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 Header for the weekly Grapevine from 4th Sept 2019


16th October 2019 - Remembering Bishop John

9th October 2019 - A 'new relationship' with the Channel Islands

2nd October 2019  -  A BBC broadcast  and  Celebrating LLMs

25th Sept 2019  - Archdeacon "Swims the Channel"

18th Sept 2019 - Hope for the future at our Rural Day

11th Sept 2019  - £14K goes a long way

4th Sept 2019 Grapevine


David Pain iDiocesan Secretary and Chief Executive of the Diocese of Salisbury from 1st Jan 2019s the Diocesan Secretary and Chief Executive.
The Diocesan Secretary and his team assist with strategy, policy, oversee finances, and ensure effective management, administration, resourcing and support for the whole diocese.  See here for more details.


 grapevine logoGrapevine is the monthly  publication for all church members in the Diocese. 
To see all previous editions or to sign up to receive them directly by email, please click
the Grapevine logo above. 

Individual editions are:-

18th July 2019  Transforming lives  and  All Change
20th June 2019  Breaking Bread in schools
16th May 2019 'Go for it' (May/June)
11th April 2019  Encouragement, prayer & inspiration
21 Mar 2019  Liberated, Passion-ate and on the Streets
15th Feb 2019 Special 'Rural Hope' Edition 

18th Jan 2019
 New Year, new Grapevine!  

'Down to Earth'  - the new bimonthly newsletter
Download the first issue
here  or see it at church.

Alternatively, view the newsletter below though sometimes it takes a little time for newsletter to appear.  It may help if you click refresh!



  .........      heading for e-bulletinsOver the last 13 years an e-bulletin has been produced for Clergy, Lay ministers, Church Wardens etc.  The final bulletin was published on 23rd July 2019.

23rd July  "Hello Grapevine" - last-ever e-bulletin!
16th July   I've had an amazing day
9th July  Be the best you can
3rd July   Meet our new priests and deacons
26th June  Please pray for our deacons and priests
18th June  Affirming international links
11th June  "The Global Wave"

30th May  New DAC* Secretary arrives.   *Diocesan Advisory Committee 
21st May  Christian Aid Week - Big Brekkies, Bishop joins walkers
14th May  52 Make a Big Splash
9th May  Diocesan Secretary gets on his bike for Christian Aid

17th April  Four Maundy Money recipients are from Dorset and Wiltshire 
9th April  Prayers needed for Sudan
2nd April  Holding Brexit conversations

26th March  Room to Grow
19th March A bishop, a breakfast and lives changed
12th March Exploring a Rural Future

5th March
  Celebrating every life

27th Feb  Matching resources to reality
19th Feb  A 'comprehensive and historical' safeguarding review

12th Feb  Reviewing Hope: 'How is it for you?'
5th Feb
  Praying together in Lent 2019

29th Jan  "People will be my first priority"
22nd Jan
  Raising the Roof by Just Giving
15th Jan   Ploughing On
8th Jan  Make migrant channel crossings tales of hope

e-Bulletins from 2018, 2017 (Jan -Dec) and 2016 (June -Dec) here10

updated 16/10/19