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  • Worship at Governors' Conference - March 2019
    Diocesan Education Team host inaugural conference for church school governors

    One hundred church school governors attended the Diocesan Education Team’s inaugural Governors’ Conference on Saturday 30th March at Stanbrook Abbey. Throughout the day, delegates were invited to explore the theme of Vision into Action with ...

  • Celebration of women's ministry 2017
    25 years of women's ministry

    The Diocese of Bristol were the first diocese to ordain women as priests in March 1994 with Worcester’s ordination service taking place on 7 May. The Revd Marj Stanton-Hyde was one of the first women ...

  • A buzzing idea for a Summer Fete!

    Bishampton’s annual Summer Fete, taking place on the afternoon of Saturday 29th June, previously featured a painting competition which proved extremely popular, but this year organisers decided to ring the changes. Working with local artist, ...

  • St John's Bedwardine visit to Bletchley Park
    St John's Bedwardine travel back in time

    Recently, St John’s Bedwardine organised and enjoyed two history-based events in their social calendar. Aspiring code-breakers piled on to a coach on a recent Saturday morning, heading (not so secretly) to Bletchley Park near Milton ...

  • Exhibition of wedding dresses at Christ Church Catshill
    Christ Church Catshill celebrates its 180th birthday

    As part of Christ Church Catshill’s 180th birthday celebrations, couples had the chance to renew their marriage vows during a special service on Sunday 17th February 2019. An exhibition of wedding dresses and photographs aged ...

  • Stoke Prior Church
    Stoke Prior Church receives funding for essential repairs

    After three years of tireless fundraising, St Michael and All Angels Stoke Prior received development funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund in November 2018 to support with their restoration project. The project aims to ...

  • New RE Advisers for the Diocesan Education Team

    There are two new Religious Education (RE) Advisers in the Diocesan Education Team. Kate Cope and Tracy Lister took up their posts at the beginning of January and between them will provide RE support to ...

  • Wedding packs
    Packs available to give to wedding couples

    Is your church looking for simple materials to support couples on their journey before, during and after marriage in your church? Beautiful church wedding information packs produced by the Church of England are available to purchase ...

  • Great Malvern Priory exterior
    Exciting activities at Great Malvern Priory following grant win for urgent stonework repairs

    Urgent building works to preserve parts of Great Malvern Priory can begin in the summer thanks to a grant of £83,400 received from the Heritage Lottery Fund. A further £55,000, from four other charitable trusts, ...

  • ​Mothering Sunday

    Mothering Sunday falls on the fourth Sunday of Lent and is a day on which we recognise the importance of those who have cared for and mothered us throughout our lives.For many years, the Mothers’ ...

  • ​Becoming an Eco Diocese

    The Diocesan Eco Group will give a presentation to Diocesan Synod at the start of March to begin steps towards becoming an Eco Diocese.Many of us are very aware of the major threats to the ...

  • ​Shrove Tuesday

    Shrove Tuesday will be celebrated on 5 March, in advance of Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. It is a day of penitence, to clean the soul and a last chance to celebrate and ...

  • Lantern slide projector
    Whinfield's Lantern Slide collection now available online

    The Heritage Lottery funded project to make Whinfield’s historic collection of lantern slides available online has now been completed by the Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service (WAAS), who look after the collection at the Hive. ...

  • Christmas Trees at St Edburga Leigh
    Christmas with the Mission Enablers

    St Edburga Leigh Over 35 people, aged 2 to 90, joined together at St Edburga Leigh for an informal Christingle and Cake event on the afternoon of Sunday 9 December. People had the opportunity to help ...

  • Dudley Wood Christmas Trees
    Christmas Tree Festivals 2018

    Evergreen trees represent life in the cold and dark of winter, whilst their adorning ornaments symbolise parts of the Nativity story and Jesus Christ as the light of the world.St Peter, CradleyThis year, St Peter’s ...

  • New Finance Manager of the DoWMAT

    Claire Rushton took up her post as the new Finance Manager of the Diocese of Worcester Multi Academy Trust (DoWMAT) on Monday 5th November, this year. Claire joins the DoWMAT from Pershore High School, where ...

  • Building Improvement Projects Completed in DoWMAT Academies

    A total of £703,209 was received by DoWMAT and was used to complete projects including fire safety work, the replacement of structural features and cloakroom refurbishments. The majority of projects were completed over the summer ...

  • Worship at the headteachers' conference
    Headteachers & senior leaders conference 2018

    Over 120 church school leaders from the Diocese of Worcester came together for the annual Headteachers’ and Senior Leaders’ Conference, held at Stanbrook Abbey on Friday 19 October. The theme of ‘Good Mental Health and ...