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Bishop calls for sustainable church flowers
Published: 21st September 2021
Bishop Martin is supporting a campaign calling for churches to take a more sustainable approach to flower arranging and whenever possible, stop using floral foam in their displays.
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Five new Lay Ministers licensed
Published: 20th September 2021
Five people from parishes across the Diocese were admitted to the office of Reader on Saturday. Bishop Martin conducted the service, licensing the individuals to minister in the parishes they have been called to serve.
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A celebration of Authorised Lay Ministry
Published: 20th September 2021
19 people have received a certificate from Bishop John to mark the completion of their courses to become ALMs. The special service at the Cathedral was a celebration of this form of lay ministry.
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Marathon effort as Nikki raises money for The Children's Society
Published: 16th September 2021
The Archdeacon of Dudley, Nikki Groarke will be running the London Marathon on Sunday 3 October to raise money for The Children’s Society.
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Suckley Church receives funding from the National Churches Trust
Published: 16th September 2021
St John the Baptist in Suckley has received a £10,000 grant from the National Churches Trust.
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Bishop Martin's pilgrimage of prayer and hope
Published: 15th September 2021
Throughout Autumn, Bishop Martin will be journeying around the diocese in a pilgrimage of prayer and hope, spending two days in each of our deaneries and visiting as many churches as possible.
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Brilliant bread at Top Church for Heritage Open Days
Published: 13th September 2021
The theme of this year’s Heritage Open Days is ‘Edible England’ and Top Church in Dudley is embracing this with a day of activities all around bread!
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Called to Action: Eco Church webinars
Published: 13th September 2021
If you're thinking about starting on the Eco Church journey, or are not sure where to go next, why not check out one of these webinars in our latest 'Called to Action'.
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Pershore and Evesham Deanery
Published: 13th September 2021
A profile of Pershore and Evesham Deanery on the south-east side of the Diocese.
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ROC Conversation hopes to improve Worcester for everyone
Published: 10th September 2021
People from across Worcester city will gather at The Bank House Hotel on Monday 18 October at 7pm to look at how Worcester can become an even better place to live and work.
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A pilgrimage to start Reader Ministry
Published: 10th September 2021
The five people who will be licensed as Lay Ministers (Readers) in the Cathedral on 18 September, are taking part in a two-day pilgrimage from Birmingham to Worcester.
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Cycling to Glasgow ahead of COP 26
Published: 7th September 2021
Euan McPhee arrived in Worcester this afternoon as part of a cycle ride from Truro to Glasgow ahead of the COP26 Climate Change summit.
Open Cycling to Glasgow ahead of COP 26

Shine After School club supports local families
Published: 7th September 2021
The Shine After School club in Evesham is going from strength to strength and this September is opening at a new site in Bengeworth Church Hall.
Open Shine After School club supports local families

Visit a church during Heritage Open Days
Published: 3rd September 2021
Churches are opening their doors for this year’s Heritage Open Days with activities for all ages & a chance to discover the story behind our historic churches & the communities they serve.
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Prisons Sunday
Published: 2nd September 2021
Prisons’ Sunday is on 10 October in 2021.
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Support the Eternal Wall of Answered Prayer
Published: 2nd September 2021
An article on a new crowdfunder appeal for the Eternal Wall of Answered Prayer for parish magazines.
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Praying as we grow as Kingdom People
Published: 2nd September 2021
An article for the October editions of parish magazines from the Archdeacon of Dudley, Nikki Groarke.
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Responding to the crisis in Afghanistan
Published: 27th August 2021
As Christians, how can we respond to the crisis in Afghanistan?
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Uniform Swap in Cradley Heath
Published: 25th August 2021
Community Link on Cradley Heath High Street has been visited by BBC Midlands Today after setting up a uniform swap service for the local community.
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Children & families week in Kidderminster West
Published: 25th August 2021
Kiddminster West Team Vicar, Laura Betson, shares the story of this year's children and families activity week: 
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