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Thank you from Stuart Ness

Published: 22nd July 2022

Stuart Ness leaves as our Registrar today. He has thanked Bishop John & all those who he has worked with during his time in the Diocese.

14 people ordained at the Cathedral over this weekend

Published: 3rd July 2022

14 candidates were ordained over the weekend to serve in parishes across the Diocese.

New Registrar appointed

Published: 24th March 2022

Bishop John has appointed Kirsty Duxbury as the next Diocesan Registrar. She will take on the role from 25 July.

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.

A profile of Redditch & Bromsgrove Deanery

Published: 16th February 2022

Read more about Redditch and Bromsgrove Deanery and hear from the leadership team.

Being on a journey of change

Published: 7th February 2022

In this article for March edition of parish magazines, Nikki Groarke, Archdeacon and Diocesan Lead for Transformation and Change talks about the change journey and support for parishes as they become healthier and more sustainable.

A safeguarding update

Published: 6th February 2022

Well done to everyone who has enabled us to be the first diocese to have all parishes using the safeguarding dashboard! Read more in this update from the safeguarding team.

Diocese pledges to stop investing in fossil fuels

Published: 6th January 2022

We have announced that along with many other dioceses and religious institutions, our diocese is divesting from fossil fuel extraction.

A profile of Malvern and Upton Deanery

Published: 5th January 2022

Learn more about the deanery of Malvern and Upton and the plans of its leadership team.

Confirmations at the Cathedral

Published: 22nd November 2021

To celebrate the feast of Christ the King, confirmations were held at the Cathedral on Sunday with people from across the diocese being confirmed by the Bishop of Dudley, Martin Gorick. 

General Synod election results

Published: 14th October 2021

The General Synod election has now closed and the votes have been counted. Find out who our six representatives for the next five years will be.

Changes in the Calling Young Disciples Team

Published: 6th August 2021

The CYD team will be changing in September as Project Director, Ruth Walker, steps down & two new Mission Enablers start, replacing Adam Legge who left in July & as maternity leave cover for Amy Stokes.

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.

Farewell to Diocesan Surveyor, Mark Wild

Published: 3rd August 2021

Mark Wild will leave his role as Diocesan Surveyor at the end of August.

Profiling the Greater Dudley Deanery

Published: 7th May 2021

In the first of a series of articles on our new deaneries, learn more about the Greater Dudley Deanery and it's leadership team.

Margaret James to become National Director of SIAMS

Published: 15th March 2021

Margaret James, our Diocesan Director of Education has been appointed as the National Director of SIAMS for the Church of England.

New Children’s Society Diocesan Ambassador

Published: 8th March 2021

Shari Lewison-Frisch has become the new Diocesan Ambassador for the Children’s Society.

The Diocesan Spirituality Network

Published: 5th March 2021

The Diocesan Spirituality Network is a collection people who want to grow their souls in Christ and encourage everyone to join in.

New Bishop’s Adviser for the Ministry of Healing

Published: 16th February 2021

The Revd Christine Holzapfel has been appointed as Adviser for the Ministry of Healing. She will work with those with an interest in this area to offer encouragement, support & advice to.

New Stewardship & Resources Officer

Published: 10th February 2021

Chris Boden has been appointed as our new Stewardship and Resources Officer, taking over from Alison Maddocks.

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