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12 people ordained for parishes in the Diocese

Deacons & Priests 2015 28 Jun 2015

​Twelve candidates were ordained in Worcester Cathedral over the weekend to serve in parishes across the Diocese.

Seven candidates were ordained deacon on Sunday and will enter their first year of training as a curate. A further five candidates have completed their first year and were ordained priest on Saturday, they are now able to preside at the Holy Communion.The Bishop of Worcester presided at both ordinations, assisted by the Bishop of Dudley, and the Right Revd Nigel Stock, Bishop at Lambeth, preached. The candidates came from a variety of different backgrounds and will be serving their curacies in parishes throughout the diocese:Ordained deacon: Rachel Akers to serve in Kidderminster East Josie Calam to serve in Areley ... more

Open air service in Stourbridge

Brickworks Church plant open air service 23 Jun 2015

Our newest Church plant, held an open air service last weekend. more

3 more Honorary Canons installed in the Cathedral

The new honorary canons with the Dean and Bishop John 22 Jun 2015

Three more new honorary Canons have been appointed at Worcester Cathedral in recognition of their work in both the Diocese and the wider Church. more

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Quiet Day

Where: Holland House Retreat, Main St, Pershore
When: 30 June 2015, all day

All day at Holland House, a simple sandwich lunch will be provided at 1 pm. To book email Alicia Marshall at the Bishop's Office.

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Prayer Diary June - Aug 2015

Download the diocesan prayer diary for June - August 2015


All Together - Sharing ways to live the Kingdom (Poster)

On Saturday 10 October (10am - 3.30pm), a day is being planned in Worcester for the whole Diocese to inspire, encourage and resource parishes in our Kingdom People journey. We’re hoping as many people as possible from across the Diocese will come and join us to worship, share and eat together.

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Parish Share - Towards a fairer share

This is a printed leaflet (distributed through the deaneries, with additional copies available from the diocesan office) of Frequently Asked Questions. More information.


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