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Hanley Castle Beer and Ethics Lent series now in 10th year

Published: 6th March 2024

The parish of Hanley Castle run a very successful Beer and Ethics Lent series, led by Sue Adeney, which is now in its tenth year. The principal is that people from the community that have interesting jobs, interests or circumstances are interviewed about their work but from an ethical point of view.

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Creating digital content for Christmas using free resources

Published: 9th November 2023

Mel Beynon, Curate in the Halas Team, spent an afternoon exploring the free resources available from the Church of England and found them to be really helpful.

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Get ready for Christmas on A Church Near You

Published: 4th November 2021

A Church Near You received over 77 million page views last year, with 81% first-time visitors. Many will have been looking for a local church over Christmas – make sure they can find you!


Called to Action - Green IT

Published: 16th February 2021

Green up the Church Office & Home IT


Sharing worship at Christ Church, Quarry Bank

Published: 21st May 2020

Rector of the Brierley Hill team, David Hoskin, and the Director of Music at Christ Church, Richard Ganner, have been working together to offer worship for their local community online.


Supporting those with hearing loss to enage online

Published: 15th May 2020

A blog from the Revd Victoria Barlow on more accessible online worship.


Online church services across the Diocese

Published: 13th May 2020

Clergy and others across the Diocese are live streaming services and offering other digital content.


Top Church during the Coronavirus pandemic

Published: 16th April 2020

One of our resourcing churches, Top Church in Dudley, has been connecting with its congregation and community in different ways during the pandemic.


Worshipping around the Diocese

Published: 15th April 2020

Chair of the House of Laity, Hugh Richards, shares his experience of worshipping with others while in 'lockdown'.


Using Zoom safely

Published: 6th April 2020

Please be aware that some Zoom meetings can be hijacked by unwanted guests.


A guide to adding subtitles to your videos on social media.

Published: 26th March 2020

Subtitles make videos much more accessible. Not just for those people who rely on subtitles, but as most people watch videos on their phone on mute, subtitles are vital for getting your messages across.


Setting up a Skype prayer group

Published: 25th March 2020

Would you like to join a Skype prayer group?


House group virtual meeting

Published: 19th March 2020

Diocesan Secretary, John Preston, has held his first online house group. He shares his experience.


Letter from the Bishop of Worcester

Published: 10th March 2020

A letter from the Bishop of Worcester for April editions of parish Magazines.


New local Christian radio show – Heart & Soul

Published: 8th October 2018

Have you listened to a new local Christian radio show?


Taking great Church photos

Published: 3rd September 2018

By Tallie Proud, Church of England, Digital Communications OfficerHere are a few things to think about when taking photos:Invest in a tripodTo keep photos sharp in lower light, use a tripod to keep the camera steadyThe tripod can also give access to

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Celebrating 30 years of women priests

21st June 2024

People from across the Diocese including lots of our female clergy, gathered in Pershore Abbey yesterday evening to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the ordination of the first women as priests....

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