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Celebrating the history of Hollybush Church

Published: 18th May 2023

A forthcoming exhibition will explore the history of All Saints Church, Hollybush, which sits on the southern edge of the Malvern Hills and offers breath-taking views across the Vale of Evesham.

Reader weekend at Holland House

Published: 17th May 2023

Around 30 Licensed Lay Ministers (Readers) gathered at Holland House over the weekend for fellowship, prayer, and to study the bible together.

Marking Rogation

Published: 16th May 2023

Last weekend many of our rural parishes marked Rogation with services and events.

A reflection on the Coronation

Published: 15th May 2023

Bishop John reflects on his experience of the Coronation of King Charles III.

New Associate Vicar for All Saints, Worcester

Published: 15th May 2023

The Bishop of Worcester is pleased to announce the appointment of The Revd James Ellin as Associate Vicar of All Saints in Worcester.

High profile funeral at St Mary's, Kidderminster

Published: 12th May 2023

The funeral of PC Andy Boardman from West Mercia Police took place at St Mary’s Church in Kidderminster yesterday.

Significant lottery grant for Hampton Lovett church

Published: 12th May 2023

All set for the ‘walls to talk’ and ‘secrets to be revealed’ at St Mary and All Saints church, Hampton Lovett, near Droitwich thanks to The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Take the Veg Pledge

Published: 11th May 2023

The Young Christian Climate Network (YCCN) are asking you to Take the Veg Pledge!

'Living Gently on the Earth'

Published: 10th May 2023

The latest events, talks and workshops in the Cathedral's 'Living Gently on the Earth' series.

Ordinations 2023

Published: 9th May 2023

This year’s ordinations will take place over the weekend of 1 and 2 July. Do pray for and support all those who will be ordained either Deacon or Priest over the weekend.

Praying for Growth

Published: 9th May 2023

Bishop John writes about a dedicated period of prayer starting in July.

Churches mark the Coronation

Published: 7th May 2023

Churches throughout the Diocese celebrated the King’s Coronation today, with prayers said in services and community lunches with coronation-themed cakes and family activities.

New Worshipping Communities in Bromsgrove

Published: 5th May 2023

On the last Saturday of each month, a group of people gather in St Godwald’s Church Hall on the edge of Bromsgrove for ‘Pizza and God’, the parish’s café church. This new worshipping community is one of a series of alternative opportunities to come together for worship across Bromsgrove.

Diocese becomes a Bronze Eco-Diocese

Published: 4th May 2023

We have achieved our bronze Eco Diocese award as we continue our journey towards net-zero carbon by 2030.

Public meeting on the future of St James' Church, Dudley

Published: 2nd May 2023

A public meeting to discuss the future of St James’ Church in Dudley will be held at the church on Wednesday 17 May at 7pm.

The Coronation of King Charles III

Published: 2nd May 2023

A wide range of resources have been created to help people pray, create, encounter, and mark the event in their own setting.

Bishop John to attend Coronation

Published: 1st May 2023

As Lord High Almoner, a post he has held for ten years, Bishop John is one of three bishops who are members of the Royal Household and in this capacity will attend the Coronation of HM The King next week. 

The Big One - demanding climate action!

Published: 27th April 2023

On Friday 21 April around 1400 Christians, including a small group from the Diocese of Worcester, joined “The Big One” in London, to demand action on the climate emergency and cost of living crisis.

After the Flood

Published: 26th April 2023

On Saturday 22 April, the diocesan Racial Justice Forum hosted a screening of the film 'After the Flood: the church, slavery and reconciliation' at St John's Church in Redditch.

New Director of Mission and Ministry

Published: 24th April 2023

​​​​​​​The Revd Dr Roger Latham has been appointed as the new Director of Mission and Ministry for the Diocese. Roger will be responsible for leading and developing the team which will oversee our underpinning priority of equipping ministers for mission.

Latest News

Introducing our Mission and Ministry Team

27th February 2024

The diocesan Mission and Ministry Team helps to equip and enable people to follow God’s call in their lives and better serve their communities. The team offers learning and training opportunities for people throughout the Diocese, wherever they are in their discipleship journey....

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