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Living in Love and Faith - A letter from our bishops

Published: 4th November 2022

Bishops John and Martin have written to all clergy setting out their views on same sex marriage in church following the Living in Love and Faith process.


Bishop's Certificates presented

Published: 21st October 2022

People from across the Diocese have received a certificate from Bishop John, marking the completion of a course designed to help them relate their Christian faith to their own life and locality.


West Midlands Church Leaders commit to work together

Published: 13th October 2022

Church leaders from across the West Midlands representing a range of traditions and ethnicities met together earlier in the month to pray together and encourage each other.


Bishop John to take part in the Big Sleep Out

Published: 13th October 2022

Bishop John will take part in the Worcester Big Sleep Out on Friday night to raise money for St Paul's Hostel, Warriors Community Foundation, and Maggs Day Centre.


Praying the psalms

Published: 10th October 2022

An article for November's editions of parish magazines from the Bishop of Dudley, Martin Gorick.


Bishops' statements on the death of HM The Queen

Published: 8th September 2022

Statements from the Bishops of Worcester and Dudley.


An open letter from our bishops

Published: 11th August 2022

Following the end of the Lambeth Conference, Bishops John and Martin have sent a letter to all clergy and Readers. It is published here so it can be read by everyone in our diocese.


Community confirmation in Martley

Published: 3rd August 2022

Bishop Michael Hooper recently baptised and confirmed Karen at Heaton House in Martley where the parish hold a twice monthly communion service.


Plaque commemorating persecuted Jews unveiled in Worcester

Published: 22nd July 2022

Dignitaries have gathered in Worcester to commemorate the city’s medieval Jewish community.  Bishop John attended the event, apologising for his predecessor’s actions in helping to drive the Jewish Community from the city in around 1275.


Following in the footsteps of the Worcester Pilgrim

Published: 5th July 2022

In this article for August parish magazines, Bishop John reflects on his recent pilgrimage on the Camino.


Wulfstan Cross awarded to Dormston Church member

Published: 20th June 2022

This year’s Cross of St Wulfstan has been given to Miss Marian Collins, 92, who for many years has been PCC Secretary and Churchwarden at St Nicholas Church in Dormston.


Bishop John to cycle the Camino

Published: 5th May 2022

Bishop John and H-J will be cycling almost 500 miles on the Camino Frances to Santiago De Compostela in Spain to raise funds for the Cathedral.


Churches Count on Nature

Published: 4th May 2022

An article for June editions of parish magazines from Bishop Martin.


Easter messages from our Bishops

Published: 13th April 2022

Bishop John and Bishop Martin have both written messages for Easter.


New Honorary Canons installed in the Cathedral

Published: 14th March 2022

Ten new honorary Canons have been appointed at Worcester Cathedral in recognition of their work in both the Diocese and the wider Church. Appointments are made by the Bishop of Worcester in consultation with the Chapter of the Cathedral.


Bishop's Lent Appeal 2022

Published: 28th February 2022

Bishop John's Lent Appeal for this year will raise money for our partner diocese of Morogoro in Tanzania.


A call to prayer for Ukraine

Published: 24th February 2022

Bishop John calls on all in the Diocese of Worcester to pray for the people of Ukraine and for peace, and for the leaders of the West as they deliberate on how to respond to the terrible unprovoked aggression of Russia.


Looking forward to Lent

Published: 10th January 2022

In a letter for the February editions of parish magazines, Bishop John looks ahead to Lent and his Lent Appeal.


An update from the Diocese of Peru

Published: 4th January 2022

Phil Bradford explains how the £10,000 raised through Bishop John's Lent Appeal in 2021 had a significant impact in the Diocese of Peru.


A New Year message from Bishop Martin

Published: 31st December 2021

Bishop Martin's New Year message for 2022

Latest News

New ALM Worship Leaders across Dudley

12th April 2024

11 people from parishes across the Greater Dudley Deanery have been presented with certificates to mark the completion of their course to become Authorised Lay Ministers (ALMs) as Worship Leaders....

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