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  • Birtsmorton, St Thomas of Canterbury with St Peter & St Paul
    • 11 December 2017

    Faculty Jurisdiction Rules 2015Birtsmorton, St Thomas of Canterbury with St Peter & St PaulAn application has been made to the Worcester Consistory Court for a faculty to authorise the cleaning, conservation and restoration of fragments ...

  • Letter from the Bishop of Worcester

    New Year brings an opportunity for a new beginning: hence the tradition of New Year’s resolutions.The thought of new beginnings is particularly on my mind this New Year since, less than two weeks into it, ...

  • ​Homeless Sunday

    Organised by Housing Justice, Homeless Sunday is a chance for Churches and Christian groups from across the country join together to pray, reflect and plan practical action on homelessness but also for a united Christian ...

  • ​Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

    Praying for the unity of the Church involves a recognition not only of the brokenness of Christian relationships but also how injustice in the world at large separates Christian communities and impedes our participation in ...

  • ​Plough Sunday

    The observance of Plough Sunday on the First Sunday of Epiphany goes back to Victorian times, but behind it there is a much older observance, associated with the first working day after the twelve days ...

  • Pershore, Holy Cross
    • 1 December 2017

    Faculty Jurisdiction Rules 2015Pershore, Holy CrossAn application has been made to the Worcester Consistory Court for a faculty to authorise the installation of a new Fretelli Ruffatti three manual pipe organ, and the removal and ...

  • Great Witley, St Michael & All Angels
    • 20 November 2017

    Faculty Jurisdiction Rules 2015Great Witley, St Michael & All AngelsAn application has been made to the Worcester Consistory Court for a faculty to authorise the restoration of the turret clock mechanism and relocation of the ...

  • Letter from Archdeacon of Worcester

    It seems that Christmas has been coming for several months now. I saw a Christmas tree lurking in my local pub at the beginning of September – surely a record! And yet it doesn’t feel ...

  • ​Christmas Tree Festivals

    Christmas Tree Festivals are becoming an increasingtly popular way of reaching out to the local community over Christmas. Different groups are invited to decorate a tree, with the church then open for people to come ...

  • 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 ...