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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.


The story of the clock now at St Peter's, Cradley.

Published: 27th June 2022

From Cradley Heath to Cradley - The story of how the clock from St Luke's was saved and fitted into the tower at St Peter's Church!


Reg Moule at Holy Innocents' Church, Kidderminster

Published: 23rd June 2022

Reg Moule will be at Holy Innocents’ Church in Kidderminster on Thursday 7 July to answer all your tricky gardening questions.


Holiday Club at St Martin’s Church

Published: 22nd June 2022

For three weeks over the school summer holiday, St Martin’s Church on the London Road, Worcester will be hosting a HAF (Holiday Activities and Food) holiday club for children of families on low incomes.


‘Coffee Stop’ facilitated with a Kingdom People Grant

Published: 20th June 2022

Curate in Redditch, Mother Victoria Barlow & Lay Reader Fiona Carter have recently opened a ‘coffee stop’ at the church to reach out to local school parents with help from a Kingdom People Fund grant.


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.


Discerning a vision in Pershore & Evesham Deanery

Published: 8th June 2022

Pershore & Evesham Deanery recently held a discussion meeting looking at "Our Vision of Church & Resourcing Ministry for this Deanery" with 95 people attending.


Churches Count on Nature

Published: 8th June 2022

This week is Love Your Burial Ground Week, a chance to celebrate your churchyard! Many parishes are also taking part in Churches Count on Nature to record the biodiversity they find. 


Ordinations 2022

Published: 8th June 2022

Fourteen candidates will be ordained over the first weekend in July to serve in parishes across the Diocese.


Celebrating the Jubilee in Ipsley

Published: 26th May 2022

A pupil from Tenacres Primary School in the parish of Ipsley, Redditch is celebrating after winning the Open the Book Platinum Jubilee competition. St Peter's church is also celebrating the Jubilee in a number of ways.


Crucifixion carving gifted to Crowle Church

Published: 25th May 2022

A carving of the crucifixion has been gifted to Crowle Church by Tim Rogers who lives in the village.  Tim is a retired teacher who taught himself to carve and over the last 20 years has been creating 19 different carved panels depicting the life of Christ.


Supporting refugees in Worcester

Published: 13th May 2022

Geoff Sansome from Claines Church in Worcester has been linking up churches in Worcester to enable Ukrainian refugees to come to the city and be supported.


St Matthias CE Primary helps with well dressing

Published: 12th May 2022

Each year in Malvern, many wells are dressed for the May day weekend. There are at least 200 springs and spouts around the area, and those which are most accessible are decorated in various styles, by local groups and individuals, including St Matthias CE Primary.


Informal services in Malvern Link with Cowleigh

Published: 3rd May 2022

A new series of services has begun especially for people with dementia, special needs and their carers, and so far they've been a great success


Miracles of Grace

Published: 4th April 2022

An article for the May editions of parish magazines from the Archdeacon of Worcester, Robert Jones.


70 days until the Platinum Jubilee

Published: 23rd March 2022

On Thursday, 24 March it is exactly 70 days to the start of the Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday celebrations and many church communities are already planning to celebrate this milestone in our history.


New choir robes & a new home for the old ones!

Published: 17th March 2022

The Choir of St Martin’s, London Road, has received a new set of cassocks thanks to a charity grant & were able to recycle the old ones thanks to Bristol Cathedral.


Parish toolkit for responding to the Ukraine refugee crisis

Published: 15th March 2022

The Church of England has published a ‘toolkit’ of resources for parishes seeking to help refugees and evacuees from Ukraine in the wake of the Russian invasion of the country.


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.


Priest in Charge of St James, Wollaston

Published: 7th March 2022

Bishop John is pleased to announce the appointment of the Revd Diana Farmer as Priest-in-Charge of St James, Wollaston; this is a half-time post.


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