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Stonehenge – Story & Power

Stonehenge – Story & Power

The happy appearance of uninterrupted Sun last Sunday took me off to Stonehenge. It was my first visit – despite living here since 2015 – though I had glimpsed the stones on car journeys. An early ticket and an intriguing walk through woods  and fields was a reminder of the glory of Salisbury Plain and the gift of horizons in Wiltshire. I was not disappointed. Bathed in sunshine the scale of these stones and their context was awesome. Slowly the…

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Leadership Learning at Sarum College

Leadership Learning at Sarum College

Learning for Leadership “Real leadership is about getting alongside people and helping them achieve things themselves.” The Revd Becky Roberts grew up in a church family in the Diocese, at St Mary’s, West Moors. She is now the vicar of Harnham in Salisbury. “I was an altar server from the age of 11. Before the service began, we had to spend 20 minutes in silent prayer. That’s where I learned to listen for God. “I knew by the time I…

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Sarum Centre for Formation in Ministry (Reviewing Becoming a Reverend)

Sarum Centre for Formation in Ministry (Reviewing Becoming a Reverend)

There persists a certain curiosity about clergy with some fixed stereotypes about what kind of people we are or should be. The language, structure and culture of ‘Church’ remains persistently inaccessible and sometimes just incomprehensible. Matt Woodcock is a wise, honest, amusing and candid writer who puts all of his journalistic experience to work in this readable and grounded book. At Sarum College where we have the privilege of forming a new generation of women and men for ministry we…

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