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Surprises in Lent

Published: 9th February 2024

An article for March editions of parish magazines from Stephen Edwards, Interim Dean of Worcester.

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Communicating with God

Published: 4th January 2024

An article for February editions of parish magazines, from the Archdeacon of Worcester, Mark Badger.

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Published: 4th December 2023

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity runs from 18 - 25 January in 2024 and is an international Christian ecumenical observance.

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Another new year – how did it come around so quickly?

Published: 4th December 2023

An article for January editions of parish magazines from the Archdeacon of Dudley, Nikki Groarke. 

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Finding hope this Christmas-time

Published: 6th November 2023

An article for December editions of parish magazines written by Bishop Martin.

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The month of remembering

Published: 6th October 2023

An article for November editions of parish magazines from the Bishop of Worcester.

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New Lay Ministers to be licensed

Published: 7th September 2023

On Saturday 9 September, Bishop Martin will license new Licensed Lay Ministers (also known as Readers) for parishes in Worcestershire and Dudley.

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Prisons' Week 2023

Published: 29th August 2023

Prisons Sunday is on 8 October this year and marks the beginning of Prisons Week, which continues until the following Saturday. The diocesan Criminal Justice Affairs Group (CJAG) aims to offer a Christian perspective and advise on criminal justice matters.

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Running the race set before us

Published: 29th August 2023

An article for the October editions of parish magazines from the Archdeacon of Dudley, Nikki Groarke.

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Praying for Growth around the deaneries

Published: 4th August 2023

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

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Taking time to do less

Published: 4th July 2023

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

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The importance of a long-term view

Published: 9th June 2023

An article from the Dean of Worcester, Peter Atkinson for July editions of parish magazines.


A reflection on the Coronation

Published: 15th May 2023

Bishop John reflects on his experience of the Coronation of King Charles III.


Ordinations 2023

Published: 9th May 2023

This year’s ordinations will take place over the weekend of 1 and 2 July. Do pray for and support all those who will be ordained either Deacon or Priest over the weekend.


Praying for Growth

Published: 9th May 2023

Bishop John writes about a dedicated period of prayer starting in July.


Mental Health Awareness Week

Published: 3rd April 2023

Mental Health Awareness Week runs from 15 - 21 May. 


The importance of planning

Published: 27th March 2023

An article for May editions of parish magazines from the Archdeacon of Dudley, Nikki Groarke.


Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Published: 7th March 2023

An article for April editions of parish magazines from the Bishop of Dudley, Martin Gorick.


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.


Waiting to Fly

Published: 3rd February 2023

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

Latest News

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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