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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.

Jacqueline Humphreys appointed as diocesan Chancellor

Published: 23rd December 2020

Jacqueline Humphreys, a Barrister in Bristol, has been appointed as our new Chancellor. The appointment was made by Bishop John following the approval of the Lord Chancellor.

Resourcing our change programme

Published: 5th June 2020

Our Archdeacons, along with Bishop Martin, will be taking on slightly different responsibilities over the coming months as the diocesan restructuring process moves forward following the Open Conversations earlier in the year.

Entering church buildings safely

Published: 11th May 2020

Church Buildings Officer, Mark Carter offers some advice about safely going back inside church buildings.

Ordinations 2020

Published: 5th May 2020

This year's ordinations have been moved to September.

Heaven in ordinary ... something understood

Published: 30th April 2020

An article for June editions of parish magazines from the Archdeacon of Worcester.

Ministry Fund launched

Published: 22nd April 2020

Our clergy are amazing, but COVID-19 means we need help to continue to meet the costs of their stipends.

Bishop of Dudley's Easter message (2020)

Published: 12th April 2020

An Easter message from Bishop Martin.

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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