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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. ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Deputy Lord Lieutenant addressing the conference
    Criminal Justice Conference 2018

    Summary of the DayAround 70 people, including the Bishop of Worcester, Deputy Lord Lieutenant Patricia Bradbury, and the High Sheriffs of Herefordshire (Nat Hone) and Worcestershire (Cassian Roberts) met together on Tuesday 16th October to ...

  • Disability conference at Lambeth Palace
    Report on Disability Conference

    This summer, the Archbishop of Canterbury put on a national church conference on disabilities in the church. There was a particular focus on being open to exploring vocations to ordained ministry for people with disabilities. ...

  • Thea Matthews with the women she met in Morogoro
    Exploring Poverty, Pregnancy & Patriarchy in Morogoro

    Feckenham parish has strong links with the Diocese of Morogoro as well as the Mission Morogoro charity. Thea Matthews has been visiting Tanzania since she was 16 and decided to base her MA journalism project ...

  • Social responsibility
  • New Just Finance Worker for the Black Country

    The Revd Cassius Francis has been appointed as Just Finance Development Worker for the Black Country. He will work with churches and local community groups across the four boroughs, including Dudley in our diocese to ...

  • Just Finance Development Worker

    There’s a new social justice post going in the Black Country which Worcester Diocesan Social Responsibility Fund is supporting with a grant. Lichfield Diocese’s Transforming Communities Together is working with the Just Finance Foundation to ...

  • Preaching at the Prisons' week service
    Prisons Week service in the Cathedral

    On Sunday 8 October, Worcester Cathedral marked Prisons' Sunday with a special service jointly planned between the Cathedral and the Diocese of Worcester Criminal Justice Affairs Group.  The sermon was preached by the Dean, Peter ...

  • Near Neighbours Grant Now Open

    Near Neighbours has two key objectives: Social interaction - to develop positive relationships in multi-faith and multi-ethnic areas i.e. to help people from different faiths and ethnicities get to know and understand each other better. ...

  • Mothers' Union joins fight against domestic abuse

    Members of local Mothers’ Union groups gathered for the service, as part of the national ‘16 Days Against Gender Violence Campaign’ which began last Friday.The Mothers’ Union has joined calls to bring an end to ...

  • Participants at the Interfaith conference
    Interfaith conference looks at criminal justice issues

    Around 60 people from at least eight different faiths gathered at diocesan retreat house, Holland House during Interfaith Week to discuss issues around criminal justice.The event was organised by Worcestershire Interfaith Forum and the diocesan ...

  • Diocesan Criminal Justice Affairs Group with Andrew Selous MP, at Transforming Rehabilitation Conference
    A year's work on transforming justice

    Bishop John provided a forward to the report in which he says: Christian – especially Evangelical and Quaker – opinion was very influential in the 19th century in securing a prison system whose aim was ...