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  • Faculty Jurisdiction Rules

    Date of publicaiton: March 2016

  • Thefts from Churches – Update

    Chief Superintendent Richard Fisher at Brierley Hill West Midlands Police has updated us about the recent thefts from places of worship in the Black Country.Since 1 January 2017 there a have been eight reported burglaries across ...

  • Malvern Christ Church
    Heritage Lottery Funding

    Just before Christmas Andrew Mottram, Heritage Buildings and Community Development Officer attended a meeting with HLF in Birmingham to discuss church projects. The following points were discussed which PCCs may find useful.In the current economic ...

  • Silver Communion set
    Thefts from places of worship

    West Midlands Police have advised us there have been four significant thefts from places of worship since January - one in January, two in February and one in March, where the safes have been targeted. ...

  • Great Witley, St Michael & All Angels
    • 14 March 2017

    An application has been made to the Worcester Consistory Court for a faculty to authorise the specialist cleaning of and minor repairs to the Rysbrack Foley Monument and plasterwork of two walls. Copies of the ...

  • Martin Jones with David Hoskin
    A Lenten journey
    • 13 March 2017

    Martin Jones from All Saints Church in Sedgley is spending Lent touring churches in the Diocese. He tells us why:"The idea for a Lenten trip first came to me around 18 months ago when I ...

  • Little Comberton, St Peter
    • 9 March 2017

    An application has been made to the Worcester Consistory Court for a faculty to authorise the installation of a new lighting scheme. Copies of the relevant documents may be inspected at the Diocesan Registry. If ...

  • Bishop Perowne students debate church buildings

    On Monday 30 January, the students of year 7 from Bishop Perowne School participated in a debate at St Barnabas Church, Worcester. The debate question, which came from the RE syllabus, was ‘Should religious buildings ...

  • Worcester, St Clement
    • 2 February 2017

    Creation of an access roadway into and car parking within the Churchyard and other associated works. Copies of the relevant documents may be inspected at the Diocesan Registry. If you wish to object to the ...

  • Parsonages team
  • Worcester, St Martin in the Cornmarket
    • 2 February 2017

    An application has been made to the Worcester Consistory Court for a faculty to authorise the installation of an external notice board on the south porch. Copies of the relevant documents may be inspected at ...

  • Archdeacons
  • St Thomas' Church in Stourbridge
    St Thomas, Stourbridge awarded Heritage Lottery Funding

    St. Thomas’ Church in Stourbridge has received a £149,100 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a project to carry out urgent repairs, improve accessibility and attract more visitors. At the end of 2012 ...

  • The Price of Lead

    It was currently trading at over £2,000 a tonne on the London Metal Exchange, a doubling of the price in just over 6 months. This price rise is an encouragement for the metal theft gangs ...

  • E10. Parish returns
  • Broadway, St Michael & All Angels
    • 5 January 2017

    An application has been made to the Worcester Consistory Court for a faculty to authorise the installation of a kitchenette, servery and accessible toilet facility. Copies of the relevant documents may be inspected at the ...

  • Christmas funding boost for Hallow
    • 15 December 2016

    The church has been awarded a £17,000 National Churches Trust Repair Grant to carry out urgent repairs to the tower and spire. Many flying buttresses and pinnacles are in poor condition with stonework falling to ...

  • Photographer Martin Jones
    Fantastic churches & where to find them!

    An exhibition devoted to beautiful churches and landscapes within reach of Dudley will be held at All Saints' Church, Sedgley next weekend.Entitled 'Sacred Shropshire', photographer Martin Jones has chosen eight days out with a religious ...

  • Saying goodbye to Ronkswood Church
    Holy Trinity & St Matthew’s Church launch a fundraising Calendar

    Holy Trinity & St Matthew’s Church in Ronkswood, held a Photography Competition this year to find twelve local photographs for their 2017 calendar. The Calendar is titled ‘Aspects of Worcester’ and features a varied selection ...

  • Diocesan Registry