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Summer Blessings From The SDBE

As you go into this summer holiday may you know just how much you are valued by your friends at the Diocesan Board of Education, but more, may you know throughout the summer and beyond, how much God holds you in the palm of His hand.

A Rural Experience to Remember

Each year, Rural Hope provides young people (18-30 years) with an opportunity to experience rural ministry in all its variety through a rural version of the Ministry Experience Scheme. Over the past year, Bethany Kinderman, has been spending time with the teams in Devizes and Wellsprings as she explores her call to ministry.

A better understanding of Caring for God’s Creation?

This autumn we are running a course for Eco Champions in the diocese designed to equip and encourage ministry in the local church and community. This course will resource and inspire participants to help their church on a journey towards greater care and concern for God’s wonderful creation.

Might God be calling you to Licensed Lay Ministry?

On Saturday 17 September four new lay ministers will be licensed in Salisbury Cathedral by Bishop Karen as Warden of Readers, and many more will renew their promises, as they do each year in a service that celebrates this essential ministry.

#SalisburysGotTalent: Challenge the whole school

Dan Hunwick, Headteacher of Puddletown First School, was present at the inauguration of Bishop Stephen, meaning he was gifted £10 as part of #SalisburysGotTalent. In fact, he got his whole school to join with him in multiplying his talent.

Farnborough Hill Senior School choir visit Wimborne Minster

Sunday 10 July saw a visiting choir sing at the services in Wimborne Minster.

Year 4 Leavers’: Planet Heroes!

On Friday 8th July Wimborne Minster welcomed over 160 Year 4 children from local First Schools to a Leavers’ Service.

The Fifteenth Lambeth Conference

For the first time in 14 years, hundreds of bishops from the Anglican Communion will gather for the Lambeth Conference.

Nigel Salisbury extends gratitude to the diocese

Nigel Salisbury has recently stepped down from his role as Chair of the Diocesan Board of Finance. He has expressed his gratitude for the generous gift he received upon leaving.

#SalisburysGotTalent: Everyone included

We have heard from yet another member of the diocese who has taken their £10 talent from Bishop Stephen, and seen it grow and have impact on their community.

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