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New joint appointment for the dioceses of Worcester and Hereford

Published: 22nd January 2024

A new cross-diocesan appointment will see Gemma Martin become the next Diocesan Director of Education for Hereford Diocese and our Diocesan Director of Education, Tim Reid supporting Gemma as Executive Director of Education across both dioceses.

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First churches in Greater Dudley deanery awarded funds to aid Renewal plans

Published: 17th January 2024

Kingswinford with Wall Heath and St John in Halesowen are the first churches to have national funding released.

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Climate justice prayer vigil

Published: 16th January 2024

People up and down the country are giving some of their time during Lent for a 10-day climate justice prayer vigil outside the Houses of Parliament.

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New rural mission area for Teme Valley

Published: 9th January 2024

Three Priests in the Teme Valley who have recently joined together to work across a new wider mission area share the many advantages to grouping together in this new way

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The Souls of our Shoes – 16 days of activism against gender-based violence

Published: 27th November 2023

The Mothers’ Union has joined forces with the Cathedral and Worcester Community Trust for a powerful exhibition to raise awareness of domestic abuse and gender-based violence.

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Inter Faith reception at Dudley Council House

Published: 13th November 2023

Around 25 people gathered at Dudley Council House this morning for an Inter Faith Week reception.

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Faiths gather to plant a tree in Bromsgrove

Published: 12th November 2023

A group of people of different faiths gathered in Sanders Park in Bromsgrove this afternoon to plant a tree as a way of reaching out to each other and committing to work together, as well as marking the start of Interfaith Week.

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Reflection on the diocesan trip to Morogoro, Tanzania

Published: 21st September 2023

Chair of the Morogoro Partnership Group, John Green offers a reflection on the recent diocesan trip to our partner diocese in Tanzania.

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Children's Society's Good Childhood Report

Published: 20th September 2023

The Children’s Society has now launched its 12th annual Good Childhood Report. The report shows the latest trends in children’s wellbeing.

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Diocesan Synod motion presented to General Synod

Published: 10th July 2023

On Saturday afternoon, the Worcester Diocesan Synod Motion on the contribution of faith to the rehabilitation of offenders was presented to General Synod in York.

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Visit from our German partners

Published: 29th June 2023

Over the last few days, we've had visitors from our partnership link with the Evangelische Kirche in Mitteldeutschland (EKM).


Exchanging experiences with curates in Germany

Published: 15th June 2023

Last month, three of our curates – Mel Beynon, Richard Sandland and James Williams visited our partner diocese in central Germany as part of a ‘curate exchange’.


Bishop John's Lent appeal 2023

Published: 3rd February 2023

Bishop John’s Lent Appeal in 2023 will be for the Anglican Diocese of Peru.


Prayers for Peru

Published: 25th January 2023

Our partners in the Diocese of Peru have once again asked for our prayers following a series of violent protests across the country.


Please pray for Peru

Published: 8th December 2022

Our partner diocese of Peru needs our prayers after a turbulent time in their politics.


Faith in Action Summit

Published: 5th December 2022

Faith Leaders and community groups from across the West Midlands gathered at Bescot Stadium in Walsall last week alongside civil leaders, local government, and public sectors bodies.


Bishop John visits Peru

Published: 2nd December 2022

Bishop John has recently returned from a visit to our partner diocese of Peru, visiting some of the projects which have been supported by previous Lent appeals. Read his reflections on the visit.


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.


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.


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.

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Worcester Passion Play 2024

19th February 2024

Last Easter, more than a thousand people came to watch a live open-air performance of the Passion Play in Cathedral Square on Good Friday. This year's play will take place on 29 March....

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