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  • 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 ...

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  • St Barnabas gains bronze Eco Church award
    St Barnabas, Worcester becomes an Eco Church!

    St Barnabas Church, Worcester is now an ECO Church having recently been awarded a Bronze Award.Vicar, Julieann Watson, tells us all about it: We are an urban church and have been asked how we did this. ...

  • Palm Sunday procession in Worcester
    Palm Sunday at the Cathedral

    Palm Sunday at the cathedral this year was especially blessed.Like many parts of the county and the borough of Dudley, we were blessed with good weather. We’ve also been blessed with the creation of the ...

  • David Hallam at Faith at Work in Worcestershire's Open meeting
    Faith at Work in Worcestershire discusses Brexit

    Faith at Work in Worcestershire has recently held an Open Meeting on the topic of “A Christian perspective on Brexit and its impact on our local economy”. The keynote speaker was David Hallam, a former ...

  • 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 ...

  • Litter pickers in Powick
    Powick parish litter pick

    Last Saturday saw approximately 20 keen individuals in high-viz jackets litter-picking their way around the Byrons Wood and Collets Green areas of Powick.This parish church-led event was part of the Great British Spring Clean campaign ...

  • Science & faith day at St Bartholomew's School
    Science & faith at St Bartholomew's School

    70 students from the five primary and two secondary schools in the Severn Academies Educational Trust gathered at St Bartholomew’s CE Primary School last week for a day looking at the relationship between science and ...

  • 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 ...

  • Taizé Brother/Monk to Visit Worcester

    Brother Jean- Patrick from the Taizé Community of the Reconciliation in France has chosen to come to Worcester and will speak at the cathedral as well as share in a special service in the beautiful ...