News and Events

by Michael Ford last modified 10 Dec, 2018 11:20 AM

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December 2018 | January 2019 | February 2019 | March 2019 | April 2019 | May 2019 | September 2019November 2019 

 

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Updated ListingImportant Listing An open invitation to the Consecration of the Revd Dr Andrew Rumsey as Bishop of Ramsbury
Friday 25 January, 11am
All are welcome to attend the Service of Consecration in Southwark Cathedral.
This is a ticketed event, so if you would like to attend please BEFORE 14 December.
Bishop Andrew will be welcomed to the Diocese of Salisbury at Evensong in the Cathedral on Saturday 26 January at 5.30pm.

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December 2018

Thursday 13 December, 7.30pm
It’s going to be a Cantamus Christmas at Milton Abbey, Milton Abbas DT11 0BZ
For our Christmas concert this year, we are delighted to host this 25-stong choir hailing from the Bridport area. A magical mix of the very best music from six centuries includes the Coventry Carol and Rutter’s arrangement of the Sans Day Carol, as well as a couple of rarely heard 17th-century pieces by Juan García de Zéspedes (Mexico) and Joan Cererols (Spain).
Enjoy a special performance in the remarkable acoustic ambiance and magnificent setting of Milton Abbey Historic Church this Christmas!
£10; under-18s £5.
Tickets here

Friday 14 December, 7.30pm
West Gallery Carol Concert, The Ridgeway Singers & Band at St Nicholas Church, Winterborne Kingston DT11 9BS
A joyous celebration of all things Dorset featuring traditional West Gallery Carols, local wassails, midwinter stories and sparkling instrumentals. Seasonal Refreshments Available!
Tickets £8, £6 u18s on door if available, or in advance from 01305 262159.

Saturday 15 December, 4pm
Christingle at St Thomas's Church, Salisbury SP1 1BA
Annual Christingle procession, meeting in the Cathedral Close at 3pm to join in with the children and donkey, with a service following at St Thomas's Church. Donations to the Children's Society.
Inquiries to Meryl Browning via .

Saturday 15 December, 7.30pm
Evie’s Christmas Concert at Edington Priory Church
The Philomel Singers, with the Staverton School Choir and guest soloists, directed by Michael Johnson.
Free admission with refreshments and a retiring collection. All profits in aid of Evie’s Gift, a charity set up by the parents of Evie, aged 13 when she died. Evie’s Gift offers assistance to parents with children in hospital with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions, and research into the rare brain cancer that took their daughter’s life.
Info here

Sunday 16 December, 4.30pm
Christingle at St Peter's, Portesham DT3 4HB
Celebrating the 50th birthday of the Christingle Service, followed by tea and cake.
Inquiries to Margaret Preuss-Higham via .

Sunday 16 December, 6.30pm
Community Carol Service at Holy Trinity Church, Weymouth DT4 8TJ
Service of Nine Lessons and Carols for All the Family.
Parking free after 6pm in the car park next to the church (Trinity Street)
Mince Pies & Mulled Wine afterwards.
Inquiries to Canon Andrew Gough via 01305 760354.

Sunday 16 December, 6.30pm
Carols by Candlelight at Canford Magna Parish Church, BH21 3AF
Enjoy traditional carols in the atmospheric setting of our 1000 year old parish church, lit by hundreds of candles!
Inquiries to Carrie via 01202 882270 or .

Tuesday 18 December, 1.10pm
Carols for Busy People at St Thomas's Church, Salisbury SP1 1BA
Our very popular annual Christmas Carol service for busy people, join us to sing your favourite Christmas carols and hymns and stay on afterwards for a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie.
Inquiries to Meryl Browning via .

Saturday 22 December, 7.30pm
The Farrant Singers' Christmas Concert at St Martin's Church, Salisbury SP1 2HY
This year’s Christmas concert by the Farrant Singers, conducted by Andrew Mackay, is a performance of Handel’s Dixit Dominus. This youthful and vivacious work was one of his earliest choral works written when he was just 22. Also in the programme is a trio of Christmas pieces, written especially for us by our founder, Richard Lloyd, entitled Christus natus est. The three carols are Nowell, nowell!, Today God sent his Son and Born is the babe. There will also be lots of carols for choir and audience and, of course, the Hallelujah Chorus for all. Bring a copy if you have on!
Inquiries to Jane Waddington via 07773 210706 or 
www.farrantsingers.org

Saturday 22 - Thursday 27 December
Ammerdown Christmas Houseparty, Radstock BA3 5SW
Come and join us for a Christmas to remember, in the beautiful grounds of Ammerdown Park. Excellent food, fun activities, games, crafts, walks, talks and seasonal films. A time to relax, enjoy good company and sample one of our special Christmas cocktails.
Arrive for 6pm on Saturday.
£545.00 (bursaries available)
Inquiries to Tessa via 01761 433709.

Monday 24 December, 4pm
Crib Service at Canford Magna Parish Church, BH21 3AF
Join the youngest members of our church as they relive the Christmas story through the eyes of a mystery-solving mouse who tries to get to the bottom of 'The New Noisy Neighbour'.
Inquiries to Carrie via 01202 882270 or .

Monday 24 December, 11.30pm
Christmas Holy Communion at Canford Magna Parish Church, BH21 3AF
A traditional service of lessons and carols in a candlelit environment culminating in Holy Communion as we move into Christmas Day.
Inquiries to Carrie via 01202 882270 or .

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January 2019

Monday 7 January, from 7pm: The Bournemouth William Temple Association
Can a Scientist be a Christian? at the Marsham Court Hotel, Bournemouth BH1 3AB
Professor George Smith FRS – Emeritus Professor, Department of Materials, Oxford University
The Association welcomes Christian men and women of all denominations who want to learn more about our faith and its application to contemporary issues.
Programme here
Dinner for members and their guests (optional) is served at 7pm, and this is followed at 8.10pm by a talk and question time.
Annual subscription: £14 (£26 for couples). Monthly non-member charge: £2.
Charge for 2-course dinner (including coffee): £16. Hotel charge for attendance at lecture only: £2.50 (to include coffee at 8pm). 
Further information from John Newbold. Tel: 01202 761749. E-mail: .
www.williamtemple.org.uk

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February 2019

Saturday 2 February, 10am-4pm: Wholeness and Healing
Gateway Christian Healing Centre Meeting at St Katharine's Holt, BA14 6PZ
The Revd Mike Endicott, from The Order of Jacob’s Well, will be running a day of teaching for us - book this in your diary!
Flyer here
Queries to Dawn Farmer via 01225 782717 or .
gatewaychristianhealing.co.uk

Important Listing Monday 11 February, from 9.45am: Salisbury Diocesan Evangelical Fellowship
‘How far can we stretch in a diverse church?’ at St Mary’s Church, Ferndown BH22 9EU
With the Reverend Charlie Skrine. Associate Minister at St Helen’s Church, London.
Inquiries to the Revd Peter Breckwoldt via  or 01202 886551.

Monday 11 February, from 7pm: The Bournemouth William Temple Association
God and the Gas Board - Theology, Society and Everyday Economics at the Marsham Court Hotel, Bournemouth BH1 3AB
The Revd Helen Dawes – Team Rector of Shaftesbury; Dean of Women’s Ministry, Diocese of Salisbury
The Association welcomes Christian men and women of all denominations who want to learn more about our faith and its application to contemporary issues.
Programme here
Dinner for members and their guests (optional) is served at 7pm, and this is followed at 8.10pm by a talk and question time.
Annual subscription: £14 (£26 for couples). Monthly non-member charge: £2.
Charge for 2-course dinner (including coffee): £16. Hotel charge for attendance at lecture only: £2.50 (to include coffee at 8pm). 
Further information from John Newbold. Tel: 01202 761749. E-mail: .
www.williamtemple.org.uk

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March 2019

Monday 4 March, from 7pm: The Bournemouth William Temple Association
Copts at the Marsham Court Hotel, Bournemouth BH1 3AB
Father Botros El Moharaky – St. Peter and St. Paul Coptic Orthodox Church, Bournemouth
The Association welcomes Christian men and women of all denominations who want to learn more about our faith and its application to contemporary issues.
Programme here
Dinner for members and their guests (optional) is served at 7pm, and this is followed at 8.10pm by a talk and question time.
Annual subscription: £14 (£26 for couples). Monthly non-member charge: £2.
Charge for 2-course dinner (including coffee): £16. Hotel charge for attendance at lecture only: £2.50 (to include coffee at 8pm). 
Further information from John Newbold. Tel: 01202 761749. E-mail: .
www.williamtemple.org.uk

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April 2019

Monday 1 April, from 7pm: The Bournemouth William Temple Association
Homelessness Matters at the Marsham Court Hotel, Bournemouth BH1 3AB
Dr Maggie Kirk – GP with special interest in Addiction and Homelessness, Providence Surgery, Boscombe
The Association welcomes Christian men and women of all denominations who want to learn more about our faith and its application to contemporary issues.
Programme here
Dinner for members and their guests (optional) is served at 7pm, and this is followed at 8.10pm by a talk and question time.
Annual subscription: £14 (£26 for couples). Monthly non-member charge: £2.
Charge for 2-course dinner (including coffee): £16. Hotel charge for attendance at lecture only: £2.50 (to include coffee at 8pm). 
Further information from John Newbold. Tel: 01202 761749. E-mail: .
www.williamtemple.org.uk

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May 2019

Important Listing Monday 13 May, from 9.45am: Salisbury Diocesan Evangelical Fellowship
‘Exploring Transgender and the Christian Worldview’ at St John’s Church, Wimborne BH21 1AE
With David Shaw, Tutor in New Testament and Greek at Oak Hill Theological College.
Inquiries to the Revd Peter Breckwoldt via  or 01202 886551.

Monday 13 May, from 7pm: The Bournemouth William Temple Association
Anglican Social Theology Today at the Marsham Court Hotel, Bournemouth BH1 3AB
The Rt Revd Tim Dakin – Bishop of Winchester
The Association welcomes Christian men and women of all denominations who want to learn more about our faith and its application to contemporary issues.
Programme here
Dinner for members and their guests (optional) is served at 7pm, and this is followed at 8.10pm by a talk and question time.
Annual subscription: £14 (£26 for couples). Monthly non-member charge: £2.
Charge for 2-course dinner (including coffee): £16. Hotel charge for attendance at lecture only: £2.50 (to include coffee at 8pm). 
Further information from John Newbold. Tel: 01202 761749. E-mail: .
www.williamtemple.org.uk

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September 2019

10-14 September 2019: Retreats
A Lundy Journey
A special retreat on a unique island.
You are invited to experience with us the natural beauty, rich wildlife, quiet and stillness of this remote granite outcrop in the Bristol Channel. Come prepared to walk, meditate, sing, cook and eat together and enjoy the creativity of a shared retreat, whatever your personal spiritual path.
There are 12 places available at Millcombe House, with both single, double and twin rooms.
Costs: £500 for single room, £425 for a bed in a twin room, £800 for double room (ie, £400
each, sharing a double bed)
Flyer and booking form here
For further information please email Ali () or Sue ().

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November 2019

Important Listing Monday 4 November 2019, from 9.45am: Salisbury Diocesan Evangelical Fellowship
'The Challenge of Teaching Heaven and Hell in the 21st Century' at St Francis Church, Salisbury SP1 3PN
With the Reverend Johnny Jukes, President of Oak Hill Theological College.
Inquiries to the Revd Peter Breckwoldt via  or 01202 886551.

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