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Renewals Programme Manager Appointed

Published: 17th July 2023

Nathan Conway has been appointed as Renewals Programme Manager, a post funded by the Church Commissioners and based out of Top Church, Dudley.

Nathan Conway (Top Church)

Diocesan Synod motion presented to General Synod

Published: 10th July 2023

On Saturday afternoon, the Worcester Diocesan Synod Motion on the contribution of faith to the rehabilitation of offenders was presented to General Synod in York.

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15 people ordained as Deacon/ Priest over the weekend

Published: 2nd July 2023

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

Exchanging experiences with curates in Germany

Published: 15th June 2023

Last month, three of our curates – Mel Beynon, Richard Sandland and James Williams visited our partner diocese in central Germany as part of a ‘curate exchange’.

Becky Elliot appointed as new Dean of Women’s Ministry

Published: 14th June 2023

The Revd Becky Elliot, Vicar of Holy Trinity and St James in Malvern has been appointed as the new Dean of Women’s Ministry, a post she will hold alongside her parish role.

New Diocesan Secretary appointed

Published: 4th June 2023

The Revd Andy Todd has been appointed as the new Diocesan Secretary for the Diocese of Worcester.

Ordinations 2023

Published: 9th May 2023

This year’s ordinations will take place over the weekend of 1 and 2 July. Do pray for and support all those who will be ordained either Deacon or Priest over the weekend.

New Director of Mission and Ministry

Published: 24th April 2023

​​​​​​​The Revd Dr Roger Latham has been appointed as the new Director of Mission and Ministry for the Diocese. Roger will be responsible for leading and developing the team which will oversee our underpinning priority of equipping ministers for mission.

New diocesan Director of Finance

Published: 13th April 2023

Shaun Mooney has been appointed as the new Director of Finance for the Diocese.

Transformation Programme Director appointed

Published: 29th March 2023

​​​​​​​Damian Herbert has been appointed as the new Transformation Programme Director for the Diocese, replacing Rob Quarton who will be retiring at the end of April.

National Church commits significant long-term funding to our diocese

Published: 17th March 2023

The national church has agreed in principle to allocate significant funding to our diocese over the next seven years, investing in our plans to grow as Kingdom People and supporting the priorities agreed by the Diocesan Synod.

Diocesan Holy Land Pilgrimage

Published: 13th March 2023

During February, Bishops John and Martin led a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Watch a film of some of the pilgrims sharing their thoughts on the experience.

An alternative route to ordination

Published: 16th February 2023

15 people from parishes across the Diocese have started a new training course with the hope that many of them will be able to be ordained over the next couple of years. 

John Preston to move on

Published: 24th January 2023

Diocesan Secretary, John Preston, has announced that he will be moving on from the role later this year.

Bryan Allbut stands down as Chair of Diocesan Board of Education

Published: 23rd December 2022

At the end of December, Bryan Allbut will stand down as Chair of the Diocesan Board of Education (DBE) after serving in this voluntary post for nearly seven years and being part of the DBE for ten years.

Setting priorities for the coming years

Published: 12th December 2022

At its meeting in November, Diocesan Synod received a presentation setting out diocesan priorities over the next few years as we continue to grow as Kingdom People.

Jonathan Kimber to leave as Director of Ministry and Discipleship

Published: 24th November 2022

​​​​​​​Jonathan Kimber has decided to move on from his role as Director of Ministry and Discipleship within the Diocese. 

Mission Accompaniers helping parishes

Published: 20th October 2022

All parishes have the opportunity to receive support in the form of a Mission Accompanier. Read about how it's going for two of our Mission Accompaniers working in parishes in Dudley.

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.

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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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