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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.

Worcester Cathedral - 'Living Gently on the Earth'

Published: 5th September 2022

In May 2022, Worcester Cathedral launched Living Gently on the Earth – a series of events, talks, and workshops on caring for our planet. More events are planned throughout the Autumn and Winter.

Churches Count on Nature

Published: 8th June 2022

This week is Love Your Burial Ground Week, a chance to celebrate your churchyard! Many parishes are also taking part in Churches Count on Nature to record the biodiversity they find. 

Go Green for Lent

Published: 18th February 2022

How can we become better at caring for creation and improving our lives and the lives of others through healthy, eco-friendly and sustainable living? A blog from Eco Church.

Silver Eco Church success for St Barnabas

Published: 14th February 2022

Congratulations to St Barnabas Church in Worcester who have achieved their Silver Eco Church award from A Rocha.

Diocese pledges to stop investing in fossil fuels

Published: 6th January 2022

We have announced that along with many other dioceses and religious institutions, our diocese is divesting from fossil fuel extraction.

Called to Action - Watch your waste line this Christmas!

Published: 2nd December 2021

The latest edition in our Called to Action series looks at how to have a more environmentally friendly Christmas.

Local MP visits Fladbury School to hear a climate change message

Published: 10th November 2021

MP for Mid-Worcestershire, Nigel Huddleston, visited Fladbury CE First School last week to hear a message for the world about climate change.

Called to Action - home and church energy

Published: 12th October 2021

The latest edition of Called to Action focusses on home and church energy and the small changes you can make to make a difference.

Bishop calls for sustainable church flowers

Published: 21st September 2021

Bishop Martin is supporting a campaign calling for churches to take a more sustainable approach to flower arranging and whenever possible, stop using floral foam in their displays.

Cycling to Glasgow ahead of COP 26

Published: 7th September 2021

Euan McPhee arrived in Worcester this afternoon as part of a cycle ride from Truro to Glasgow ahead of the COP26 Climate Change summit.

Called to Action - Climate Sunday ideas

Published: 6th August 2021

The latest edition of Called to Action includes ideas of how to mark Climate Sunday in your church - worship, commit and speak up.

Why let the grass grow around our churches?

Published: 4th August 2021

In this blog post, the diocesan Climate Crisis Group explains the benefits of keeping a wildflower area of your churchyard.

Called to Action: Journey to COP26

Published: 28th July 2021

The latest edition of Called to Action encourages Eco Churches across our Diocese to 'twin' with another Eco Church which is on the route to COP26 in Glasgow. We hope to set up enough partnerships to have 'walked' all the way to the climate change conference.

Called to Action: Planting for Pollinators

Published: 16th July 2021

This edition of Called to Action, small steps to save our planet, explores what we can do to encourage bees and other pollinators to thrive in our gardens. 

Join the journey to COP26 during August

Published: 2nd July 2021

From 13 - 24 August, young people from our diocese and the Diocese of Gloucester will walk through our diocese from Tewkesbury to Birmingham as part of the Young Christian Climate Network relay.

Plastic Free July

Published: 1st July 2021

This July is Plastic Free July, a movement that helps people be part of the solution to plastic pollution so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities. Will you choose to refuse single-use plastics?

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Young Christian Climate Network relay to COP26

Published: 24th June 2021

This edition of Called to Action features walks planned by the Dioceses of Worcester and Gloucester in August, which will link up to the Young Christian Climate network's relay to COP26.

Called to Action: Dreams Hopes and Prayers

Published: 11th June 2021

A new project across the Diocese asks you to consider your dreams, hopes and prayers for the future of our planet. Find out more in this Called to Action.

Love your burial ground

Published: 3rd June 2021

Next week is Love your Burial Ground Week and churches are being encouraged to take part in the ‘Churches Count on Nature’ initiative, to help record the wildlife within their churchyards.

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New ALM Worship Leaders across Dudley

12th April 2024

11 people from parishes across the Greater Dudley Deanery have been presented with certificates to mark the completion of their course to become Authorised Lay Ministers (ALMs) as Worship Leaders....

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