Category: Salisbury

Course on creation theories and the Bible

Sarum College in Salisbury is shortly running a Biblical Study Break, exploring connections between today’s scientific understanding and what the Bible and Christian theology have to say about God’s creation. It will explore creation and our place within it from biblical, theological and scientific perspectives, tackle some of the challenges to faith posed by science and …
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Creationtide 2017

‘Creationtide’ or the ‘Season of Creation’ is the period in the annual church calendar (from 1st September to 4th October) dedicated to God as Creator and Sustainer of all life.  This year we will be encouraging church members to sign up to receive daily Creationtide resources for celebration, reflection and action. Under the theme ‘Inspiring …
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Creationtide mailing list

Please sign up to our mailing list using this form. We use it to send out daily reflections for the period of Creationtide or during the Lent Carbon Fast. We also use the list to send out very occasional information (perhaps as often as twice a year!) about events organised by EcoChurch Southwest. You can …
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Eco Church and Big Church Switch in Salisbury and Winchester Dioceses

Eco Church is ‘launching locally’ in Hampshire, Dorset and Wiltshire as the Anglican dioceses join forces with Christian Aid, Tearfund and A Rocha UK to boost the scheme across the region. Salisbury and Winchester dioceses’ Tools For Transformation events will explore A Rocha UK’s award scheme and the Big Church Switch – and share stories …
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Church of England Environment Lead Signs Major Climate Change Petition to UN

Church of England Diocese of Salisbury MEDIA INFORMATION For immediate use 18 April 2016Church of England Environment Lead Signs Major Climate Change Petition to UNWith evidence building that the first three months of 2016 were the hottest on record, the Church of England’s lead bishop on the environment, the Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam, has joined …
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Paris and Beyond: Working Together to Make a Difference

Bishop Nick of Salisbury has written this reflection on the Church of England Communications blog … Paris and Beyond: Working Together to Make a Difference UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, said the COP21 talks in Paris were the largest and most complex he has ever been involved in. COP21 was a huge exercise – to …
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Bishop of Salisbury Meets French President on Climate Summit

NEWSChurch of England Diocese of Salisbury MEDIA INFORMATION For immediate use 10 December 2015Bishop of Salisbury Meets French President on Climate SummitThe Bishop of Salisbury, the Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam, was among twenty international faith leaders who presented a collection of climate justice petitions with almost two million signatures to the President of France, M. …
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Climate negotiations in Paris

This year is vital for the climate, as governments are meeting in Paris between 30 November and 11 December, and hopefully they will come to a ground-breaking agreement. There are a number of activities taking place across the six Dioceses in the South West in the run up to the Paris Summit, and more planned …
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Salisbury Diocese’s Green Ribbon campaign

Bishop of Salisbury calls for parishes and people to help get a meaningful climate deal at UN talks during Advent Bishop Nicholas has written to all clergy in the Diocese of Salisbury asking them to pray for the upcoming UN Climate Change summit in Paris and to support the Diocese’s Green Ribbon campaign calling for …
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Pilgrimage for Justice and Peace

Bishop Nick Holtam (+Salisbury and lead Bishop on environment) and Martyn Goss (Exeter Diocesan Environment Officer), were both participants in the Conference of European Churches (CEC) consultation which took place in Schwerte, Germany from 12-14 October.Church leaders and activists from across Europe met prior to the Paris Climate Summit, to finalise plans for the pilgrims …
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