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Archbishop Justin: 'It's the local that matters' as he visits diocese

Archbishop Justin spent time with military, young people and communities in Portland and Weymouth during the first days of his mission to the diocese

Pilgrims walk the St Wite Way

A group of pilgrims walked the St Wite Way in West Dorset last weekend, accompanied by Bishop Stephen. They scaled Golden Cap – the highest point on the Jurassic Coast – before climbing down to collect water from St Wite’s well, which Bishop Stephen blessed. Read more here.

Biker Church ride in memory of a TE Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia). 

Earlier this year we brought you news of 'Biker Church', a collective of 10 bikers in the diocese who found that they connected best with God while riding. Last month, a total of sixteen bikers rode in memory of a TE Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia). Read more here.

New legacy award launched in honour of the Rector of Wyke Regis

In honour of Br Alasdair stepping down in his role as Rector of Wyke Regis, the Wyke Federation and All Saints School has established a prize in his legacy. Read more here.

Exploring your vocation

Many gathered online last month for the first series of special diocesan events focusing on vocations. Exploring the breadth of ministry and calling with input from The Church Army, Poole Missional Communities, and the diocesan vocations team. They are hosting two more in June, featuring a host of engaging speakers, and invited people considering their vocation to meet our vocations advisors and ask questions. Read more here...

THIS WEEKEND! Archbishop Justin: A recap on where you can meet him

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, is coming to the Diocese of Salisbury this weekend to encourage and support our joint vision of making Jesus known across Wilts and Dorset. Here are details of where you are able to meet him.

Is your church's loop system working?

Why would you go to church if you can't hear what's being said? Learn about Deaf Church, how to welcome people and much more on the Deaf Chaplaincy Service part of our website. 

Champing in St Thomas's Church, Salisbury

Cyclists from the Diocese of Bristol stopped off at two churches in the diocese, along their 90-mile pilgrimage route to Winchester Cathedral this week!

Update on the ongoing crisis in Sudan

The conflict has killed at least 863 civilians, including at least 190 children, and wounded more than 3,530 others, according to the most recent numbers from the Sudanese Doctors’ Syndicate. Read Canon Ian Woodward's update here.

Information on this week's events for CMD, from Sarum College, and vacancies

Read more for information on this week's latest events from the diocese and Sarum College. Plus lay and clergy vacancies

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