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Hereford Times Article - 02/07/2020
Published on: 2nd July 2020
As the restrictions begin to lift post COVID and we emerge blinking into the light, I am encountering a huge range of emotions.For some, lockdown has been rather a nice break.For others, it’s been a time of terrible loss: of loved ones, income and strained and even broken relationships.
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Young people the focus in Hereford post lockdown
Published on: 15th June 2020
Young people the central focus for plans to turn St Peter’s Hereford into a beacon of hope post lockdown.
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Hereford Times Article - 11/06/2020
Published on: 11th June 2020
20 years ago, I started work as the vicar of a Sussex parish. In my first week I thought it would be a good idea to visit the pub at the bottom of the churchyard path. It was a typical country pub with a big black door and steep steps to get in.
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Bishop Richard - BBC One Pentecost Sermon
Published on: 31st May 2020
This crisis has bought out both the best and the worst in people.On the one hand folk have joined together to support neighbours in need.They’ve co-ordinated food supplies; they’ve been in contact through phone, email and internet.
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Updated guidance on clergy and lay leaders entering churches
Published on: 21st May 2020
Following a meeting yesterday, the House of Bishops has asked diocesan bishops to issue guidance on the gradual easing of restrictions on our buildings and activities whilst our church buildings need to remain closed.The following are our new permissive guidance for Hereford Diocese.
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Hereford Times Article - 14/05/2020
Published on: 14th May 2020
When my daughter was 16 we bought her a rabbit. We ended up mostly looking after it, and by mistake we got an extra long lived one, so we were saddled with it long after she left home!
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Updated guidance on clergy and lay leaders entering churches
Published on: 6th May 2020
Following a meeting yesterday, the House of Bishops has asked diocesan bishops to issue guidance on the gradual easing of restrictions on our buildings and activities whilst our church buildings need to remain closed
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Ad Clerum from Rt Revd Richard Jackson - April 23rd
Published on: 23rd April 2020
This comes with my best wishes and prayers for all of you as we continue to navigate this Covid-19 world. I want to thank you for your dedicated pastoral care in these times. I continue to be encouraged by the ingenious ways people are communicating and maintaining contact.
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Home Safe From Hospital
Published on: 23rd April 2020
It?s been a busy few weeks in Hereford Diocese, while local people are doing their part to support the current pandemic by staying home, the team at the Diocese working in partnership with Herefordshire County Council and Wye Valley NHS Trust have developed and launched a brand new service, helping people in the community to return home safely following a hospital stay. rn
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Looking Back at Bishop Alistair's Ministry
Published on: 15th April 2020
In this article we look back at Bishop Alistair's ministry during his 11 years as the Bishop of Ludlow.
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