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What is Mission?

by Michael Ford last modified 03 Sep, 2013 04:47 PM

Living and preaching the good news of Jesus Christ.

As Christians follow Christ in the power of the Spirit, sharing and demonstrating the good news of his Kingdom, people can be transformed into who they were originally meant to be and creation can be healed.

The Diocese of Salisbury seeks to encompass all aspects of mission in a way which best reflects the Glory of God, especially those identified in the Five Marks of Mission.

Click here for 'Resourcing Mission' Bulletins from the CofE.

A Mission Council has been formed to support and resource the work of mission in the Diocese. The Bishop of Sherborne, Dr Graham Kings, is the member of Bishop’s staff  chairing the Mission Council. More here.

Your main contacts are:

 Current initiatives include:

Social Responsibility

  • Engaging with society and helping it change for the better. More here 

Pioneer Ministry Posts

  • Projects in Poole, Weymouth and Devizes. More here 

Mission Action Planning

Rediscovering Our Parish Churches

  • A pilot project undertaken in Heytesbury and Sherborne Deaneries and to be extended throughout the Diocese. More here.

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Fresh Expressions

  • Encouraging and fostering parishes and working towards the establishment of FEAST’s – Fresh Expressions Area Strategy Teams for Wiltshire and Dorset
  • Contact the Revd Philip Bromiley: 
  • Click here for an article by Bishop Graham Cray on all forms of church working together on mission
  • Click here to join the Facebook Group

Partnership Working

  • Liaising with the Voluntary Sector and working with Public Bodies to engage more effectively with local communities
  • Contact the Ramsbury Office: 01722 438662,


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