News

International Youth Day

Published: 5th July 2022

International Youth Day is commemorated every year on 12 August and is a chance to celebrate young people and to draw attention to the challenges they face around the world.


Lambeth Conference

Published: 5th July 2022

Assembled by Archbishop Justin, the Lambeth Conference, an international meeting of Anglican bishops, is taking place at locations around Kent, as well as at Lambeth Palace, from 25 July until 8 August.


Following in the footsteps of the Worcester Pilgrim

Published: 5th July 2022

In this article for August parish magazines, Bishop John reflects on his recent pilgrimage on the Camino.


14 people ordained at the Cathedral over this weekend

Published: 3rd July 2022

14 candidates were ordained over the weekend to serve in parishes across the Diocese.


The story of the clock now at St Peter's, Cradley.

Published: 27th June 2022

From Cradley Heath to Cradley - The story of how the clock from St Luke's was saved and fitted into the tower at St Peter's Church!


Reg Moule at Holy Innocents' Church, Kidderminster

Published: 23rd June 2022

Reg Moule will be at Holy Innocents’ Church in Kidderminster on Thursday 7 July to answer all your tricky gardening questions.


Holiday Club at St Martin’s Church

Published: 22nd June 2022

For three weeks over the school summer holiday, St Martin’s Church on the London Road, Worcester will be hosting a HAF (Holiday Activities and Food) holiday club for children of families on low incomes.


New Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser

Published: 22nd June 2022

Claire Arden has been appointed as the new Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser following the retirement of Sarah Booth. Claire will work with Hilary and Delia in the safeguarding team, providing safeguarding support and advice across the Diocese.


‘Coffee Stop’ facilitated with a Kingdom People Grant

Published: 20th June 2022

Curate in Redditch, Mother Victoria Barlow & Lay Reader Fiona Carter have recently opened a ‘coffee stop’ at the church to reach out to local school parents with help from a Kingdom People Fund grant.


Digital giving rollout

Published: 20th June 2022

As part of the national giving strategy of the Church of England, our diocese will be receiving 30 contactless devices for our churches this October, amounting to over £13,000 of investment.


Wulfstan Cross awarded to Dormston Church member

Published: 20th June 2022

This year’s Cross of St Wulfstan has been given to Miss Marian Collins, 92, who for many years has been PCC Secretary and Churchwarden at St Nicholas Church in Dormston.


Join us at the Church Tent at the Three Counties Show

Published: 15th June 2022

There's something for everyone at the Church Tent at the Three Counties Show this weekend - pop in for a coffee and homemade cake!


Could a Mission Accompanier help your church?

Published: 8th June 2022

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


Discerning a vision in Pershore & Evesham Deanery

Published: 8th June 2022

Pershore & Evesham Deanery recently held a discussion meeting looking at "Our Vision of Church & Resourcing Ministry for this Deanery" with 95 people attending.


Ordinations 2022

Published: 8th June 2022

Fourteen candidates will be ordained over the first weekend in July to serve in parishes across the Diocese.


Little Seeds

Published: 8th June 2022

Little Seeds is a new resource for toddler groups which will help leaders to be more intentional about talking about our faith.


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. 


Canon Harold Goddard – RIP

Published: 3rd June 2022

Canon Harold Goddard was sadly found dead at his home on Wednesday.


A new Chair for Worcestershire Interfaith Forum

Published: 27th May 2022

The Revd Catherine Lack has been elected as Chair of Worcestershire Interfaith Forum.  The group is dedicated to representing the interests and values of faith communities throughout the county.


Peace conference in Germany

Published: 27th May 2022

Doug Chaplin, our Discipleship and Lay Training Officer recently attended a conference on peace in Wittenberg, part of the Evangelical Church of Central Germany, with whom we have a partnership link. Here he reflects on the event.


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