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Historical finds at St Edmund's, Dudley
Published: 20th January 2022
St Edmund's Church in Dudley has recently removed three rows of pews from the back to create more space. Removing the floor was an opportunity to see what history could be found underneath!
Open Historical finds at St Edmund's, Dudley

Extension of the Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme
Published: 19th January 2022
The Government has confirmed that the Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme is extended until 31 March 2025. Find out more about it.
Open Extension of the Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme

Inkberrow invites the community on a 'stable trail'
Published: 16th January 2022
At St Peter's Inkberrow, this Christmas for the second year, they organised a 'stable trail' as a different way to tell the Christmas story to their local community.
Open Inkberrow invites the community on a 'stable trail'

An alternative Nine Lessons and Carols
Published: 11th January 2022
When the service of Nine Lessons and Carols in Hanbury Church had to be cancelled due to Covid, the team found an alternative way of holding the event, reaching many more people as a result.
Open An alternative Nine Lessons and Carols

Church Action on Poverty Sunday
Published: 10th January 2022
Church Action on Poverty (CAP) Sunday takes place on the last Sunday before Lent each year. In 2022, it is on Sunday 27 February. 
Open Church Action on Poverty Sunday

Fairtrade Fortnight 2022
Published: 10th January 2022
For two weeks each year at the end of February and start of March, thousands of individuals, companies and groups across the UK come together to share the stories of the people who grow our food and drinks, mine our gold and who grow the cotton in our clothes; people who are often exploited and underpaid.
Open Fairtrade Fortnight 2022

Looking forward to Lent
Published: 10th January 2022
In a letter for the February editions of parish magazines, Bishop John looks ahead to Lent and his Lent Appeal.
Open Looking forward to Lent

Diocese pledges to stop investing in fossil fuels
Published: 6th January 2022
We have announced that along with many other dioceses and religious institutions, our diocese is divesting from fossil fuel extraction.
Open Diocese pledges to stop investing in fossil fuels

A profile of Malvern and Upton Deanery
Published: 5th January 2022
Learn more about the deanery of Malvern and Upton and the plans of its leadership team.
Open A profile of Malvern and Upton Deanery

An update from the Diocese of Peru
Published: 4th January 2022
Phil Bradford explains how the £10,000 raised through Bishop John's Lent Appeal in 2021 had a significant impact in the Diocese of Peru.
Open An update from the Diocese of Peru

A New Year message from Bishop Martin
Published: 31st December 2021
Bishop Martin's New Year message for 2022
Open A New Year message from Bishop Martin

A New Year message from Bishop John
Published: 28th December 2021
Bishop John's New Year message for 2022.
Open A  New Year message from Bishop John

Professor Michael Clarke - RIP
Published: 23rd December 2021
Professor Michael Clarke CBE DL died on 22 December, after some years of suffering from Parkinson’s Disease. Michael gave years of service to the Church of England, to the Diocese of Worcester, and to Worcester Cathedral.
Open Professor Michael Clarke - RIP

"The light shines in the darkness, & the darkness has not overcome it"  
Published: 22nd December 2021
Bishop Michael Langrish reflects on the vulnerable Christian communities that remain in the Holy Land and the work of Friends of the Holy Land.
Open "The light shines in the darkness, & the darkness has not overcome it"  

Christmas messages from our Bishops
Published: 20th December 2021
Bishop John and Bishop Martin have both written Christmas messages. Read them here.
Open Christmas messages from our Bishops

St Stephen's, Redditch Toy Appeal
Published: 13th December 2021
St Stephen’s Church in Redditch town centre launched a toy appeal this year which will enable Christmas presents to be given to around 600 children who wouldn’t otherwise have received anything.
Open St Stephen's, Redditch Toy Appeal

Launch of Revive Learning Centre at Top Church
Published: 10th December 2021
The Revive Learning Centre at Top Church, Dudley, operated by the Invictus Education Trust, will offer alternative provision to vulnerable students who find mainstream school difficult.
Open Launch of Revive Learning Centre at Top Church

'As One' at St Michael's Church, Norton
Published: 10th December 2021
Last month, St Michael’s Church in Norton, Stourbridge held a friendship event for their local community under the ‘As One’ initiative launched by Dudley Council.
Open 'As One' at St Michael's Church, Norton

£1 million received through the Parish Giving Scheme
Published: 8th December 2021
Thanks to the generosity of our parishioners, churches across the Diocese have now received over a million pounds through the Parish Giving Scheme.
Open £1 million received through the Parish Giving Scheme

Knitted stars in Warndon, Worcester
Published: 8th December 2021
St Nicholas’ Church in Warndon, Worcester has covered its local area with knitted stars this Advent, encouraging the community to take one home for their Christmas trees!
Open Knitted stars in Warndon, Worcester

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