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  • Evesham, All Saints with St Lawrence
    • 5 October 2017

    Faculty Jurisdiction Rules 2015Evesham, All Saints with St LawrenceAn application has been made to the Worcester Consistory Court for a faculty to authorise the replacement of Victorian heating grilles in the nave floor by wooden ...

  • ​World Toilet day

    World Toilet Day, a UN Day of Observance, is held each year on 19 NovemberMore people in the world have a mobile phone (6 billion) than have access to a toilet (4.5 billion). One initiative ...

  • ​Living Wage Week

    Sunday 5 November marks the start of Living Wage Week - a celebration of the movement of the living wage in the UK. Unlike the minimum wage, which is compulsory for employers across the UK, ...

  • Letter from the Bishop Of Dudley

    Recently I made my first visit to the National Memorial Arboretum near Lichfield. It’s a place of memory and hope, and I was particularly struck by the main memorial to those members of the armed ...

  • ​St Luke’s Day

    On Wednesday, 18 October, the church keeps the Feast of St Luke, patron saint of doctors. In the Diocese we are inviting people to observe this as a day of prayer for the NHS. We give ...

  • ​Prisons’ Week, 8 – 14 October

    The work of chaplaincy makes a significant contribution to the life and work of our two prisons (HMP Hewell near Redditch, and HMP Long Lartin near Evesham). Both are served by an interfaith team of chaplains ...

  • Letter from The Archdeacon of Dudley

    Have you ever had a moment when something from the Bible you know to be true, takes on a much deeper meaning, or impacts you at a deeper level?This happened to me when I was ...

  • Faculty Jurisdiction Rules 2015
    • 22 August 2017

    Faculty Jurisdiction Rules 2015Sedgeberrow, St Mary the VirginAn application has been made to the Worcester Consistory Court for a faculty to authorise the conversion of two vestry room in to 1) a community meeting room ...

  • Letter from the Bishop of Worcester

    HarvestThe season of harvest festivals is upon us. It’s good to know that it’s still an important fixture in the calendar of our parishes, particularly the rural ones. Harvest is about taking nothing for granted. ...

  • ​New Readers Licensed

    On Saturday, 16 September, two people will be admitted to the office of Reader in a service at the Cathedral. The service will be conducted by the bishop, who will license the individuals to minister ...

  • ​Celebration of Authorised Lay Ministers

    On Sunday 10 September we will be celebrating with 40 ALMs (Authorised Lay Ministers) who have completed their training over the past year. The Bishop will join the new ALMs at the Cathedral at 6.30pm ...

  • ​New Authorised Listening Service available

    In 2011, the House of Bishops produced the ‘Responding Well’ report, which highlighted how sexual abuse can affect adult survivors. It asked each diocese to provide support and guidance, saying: “It is vital that our ...

  • Inkberrow, St Peter
    • 31 July 2017

    Faculty Jurisdiction Rules 2015Inkberrow, St PeterAn application has been made to the Worcester Consistory Court for a faculty to authorise the replacement of stolen lead roof coverings in an alternative medium Copies of the relevant ...

  • Bishampton, St James
    • 31 July 2017

    Faculty Jurisdiction Rules 2015Bishampton, St JamesAn application has been made to the Worcester Consistory Court for a faculty to authorise the installation of a hearing loop and permanent installation of audio visual equipmentCopies of the ...

  • Letter from the Archdeacon of Worcester

    The world is in a fragile and rather dangerous state in so many places, it seems, at the moment. All the more so when tragedy and terror comes near. The bishop of Worcester reminded the ...

  • ​The Boys2Men project in Redditch

    Boys2Men is a registered charity working through schools in Redditch. It originally started as part of Christ Church Community Project (in association with Worcestershire YMCA), but is now a standalone project in its 9th year.Boys2Men ...

  • ​Rural Isolation

    Many people have a dream of getting back to nature, having a place in countryside or finding their own little piece of Eden. However the reality of living in “the sticks” can sometimes be very ...

  • Letter from the Bishop Of Dudley

    For the past year I have been serving on the board of the Human Tissue Authority, the body that regulates organisations that remove, store and use human tissue for research, medical treatment, post-mortem examination, education ...

  • ​Spree West Midlands

    Spree West Midlands 2017 is taking place on Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 July and is a camping and activity weekend open to all young people aged 8-15 at Lenchwood Christian Centre.The programme includes sessions ...

  • Interfaith picnic at Holland House
    ​Interfaith picnic at Holland House

    On Sunday 2 July, retreat house Holland House, will host its 2nd interfaith picnic. Last year around 100 people from nine different faiths came together to enjoy the picnic. People of all ages enjoyed a ...