/ Posts from James Harris

23 Mar |  World in crisis

It feels as though half the world is on the move in these times: by sea, over land, floating in flimsy vessels or clinging beneath lorries; young and old, of all faiths and none. The flow of humanity across borders …

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15 Jun |  Music for a Summer Evening

Concert in aid of Wilts Historic Churches Trust

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17 Dec |  Introduction to SPAB Maintenance Co-operatives

Come along to an introductory session to learn more about forming a Maintenance Co-operative for your place of worship.

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30 Jan |  Canon Richard (Dick) Bennell 1925 – 2013

Canon Dick Bennell, who offered ordained ministry for 63 years in the Diocese of Bristol, died at the end of last year.

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22 Oct |  Prince one of many baptisms

As Prince George is christened, churches are welcoming individuals, families, children and adults this week – and all year – for baptism.

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07 Jun |  Ways into prayer

As Bishop Lee has written, prayer is fundamental to Christian discipleship but the ways Christians actually engage with God in prayer may be as varied as the people themselves. Whether we pray individually or in groups, whether we make our …

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04 Mar |  Spiritual gifts for Colerne

A member of the congregation at Colerne parish church has put her artistic gifts to good use by creating a series of icons for the church’s Lady Chapel. The three  images of Christ ‘Pantocrater’ (ruler of all), Saint Mary ‘Theotokos’ …

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20 Feb |  Bishops on bicycles

Bishop Lee And Bishop Ed Condry are cycling 172 miles around Wiltshire for Christian Aid on 12 and 13 April.

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11 Feb |  Growth: a good problem to have

St Michael’s Church in Stoke Gifford is launching a £5.8m project to build a new multi-purpose church and community centre…

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11 Feb |  Retirement of Pope Benedict XVI

Bishop Mike has issued the following statement following the announcement that Pope Benedict will retire at the end of February. “Together with many I was very sorry to hear of the resignation of Pope Benedict, head of the Roman Catholic …

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