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  • Clare Soar
    New Youth and Children's worker at Top Church

    Clare Soar has been appointed as the new Youth and Children’s Minister at St Thomas and St Luke (‘Top Church’) in Dudley.Clare and her husband have been attending Top Church for the last few months ...

  • Holland House's boat rowing along the river
    One man and a Bishop in a boat

    Holland House, our local Christian house of hospitality, is a treasure and we are privileged that it's in the Diocese of Worcester. And it’s also well-placed as a resource for our neighbouring dioceses, for churches ...

  • 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 ...

  • Bishop Graham
    Bishop Graham helps highlight the issue of Period Poverty

    To mark International Women’s Day, Bishop Graham was asked to speak at an event in Dudley about Period Poverty called ‘About Bloody Time’. Organised by the Churches’ Housing Association in Dudley and District (CHADD), which ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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, ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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 ...

  • Robert Higham at his leaving lunch
    A Thank you from Robert Higham
    • 14 December 2018

    Robert Higham has asked us to pass on his thanks related to his retirement last month as Diocesan Secretary. He writes: “Thank you to all who were involved in marking my retirement whether at the Cathedral, at ...

  • Ian and Robert on the river Severn
    Rowing up the river for Holland House

    Bishop Robert Paterson and the Revd Ian Spencer, have been rowing up the River Severn to raise money for retreat house, Holland House, where Ian is the warden.In the boat ‘Maria’, which was repaired by ...

  • Girafficus and the Kempsey Primary team
    Girafficus in memory of Matthew Baynes

    Following on from a crowd funding page set up on the Just Giving website to help purchase one of the Worcester Stands Tall giraffes as a tribute to the Revd Canon Matthew Baynes, a staggering ...

  • 'Hidden Sentence' training at HMP Hewell

    Children who are affected by having a family member in prison are often anxious about their loved ones and arrive at the prison bewildered and overwhelmed. Specialist Play workers allay any fears children may have ...

  • Bishop John rededicates Holland House chapel
    Holland House chapel rededicated

    Bishop John was joined by supporters, friends and Trustees of Holland House as he rededicated the retreat house's new chapel. The 50 year old chapel has been completely refurbished, thanks to an appeal launched last ...

  • Barbara Price with map of memorials visited
    Sedgley War Memorials project

    Barbara Price, member of All Saints, Sedgley has spent hours cataloguing and researching 294 soldiers who died in the First World War from the local area. She now has individual profiles on all the men ...

  • Lantern slides presented to the Church House Trust
    Historic lantern slides given public view

    A new project to digitise a historic collection of lantern slides from over 100 years ago was launched at the Old Palace in Worcester on Friday. The majority of the collection of 1800 slides were ...

  • Holland House
    In Harmony with Creation at Holland House

    This year's Holland House Friends' Weekend  takes place from 4 - 6 May with the theme of ‘In Harmony with Creation’.The weekend will start with tea and cakes from 4pm on Friday 4 May and ...