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Cycle challenge completed!

Cycle challenge completed! 28 Jul 2016

The Dean completes his cycling challenge and raises £6,500 for the Cathedral

The Dean of Worcester, the Very Reverend Peter Atkinson, has completed his sponsored cycle tour of Normandy.He cycled 1119 kilometres over a six-week period, visiting churches and abbeys, and touring towns and villages. He re-created much of the cycle tour made by the Reverend Percy Dearmer in 1897, which was published as Highways and Byways in Normandy (1900). In the course of the tour he visited Vernon, the town liberated by the Worcestershire Regiment in 1944, and was welcomed by members of the Worcester-Vernon Association. The Dean said: “The tour was thoroughly enjoyable and I learnt a lot about the ... more

Cathedral gains grant for west window

The West Window in the Cathedral 26 Jul 2016

The Cathedral's west window will be repaired thanks to a £390,000 grant. more

The Archbishop is coming!

Archbishop of Canterbury 22 Jul 2016

​The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby will be visiting the Diocese of Worcester from 7 – 9 October this year. more

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​Car Wash Café Church

​Car Wash Café Church Where: Hanley Broadheath Village Hall
When: Sunday 31st July, 9am

It will take place at Hanley Broadheath Village Hall and starts at 9.00 a.m.

“We hold Café Church if there is a fifth Sunday in the month”, explained Vicar, Robert Barlow. “We provide tea, coffee, toast, bacon rolls and newspapers”, he continued. “It’s a chance for villagers to meet and we finish with an act of worship.”

“I thought about Jesus washing the disciples’ feet”, explained church member Pete Thorp, “and wondered what we could do to serve others. We struck upon the idea of washing people’s cars, so anyone who comes to café church this month will also go away with a clean and shiny car!”

Buckets, clothes, sponges will all be there. We'll wash any car that is brought to the village hall car park between 9.00 and 10.00 a.m. It is part of the local Church serving the community.

The short service will focus on the idea of how Jesus serves us and how we serve others. The event starts at 9.00 and will be all done and dusted by 11.00. No charge is made but donations are welcome.

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