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Follow the Star: The Great Invitation

Published: 6th November 2022

Follow the Star – The Great Invitation is the Church of England’s Advent and Christmas campaign for 2022. Following previous ‘Follow the Star’ campaigns, the Church is creating new resources to be used alongside existing ones.

New dementia film project at All Saints, Sedgley

Published: 4th November 2022

All Saints in Sedgley have launched an innovative new project to see how nostalgic films might help those with dementia. The launch was visited by the Mayor of Dudley.

St George's Church, Kidderminster wins national award

Published: 2nd November 2022

St George’s Church in Kidderminster was recently a winner in the National Churches Awards run by the National Churches Trust, winning the 2022 Nayler Award for Excellence in Church Maintenance.

Experience Dudley at Top Church

Published: 1st November 2022

Recently, over 330 children from Jesson’s CE Primary School visited Top Church for an ‘Experience Dudley’ week. The school’s entire Key Stage 2 visited the church over 4 days to learn about faith and the role of the church community throughout the town’s history.

Funding classrooms in Morogoro

Published: 21st October 2022

Severnside parishes, on the edge of Worcester have been fundraising to help the parish of Chamwino in Morogoro, Tanzania to provide two classrooms so local children can attend school.

Bishop's Certificates presented

Published: 21st October 2022

People from across the Diocese have received a certificate from Bishop John, marking the completion of a course designed to help them relate their Christian faith to their own life and locality.

Eco Church success

Published: 20th October 2022

Congratulations to the Kidderminster West Team and also All Saints, Bromsgrove for recently achieving Eco Church Awards. All Saints in Bromsgrove along with St John’s and Holy Innocents Churches in Kidderminster have achieved their bronze award with St Peter’s Church in Kidderminster achieving silver.

Mission Accompaniers helping parishes

Published: 20th October 2022

All parishes have the opportunity to receive support in the form of a Mission Accompanier. Read about how it's going for two of our Mission Accompaniers working in parishes in Dudley.

Anti-slavery day

Published: 18th October 2022

Today (18 October) is anti-slavery day. Worcester Diocesan Mothers’ Union have been working on a special awareness raising campaign across our 50 Mothers’ Union Groups and churches where the Mothers’ Union has a presence, for the week around this day.

The Angel of Love in Alvechurch

Published: 13th October 2022

A new sculpture has been unveiled in the churchyard of St Laurence's Church in Alvechurch during Baby Loss Awareness Week as a memorial to children who died too soon.

Re-ordering work starts at St Helen's Worcester

Published: 12th October 2022

St Helen's Church in Worcester is part of All Saints' parish, one of our two resourcing churches. This week, a major refurbishment project has begun in order to restore the church back to its original layout and to provide an accessible, multifunctional and comfortable space in the very centre of city. 

New Associate Priest in Halas

Published: 12th October 2022

Sue Hale has been appointed as Associate Priest in the Halas Team Ministry in Halesowen.

Praying the psalms

Published: 10th October 2022

An article for November's editions of parish magazines from the Bishop of Dudley, Martin Gorick.

St George’s Church finalist in National Churches Trust Awards

Published: 3rd October 2022

Congratulations to St George’s Church in Kidderminster who have been selected to be a finalist in the National Churches’ Trust’s Church Maintenance Awards.

Can I count them?

Published: 3rd October 2022

Each October, parishes are asked to record attendances at services as part of the Church of England's national data collection. But who should you count? We've put together this blog post to check you're including everyone.

CoE Route map to Net Carbon Zero

Published: 27th September 2022

The Diocesan Climate Crisis Group is encouraging parishes to engage with the Church of England’s Route map to Net Zero Carbon by 2030. The document was approved by General Synod in July and has recently been published on the Church of England’s website.

Diocesan three to run the London Marathon

Published: 19th September 2022

Nick Gowers, Vicar of Holy Trinity, Old Hill, Sam Setchell, Director of Communications and Harriet Chimani, member of Inkberrow Church and Bishop's Council will all be running the London Marathon this year for different charities.

Remembering the Queen at Suckley Church

Published: 13th September 2022

Suckley Church held their annual BFG Fest (Beer, Food and Gifts Festival) last Saturday - and it became a welcome natural opportunity to bring people together when we all needed each other.

A form of expression, protest and love

Published: 5th September 2022

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

Visit a church over the Heritage Open Day weekends

Published: 2nd September 2022

Churches across Worcestershire and Dudley are opening their doors for this year’s Heritage Open Days (9-18 Sept) with a range of activities for all ages and a chance to discover the story behind our historic churches and the communities they serve.

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Lightbox pops up to support young people across Worcester

17th April 2024

Lightbox is a pop-up initiative run by a collaboration of churches in Worcester. It aims to provide a safe space and opportunities for young people to build community with each other through fun activities, discussion groups and challenges....

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