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Halloween 2020
Published: 20th October 2020
Resourcing Church, All Saints in Worcester, offers some ideas to celebrate Halloween in a positive way. 
Open Halloween 2020

Cathedral's Undercroft restoration is complete!
Published: 20th October 2020
The Undercroft Learning Centre is now open to be used by schools and others visiting the Cathedral.
Open Cathedral's Undercroft restoration is complete!

Becky Elliott to become a Vicar in Malvern.
Published: 18th October 2020
Bishop John has appointed Becky Elliott as Vicar of Holy Trinity & St James in Malvern
Open Becky Elliott to become a Vicar in Malvern.

'Climb' with the Children's Society
Published: 16th October 2020
During the lockdown, the Children’s Society started a new project in the West Mercia region to support young people who could be at risk of entering the criminal justice system.
Open 'Climb' with the Children's Society

Diocesan Chancellor to stand down
Published: 15th October 2020
The Diocesan Chancellor, Charles Mynors, has announced that he will be stepping down from the role at the end of 2020.
Open Diocesan Chancellor to stand down

'Phone Church' in the rural south
Published: 12th October 2020
In the benefice of Berrow with Pendock, Eldersfield, Hollybush & Birtsmorton, parishioners have been able to join worship on Zoom by telephone, which has been hugely appreciated by many.
Open 'Phone Church' in the rural south

Ian Evans appointed to Christ Church, Matchborough
Published: 11th October 2020
Bishop John has announced the appointment of the Rev Ian Evans as part-time Team Vicar (SSM) in the Benefice of Ipsley, with particular responsibility for Christ Church Matchborough.
Open Ian Evans appointed to Christ Church, Matchborough

Called to Action - A different Hallowe'en
Published: 9th October 2020
The Diocesan Environmental Group offers some ways to mark a different kind of Hallowe'en in their latest 'Called to Action' tips. 
Open Called to Action - A different Hallowe'en

The Government’s Culture Recovery Fund throws a lifeline Great Witley Church
Published: 9th October 2020
Great Witley Church has been awarded £37,500 from the Government’s Cultural Recovery Fund to help during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Open The Government’s Culture Recovery Fund throws a lifeline Great Witley Church

Searching for new recruits to sing in Worcester Cathedral Choir has begun!
Published: 8th October 2020
On Saturday 21 November the cathedral is inviting boys aged between 6 and 10 to come and ‘Be a chorister for an afternoon'.
Open Searching for new recruits to sing in Worcester Cathedral Choir has begun!

International Day of Prayer for Schools
Published: 8th October 2020
Come together to pray for schools in an online event on 17 November.
Open International Day of Prayer for Schools

Online Reader Roadshow
Published: 8th October 2020
An exploration evening for people considering Licensed Lay (Reader) Ministry.
Open Online Reader Roadshow

Response to the IICSA Report on the Church of England
Published: 6th October 2020
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, IICSA, has today published its overarching investigation report into the Anglican Church in England and Wales.
Open Response to the IICSA Report on the Church of England

Poppies for Remembrance
Published: 6th October 2020
Did you know that the Royal British Legion's red poppy is not the only colour poppy which can be worn to mark Remembrance Sunday?
Open Poppies for Remembrance

Kidderminster West's pet blessing service
Published: 5th October 2020
This year's pet blessing service in Kidderminster was held in St John's Churchyard and lots of dogs attended!
Open Kidderminster West's pet blessing service

A healing and sustaining church
Published: 5th October 2020
Archdeacon Robert Jones reflects on what it might mean to be a healing and sustaining church in this article for November's parish magazines.
Open A healing and sustaining church

New resources to connect with Church families
Published: 2nd October 2020
To help parishes connect with their church children, our Calling Young Disciples team has created some interactive resources for children to use each week church during services, or at home. 
Open New resources to connect with Church families

13 people ordained for parishes across the Diocese
Published: 28th September 2020
Nine Candidates were ordained Deacon in three services in the Cathedral on Sunday, while a further four candidates were ordained Priest in their parish churches on Sunday.
Open 13 people ordained for parishes across the Diocese

International Christian friendship in the face of a pandemic
Published: 25th September 2020
During lockdown Fairfield Church in Evesham began and nurtured a friendship with Christians in Pakistan, supporting them in dealing with the effects of the pandemic.
Open International Christian friendship in the face of a pandemic

Researching low-carbon heating in churches
Published: 25th September 2020
Historic England are on the lookout for a number of dioceses to work with to research viable methods of low-carbon heating.  Can you help?
Open Researching low-carbon heating in churches

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