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D-Day 80 – Remembrance and Commemorations in Broadway

Published: 7th June 2024

Broadway commemorated the 80th anniversary of D-Day with a day of remembrance with which the whole village was involved. Read a reflection on the day from Vicar Shellie Ward.

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A Ministry of Welcome

Published: 4th June 2024

An article for July editions of parish magazines from the Archdeacon of Worcester, Mark Badger.

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Local people come together to sing Evensong at Tardebigge Church

Published: 29th May 2024

Over 100 people visited St Bartholomew’s Church in Tardebigge on Sunday 26 May to enjoy a special service of Evensong led by a ‘Come and Sing’ choir of people from Redditch and the surrounding area.

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Forming a Joint Council

Published: 20th May 2024

As part of the Church of England’s drive towards greater simplification, it is now possible for multi-parish benefices to form a Joint Council. This Council becomes the legal governing body for all those churches who are a part of it, with the individual PCCs becoming dormant.

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Keeping Pentecost alive through June!

Published: 3rd May 2024

An article for June editions of parish magazines from the Archdeacon of Dudley, Nikki Groarke.

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Developing Bewdley Church as a Community Hub

Published: 2nd May 2024

The PCC of St Anne's Church in Bewdley has embarked on a major refurbishment and reordering project to help the building become more of a community hub as well as a place of worship.

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Dudley Passion Play 2024

Published: 1st May 2024

The Dudley Passion Play 2024 saw crowds gather in the historic town as joy and raw emotion filled the streets with the power of a story that changed the world.

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Collaboration enables new youth group in Evesham

Published: 30th April 2024

‘YouNite’ is a new youth group for 10 to 18-year-olds in Evesham which has been set up as an ecumenical collaboration between different churches in the town. It is currently attracting around 25 young people each Friday evening.

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Flyfords Walking Church

Published: 29th April 2024

A small group from the Flyfords group of Churches, just outside Pershore, met on 28 April for their first walking church.

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Supporting other parishes

Published: 25th April 2024

A number of churches across the Diocese overpay their Ministry Share as a way of supporting other parishes, with these extra contributions forming part of the Ministry Support Fund.

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The Revd David Morris fundraises for Abberley Care Farm

Published: 12th April 2024

On 23 June, the Revd David Morris will be riding the Dartmoor Classic Sportive to raise funds for Abberley Care Farm.

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New ALM Worship Leaders across Dudley

Published: 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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Spirituality and sport flourish together

Published: 11th April 2024

Project Touchline recently delivered a six-week programme of sport, collective worship, Bible teaching and prayer for the children and teachers at Broadwas CE Primary.

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Christian Aid Week 2024

Published: 9th April 2024

This year, Christian Aid Week runs from 12 - 18 May - seven days, so many ways to make a difference.

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Thy Kingdom Come in 2024

Published: 8th April 2024

Starting on Ascension Day (9 May) and running until Pentecost on 19 May is Thy Kingdom Come.

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Celebrating Easter in the Brierley Hill team

Published: 4th April 2024

The Brierley Hill team held a number of different services and activities to engage their community over the Easter weekend. Here, Licensed Lay Minister, Tracey Skidmore shares some of what happened.

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Experience Easter in Worcester

Published: 28th March 2024

St George’s and Claines churches in Worcester gave their local primary schools the opportunity to Experience Easter in an engaging way this year.  Six stations were set up around the churches, which take the children through Holy Week, from Palm Sunday through to Easter Sunday. 

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Churches 'All Ears' for your ideas

Published: 27th March 2024

Churches of the West Worcester Beacon are running a novel listening project, holding monthly Community Conversations to help them learn more about their communities.

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Lent lunch raises funds for the Friends of the Holy Land

Published: 27th March 2024

St Anne’s church in Wyre Piddle hosted a very happy lunch get-together last Thursday in their village hall in support of the Friends of the Holy Land.

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40 people from our diocese receive Maundy Money

Published: 27th March 2024

40 people from across Worcestershire and Dudley received ‘Maundy Money’ from HM the Queen this morning in recognition of their exemplary Christian service to church and community over many years.

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D-Day 80 – Remembrance and Commemorations in Broadway

7th June 2024

Broadway commemorated the 80th anniversary of D-Day with a day of remembrance with which the whole village was involved. Read a reflection on the day from Vicar Shellie Ward....

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