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  • Letter from the Bishop of Worcester

    All Together as Kingdom PeopleSaturday 28 September, Worcester CathedralIt is now over five years since our Kingdom People Vision was unanimously and enthusiastically adopted by Diocesan Synod in 2013. The Church is God’s gift to ...

  • ​Summer Pilgrimages

    July marks the start of the school summer holidays for many people, the origins of which have long been the subject of myth. The word ‘holiday’ is derived from ‘holy day’, of which there are ...

  • Letter from Archdeacon of Dudley

    It is a steadily growing, worldwide organisation enabling people to gather weekly, drawn by a sense of community and the promise of well-being. It is facilitated primarily by enthusiastic volunteers who work for more than ...

  • Ordination service
    ​Ordinations 2019

    Over the weekend of 22/23 June, 16 people will be ordained to serve in parishes across the Diocese.On Saturday, 12 candidates will be ordained priest in the Cathedral, having completed their first year in their ...

  • Church tent in the Three Counties Show
    ​Royal Three Counties Show 2019

    In June, thousands of visitors will flock to the Royal Three Counties Show which takes place annually in Malvern. If you’re planning to come along, why not pop into the Church Tent, which always offers ...

  • ​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, ...

  • ​Christian Aid Week

    Christian Aid Week starts on 13 May and this year’s focus is on maternal health in Sierra Leone, sharing the key message of “All mums should live.”Church volunteers have collected donations during Christian Aid Week ...

  • ​Rogation

    Rogationtide is a period 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 Latin ...

  • Bishop Graham with Bishop Godfrey
    Finding joy in our lives!

    ‘Bwana asifiwe’ were the Swahili words I kept hearing during a recent visit to Tanzania. It’s used as a greeting and means ‘Praise the Lord’.As a group from the Diocese of Worcester visiting our sisters ...

  • ​Being a Governor in a Church of England School

    School governors form the largest voluntary body in the UK. It is very important to have effective governors in our church schools, who will, as part of their role, encourage the distinctive Christian values of ...

  • Letter from Archdeacon of Worcester

    It seems to me that certain key truths in our lives are beyond words. Not for nothing has the Church brought poets, hymn writers, painters, artists and musicians into its life to express what words ...

  • ​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 ...

  • Letter from Archdeacon of Dudley

    Driving to church one Sunday morning recently I heard a report on the radio about ‘slow art’. Not something I had considered before, but I discovered there is a Slow Art Movement, and a Slow ...

  • 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 ...

  • ​Parish Giving Scheme

    The Parish Giving Scheme (PGS) is now used by more than half the dioceses of the Church of England to handle the regular bank giving of church members. The scheme offers donors a highly efficient, ...

  • ​St Valentine

    St Valentine’s Day embraces a time of year historically associated with love and fertility. On this day, we remember the martyrdom of St Valentine, who was executed in Rome around 269 AD, under orders from ...