Please find all the latest news from the Diocese of Bristol
Please find all the latest news from the Diocese of Bristol
From left to right:Dave Matthews, Clare Hayes,Andrew Hyde, Natalie Berry, Joanna Hyde, Rev Susan Allman and Catherine Forman.
Born, bred, schooled, married, re-schooled and working in Mukono District. Most of James' life has revolved around the Diocese of Mukono.
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Bishop Frederick Sheldon Mwesigwawas consecrated as the new bishop of Ankole Diocese on the 18th July, 2010.
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Praise to our Saviour Jesus Christ our Lord.Rev. Canon James William Ssebaggala Walusimbi has been elected the next Diocesan Bishop of the Diocese of Mukono.
Leighton Carr, Architect, seeker, teacher, designer, problem solver, imaginer, communicator and now ...Priest in the Church of England.
Matt Trendall felt some sort of calling to ministry aged 21 but had a strong desire to go out into the real world first.
Alice Kemp has had a challenging few years juggling training for ministry with caring for her disabled son and running a small business.
Steve Wilkinson knows what it is like to live a life where he is consistently challenged to step out of his comfort zone.
Graduating from Bristol University he spent two years English teaching and Evangelism in Poland, followed by a move to the Netherlands with Dutch
Martin Gainsborough lectures in Politics at Bristol University, with a special interest is Vietnamese politics.
There are a number of different perspectives from which ordination can be approached, and here Martin Gordon, who has worked in politics and international development, gives us an insight into the way his belief in community has underpinned his path to ordination.
June 2010 marked the first exchanges in our new link with the Diocese of Masindi Kitara when Jackie Waters-Dewhurst hosted Bishop Stanley Ntagali at All Saints Centre.
Shirley Danby was ordained deacon in July 2009 and will be priested on 3 July 2010. She serves as a curate in the Upper Thames Group of parishes in North Wiltshire.
Tanya Lord was ordained Deacon in 2009 and priest in July 2010. She is curate of St Matthew and St Nathanael, Kingsdown.
Caroline Yandell was ordained Deacon in 2009 and priested in 2010. She is currently serving her curacy in Henleaze.
Jo Northey was ordained Deacon in July 2009 and priested in 2010. She is curate at Christ Church Swindon.
Hilary Blancharde was ordained Deacon in 2009 and priested in July 2010. She is curate of Holy Trinity Horfield.
Erica Bebb was ordained Deacon in July 2009 and priested on 3 July 2010. She is a curate at Sea Mills. Here she reflects gratefully on the opportunity for ordination.
Lee Barnes was ordained Deacon in 2009 and ordained Priest a year later. He is a curate at Malmesbury.
Nick Adams was ordained deacon in July 2009 and priested in 2010. He is a curate in the East Bristol Partnership.
"What would my super power be? I sing like a walrus, I want to sing like an angel."
Each year, dozens of people in the Diocese of Bristol are putting themselves forward for ordination or Licensed Lay Ministry.
In January 2010 four people from Bristol Diocese spent two weeks in Uganda exploring their own calling in the context of ministry in Uganda.
In June 2009 Bishop Lee Rayfield and Rev Chris Dobson were privileged to stay with Maama Perpetua and Bishop Daniel Gimadu in their home.
By Raymond BagumaThe world is a stage, and all men mere players, Shakespeare once said. But nobody foresaw that the Rev. Canon Patrick Kyaligonzas part in the script of life would end sooner than later.
(Article reproduced from Anglican Mainstream website) Bishop Patrick Kyaligonza was killed in a road crash this week. His wife Rose has been injured.
Rev. Dr Sheldon Mwesigwa has been elected as the new Bishop of Ankole to replace the outgoing Bishop, the Rt Rev George Tibeesigwa.
St Philips Cathedral was abuzz with preparations for many days before the big event.An outdoor podium was reconstructed; the Cathedral roof was painted; the surrounding houses were spruced up and a lot of garden.
It is always wise to have someone local with you when you try to find a bus at a Ugandan bus park.
Rev Herbert Beegumanya graduated in June 2009 with an upper second class honours degree from Uganda Christian University.
Barrie Green was licensed as Priest-in-Charge of St Pauls Parish in Bristol on Sunday 1st November.
Nick Hay was one of a number of clergy starting new roles in the Diocese over November 2009.
Christian Aid - Christmas AppealIm contacting you to let you know about some excellent resources we have for Advent and Christmas this year in the hope that they could be highlighted in your churches and other networks.
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You can follow all Daphne's updates here. Crossing the lineI arrived here in West Ankole last Wednesday having crossed the Equator en route.
Article written by Ricky Winn of Bristol West Deanery Uganda Link. A great opportunity arose in July when Clare Jefferies, a teacher at Nailsea School, Somerset let us know that her school was being completely rebuilt.
I thought that your parishes may like to know that the 8000 raised from 6 parishes and individuals has enabled us to send a 40Ft container to two church schools in Kitgum, one of which is the Janani Luwum Memorial school, 20 kms north of Kitgum.
The official opening of the new cathedral at Kako is on Sunday 30.8.09.
Dear friends,Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.We as a Diocese, are very much suddened to learn of the death of Father John Bradley.
According to an IRIN report of18 August 2009a prolonged drought is hitting 17 districts in the North, North East and North West of Uganda.
Dear Chris, We have learnt with shock the demise of our Bro. John Bradley but also due to the fact he was in the Lord's Ministry, we believe God has called him to himself for a divine purpose.
We have been deeply saddened by the news of the sudden death of Father John Bradley on Wednesday 12th August, one of the assistant priests at Westbury-on-Trym Parish Church; he will be greatly missed. His funeral will be held on Wednesday 2nd Septemb
The following is an extract from the website of the Diocese of Northern Uganda.
This month Bristol West Deanery will be packing a container with school equipment, desks, chairs, screens, computers, all you need to run a school and sending it out to Kitgum in Northern Uganda.
Romans gives us an insight into a convention at Kako in West Buganda Diocese which he attended with Tabitha Ddembe and Amy a young woman from the UK.
It is with sad, but grateful hearts that we received the following message from the Diocese of Northern Uganda."From Rev. Willy AkenaChristian greetings from the Diocese of Northern Uganda is the name of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
Since our return from Uganda Chris Hawkes and I have been actively developing links between our local schools and schools in Uganda.
SMRT has recently come through that they have received funding grants to allow two teachers and two pupils from their link school in Ikoba to come over and visit Bristol in September 2009.
Arrival of Revd. Romans Serunjogi, Mission Co-ordinator for Central Buganda Diocese to stay in the East Bristol Partnership for two weeks.
Bristol Diocese Mothers' Union is linked with West Ankole in Uganda so it was with great pleasure that we welcomed Canon Edidah Mary in June.
Thank you to all those generous givers who have supported the work of the Diocesan Link during the week of celebrations.
Many thanks go to Mrs Joan Hawkins and the banner group from St Mary's Church, Almondsbury, who made this wonderful banner to commemorate our 40 years of partnership.
North Wiltshire - Kigezi Link: 40th Celebrations remembered by Jane GibbsFrom the moment that our visitor, Canon Stanley, arrived at Heathrow he was a friend and a most rewarding person to introduce round the Deanery.
Mary Fallon writes:A happy reunion for me personally with Bishop Paul and Maama Margaret Kizito when they arrived at Chippenham Deanery.
The following article is written by Richard Croft who will be travelling to Uganda from 17th May - 10th June, 2009.
Sunday 17th May Bishop Lee, Chris Dobson and Richard Crofts from Bristol Diocese fly out to Uganda as part of our 40 year celebrations.
When Chris Dobson and a team from Bristol Diocese went out to Uganda in January they took with them a gift of 300 from North Wiltshire Deanery to purchase books for Lake Bunyonyi Secondary School.
Emily's trip was organised in partnership with DFID.
Almondsbury village recently played host to Mrs Christine Abia, who was visiting from the diocese of Northern Uganda. Christine's visit was part of a three week tour of the Bristol Area as a guest of the Bristol West Deanery.
Emily Paginton, 18, in her final year at St Mary Redcliffe and Temple School travels to Uganda on the 15th February 2009 with a party of teachers and pupils from Bristol Schools.
A day in the life of an African adventurer begins with break of dawn and the incessant sound of cocks crowing.
Rt Rev Zac Niringiye, Assistant Bishop of Kampala attended the launch of the Anti-Corruption Coalition Uganda (ACCU) in November.
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Peter FundSt Peters Henleaze is linked to St Philip's Pro-Cathedral in Gulu.
The Mothers Union in Uganda was started in 1908 by Mrs. Weatherhead, wife of the then head teacher of Budo Junior School.
An inspirational leader. Before becoming vicar of Stapleton in 1970, Canon Norman Campbell had been a missionary in Northern Uganda since 1949.
Emily Feltham has just left St Mary's Redcliffe School, and has started a gap year before going on to study at Mansfield College, Oxford in 2009.
14 years of support for Theological Education in Uganda.
Will Churchill talks to Chris DobsonWill is just starting a gap year before going on to university. During the year he hopes to volunteer abroad somewhere.