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  • Stoulton, St Edmund
    • 8 June 2018

    Faculty Jurisdiction Rules 2015Stoulton, St EdmundAn application has been made to the Worcester Consistory Court for a faculty to authorise the reopening of the south door Copies of the relevant documents may be inspected at the ...

  • Overbury, St Faith
    • 8 June 2018

    Faculty Jurisdiction Rules 2015Overbury, St FaithAn application has been made to the Worcester Consistory Court for a faculty to authorise the installation of an accessible toilet within the Church building, the creation of a refreshment ...

  • Letter from Archdeacon of Dudley

    Frequent reports of how lonely we are, across all ages and nations, have dominated the news for months. We live in lonely times. Increasing numbers of elderly people are living alone for longer. Many young ...

  • ​Our Ministry Experience Scheme

    Melissa, Jonathan and Peter have lived in a vicarage in Dudley since September, praying together and getting practical experience of what it’s like to be a vicar in a parish. All three have been discerning ...

  • ​Taking Funerals Seriously

    These days, many people are opting for (or being steered towards) a ‘non-religious’ funeral, perhaps because the deceased did not go to church. But CofE research has shown that most mourners want a funeral service ...

  • Bromsgrove, St John the Baptist
    • 11 May 2018

    Faculty Jurisdiction Rules 2015Bromsgrove, St John the BaptistAn application has been made to the Worcester Consistory Court for a faculty to authorise an external lighting projectCopies of the relevant documents may be inspected at the ...

  • Malvern Link, Church of the Ascension
    • 10 May 2018

    Faculty Jurisdiction Rules 2015Suckley, St John the BaptistAn application has been made to the Worcester Consistory Court for a faculty to authorise the Installation of kitchenette and an universally accessible toilet facility in the NaveCopies ...

  • ​Maggs Day Centre

    Maggs works with homeless and vulnerable people to raise self-confidence thereby enabling positive life change.From the middle of May, Maggs will become a countywide service. They have been awarded a three-year grant to provide a ...

  • ​Ordinations

    Over the weekend of 30 June/ 1 July, 14 people will be ordained to serve in parishes across the Diocese.12 candidates will be ordained Deacon in the Cathedral on Saturday 30 June and are entering ...

  • ​Buildings symposium

    On 13 June, the diocese will host a ‘Buildings Symposium’ welcoming people from across the Church of England to look at the future of our church buildings and how they must change to survive.Heritage Buildings ...

  • Letter from the Bishop of Dudley

    Modern SlaveryThe roadside sign to have your car washed for £3 is so tempting. With busy lives, and when time is precious, this amount is small change. You can have your car cleaned in a ...

  • Suckley, St John the Baptist
    • 20 April 2018

    Faculty Jurisdiction Rules 2015Suckley, St John the BaptistAn application has been made to the Worcester Consistory Court for a faculty to authorise the re-ordering of the Church building including removal of pews (retaining installation of ...

  • Suckley, St John the Baptist
    • 20 April 2018

    Faculty Jurisdiction Rules 2015Suckley, St John the BaptistAn application has been made to the Worcester Consistory Court for a faculty to authorise the installation of new fire alarm, lighting, hearing loop and audio visual equipment ...

  • Bromsgrove, All saints
    • 17 April 2018

    Faculty Jurisdiction Rules 2015Bromsgrove, All SaintsAn application has been made to the Worcester Consistory Court for a faculty to authorise the installation of a handrail to the vestry stepsCopies of the relevant documents may be ...

  • Ashton-under-Hill, St Barbara
    • 5 April 2018

    Faculty Jurisdiction Rules 2015Ashton-under-Hill, St BarbaraAn application has been made to the Worcester Consistory Court for a faculty to authorise the installation of a kitchenette and an accessible toilet facility, including the installation of a ...

  • Letter from Archdeacon of Worcester

    A worldly faith?Sometimes we imagine that our faith is about becoming more religious. However the French priest and palaeontologist Teilhard de Chardin said, ‘We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual ...

  • ​Dementia Awareness Week

    A number of churches around the diocese are becoming more dementia-friendly, discovering that the journey begins with some simple steps. Some are starting to go further. You can see one example, the Evesham Tea Service, ...

  • ​Rogation Sunday

    Rogation Sunday is the day when the Church has traditionally offered prayer for God’s blessings on the fruits of the earth and the labours of those who produce our food.The word “rogation” is from the ...

  • Letter from the Bishop of Worcester

    The fact that the date of Easter varies from year from year is an irritation to many in today’s secular world. It means nothing to them that it is set by the date of Passover, ...

  • ​Vocations Sunday

    There’s an old quip that says – ‘if you were accused of being a Christian, would there be enough evidence to convict you?’Vocation is about living out the implications of the faith we profess. Crudely ...