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Come to church for a walk!
Published on: 13th February 2020
Members of the churches in the Teme Valley South team areplanning a new way of doing church by going for a walk! On a Sundayafternoon, starting on 15 March, a group will meet at Hanley Childe church andwalk through the countryside of the Teme Valley
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Bishop John blesses refurbished Tolladine house
Published on: 7th November 2019
Bishop John recently joined with some of the members ofthe Tolladine Mission team to pray for the success of the first of a number ofsocial tenancies they are planning for Tolladine. This project is aimed athelping to resolve the acute housing i
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More than five farthings say the Bells of St. Martin’s
Published on: 28th October 2019
The bells of St. Martin in theCornmarket, Worcester, will be ringing out across the city on 7 November, in celebration of an award of 46,750 to the Grade II* church fromthe National Heritage Lottery Fund.Theaward will help restore sight lines fr
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Bromsgrove Churches offer sanctuary from Brexit tensions
Published on: 10th October 2019
As the Brexit deadline approaches, the Church of England inBromsgrove has launched @1, a daily opportunity to seek respite from allthe worries and anxieties of Brexit by offering safe space in St Johns Churchat 1pm each lunchtime. Every day there wil
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Values & vision in batik
Published on: 7th October 2019
Astley CE Primary School have celebrated the launch oftheir new values and vision this term with a whole school art project. Thechildren were tasked with linking each value with a scene or place.The school worked with Sarah andMarie-Therese from Eekb
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Harvington Youth Project celebrates 25 years
Published on: 10th September 2019
Over the weekend of 14/15 September, the Harvington YouthProject will be celebrating 25 years with a family fun day and joint service.The group was started as a joint venture between St James in Harvington andHarvington Baptist Church and is still go
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A new Bishop for the Protestant Church in Central Germany
Published on: 9th September 2019
On 7 September Friedrich Kramer was installed in MagdeburgCathedral as the new bishop of the whole Evangelische Kirche Mitteldeutschlands (EKM) the Protestant Church of CentralGermany. Bishop Kramer was born in 1964 in Greifswald. He is married
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Claines Church Awarded Eco Church Bronze Certificate
Published on: 9th September 2019
St John the Baptist Church in Claines has been awarded a Bronze Eco Church award for their care for the environment.The Eco Church scheme has been introduced torate churches and their buildings for environmental performance. It is run by acharity, A
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Prayer tent at the Stourport Carnival
Published on: 9th September 2019
The Stourport Carnival was held on Saturday and the church of St Michael and All Angels was there. Churchwarden Liz Bloomer tells us about it:St Michael's was, once again, present at this yearsStourport Carnival taking our prayer tent to the carnival
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Droitwich vicar to paddle down the Zambezi
Published on: 5th September 2019
Team vicar in the Saltway Team in Droitwich will shortly be paddling 100km of the Zambezi river in Zambia to raise money for Compassion UK. Here she tells us what she is doing and why! "Moments of enthusiasm, boredom or inspiration (I cant quite
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Kempsey PCC receives lottery funding for youth work
Published on: 5th September 2019
Kempsey PCC and South Worcestershire Action for Youth (SWAY),a community group set up by local churches, have received two National LotteryCommunity Fund Grants for work with young people.Kempsey PCCs grant of 10,000 has been awarded to helpbring loc
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New worship director for All Saints, Worcester
Published on: 2nd September 2019
Phil Wade has started as the new Worship Director for AllSaints Church in Worcester. Phil will lead a voluntary team of around 25musicians and technicians as well as support other local churches as part ofAll Saints role as a resourcing church for th
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Tower project at Norton Juxta Kempsey receives lottery support
Published on: 2nd September 2019
St James the Great has received a National Lottery HeritageFund grant of 205,100 for urgent repairs and exciting heritage projects inNorton Juxta Kempsey, Worcester. Madepossible by money raised by National Lottery players, the project focuses on ess
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Funding to create biodiversity areas in Kempsey & Norton
Published on: 8th August 2019
St Mary's Church in Kempsey and St James the Great Church in Norton have both received funding to enable biodiversity projects to take place in their churchyards and the surrounding areas. St Mary's, Kempsey has received 8,471of funding from the
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New Youth and Children's worker at Top Church
Published on: 6th August 2019
Clare Soar has been appointedas the new Youth and Childrens Minister at St Thomas and St Luke (TopChurch) in Dudley.Clare and her husband havebeen attending Top Church for the last few months and when she saw the postadvertised, she was keen to get i
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Pickersleigh's holiday lunch club
Published on: 1st August 2019
St Marys, Pickersleigh are running a lunch club for localchildren across three weeks during the school holidays. Helped by their Calling Young DisciplesMission Enabler, they are opening the church from 11.30am 2pm and providingprimary age children w
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St Mary's, Oldswinford helped by Maintenancebooker
Published on: 24th July 2019
In June, churchwardens at St Marys church in Oldswinfordnoticed a problem with the gutters and wanted to find a solution.They immediately turned to MaintenanceBooker,the new website which makes caring for churches much easier.Using MaintenanceBooker
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Gornal and Sedgley's teddy bear picnic
Published on: 18th July 2019
All Saints in Sedgley invited their baptism and toddlerfamilies to a Teddy Bears' Picnic, lots of fun was had by teddies and familiesalike. Calling Young Disciples, Mission Enabler, Helen Laird, helped the parish to organise the picnic. She said
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Raising flags for climate change at Fladbury School
Published on: 17th July 2019
Nigel Huddleston MP for Mid Worcestershire,made history on Friday 12 July, at Fladbury CE First School,by being the first member of parliament ever to raise two sea signalling flags,spelling out the message that all at the school have recognised the
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New Communities Minister at Top Church
Published on: 11th July 2019
Kath Poole has been appointed as the new CommunitiesMinister at St Thomas and St Luke (Top Church) in Dudley. This is a new role at the resourcing churchwhich will focus on how the church can best serve the local community in thetown.Kath worked as a
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