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Deaneries in the Diocese of Worcester

The Diocese of Worcester is divided into two Archdeaconries, the Archdeaconry of Worcester and the Archdeaconry of Dudley and each of these are divided into a number of deaneries.

Each deanery has a Rural Dean (a member of the clergy) and a Lay Chair who are jointly responsible for pastoral care and co-ordination between the parishes.

Archdeaconry of Worcester

Archdeacon: Robert Jones to be licensed in Nov14

Evesham Deanery:

* Rural Dean - The Revd Richard Court ( )
* Lay Chair - Mr John Lynch

Malvern Deanery

* Rural Dean - The Revd Peter Knight ( )
* Lay Chair - Mrs Elizabeth Palmer

Martley and Worcester West Deanery

* Rural Dean - The Revd David Sherwin ( )
* Lay Chair - Mr John Chidlow

Pershore Deanery

* Rural Dean - The Revd Susan Renshaw ( )
* Lay Chair - Mr Richard Mumford

Upton Deanery

* Rural Dean - The Revd Christopher Moss ( )
* Lay Chair - Mrs Ellen Moore

Worcester East Deanery

* Rural Dean - The Revd Canon Stuart Currie ( )
* Lay Chair - Mr Mike Bunclark

Archdeaconry of Dudley

Archdeacon: The Revd Canon Nikki Groarke (to be licensed Jan 14)

Bromsgrove Deanery

* Rural Dean - The Revd Garth Nathaniel ( )
* Lay Chair - Mrs Rosemary Sumner

Droitwich Deanery

* Rural Dean - The Revd Canon Sheila Banyard ( )
* Lay Chair - Mrs Janet Bryan

Dudley Deanery

* Rural Dean - The Revd Dominic Melville ( )
* Lay Chair - Mr John Layton

Kidderminster Deanery

* Rural Dean - The Revd Hugh Burton ( )
* Lay Chair - Miss June Thomas

Kingswinford Deanery

* Rural Dean - The Revd Colin Jones ( )
* Lay Chair - Mrs Helen Jones

Stourbridge Deanery

* Rural Dean - The Revd Paul Harrison ( )
* Lay Chair - Mr John Nicholson

Stourport Deanery

* Rural Dean - The Revd Mark Turner ( )
* Lay Chair - Dr. Andrew Quinn

Contact us:
The Old Palace
Deansway
Worcester WR1 2JE
Telephone: 01905 20537
Fax: 01905 612302.
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