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News and Events

by Michael Ford last modified 12 Dec, 2019 12:30 PM

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Latest updates:

Updated Listing Thursday 12 December, 7pm
A Quieter Christmas at Sherborne Abbey, DT9 3LQ
A service designed for those who find Christmas difficult for whatever reason. It might be that all the bustle of larger services at Christmas time just doesn't work for you; it might be that this will be the first Christmas without a loved one and so will it will be tough this year; perhaps you just don't fit into the 'big family' type of Christmas and need a more personal approach. Whatever your reason, we hope that our Quieter Christmas service will speak to you of the coming of the Christ child and help you to find him this Christmas time.
Inquiries to the Revd Lesley McCreadie via or 01963 210548.

Updated Listing NEW: Friday 13 December, 6pm
Advent Evening Prayer/Compline
 at Piddletrenthide, Piddlehinton & Hilton
Flyer here
All are welcome!
Inquiries to .

Updated Listing Saturday 14 December, 11-11.30am
The Annual Shoppers Carol Service in the Minster Church, Wimborne
Conducted by the Rector, the Revd Canon Andrew Rowland.
This will be the sixth year for the Service which is growing in popularity.
Take a half-hour break from the hustle and bustle of Christmas shopping to rest and reflect on what Christmas is all about. Hear the story, sing your favourite carols and enjoy this special opportunity to help Wimborne celebrate Christmas - adults and children together. All will be very welcome.
Inquiries to Anthony Oliver via 01202 888703 or .

Updated Listing NEW: Saturday 14 December, 5pm and 7pm
Poole Quay Moving Nativity
A spectacular Christmas Nativity starting outside The Custom House on Poole Quay and moving through the historic surroundings of Poole Old Town to the grounds of the magnificent St James' Church.
This is a free event but donations welcome. Free goody bag for every child & refreshments will be served in church after each performance. This is an outside event so wrap up warm!
More details from Colin Heber-Percy via 01202 677117, or the church website.

Updated Listing Sunday 15 December
Christmas at St Luke’s Parkstone, BH14 9LF
9am: Holy Communion
10.30am: Christingle Service
6.30pm: Cantabile Concert (£10)
Flyer here
Contact: 01202 717268
stlukesparkstone.org.uk

Updated Listing NEW: Sunday 15 December
11am Carol Service at Piddletrenthide
6pm Carol Service at Milton Abbey
Flyer here
All are welcome!
Inquiries to .

Updated Listing Sunday 15 December, 3pm
Light in the Darkness at St Giles' Church, Wimborne St Giles BH21 5LZ
A reflective Carol Service with an opportunity to light a candle in memory of a loved one. Tea, coffee & cake afterwards.
Inquiries to John Radford

Updated Listing Thursday 19 December, 6-9pm
Seeing Christmas In A Different Light at St Peter’s Lower Parkstone, BH14 0NN
Indoor light projections, music, reflective areas, warming drink, free entry.
Inquiries to David Holliday via .

Updated Listing Friday 20 December, 6pm
Carols in the Cornmarket, Wimborne Minster
This magical annual event is all set to run again this year.
Singing of the carols will be accompanied by members of the Broadstone Community Concert Band. A collection will be taken for the Mayor of Wimborne’s Charities Going for Bust, Net Patient Foundation, Combat Stress, Wimborne in Bloom, Dreamboats and ERIC.
All are warmly invited to attend and warm drinks will be available afterwards in the Salvation Army Hall.
Inquiries to Anthony Oliver via 01202 888703 or .

Updated Listing NEW: Friday 20 December, 6pm
Advent Evening Prayer/Compline at Alton Pancras, Piddlehinton & Hilton
Flyer here
All are welcome!
Inquiries to .

Updated Listing NEW: Friday 20 December, 6pm
Carol Service at Alton Pancras
Flyer here
All are welcome!
Inquiries to .

Updated Listing Saturday 21 December, 4.30pm
Carols on the Green at Ashley Cross, BH14 8UF
Sing carols around Christmas tree, live band, hot drinks.
Inquiries to David Holliday via .

Updated Listing Sunday 22 December
Christmas at St Luke’s Parkstone, BH14 9LF
9am: Carol Service
10.30am: Carol Service
6.30pm: Carols by Candlelight
Flyer here
Contact: 01202 717268
stlukesparkstone.org.uk

Updated Listing NEW: Sunday 22 December, 6pm
Carol Service at Piddlehinton
Flyer here
All are welcome!
Inquiries to .

Updated Listing Tuesday 24 December
Christmas at St Luke’s Parkstone, BH14 9LF
3.30pm: Children’s Nativity
11.15pm: Midnight Communion
Flyer here
Contact: 01202 717268
stlukesparkstone.org.uk

Updated Listing NEW: Tuesday 24 December
3.30pm Christingle at Cheselbourne
5pm Christingle at Hilton
5.30pm Christingle at Piddletrenthide
11.30pm Midnight Mass at Hilton
11.30pm Midnight Mass at Piddlehinton
Flyer here
All are welcome!
Inquiries to .

Updated Listing Tuesday 24 December, 4pm
The Crib Service at the Inn (The Rose and Crown public house), Longburton DT9 5PD
A Crib service in the garden of the Inn. Children dressed up as characters from the nativity story or we can dress you if you forget! Full participation for everyone followed by mulled wine and mince pies in the pub with thanks to Beccy and John our lovely landlords. In St James' next door if wet.
Inquiries to the Revd Lesley McCreadie via or 01963 210548.

Updated Listing NEW: Wednesday 25 December
9.30am Joint Valley Christmas Day Eucharist at Alton Pancras
10.30am Christmas Day Eucharist at Cheselbourne
11am Lessons and Carols at Melcombe Horsey
Flyer here
All are welcome!
Inquiries to .

Updated Listing Wednesday 25 December
Christmas at St Luke’s Parkstone, BH14 9LF
10.30am: Christmas Worship
Flyer here
Contact: 01202 717268
stlukesparkstone.org.uk

Updated Listing Thursday 26 December, 12.30pm
Carols, Cake and Coffee after the swim at St John's Church, West Bay DT6 4EN
An informal service of Carol singing, choose your favourite enjoy some cake and coffee at the same time.
Inquiries to the Revd Philip Ringer via .

Updated Listing Saturday 18 January, 10am-3pm
'What might God be asking of you in 2020?’
Take some time out to think and pray about how and why God may be calling you to some form of ministry.
In Seend.
Poster here
To book your place or find out more, email , or ring 07469 853376/ 01722 411944.

Updated Listing Saturday 7 March, 10am-3pm
'What might God be asking of you in 2020?’
Take some time out to think and pray about how and why God may be calling you to some form of ministry.
In Salisbury.
Poster here
To book your place or find out more, email , or ring 07469 853376/ 01722 411944.

Updated Listing Wednesday 15 April
Pilgrimage to Glastonbury from Warminster
"A pilgrim people"
Poster here
Register and book now!
Information and forms from 01985 214700.
Adults £10;
5-15 £7.50, including entrance to Abbey
Parish website
Parish Facebook
Churches Together in Warminster

Updated Listing Saturday 23 May, 10am-3pm
'What might God be asking of you in 2020?’
Take some time out to think and pray about how and why God may be calling you to some form of ministry.
In Dorchester.
Poster here
To book your place or find out more, email , or ring 07469 853376/ 01722 411944.

Updated Listing Saturday 17 October, 10am-3pm
'What might God be asking of you in 2020?’
Take some time out to think and pray about how and why God may be calling you to some form of ministry.
In Wimborne.
Poster here
To book your place or find out more, email , or ring 07469 853376/ 01722 411944.

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December 2019

Tuesday 10 December, 7pm
Friends of Milton Abbey School Christmas Carol Service at Milton Abbey School, DT11 0BZ
Poster here
RSVP to  or come on the night.

Tuesday 10 December, 7.30pm
Beer and Carols at the Green Dragon Public House, Market Lavington SN10 4AG
An informal carol singing session!
Pub website here

Wednesday 11 December, 7.30pm
Beer and Carols at the Old Mill, Harnham SP2 8EU
An evening of beer, mulled wine and carols in the beer garden of the Old Mill Hotel.
Inquiries via Linda Baker, Parish Administrator (07925 108856 or ).

Wednesday 11 December, 7.30pm
Beer and Carols at the Bell on the Common, Broughton Gifford SN12 8NX
A festive and fun time to join together and enjoy singing carols and Christmas songs. Come and sing along with us in the warm and welcoming atmosphere of The Bell. A great way to get into the Christmas spirit!
Inquiries to Lucy Waterman via .

Friday 13 December, 7pm
Carols at the New Inn, West Knighton DT2 8PE
Carol singing in a cosy local pub.
Inquiries to Julia Denham via 01305 852626.

Friday 13 to Sunday 15 December, 10am-4pm daily
Festival of Nativity Cribs at Christ Church, Bulkington, SN10 1SL
Please join us to visit over 100 beautiful Nativity Scenes from around the world. 
Poster here
Free entry (donations welcome) with a Christmas hamper raffle and colouring sheets for the children.
Special closing service at 4pm on Sunday - bring your own crib to be blessed.
Inquiries to Anne Saywell via .

Saturday 14 December
Christmas Coffee Morning at St Laurence's Church, Hilmarton SN11 8SD
Enjoy coffee/ tea and cake in our beautiful church. Browse stalls selling Christmas food, decorations and gifts. The grand Christmas raffle will be drawn and it will not be too late to buy tickets.
Inquiries to Elaine Leighton via .

Saturday 14 December, 4pm
Christingle for Families at St Thomas's Church, Salisbury SP1 1BA
Plenty of dressing up for children, as we tell the story of the crib and Christingles are lit. Meet at the Cathedral at 3pm for the donkey procession.
Inquiries to Meryl Browning via .

Sunday 15 December, 9.30am
Short and Sweet at St John The Baptist, Fishpond DT6 6NN
A service for young children and the young at heart.
All inquiries to Margaret Trafford via 01297 443763.
Website here

Sunday 15 December, 11am 
Christmas Short and Sweet at St Candida and Holy Cross Church, Whitchurch Canonicorum DT6 6RQ 
A service for young children and the young at heart.
All inquiries to Margaret Trafford via 01297 443763.
Website here

Sunday 15 December, 6.30pm
Carols by Candlelight at Canford Magna Parish Church, BH21 3AF
A mix of traditional carols and some more modern adaptations in our beautiful century-old church. Enjoy the special atmosphere as the church is lit by hundreds of candles. Refreshments served afterwards.
Inquiries to Mrs Carrie Partridge via 01202 887720 or .
www.canfordparish.org

Sunday 15 December, 6.30pm
Village Carol Service at St Andrew's Church, Charmouth DT6 6FN
All inquiries to Margaret Trafford via 01297 443763.
Website here

Monday 16 December, 6pm
The Real Nativity, starting at St Mary's Church, Market Lavington SN10 4DU
An enactment of the nativity that takes place around the church, village green and culminates in the Community Centre, followed by refreshments.
Church website here

Tuesday 17 December, 1.10pm
Carols for Busy People at St Thomas's Church, Salisbury SP1 1BA
A service that does what it says – fast moving and joyous! Followed by mince pies and mulled wine.
Inquiries to Meryl Browning via .

Tuesday 17 December, 7.30pm
Poole Hospital Carol Service at Spire Methodist Church, Poole
Always a special date in the year, the venue will be the newly furnished Spire Methodist Church in Poole High Street. The Rose Hall is likely to be used and the guest preacher will be the Bishop of Salisbury, the Right Reverend Nicholas Holtam.
Initial inquiries via .

Wednesday 18 December, 5pm onwards
Children's Storytime and Christmas Carol Singing at the Drovers Inn, Gussage All Saints BH21 5ET
Storytime for the children will start at 5 o'clock, gathered round the cosy fire, followed by Christmas Carols for young and old. The singing will be led by our fine local tenor, Chris King who will provide song sheets. Come and join in the seasonal atmosphere at this lovely community-owned village pub with refreshments available. A voluntary collection will be made for charity. Booking not required unless you want to reserve a table for dinner.
Inquiries to Harvelle or Martin at the Drovers via 01258 840550 or .
www.thedroversinn.info

Wednesday 18 December, 6pm
Carol Service at St John the Baptist Church, Hawkchurch EX13 5XD
All inquiries to Margaret Trafford via 01297 443763.
Website here

Wednesday 18 December, 6.30pm
Carols at the Old Ox Pub, Shilllingstone
Our annual carol singing in the Local, with seasonal refreshments.
Inquiries to Sue Rawlinson via 01258 853733.

Wednesday 18 December, 7pm
Carol Service at St Stephen's Church, Bettiscombe DT6 5NT
All inquiries to Margaret Trafford via 01297 443763.
Website here

Wednesday 18 to Tuesday 24 December, 12noon to 6pm
Hawkchurch Christmas Tree Festival at St John the Baptist Church, Hawkchurch EX13 5XD
The Annual Christmas Tree Festival - see the Church lit up with lights from a wide variety of trees. There can be 40 or so trees in our small church from the collective imagination of several local people and organisations. Vote for your favourite!
Inquiries to Jean Ransford via 01297 678285 or .

Thursday 19 December
Blue Light Carol Service at St.Mary's Church, Bridport DT6 3NW
Carols for all who work in the Emergency Services, their families, friends and supporters .
Inquiries to the Revd Philip Ringer via .

Thursday 19 December, 7pm 
Carol Service at St Candida and Holy Cross Church, Whitchurch Canonicorum DT6 6RQ 
All inquiries to Margaret Trafford via 01297 443763.
Website here

Thursday 19 December, 7.30pm
Beer and Carols at the Tollgate Inn, Holt BA14 6PX
Come and enjoy an informal, festive time in the run up to Christmas. Sing-a-long to carols and Christmas songs in the lovely atmosphere of The Tollgate Inn.
Inquiries to Lucy Waterman via .

Friday 20 December 6pm-7pm
Village Carols around the Tree at Codford Village Hall and Social Club BA12 0PP
A chance to gather around the Christmas Tree outside our Village Hall to sing well known traditional carols. The Social Club will be open for hot and cold drinks.
Inquiries to Derek Buckles via .

Friday 20 December, 6.30pm
Celebrating the Nativity and Carol Service at St Mary's Church, Catherston DT6 6LZ
All inquiries to Margaret Trafford via 01297 443763.
Website here

Saturday 21 December, 11am
The Bridport Nativity in Bucky Doo Square, Bridport DT6 3NJ
A Churches Together presentation of the story of the Birth of Jesus.
Inquiries to the Revd Philip Ringer via .

Saturday 21 December, 11am
Carol singing in and around Canford Cliffs “village/ high street”, BH13 7LP
Inquiries to David Williams

Saturday 21 December, 7.30pm
The Farrant Singers' Christmas Concert at St Martin's Church, Salisbury SP1 2HY
Handel's wonderful 'Coronation Anthems' make up the first half of this concert. After the interval, join in with the 'Hallelujah Chorus' and carols for choir and audience.
Inquiries to Jane Waddington via 07773 210706 or .
www.farrantsingers.org

Sunday 22 December, 10am 
Carol Service at St Gabriel's Church, Morcombelake DT6 6DW
All inquiries to Margaret Trafford via 01297 443763.
Website here

Sunday 22 December, 4pm 
Carol Service at St Michael the Archangel, Lyme Regis DT7 3DA
All inquiries to Margaret Trafford via 01297 443763.
Website here

Sunday 22 December, 5pm 
Carol Service at St Mary's Church, Marshwood DT6 5QA
All inquiries to Margaret Trafford via 01297 443763.
Website here

Sunday 22 December, 6pm
Carols by Candlelight at St Thomas's Church, Salisbury SP1 1BA
A traditional Christmas service accompanied by our fine church choir and many favourite carols.
Inquiries to Meryl Browning via .

Saturday 22 December, 6pm
Carol Service at St Mary's Church, Market Lavington SN10 4DU
Service of 7 Lessons and 7 Carols, followed by refreshments.
Church website here

Sunday 22 December, 6pm
Nine Lessons and Carols at Holy Rood Church, Wool
Inquiries via 01929 462215 or .

Sunday 22 December, 6pm
Carol Service at St Giles' Church, Chideock DT6 6RY
All inquiries to Margaret Trafford via 01297 443763.
Website here

Sunday 22 December, 6pm 
Carol Service at St Paul's Church, Wootton Fitzpaine DT6 6NQ
All inquiries to Margaret Trafford via 01297 443763.
Website here

Sunday 22 December, 7pm
Carols at the Shah (Shah of Persia pub), Poole BH15 2HS
Join us as we enjoy a festive mix of carols and Christmas songs (the best night of the year according to some!).
Contact: Mark Hay

Tuesday 24 December, 3pm
Crib Service at St Andrew's Church, Charmouth DT6 6FN
All inquiries to Margaret Trafford via 01297 443763.
Website here

Tuesday 24 December, 4pm
Crib Service at Canford Magna Parish Church, BH21 3AF
Come along and join in a child friendly retelling of the Christmas story. Refreshments and a small gift at the end.
Inquiries to Mrs Carrie Partridge via 01202 887720 or .
www.canfordparish.org

Tuesday 24 December, 4pm
Christingle Service at St Mary's Church, Market Lavington SN10 4DU
Church website here

Tuesday 24 December, 4pm
Crib Service at St John the Baptist Church, Hawkchurch EX13 5XD
All inquiries to Margaret Trafford via 01297 443763.
Website here

Tuesday 24 December, 4pm 
Crib Service at St Michael the Archangel Church, Lyme Regis DT7 3DA
All inquiries to Margaret Trafford via 01297 443763.
Website here

Tuesday 24 December, 6pm
Carol Service at St John The Baptist, Fishpond DT6 6NN
All inquiries to Margaret Trafford via 01297 443763.
Website here

Tuesday 24 December, 6pm 
Christmas Eucharist at St Andrew's Church, Monkton Wyld DT6 6DQ
All inquiries to Margaret Trafford via 01297 443763.
Website here

Tuesday 24 December, 7pm
Carols at the Brace, Plush, nr Piddletrenthide, DT2 7RQ
The annual Carols at the Brace of Pheasants (Dorset dining pub of the year 2017) starts at 7pm with a selection of Christmas carols and a collection for charity. 
Organised by Alton Pancras Church.
Just turn up!

Tuesday 24 December, 11pm
Midnight Communion at St Andrew's Church, Charmouth DT6 6FN
All inquiries to Margaret Trafford via 01297 443763.
Website here

Tuesday 24 December, 11pm 
Christmas Eucharist at St Giles' Church, Chideock DT6 6RY
All inquiries to Margaret Trafford via 01297 443763.
Website here

Tuesday 24 December, 11pm 
Midnight Mass at St Michael the Archangel Church, Lyme Regis DT7 3DA
All inquiries to Margaret Trafford via 01297 443763.
Website here

Tuesday 24 December, 11pm 
Christmas Eucharist at St Candida and Holy Cross Church, Whitchurch Canonicorum DT6 6RQ 
All inquiries to Margaret Trafford via 01297 443763.
Website here

Tuesday 24 December, 11.30 pm
Midnight Mass at St Thomas's Church, Salisbury SP1 1BA
We gather in the darkness to welcome the Light coming into the World.
Inquiries to Meryl Browning via .

Tuesday 24 December, 11.30pm
Midnight Communion at Canford Magna Parish Church, BH21 3AF
Celebrate the coming of Christ by sharing communion as Christmas Eve becomes Christmas Day.
Inquiries to Mrs Carrie Partridge via 01202 887720 or .
www.canfordparish.org

Tuesday 24 December, 11.30pm
Midnight Mass at Holy Rood Church, Wool
Inquiries via 01929 462215 or .

Wednesday 25 December, from 8am
8am Holy Communion and 10am Family Service at Holy Rood Church, Wool 
Inquiries via 01929 462215 or .

Wednesday 25 December, 8.30am
Christmas Communion at Canford Magna Parish Church, BH21 3AF
A short spoken Eucharist at the beginning of the day.
Inquiries to Mrs Carrie Partridge via 01202 887720 or .
www.canfordparish.org

Wednesday 25 December, 9.30am
Family Christmas Communion at St Mary's Church, Catherston DT6 6LZ
All inquiries to Margaret Trafford via 01297 443763.
Website here

Wednesday 25 December, 9.30am 
Short Christmas Morning Service at St Mary's Church, Marshwood DT6 5QA
All inquiries to Margaret Trafford via 01297 443763.
Website here

Wednesday 25 December, 9.30am 
Matins at St Paul's Church, Wootton Fitzpaine DT6 6NQ
All inquiries to Margaret Trafford via 01297 443763.
Website here

Wednesday 25 December, 10am 
Family Communion at St Giles' Church, Chideock DT6 6RY
All inquiries to Margaret Trafford via 01297 443763.
Website here

Wednesday 25 December, 10am 
Eucharist at St Michael the Archangel Church, Lyme Regis DT7 3DA
All inquiries to Margaret Trafford via 01297 443763.
Website here

Wednesday 25 December, 10.15 am
Parish Communion with Carols at St Thomas's Church, Salisbury SP1 1BA
Our main service for Christmas Day is Parish Communion with Carols, and we invite any who wish to dress for the Nativity Scene! 
Inquiries to Meryl Browning via .

Wednesday 25 December, 10.30am
All Age Communion at Canford Magna Parish Church, BH21 3AF
Come and celebrate the birth of Jesus during a communion service aimed at all ages. Everyone welcome.
Inquiries to Mrs Carrie Partridge via 01202 887720 or .
www.canfordparish.org

Wednesday 25 December, 11am
Family Communion at St Mary's Church, Market Lavington SN10
Christmas Day Communion Service.
Church website here

Wednesday 25 December, 11am 
Family Eucharist at St John the Baptist Church, Hawkchurch EX13 5XD
All inquiries to Margaret Trafford via 01297 443763.
Website here

Boxing Day, Thursday 26 December, 12.30pm
Carols, cake and coffee after the swim at St John's Church, West Bay DT6 4EN
Come and enjoy some seasonal carols with coffee and cake and warm up after watching the Boxing Day swim at West Bay. An enjoyable informal service.
Inquiries to the Revd Philip Ringer via .

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January 2020

Monday 6 January
Befriending Age? – Exploring a Reframing of the Social, Theological and Political Dimensions of Age
The Revd Canon Prof James Woodward PhD - Principal Sarum College at the Marsham Court Hotel, Bournemouth
The Bournemouth William Temple Association welcomes Christian men and women of all denominations who want to learn more about our faith and its application to contemporary issues. Dinner (optional) for members and their guests is served at 7pm, and this is followed at 8.10pm by a talk and question time.
Programme here
Monthly non-member charge: £2. Charge for 2-course dinner (including coffee): £16.50. Hotel charge for lecture only: £2 (to include coffee at 8pm).
Further information from John Newbold: tel 01202 761749 or email .

Wednesday 8 January, 7pm
Bereavement Journey Course at All Saints Church Hall, Poole BH13 7BP
A six week course, starting with a meal, looking at issues around bereavement and loss, whether recent or some time ago, led by an experienced team and a trained Cruise counsellor.
Please book by January.
Inquiries to Peter Drysdale

Thursday 9 January, 7pm
Evensong and Licensing at Edington Priory Church
by the Rt Revd Andrew Rumsey, Bishop of Ramsbury of the Reverend Andrew Sinclair, Rector of Bratton, Edington with Imber, Coulston and Erlestoke, as the Rural Dean of Devizes
All are welcome.
Initial inquiries: .

Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 January
‘Christian Leadership for the Common Good’ at Sarum College, Salisbury SP1 2EE
In a divided society, how can churches act for the common good?
A two-day training workshop for people in Christian leadership, ordained and lay, from all denominations and church traditions by Together for the Common Good. 
How can we enhance ministry in our localities at a time of polarisation and social fragmentation? 
This workshop aims to build the capacity of church leaders and congregations to strengthen civil society and to bring the common good alive where we are. 
It will help to refresh ministry and mission by applying ‘common good thinking and practice’.
Cost: Non-residential £140; residential £200.
More info and registration

Tuesday 21 January, 7pm
Church Unity Week 2020 at St Edward's School, Parkstone
An evening of talks and prayers on Christian unity.
In a world increasingly divided, we hear a call.
Guest speaker: Bishop Karen.
The event is free. 
Please register ahead of time.

Saturday 25 January, 8.30-10.30am
MenUnited Men's Breakfast at Trowbridge Rugby Club, BA14 6JB
Guest Speaker: the Rt Revd Peter Hancock, Bishop of Bath and Wells
The 3 threads of Bishop Peter’s ministry are care for the environment, encouraging children and young people, and supporting the Homeless and most vulnerable in our society. He has a mission to take the Church out into the community. 
It’s going to be a great morning!
Please book by 20 January

Wednesday 29 January: Society of Catholic Priests
'Full-time ministry - Catholic perspectives' at St Nicholas’s Hospital, Harnham SP1 2SW
Input and sharing of experience and views, led by the Revd Becky Roberts 
Usually Eucharist at 11am, with talk / discussion / presentation following.
12.45pm Lunch (bring your own)
Programme and contacts here

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February 2020

Monday 3 February 
Love, Sex and Power 
Jayne Ozanne - LGBT Evangelical and campaigner, Director Ozanne Foundation at the Marsham Court Hotel, Bournemouth
The Bournemouth William Temple Association welcomes Christian men and women of all denominations who want to learn more about our faith and its application to contemporary issues. Dinner (optional) for members and their guests is served at 7pm, and this is followed at 8.10pm by a talk and question time.
Programme here
Monthly non-member charge: £2. Charge for 2-course dinner (including coffee): £16.50. Hotel charge for lecture only: £2 (to include coffee at 8pm).
Further information from John Newbold: tel 01202 761749 or email .

Important Listing Saturday 8 February, 10am to 12.30pm
Open Morning for Young Organists at Wimborne Minster, BH21 1HT
Organ Workshop for young musicians aged 8-18 with Richard Godfrey and Chris Totney. No previous experience necessary! Young musicians from near and far are invited to experience the thrill of playing the 'King of Instruments' in the magnificent surroundings of Wimborne Minster.
Poster here
Please book by Wednesday 5 February via Chris Totney (07811 629062, )
Follow us on Twitter @PipeUpSalisbury

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March 2020

Monday 2 March
Ministry to Victims - Forgiveness, Healing and ‘Chesed’
The Revd Dr David Wheeler - St Thomas’ Church, Ensbury Park at the Marsham Court Hotel, Bournemouth
The Bournemouth William Temple Association welcomes Christian men and women of all denominations who want to learn more about our faith and its application to contemporary issues. Dinner (optional) for members and their guests is served at 7pm, and this is followed at 8.10pm by a talk and question time.
Programme here
Monthly non-member charge: £2. Charge for 2-course dinner (including coffee): £16.50. Hotel charge for lecture only: £2 (to include coffee at 8pm).
Further information from John Newbold: tel 01202 761749 or email .

Friday 13 March to Friday 20 March, 2020
The River Were Benefice Lenten Retreat at the Bishops House on the Isle of Iona, Scotland PA76 6SJ
The Revds Jacques Desrosiers and Liz Smith will be leading the retreat, travelling by coach and ferries.
The £650 cost includes accommodation.
Inquiries to Sheila Pomeroy via .

Wednesday 25 March: Society of Catholic Priests
Lenten Reflection led by Bishop Bill Ind, Rector, SCP Salisbury at St Nicholas’s Hospital, Harnham SP1 2SW
Usually Eucharist at 11am, with talk / discussion / presentation following.
12.45pm Lunch (bring your own)
Programme and contacts here

Tuesday 31 March until Saturday 4 April
Poole Passion Play 2020
A biennial open air production: early information is being circulated. A new version of the story called “Footsteps” will be presented. The event usually begins at Parkstone United Reformed Church. Workshops are scheduled and rehearsals began in September 2019. Intern placements for students to work with professionals in lighting, costume, music, projection and stage management are also needed. Those with experience in dance for younger members will also be part of the community experience, as before. Those interested, who need to be seven years old or over by March 2020, should contact .

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April 2020

Sunday 5 April, 7pm
The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Chorus and Youth Chorus are doing St Matthew Passion on Palm Sunday.
Do include this as part of your Holy Week planning and perhaps bring a group of people to it.
Inquiries to the Revd Heather Waldsax: .

Monday 6 April
Son of Joseph? Son of God?
Dr David Catchpole - Emeritus Professor of Theological Studies, University of Exeter at the Marsham Court Hotel, Bournemouth
The Bournemouth William Temple Association welcomes Christian men and women of all denominations who want to learn more about our faith and its application to contemporary issues. Dinner (optional) for members and their guests is served at 7pm, and this is followed at 8.10pm by a talk and question time.
Programme here
Monthly non-member charge: £2. Charge for 2-course dinner (including coffee): £16.50. Hotel charge for lecture only: £2 (to include coffee at 8pm).
Further information from John Newbold: tel 01202 761749 or email .

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May 2020

Monday 11 May
Getting Ready for Lambeth
The Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam - Bishop of Salisbury at the Marsham Court Hotel, Bournemouth
The Bournemouth William Temple Association welcomes Christian men and women of all denominations who want to learn more about our faith and its application to contemporary issues. Dinner (optional) for members and their guests is served at 7pm, and this is followed at 8.10pm by a talk and question time.
Programme here
Monthly non-member charge: £2. Charge for 2-course dinner (including coffee): £16.50. Hotel charge for lecture only: £2 (to include coffee at 8pm).
Further information from John Newbold: tel 01202 761749 or email .

Wednesday 27 May, 10am-3.30pm: Society of Catholic Priests
Chapter Quiet Day at Grove Farm House [? TBC], Melbury Abbas
Reflections inspired by Jean Vanier, led by Canon Harold Stephens.
Usually Eucharist at 11am, with talk / discussion / presentation following.
12.45pm Lunch (bring your own)
Programme and contacts here

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July 2020

Wednesday 29 July: Society of Catholic Priests
'Where are we with the Anglican-Methodist Covenant?' at St Nicholas’s Hospital, Harnham SP1 2SW
With Canon Jane Charman, Director of Training, Diocese of Salisbury & Gen Synod member.
Usually Eucharist at 11am, with talk / discussion / presentation following.
12.45pm Lunch (bring your own)
Programme and contacts here

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September 2020

Wednesday 30 September: Society of Catholic Priests
'Art and inspiration' at St Nicholas’s Hospital, Harnham SP1 2SW
Sharing about art, poetry and music which have inspired or challenged.
Usually Eucharist at 11am, with talk / discussion / presentation following.
12.45pm Lunch (bring your own)
Programme and contacts here

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November 2020

Wednesday 25 November: Society of Catholic Priests
SCP – national picture, and programme planning at St Nicholas’s Hospital, Harnham SP1 2SW
Led by Fr Denis Brett, Secretary.
Usually Eucharist at 11am, with talk / discussion / presentation following.
12.45pm Lunch (bring your own)
Programme and contacts here

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