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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.

Over £4m given through the Parish Giving Scheme

Published: 13th June 2023

Churches across the Diocese have now received over £4 million in regular gifts through the Parish Giving Scheme (PGS) since it launched in 2019. 

The importance of a long-term view

Published: 9th June 2023

An article from the Dean of Worcester, Peter Atkinson for July editions of parish magazines.

Celebrating the Holy Spirit with bubbles!

Published: 5th June 2023

Bishop Martin was at Great Malvern Priory on Pentecost Sunday and enjoyed being showered with bubbles by the children to represent the Holy Spirit!

New part-time Interim Priest in Charge in Pensnett

Published: 2nd June 2023

Bishop John is pleased to announce the appointment of the Revd Nigel Traynor as Part-time Interim Priest in Charge of St Mark’s, Pensnett.

Working with children & families at Pershore Abbey

Published: 2nd June 2023

Sam Andrews is the Children and Families’ worker at Pershore Abbey. She started in February in a part-time role funded in part thanks to a grant from the Healthier Churches Fund.  

Pentecost confirmations

Published: 29th May 2023

12 Candidates from across the Diocese were confirmed in the Cathedral during a celebration of the Feast of Pentecost with two candidates also being baptised.

Chris Henson to be Team Vicar in the Halas Team

Published: 26th May 2023

The Revd Christopher Henson has been appointed as Team Vicar with responsibility for Lapal, St Peter and Romsley, St Kenelm in the Halas Team Ministry.

Celebrating the history of Hollybush Church

Published: 18th May 2023

A forthcoming exhibition will explore the history of All Saints Church, Hollybush, which sits on the southern edge of the Malvern Hills and offers breath-taking views across the Vale of Evesham.

Reader weekend at Holland House

Published: 17th May 2023

Around 30 Licensed Lay Ministers (Readers) gathered at Holland House over the weekend for fellowship, prayer, and to study the bible together.

Marking Rogation

Published: 16th May 2023

Last weekend many of our rural parishes marked Rogation with services and events.

New Associate Vicar for All Saints, Worcester

Published: 15th May 2023

The Bishop of Worcester is pleased to announce the appointment of The Revd James Ellin as Associate Vicar of All Saints in Worcester.

High profile funeral at St Mary's, Kidderminster

Published: 12th May 2023

The funeral of PC Andy Boardman from West Mercia Police took place at St Mary’s Church in Kidderminster yesterday.

Significant lottery grant for Hampton Lovett church

Published: 12th May 2023

All set for the ‘walls to talk’ and ‘secrets to be revealed’ at St Mary and All Saints church, Hampton Lovett, near Droitwich thanks to The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

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.

Praying for Growth

Published: 9th May 2023

Bishop John writes about a dedicated period of prayer starting in July.

New Worshipping Communities in Bromsgrove

Published: 5th May 2023

On the last Saturday of each month, a group of people gather in St Godwald’s Church Hall on the edge of Bromsgrove for ‘Pizza and God’, the parish’s café church. This new worshipping community is one of a series of alternative opportunities to come together for worship across Bromsgrove.

Public meeting on the future of St James' Church, Dudley

Published: 2nd May 2023

A public meeting to discuss the future of St James’ Church in Dudley will be held at the church on Wednesday 17 May at 7pm.

Gifts for Perry Wood Primary School

Published: 21st April 2023

Just before Easter, Holy Trinity and St Matthew’s Church in Ronkswood gave gifts to the children in Years 2 & 3 at Perry Wood Primary School.

Silver Eco Award for St Anne’s Church in Bewdley

Published: 18th April 2023

Bishop Martin recently visited St Anne’s Church in Bewdley where he was able to present the church its silver Eco Church Award!

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Lightbox pops up to support young people across Worcester

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