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In celebration of Mission Accompaniers: Chris Bright supporting Nick Gowers

Published: 18th June 2024

Mission Accompaniers are available to come alongside parishes to offer tailored support. Nick Gowers had been vicar nine years, when in 2022, Chris Bright became his Mission Accompanier.

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ISingPop Inspired New Worshipping Community

Published: 16th June 2024

Many schools and parishes in our diocese enjoy iSingPop visiting for one-off events, bringing their dance routines and faith-based songs for the children to learn. NWC Enabler Kim Brown visited a church and school in Gloucestershire who have taken it further, creating a new worshipping community in the school hall.

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Looking for churches to take part in funded wellbeing pilot

Published: 5th June 2024

The Church of England is partnering with registered charity, Renew Wellbeing to support churches in creating open spaces of welcome and inclusion for their local community.

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70k in May for Christian Aid

Published: 16th May 2024

David and Lynn Nichol are taking on the challenge of walking 70km in May to raise money for Christian Aid.  They will be walking the West Highland Way from 24 – 31 May, actually walking a distance of 153km over the week!

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Lightbox pops up to support young people across Worcester

Published: 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.


Partnership working enables new defibrillator

Published: 20th March 2024

A new defibrillator has been installed on the outside of St Andrews church hall thanks to a joint project between St Andrew’s Church and Bridge Church Gornal as they seek to bless and serve their local community.

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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.


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.

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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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