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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.

  • Climate Change summit logo
    Pray for the climate summit on 23 September

    The impacts of climate change are being felt everywhere and are having very real consequences on people’s lives. Climate change is disrupting national economies, costing us dearly today and even more tomorrow. But there is ...

  • Bishop Kramer preaching at his installation
    A new Bishop for the Protestant Church in Central Germany

    On 7 September Friedrich Kramer was installed in Magdeburg Cathedral as the new bishop of the whole Evangelische Kirche Mitteldeutschlands (EKM) – the Protestant Church of Central Germany. Bishop Kramer was born in 1964 in Greifswald. ...

  • Claines Church receiving Bronze Eco Church award
    Claines Church Awarded Eco Church Bronze Certificate

    St John the Baptist Church in Claines has been awarded a Bronze Eco Church award for their care for the environment.The Eco Church scheme has been introduced to rate churches and their buildings for environmental ...

  • Rafting down the Zambezi
    Droitwich vicar to paddle down the Zambezi

    Team vicar in the Saltway Team in Droitwich will shortly be paddling 100km of the Zambezi river in Zambia to raise money for Compassion UK. Here she tells us what she is doing and why! "Moments ...

  • Kempsey PCC receives lottery funding for youth work

    Kempsey PCC and South Worcestershire Action for Youth (SWAY), a community group set up by local churches, have received two National Lottery Community Fund Grants for work with young people.Kempsey PCC’s grant of £10,000 has ...

  • Worcester Livestock market
    Chaplaincy at Worcester Livestock Market
    • 29 August 2019

    An article from Canon Peter Lawrence who has recently retired from his role as Chaplain to Worcester Livestock Market after many years of listening and sharing the concerns of the livestock farming community.A typical market ...

  • Susan Price receiving the British Empire Medal
    Susan Price retires as Ambassador for The Children's Society

    Susan Price is retiring from her role as The Children’s Society Diocesan Ambassador after 18 years.Since moving to Bewdley, Susan started fundraising for The Children’s Society by starting house to house collections and making marmalade. ...

  • St James the Great in Norton
    Funding to create biodiversity areas in Kempsey & Norton

    St Mary's Church in Kempsey and St James the Great Church in Norton have both received funding to enable biodiversity projects to take place in their churchyards and the surrounding areas. St Mary's, Kempsey has received ...

  • Rowing the Avon for Holland House

    On Thursday 1 August, three men will be taking to the river Avon in a rowing boat to complete a 24.5 mile row from Stratford upon Avon to Cropthorne, just outside Evesham.They will be completing ...

  • Ben Jenkins help Oldswinford church clear their gutters
    St Mary's, Oldswinford helped by Maintenancebooker

    In June, churchwardens at St Mary’s church in Oldswinford noticed a problem with the gutters and wanted to find a solution.They immediately turned to MaintenanceBooker, the new website which makes caring for churches much easier.Using ...

  • Raising the flags at Fladbury School
    Raising flags for climate change at Fladbury School

    Nigel Huddleston MP for Mid Worcestershire, made history on Friday 12 July, at Fladbury CE First School, by being the first member of parliament ever to raise two sea signalling flags, spelling out the message ...

  • Kath Poole
    New Communities Minister at Top Church

    Kath Poole has been appointed as the new Communities Minister at St Thomas and St Luke (‘Top Church’) in Dudley. This is a new role at the resourcing church which will focus on how the ...

  • Launch of the Patch community garden in Claines
    Party in the Patch at Claines!

    Last weekend saw a very special community event held on a patch of land next to Claines Parish Hall. The ‘party at the patch’ was the official opening of a community garden which has been ...

  • Canon J John & his wife with our Bishops and Michael Brierley
    Celebrating Pentecost

    Last weekend saw a number of celebrations of Pentecost across the Diocese and the culmination of the ten days of Prayer for Thy Kingdom Come with major events in both Dudley and Worcester.Praying for DudleyIn ...

  • Gathered together in Germany
    St Barnabas, Worcester visits Magdeburg

    The parish of St Barnabas with Christ Church recently visited their link parish in our partner Diocese of the Evangelical Church of Central Germany. One of the participants, Robin Sykes tells us about their visit: On ...

  • Top Church volunteers at Dudley Parkrun
    Top Church volunteers at Dudley Parkrun

    27 volunteers from Top Church in Dudley served as the volunteer stewards at Dudley Parkrun on Saturday morning. The team lined the course to make sure everyone got through safely, timed the runners and even ...

  • Planning Pentecost at Worcester Arena
    Thousands to gather in Worcester Arena at Pentecost

    Two special events are being held at Worcester Arena on 9 June which will see thousands of Christians come together in one place to worship God and to pray for our county.9 June is Pentecost ...

  • Philip Adams' paintings in the Cathedral
    Exhibition of paintings raises money for Peru

    Local Black Country artist, Philip Adams is currently exhibiting a number of his paintings in the Dean's Chapel in Worcester Cathedral to raise money for schools in our partner diocese of Peru. The exhibition was ...