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  • Big Bible Study 2017
    • Saturday 30 September, 10am - 1pm

    A chance for all Christians to come together to study the bible & share lunch!

  • Children praying
    Come and pray for our local schools

    A prayer vigil for education will be held at the offices of the Diocese of Worcester (The Old Palace, Deansway) on Monday 10 and Tuesday 11 April. All are welcome to drop in and offer ...

  • Peru flooding
    Pray for Peru dealing with flooding crisis

    Rolling update: For those with Spanish language skills, the Peruvian news website Latina.pe is the most up-to-date source of information.18 March BBC News update: The BBC reports that the death toll has reached 72, with a ...

  • Bishop John & Bishop Jorge cut cake
    Celebrating 25 years of the Peru partnership

    A group of people from churches across Worcestershire and Dudley travelled out to Peru last month to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the diocesan link. Led by Bishop John, the group travelled around the Diocese ...

  • Pupils celebrating at Elmley Castle First School
    Elmley Castle First School celebrates

    The pupils and staff of Elmley Castle First School are celebrating after being confirmed as a ‘good’ school by Ofsted. The inspection was carried out at the end of January and the report commends the ...

  • 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 ...

  • Chaplain Hazel Charlton
    Chaplain brings animals to Halesowen College

    Staff and students at Halesowen College will be able to boost their health and wellbeing at a new animal café.Animal cafes are where customers can pet a furry friend while grabbing a cuppa to help ...

  • Bishop John leads visit to Peru
    • 5 February 2017

    This month, Bishop John will be leading a small diocesan party to visit friends in our link diocese of Peru. Bishop John last visited Peru in early 2012, and there have been major changes since then ...

  • Aspects of Ecumenism, our common pilgrimage
    • Thursday 19 January, 7.30pm

    Bishop John will explore the present state of ecumenical relationships.

  • Holocaust memorial day
    Commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day

    Holocaust Memorial Day will be commemorated by local school pupils and students and others at a special event at County Hall on Friday 27 January at 3.30pm. This is the third year that a commemoration ...

  • Pilgrims in the Cathedral
    Mini pilgrimage around the Cathedral

    Yesterday evening, around 70 people met at the Cathedral for a ‘mini pilgrimage’. The event was partly a reunion for those who had been on the recent ecumenical pilgrimage to the Holy Land, but was ...

  • iSingPop concert in Crowle Church
    iSingPop comes to Crowle!

    Crowle PCC received £650 from the Kingdom People Fund to stage two iSingPop concerts in Crowle Church. Priest in Charge, David Morris, tells us about it: "It may well be that you are already well versed ...

  • Holy Land pilgrims 2016
    A successful joint pilgrimage

    Pilgrims on the first Ecumenical Pilgrimage led by bishops of the Anglican and Catholic Churches have recently returned from their ground-breaking visit to the Holy Land. The Bishop of Worcester, Dr John Inge and the ...

  • School children praying
    The Diocese of Worcester Multi-Academy Trust

    There have been significant changes in the education sector over the past few years and the diocesan education team are now encouraging all our church schools to actively consider the benefits of becoming an Academy. ...

  • Karen Surrall
    Diocesan Multi-Academy Trust gains approval

    The Diocese of Worcester has gained approval for its Multi-Academy Trust from the Education Commissioner. Set up by the Diocesan Board of Education, which covers church schools across Worcestershire and Dudley, there are 16 schools ...

  • Participants at the Interfaith conference
    Interfaith conference looks at criminal justice issues

    Around 60 people from at least eight different faiths gathered at diocesan retreat house, Holland House during Interfaith Week to discuss issues around criminal justice.The event was organised by Worcestershire Interfaith Forum and the diocesan ...

  • Paul West launching volunteering for justice
    Volunteering opportunities in criminal justice at your fingertips

    A new searchable online database for those looking to volunteer in the criminal justice sector has been launched by the Diocese of Worcester. The database gives details of a range different voluntary opportunities across Worcestershire ...

  • Shoe boxes collected
    Collecting shoe boxes for Romanian children

    Over 420 decorated and filled shoe boxes have been collected across Astwood Bank, Feckenham, Stock and Bradley, Stoke Prior, Upton Warren and Wychbold to help spread a little Christmas cheer this year.Speaking after a Blessing ...

  • Worcester Cathedral
    Prisons' Week marked in the Cathedral

    This year’s Prisons' Week service  in Worcester Cathedral focussed on young offenders. It was jointly held with local charity YSS, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year and which provides community based support services ...

  • Children explain messy church to German visitors
    Messy Church welcomes German visitors to Droitwich

    The visitors had come from Worcester’s partner church in central Germany, from the region of Stendal-Magdeburg, led by their regional bishop (Propst) Christoph Hackbeil. As part of their visit, they wanted to learn about Fresh ...