Sarum College News

Sarum Pause for Reflection: Raindrops on Grass

In her vision, the beads of blood/life-force dripping from Jesus’ crown of thorns were as plentiful, Julian said, as raindrops falling off the eaves of a thatched roof after a heavy shower.  So, walking through long wet grass > renewed appreciation of God’s love raining down on His universe.  … Read more

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Origami Inside

By Helen Holtam The origami group in HMP Erlestoke started in July 2017 with a regular Friday morning class in the Education Department from 8:30 to 12. The aim was simply to make origami greeting cards for the men in Erlestoke to send to friends and families and to learn more origami models. We … Read more

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Sarum Pause for Reflection: Mucky Glass

Prayer God, give me the grace to see myself as others see me, but not all at once!   Thank You that, seeing us more truly than anyone else does, You love as we are, because You take us  for what we shall be in You.  Amen | Action We … Read more

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Sarum Pause for Reflection: Bronze Sky

We never do know, do we, what the future holds?  And, of course, what transpires does not depend on how we’re feeling!  Prediction is an inexact business even at the level of meteorology.  Especially in Britain, where we don’t have a climate: we have weather.  (So why bother?)  When she was ill – … Read more

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Update on new mask guidance from 8 August 2020

From 8 August 2020, government guidance on wearing masks will expand. From then and until further notice, we ask all those who have arranged to be in College to wear a mask upon arrival. Guests who confirm they have no … Read more

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Farewell and thank you to Canon Ann Philp

Canon Ann Philp, who has served a number of roles at Sarum since the College opened in 1995, has stepped down from her role as Chaplain to the Sarum Centre for Formation in Ministry. Ann has been a member of … Read more

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Sarum Pause for Reflection: In This Life and Beyond

Reflection “It’s only just sinking in that I haven’t been inside a church since March,” remarked the chap next to me in the pew – on the occasion of attending a service in person. The stained glass, though artistically not … Read more

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Sarum Pause for Reflection: First Fisher on Station

Reflection ‘Where are all the anglers?’ I had wondered earlier in the year. | Angling was one of the first sports to have restrictions lifted after the great Cov19 shut-down, but the banks of the Thames remained bare.  What had … Read more

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Ready to recharge your ministry?

Sarum College offer a range of courses to suit your lifestyle, aims and interests. Short courses can stimulate ideas and new ways of working without earning academic credit. But for those already in ministry roles – perhaps with an undergraduate … Read more

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Training for ministers experiencing trauma due to coronavirus

Ministers struggling with trauma caused by coronavirus will get special training to help them cope with the challenges of the pandemic thanks to a project led by Sarum College Visiting Scholar Professor Christopher Southgate, which has re The new training, … Read more

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