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  • Reflection from Bishop John: Between generations

    Between GenerationsAnd the child’s father and mother were amazed at what was being said about him. Then Simeon blessed them and said to his mother Mary, “This child is destined for the falling and the ...

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    Thy Kingdom Come - what's happening near you?

    Thy Kingdom Come is a prayer initiative taking place between Ascension Day on 25 May and Pentcost on 4 June. There are major celebrations happening in Worcester and Dudley, but many local churches are also holding ...

  • ​Ascension Day
    • 25 May 2017

    A hymn of glory let us sing. New songs throughout the world shall ring. Christ, by a road before untrod, ascendeth to the throne of God. Alleluia!

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    Rogation service down on the farm!

    The Chaplaincy for Agriculture and Rural Life gathered at Manor Farm, Lower Wick, Worcester yesterday for it's annual service to mark Rogation. Rogation was originally so-called  because of the words in the prayer book gospel for ...

  • ​Economy and Daily Life
    • 24 May 2017

    Pray for volunteer workplace chaplains serving in a wide variety of contexts, and those undertaking this month’s Faith at Work in Worcestershire workplace chaplaincy training course. Pray for discernment in developing new ministry as a ...

  • ​Worcester Almshouses
    • 23 May 2017

    For the chaplaincies at Laslett’s and St Oswald’s. For loving communities where the elderly can be valued. For Nash’s & Wyatt’s Court, Berkeley’s Court and Walsgrove Court (All Saints Parish), Queen Elizabeth’s Almhouses (St George’s ...

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    Walk the Cross through the Diocese

    Church members from across Worcestershire and Dudley are taking part in a pilgrimage to Worcester Cathedral next week. Groups will be walking from the north, south, east and west of the Diocese to form the ...

  • ​Worcester South East Team
    • 22 May 2017

    Please hold Holy Trinity & St Matthew, Ronkswood in your continued prayers, especially our building project and for all involved in raising money, working with partner organisations and ‘keeping the show on the road’. Clergy: ...

  • ​Rogation
    • 21 May 2017

    Rogation is an opportunity to pray to God for farming as the spring shoots and the young animals begin to grow. Traditionally, it has involved walking round the fields and sometimes marking the boundaries of ...

  • ​Worcester South East Team
    • 20 May 2017

    Pray for St Mark in the Cherry Orchard. Give thanks for our improved church access. Pray for our links with the local community, especially those using our church hall. Clergy: Andrew Stand, Richard Heading, David ...

  • ​Worcester South East Team
    • 19 May 2017

    Pray for St Philip & St James, Whittington, for our links in the community and for areas of new housing. For Whittington CE School, Head: Gary Richards. Clergy: Andrew Stand, Bishop Christopher Mayfield, David Rogers; ...

  • ​Worcester South East Team
    • 18 May 2017

    Pray for the community of St Martin, London Road. For all those who have supported us during our vacancy, for visiting clergy for taking services, for the wardens and PCC for keeping the church running. ...

  • ​Evangelische Kirche in Mitteldeutschland
    • 17 May 2017

    Please pray for the final preparations of the Kirchentag on the Way (25 to 28 May), celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Pray that it will be a festival of Christ - of reconciliation, ...

  • ​St Nicholas, Worcester
    • 16 May 2017

    Give thanks for our Kingdom Kids outreach and for the relationships being built with local families. Pray for us as we review our Local Ecumenical Partnership and working together. Clergy: Diane Cooksey, Helen Caine (Methodist), ...

  • ​St Wulstan, Worcester
    • 15 May 2017

    Pray for those exploring faith attending the new monthly ‘Family Praise’ informal service; for those who serve at, and attend, Thursday Friends Café, a ministry to the poor and lonely. Clergy: Charles Thomas; Reader: Phillip ...

  • ​Kirchentag 2017
    • 14 May 2017

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

  • ​Communications Team
    • 13 May 2017

    Pray for Communications Officer, Sam Setchell and Digital Media Adviser, James Atkinson, as they seek to communicate effectively with people within and outside the Diocese. Diocese of New Hampshire (USA): Bishop Robert Hirschfeld

  • St Barnabas, Christ Church & Tolladine Worcester
    • 12 May 2017

    Pray for our children’s groups, bible studies, coffee and chat, and as we continue to make our church buildings and worship services meaningful for everyone. For Messy Church and Tea at Tolly. Give thanks for ...

  • ​St Martin in the Cornmarket
    • 11 May 2017

    Pray for a priest to apply for our ‘house for duty’ vacancy and for our development project. Give thanks for the help of retired priests Paul Tongue, Graham Lyall and Graham Oakes, Associate Priest Tim ...

  • ​Diocese of Morogoro
    • 10 May 2017

    Give thanks for the Tushikamane Maternal Health project in Tunguli, which aims to reduce maternal mortality and early child death by bringing women together to learn more about the challenges of pregnancy and childbirth. Diocese of ...