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  • Annual Report 2017
    • 7 June 2018

    Report of the directors and financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2017 for Worcester Diocesan Board of Finance Limited. Registered charity limited by guarantee.

  • Parish Share - Towards a fairer share
    • 22 May 2015

    This is a printed leaflet of Frequently Asked Questions. More information.

  • AllChurches growing lives funding
    New funding to support work with children and young people

    Allchurches Trust has launched a new grants programme – Growing Lives – aimed at helping churches and Christian organisations throughout the UK and Ireland to connect with children and young people and forge lasting links ...

  • An artists' impression of how the Undercroft will look like.
    Major National Lottery Grant for Worcester Cathedral

    The National Lottery Heritage Fund awarded an initial grant of £168,000 in September 2017 to develop the project, which will conserve and bring into public use for the first time the 12th century Undercroft to ...

  • The current financial challenges facing the Diocese

    Executive Summary:In 2018 the Diocese[1] made a deficit of over £1 million for the first time. This arises because we spent more on parish ministry, support for ministry and mission and our administration than we ...

  • Book-Keeping and Finance for Non-Accountants

    Ministry by good administration with Alison Maddocks and Debra Fox

  • Helen Archer-Smith
    New Director of Finance appointed

    Helen Archer-Smith has been appointed as the new Director of Finance for the Diocese of Worcester.In this role, Helen will lead the finance team responsible for looking after and accounting for the finances of the ...

  • St Faith's Church, Overbury
    St Faith, Overbury receives grant

    A £10,000 National Churches Trust Cornerstone Grant will help fund the installation of a toilet and refreshment area at the Grade I listed St Faith's church, Overbury, helping the building to better serve its local ...

  • Jo Musson
    On a wing and a prayer!

    On 15 May, the Revd Jo Musson, Vicar of Claines Church in Worcester will be doing a wing walk to raise money for one of her churches as well as a cancer charity. Jo hates ...

  • Little Comberton Church
    Grants available from the National Churches Trust

    Many of our churches have benefited from grants from the National Churches Trust to help with repairs, re-orderings and project planning. However, at a recent meeting at their head office, the Trust said they had seen ...

  • The DSC Funds online website
    Help with fundraising

    The Parish of Malvern Link with Cowleigh has been developing one of its churches into an Arts Church over the last year, and as part of this project has had to do quite a significant ...

  • DBF Chair's statement to Diocesan Synod - March 19
    • 13 March 2019

    A statement from DBF Chair, Canon Alastair Findlay, given to Diocesan Synod on 2 March 2019

  • Edgar Tower with scaffolding
    The restored Edgar Tower is about to be revealed!

    After nearly five years of being shrouded in scaffolding, the beautifully restored south walls and turrets of the Edgar Tower will soon be revealed! The Edgar Tower is one of the city’s oldest structures. This ...

  • 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 ...

  • Top Church in Dudley
    Lottery success for Top Church, Dudley

    In its 200th year, ‘Top Church’ in Dudley has been awarded £106,000 of initial National Lottery support* to enable the Church of St Thomas and St Luke at the top of Dudley High Street to ...

  • Lightbulb
    Diocesan Office switch to Parish Buying's Energy Basket

    Like the majority of our churches, the diocesan office building in Worcester is not easy to heat and it’s important to find the best cost for our gas and electricity while remaining true to our ...

  • A nativity scene in the cathedral
    Thinking stewardship at Christmas time

    Christmas is all about giving, but how many of us stop to think about the reasons why we give and how it relates to our faith?For Christians, the surprise of Christmas is the baby being ...