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  • 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 ...

  • The Great Get Together 17-18 June

    Across the UK events are being organised for The Great Get Together in memory of Jo Cox. The Church Urban Fund and Near Neighbours is supporting the Jo Cox Foundation and encouraging faith and community ...

  • ​‘One’ at Great Malvern Priory

    ‘One’ is an evangelistic youth event at Great Malvern Priory at 7pm on Saturday 10 June. It is supported by ‘Malvern Youth Link’ – an ecumenical gathering of local youth groups and youth ministers.The evening ...

  • Letter from The Archdeacon of Dudley

    On Sunday 11 June I will have the privilege of preaching at a Service of Thanksgiving for Women's Ministry in the Cathedral. 2017 is a significant year of anniversaries, an opportunity to remember and celebrate ...

  • Letter from the Bishop of Worcester

    Thy Kingdom ComeFrom Ascension Day on 25 May to Pentecost on 4 June, parishes across the Diocese will be joining with Christians worldwide in a ten-day wave of prayer for the coming of God’s Kingdom. ...

  • Nejebar & family
    Christian Aid Week 2017

    Sixty years ago, a generation of Christians decided they would not stand by whilst people suffered in refugee camps amidst the aftermath of the Second World War. Inspired by the teaching of Jesus Christ, they ...

  • Support for Fresh Expressions in the Diocese

    Archdeacon Nikki has established a group of those leading Fresh Expressions of Church across the Diocese, who meet termly to encourage each other and share good practice.At each meeting, one person will give a case ...

  • Kirchentag 2017

    500 years ago Martin Luther wrote the most explosive academic work ever published. He posted his 95 theses on forgiveness on the door of the castle church in his university town of Wittenberg. The eventual ...

  • Archdeacons Nikki & Rob
    Archdeacons’ visitations

    During May, the Archdeacons will meet with churchwardens from each of our parishes, to find out how things are going in their parish, hear encouraging stories about local mission and ministry and identify areas where ...