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Christingle Marmalade!

Published: 13th January 2023

Great Malvern Priory used leftover Christingle oranges to create some limited-edition Christingle Marmalade which was then sold to raise money for the church!

Plough Sunday in the Diocese

Published: 8th January 2023

Plough Sunday was marked in rural parishes across the Diocese yesterday with the blessing of the plough and prayers for our farmers.

Knitted nativities for care homes

Published: 5th January 2023

Groups of people in Malvern have knitted three Nativity sets to give to Care Homes this Christmas. They are about five or six inches high and were packed into shoe boxes for storage so they can be used from year to year.

Historic England grant helps bell ringing in Brierley Hill

Published: 23rd December 2022

A £1,500 grant has been awarded to the bell ringers of St Michael’s Church to enable them to buy equipment that allows them to practice in silence and as individuals outside of group gatherings.

St Peter’s, Pedmore becomes Silver Eco Church

Published: 21st December 2022

Congratulations to St Peter’s Church in Pedmore who have achieved their silver Eco Church award from A Rocha. The church were delighted to receive the award before Christmas after submitting all their evidence.

Hanging out with baby Jesus!

Published: 18th December 2022

For the last few years, St Nicholas Church in Warndon has gone out under the cover of darkness at the beginning of December to leave small, knitted gifts around the local community for people to pick up the following morning.

Suckley's Tree of Light

Published: 16th December 2022

The Christmas season at St John the Baptist Church in Suckley starts by bringing to life a Tree of Light with each bulb dedicated to someone no longer with us.

Vicar comes to the rescue of community pub

Published: 9th December 2022

The Revd Becky Elliott, Vicar of Holy Trinity and St James on the edge of Malvern will soon be serving behind the bar in her West Malvern local, the Brewers Arms.

Bellringing success for Eckington

Published: 5th December 2022

The bellringing team at Eckington Church recently won two striking competitions held by the Southern Branch of the Worcester Diocesan Association of Bellringers with teams from Bredons Norton, Great Comberton and Pershore coming second.

Collaborative Zoom training

Published: 29th November 2022

The Churches of St Wulstan and St Barnabas in Worcester have started to come together to take part in diocesan training over Zoom.

Exploring Everyday Faith in Alvechurch Parish Magazine

Published: 24th November 2022

For the past few months, there has been a new feature in the Alvechurch parish magazine which explores how people are living out their faith in their everyday lives.

Supporting refugees

Published: 23rd November 2022

The Halesowen Welcome Group was opened in 2008 with the aim of helping combat social isolation and financial exclusion of refugees locally. Started by Churches Together in Halesowen, they now support over  200 refugees and asylum seekers a year with many attending their Monday sessions each week.

31 confirmed at the Cathedral

Published: 21st November 2022

31 people from across the Diocese were confirmed yesterday evening in a service at the Cathedral for the Feast of Christ the King. Those being confirmed ranged from age 11 to 77 and came from 16 different parishes.

Confirmation Candidates from The Community Link, Cradley Heath

Published: 21st November 2022

Keith Williams and Shane Harrison were both confirmed at the Cathedral on Sunday evening. Both men only came to faith over the last few months after joining the ‘Worship Wednesday’ sessions at The Community Link, Cradley Heath.

Faith Leaders gather in Dudley

Published: 16th November 2022

Faith Leaders gathered at Dudley Council House yesterday to mark Inter Faith Week. Representatives from all the major faiths were present along with the Mayor of Dudley and Deputy Lieutenant for the West Midlands.

Messy Church goes wild in Elmley Castle!

Published: 14th November 2022

Elmley Castle, has started a new worshipping community at St Mary’s Church.  The service takes place outside – ‘Messy Church goes Wild’!

Celebrating the Calling Young Disciples project

Published: 11th November 2022

Over 50 people gathered at Worcester Bosch yesterday to celebrate the Calling Young Disciples project as the main part of it comes to an end.

A new congregation at St Godwald's Church

Published: 8th November 2022

St Godwald's Church in Finstall, Bromsgrove has been running Café Church since January & the new congregation continues to grow!

Fuel Poverty Awareness Day

Published: 6th November 2022

Friday 2 December is Fuel Poverty Awareness Day.

What can I give, poor as I am?

Published: 6th November 2022

An article from Archdeacon Nikki Groarke for December editions of parish magazines.

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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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