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Baptism celebration in new church congregation

A new congregation in Weymouth offers intergenerational worship and a place for everyone to share their story

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A celebration of ministry in Ramsbury

On 16 October, Bishop Andrew, Archdeacon's of Wilts and Sarum, Clergy and LLM's gathered to celebrate all their hard work in well-being activities.


The cost of being Church - our budget for 2024

Synod approved the budget for the diocese for 2024, which for the first time in years does not plan for a deficit


How are we going to respond? Bishop Stephen's challenge at Synod

“Our nation is going to become more fractious, more polarised, less generous, and less honest as the next election approaches. As Christians, we have a higher calling. Do we respond with our own divisions, or do we model Gospel values to our desperate nation?”


Bishop’s senior staff visit to La More Prison in Jersey

Bishop’s senior staff visited La More Prison in Jersey on 10 October during their annual residential meeting, which also coincided with the national ‘Prisons Week’ initiative.   Senior staff were led in worship by prisoners in the prison chapel, based on theme of Prisons Week this year which is: Look up”, using Psalm 19 as its focal point. (The heavens declare the glory of the Lord) 


Archbishop's Justin and Stephen's Statement for the violence in Israel and Gaza

We are grieved and deeply concerned at the violence in Israel and Gaza, and we unequivocally condemn the attacks by Hamas. We pray for those who are mourning, those who are injured, and all those fearing for their safety.


The Calne St Mary bells project

The Calne St Mary bells, clock and tower project got underway in September 2022, following 10 years of planning and fundraising.


Commissioning New Headteachers and Welcoming new Director of Education

It was wonderful to commission eight new headteachers from primary schools across the diocese, and to welcome the new Diocesan Director of Education Katie Fitzsimmons at Choral Evensong in Salisbury Cathedral on Thursday 28th September 2023.


Joining in Making Jesus Known in Wimborne, Poole and North Bournemouth

More than 90 people joined a conversation about Making Jesus Known in a meeting in Wimborne Poole and North Bournemouth.


Harvest Festival Celebrations

See Harvest Festival celebrations from across the diocese.

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