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  • Prayer Diary (September - November 2018)

    The Comms team in the diocesan office produces the Prayer Diary to encourage prayer for individuals, parishes and organisations within the diocese.

  • New Honorary Canons with Bishop John & the Dean
    New Honorary Canons installed in the Cathedral

    Six new honorary Canons have been appointed at Worcester Cathedral in recognition of their work in both the Diocese and the wider Church.Appointments are made by the Bishop of Worcester in consultation with the Chapter ...

  • Worcester: St Nicholas & All Saints
    • 31 January 2019

    Faculty Jurisdiction Rules 2015Worcester: St Nicholas & All SaintsAn application has been made to the Worcester Consistory Court for a faculty to authorise:1.The removal of all pews from within the church and replacement with chairs ...

  • Badsey, St James
    • 28 January 2019

    Faculty Jurisdiction Rules 2015Badsey, St James An application has been made to the Worcester Consistory Court for a faculty to authorise the reordering and enlargement of children's area in North Transept. Copies of the relevant ...

  • Church Lench, All Saints
    • 28 January 2019

    Faculty Jurisdiction Rules 2015Church Lench, All SaintsAn application has been made to the Worcester Consistory Court for a faculty to authorise the widening of the paved area of the existing footpath between the lych gate ...

  • Bishop John criticises Council cuts in the House of Lords

    Bishop John today gave a speech in the House of Lords criticising the County Council’s proposal to cut £405,000 from the Archive service, describing it as “cutting to the bone”.The current budget of the Archive ...

  • Wendy Tranter with Bishop John
    Stourbridge lady awarded Wulfstan Cross

    The Bishop of Worcester, Dr John Inge has presented Wendy Tranter, longstanding member of St Mary’s Church in Oldswinford, Stourbridge, with the Cross of St. Wulfstan, an award that pays tribute to individuals who have ...

  • Bishop Graham & the congregation at Top Church
    Bishop Graham visits Top Church, Dudley

    The new Sunday afternoon service at Top Church was busy last Sunday as a visit from Bishop Graham brought worshippers together from both the morning service and afternoon gathering. In a time of worship, Bishop ...

  • New Vicar for Pensnett

    The Bishop of Worcester is pleased to announce the appointment of the Revd Vanessa Tobin as Vicar of St Mark's Church in Pensnett.Vanessa (Ness) is currently Assistant Curate in the Benefice of Tettenhall Wood and ...

  • Praying at Taize
    Diocesan Taizé Pilgrimage 2019

    Following on from last year’s joyous and spiritually meaningful pilgrimage to Taizé, Bishop Graham is leading, with The Revd Sue Adeney, another pilgrimage for 18-29 year-olds from in and around the Diocese of Worcester. The ...

  •  A 'Place of Welcome' in Kidderminster
    Social action is thriving in our churches

    In many churches that I visit there is a box next to a sign saying, ‘For the Food Bank – Thank You’. I hear about numerous lunch groups, ‘knit and natter’ sessions and after school ...

  • Bishop Graham preaching
    Sermon podcast: Baptism of Christ

    Press the play button to listen to the recording or click on the download link to download a .mp3 file to your computer.

  • Bishop John
    A New Year Message from the Bishop of Worcester

    As we embark upon 2019, our country is in an unprecedented state, one giving rise to much anxiety, in which we are faced with the most significant of decisions for at least a generation. As ...

  • A new Rector for St Mary, Old Swinford

    The Bishop of Worcester is pleased to announce the appointment of the Revd Jonathan Flitcroft as Rector of St Mary, Old Swinford, Stourbridge.Until the beginning of December, Jonathan was Assistant Curate in the Benefice of ...

  • A stained glass image of Mary and the baby Jesus.
    Bishops' Christmas Messages

    A Christmas Message from the Bishop of Worcester Walking down the High Street in Worcester these last few days I’ve been struck by the busyness: lots of people rushing about doing their Christmas shopping. There’s ...

  • Bishop John & Archbishop Bernard Longley
    Diocesan Pilgrimage to Rome

    There will be a diocesan ecumenical pilgrimage to Rome from 30 September to 7 October 2019. It will be jointly led by Bishop John and RC Archbishop Bernard Longley. They write: "We are delighted to invite you ...

  • Rich Johnson and Bishop John
    All Saints resourcing church launch

    All Saints’ was packed on Sunday morning as the congregation gathered to officially launch the church as one of two resourcing churches in the Diocese of Worcester. As a resourcing church, All Saints will receive ...

  • Bishop John preaching
    Sermon podcast: Remembrance Sunday

    Press the play button to listen to the recording or click on the download link to download a .mp3 file to your computer.As I’ve given thanks, exactly 100 years on from the ending of what, ...

  • Alex Vaccaro
    Alex Vaccaro to join the Kidderminster West Team

    After eight and a half years of ministry in the Kidderminster Ismere Team, the Revd Canon Alex Vaccaro will be moving in early 2019 to join the Kidderminster West Team.Bishop John is sure you will ...

  • MU banners in the cathedral
    Diocesan Mothers' Union Festival

    Around 30 branches of the Mothers' Union from across Worcestershire and Dudley came together on Saturday to celebrate the work of the Mothers' Union at the annual diocesan festival at Worcester Cathedral. The theme of the ...