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New non-stipendiary role for Wyn Beynon
Published: 5th August 2021
Canon Wyn Beynon has been appointed to a part-time post in the benefice of Churchill-in-Halfshire w Blakedown & Broome and the parish of Belbroughton w Fairfield.
Open New non-stipendiary role for Wyn Beynon

St Mary's Big Ask
Published: 5th August 2021
Faced with the challenge of raising funds for their building project with Covid restrictions still in place, St Mary’s Church in Pickersleigh, Malvern, undertook a crowdfunding appeal with a twist.
Open St Mary's Big Ask

Barrier-free belonging - updated Church of England website
Published: 4th August 2021
The Church of England has added new webpages with resources and podcasts on disability.
Open Barrier-free belonging - updated Church of England website

Will you stand for General Synod?
Published: 4th August 2021
Have you considered standing for election to the General Synod for the next five-year term? Standing for the legislative body of the Church of England is an opportunity to represent your community & your diocese at a national level.
Open Will you stand for General Synod?

Why let the grass grow around our churches?
Published: 4th August 2021
In this blog post, Helen Oldham, member of the diocesan Climate Crisis Group explains the benefits of keeping a wildflower area of your churchyard.
Open Why let the grass grow around our churches?

Artspace in Worcester
Published: 4th August 2021
Artspace is an opportunity for those who like to be creative to come together where they can work on a personal response to particular idea, theme, topic or subject as a different way to explore faith. Why not join them?
Open Artspace in Worcester

Farewell to Diocesan Surveyor, Mark Wild
Published: 3rd August 2021
Mark Wild will leave his role as Diocesan Surveyor at the end of August.
Open Farewell to Diocesan Surveyor, Mark Wild

Called to Action: Journey to COP26
Published: 28th July 2021
The latest edition of Called to Action encourages Eco Churches across our Diocese to 'twin' with another Eco Church which is on the route to COP26 in Glasgow. We hope to set up enough partnerships to have 'walked' all the way to the climate change conference.
Open Called to Action: Journey to COP26

Mainly Music at St Wulstan, Worcester
Published: 28th July 2021
St Wulstan’s Church in Warndon, Worcester has been piloting a ‘Mainly Music’ session over the last half term and is working hard to ensure that it is linked into their Sunday morning service.
Open Mainly Music at St Wulstan, Worcester

A very special festival of flowers
Published: 27th July 2021
From Friday 6 to Monday 9 August, the Mothers’ Union will be celebrating the achievements of the movement with a flower festival held in 19 churches across the Diocese.
Open A very special festival of flowers

Researching mid-sized churches
Published: 20th July 2021
Phillip Johnson, Vicar at Malvern Link with Cowleigh has been part of a group doing some research into mid-sized churches. Here he explains some of their findings. 
Open Researching mid-sized churches

Continuing Open the Book through the pandemic
Published: 20th July 2021
When Covid-19 meant that the Hanley Swan and Welland Open the Book Team couldn't go into schools, they began creating films of the stories using wooden pegs!
Open Continuing Open the Book through the pandemic

New guidance for Churches
Published: 19th July 2021
Following the lifting of the majority of legal restrictions on Monday 19 July, the Church of England has published new documents for churches as we move into Stage 4 of the Government’s roadmap.
Open New guidance for Churches

Called to Action: Planting for Pollinators
Published: 16th July 2021
This edition of Called to Action, small steps to save our planet, explores what we can do to encourage bees and other pollinators to thrive in our gardens. 
Open Called to Action: Planting for Pollinators

Filling Chaddesley Corbett Church with butterflies
Published: 16th July 2021
St Cassian’s Church in Chaddesley Corbett will be filled with butterflies on 29 July as the parish comes together as a first step in properly reconnecting after the pandemic.
Open Filling Chaddesley Corbett Church with butterflies

Generosity Week
Published: 12th July 2021
This Harvest, the Church of England is launching Generosity Week to give us the time and space to reflect on God’s Generosity and celebrate God’s generosity within our church’s ministry and mission. 
Open Generosity Week

A profile of Worcester Deanery
Published: 12th July 2021
Find out more about Worcester Deanery and its leadership team.
Open A profile of Worcester Deanery

Virtual School Leavers Service
Published: 7th July 2021
Two special virtual services for KS2/3/4 school leavers led by the Bishop of Dudley.
Open Virtual School Leavers Service

The Parish Giving Scheme now has over 1,000 donors
Published: 6th July 2021
There are now over 1,000 people across the Diocese donating to their local church through the Parish Giving Scheme.
Open The Parish Giving Scheme now has over 1,000 donors

"Gradually I realised I'd been wrong all my life about God!"
Published: 6th July 2021
Before training for ordination, Richard Sandland worked at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon and watching a play completely changed the course of his life.
Open "Gradually I realised I'd been wrong all my life about God!"

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