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Our blogs

This ​page is home for ordained and lay voices from around the diocese, with the aim of generating discussion on a variety of topics.

As such, they represent personal opinion, and do not constitute the views of the Diocese of Guildford.

Guildford Blog

Blogs to spark conversation on important topics from people around the diocese. If you would like to submit a blog for consideration please email the comms team for guidance.

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This little brick of mine

Asking questions and allowing others to ask questions is of vital importance in every aspect of human development and is ...
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Hospital chaplaincy

A Q&A with the Revd Joanna Percival, lead chaplain at Guildford’s Royal Surrey County Hospital, about the valuable part chaplaincy ...
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Lego to Work

But what if you are a receptionist, or an accountant or town planner or air traffic controller?

Vocations Blog

Written by somebody engaged in ministry, vocation or training this blog is run by the DVM team to encourage readers to see that God calls all manner of people.

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Stop arguing with God and explore your calling

Rejected by the girl guides and with dreams of becoming a jockey Revd Vicki Burrows, Vicar and mum of 5, ...
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‘minister locally, think globally’

Revd Dr Steve Summers, Principal of ​the Diocese's Local Ministry Programme considers ministry and calling in a local context.
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How do we work out what God wants of us?

We all want to know we are on the right track but how can we be assured we are doing ...
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Do we make ourselves available to discern God's call?

"He calls continually. It is not so much our ability he had need of but our availability."
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A Woman in the Church, Part 2

In the face of a challenging text like 1 Timothy 2, it is important to seek to discover what the ...

Communities Engagement Blog

Written by people engaged with the Communities Engagement Team tackling a number of issues and the local response to them.                                  

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The diocese loves - and needs - our volunteers!

Jackie Bruder, manager of SAAVS, blogs about the importance of volunteers and what being an Appropriate Adult entails.
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Raising awareness of dementia

Tony Oakden, church and community adviser, blogs about how we can support and care for people living with dementia
Latest News

BGF supports vital work with the disadvantaged and vulnerable in Godalming

"The continued support will help us to cope with the increasing needs of our customers by providing a unique facility ...
Forthcoming Event

Diocesan Day of Healing and Wholeness

Teaching, Workshops, Worship & Healing Prayer at the cathedral - Saturday 9 September
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Stop arguing with God and explore your calling

Rejected by the girl guides and with dreams of becoming a jockey Revd Vicki Burrows, Vicar and mum of 5, ...

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will of God—what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Romans 12:2

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