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Visit to The Episcopal University (TEU) South Sudan 4th - 14th Sep 2023

Ron Hart in his role as a trustee for ECSSSUP (a small UK charity which has been supporting Episcopal university) recently visited South Sudan after his invitation from the Archbishop (in his role as University Chancellor.)

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Church hall made into New Flats in Portland

Two new flats, developed from an old church hall, are to be offered for rent to young people in Portland as a response to the shortage of reasonably priced accommodation in the area.


Wiltshire and Dorset Ride + Stride 2023

Congratulations to the various churches, parishes and communities across Wiltshire and Dorset who took part on 9 September in Ride + Stride. Ride + Stride takes place annually, raising funds for historic churches trusts. Taking place on the second Saturday of September the funds raised can be split between the nominated Trust and the participants chosen church or chapel.


New Licensed Worship Leaders

Last Sunday, 10 September, Bishop Karen licensed new LWL's Philippa for Shaftsbury and James for the Bridport Team. Bishop Karen summarised LWL's as 'all about using our gifts for God’s glory'.

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125 years of the Forces Welfare Fund

After 125 years, the Forces Welfare Fund is still supporting military personnel and their families today in the Diocese of Salisbury


Four new licensed lay ministers

Read about our four new Licensed Lay Ministers, to be licensed on 30 September.

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Radipole parish achieving two Rocha Awards!

This parish has achieved both Bronze and Silver Rocha Eco Church Awards!

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Service remembering Roma Holocaust

Remembrance service to commemorate the 2,897 Roma and Sinti people murdered in one night by the Nazi regime


Children's exploration of the Eucharist

A new School and parish initiative was recently set up for children in year 4, 5 and 6 have the opportunity to learn more about the church's understanding of the Eucharist. 


Journey to building a sustainable church: All Saints, Harnham

As part of the diocese's commitment to climate justice, we are sharing stories of parishes and communities seeking to live and worship more sustainably. Today Joanna Woodd describes her five-year experience in developing All Saints, Harnham as an environmentally friendly church. Joanna thought it would be easy, but she discovered that the journey would be a process of "discovery, frustration and enrichment". frustration and enrichment". 


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