: A Sudan Link special

A group of three churches in Bradford Deanery, called Faith in our Village, has raised £680 for Kadugli Diocese in Sudan, after the Revd Andrew Evans made use of his £10 talent from Bishop Stephen's Inauguration.


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