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Young Christian Climate Network relay to COP26
Published: 24th June 2021
This edition of Called to Action features walks planned by the Dioceses of Worcester and Gloucester in August, which will link up to the Young Christian Climate network's relay to COP26.
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New Adviser in Pastoral Care and Counselling
Published: 21st June 2021
Dr David Mair has been appointed as Bishop John’s new Adviser in Pastoral Care and Counselling. He will start in the role from 1 August, taking over from Sarah Cooke.
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Wulfstan Cross awarded to Angela Kovacevic
Published: 18th June 2021
The St Wulfstan Cross, awarded to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the Church, has been given to Angela Kovacevic from the Parish of Stoke Prior, Wychbold & Upton Warren.
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An update on Berega Hospital in the Diocese of Morogoro
Published: 16th June 2021
Canon Isaac Mgego, Director at Berega Hospital in the Diocese of Morogoro has written an update on how Covid-19 has impacted on their services.
Open An update on Berega Hospital in the Diocese of Morogoro

Worcester Cathedral to bid a fond farewell to two members of clergy
Published: 15th June 2021
It was announced on Sunday that Canons Georgina Byrne and Michael Brierley are moving on to new appointments later this year.
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Pray for the Tent of Nations in the Holy Land
Published: 14th June 2021
The Tent of Nations is an educational & environmental family farm a few kilometres from Bethlehem. They have asked us to pray after a bulldozer & Israeli soldiers were sent to the farm.
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Called to Action: Dreams Hopes and Prayers
Published: 11th June 2021
A new project across the Diocese asks you to consider your dreams, hopes and prayers for the future of our planet. Find out more in this Called to Action.
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Halesowen clergy support refugees through the 'Ration Challenge'
Published: 9th June 2021
Two of our parish priests have committed themselves to spending a week eating only the rations that would be available in a Syrian refugee camp to raise awareness of the plight of refugees.
Open Halesowen clergy support refugees through the 'Ration Challenge'

Ordinations 2021
Published: 6th June 2021
This year's ordinations are being planned in the Cathedral over the weekend of 3 and 4 July. Please pray for all our candidates.
Open Ordinations 2021

Vocation - God's Call
Published: 6th June 2021
An article for July editions of parish magazines from Bishop John.
Open Vocation - God's Call

Love your burial ground
Published: 3rd June 2021
Next week is Love your Burial Ground Week and churches are being encouraged to take part in the ‘Churches Count on Nature’ initiative, to help record the wildlife within their churchyards.
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Called to Action: Eco Church
Published: 27th May 2021
Eco Church is a structured award scheme which recognises and encourages the environmentally positive steps that churches can take. We have committed to becoming an Eco Diocese and would like as many churches as possible to get involved and earn their bronze, silver and gold awards!
Open Called to Action: Eco Church

Celebrating Rogation at Tibberton CE First School
Published: 26th May 2021
Tibberton School have taken part in a Rogation walk around their village today! 
Open Celebrating Rogation at Tibberton CE First School

Join the national cathedral cycling relay
Published: 26th May 2021
This year for the first time there will be a Cathedral Cycling Relay starting on 30 May in national cycling week with the relay coming to Worcester on 1 & 2 July.
Open Join the national cathedral cycling relay

BBC’s Any Questions? to be held in Worcester Church
Published: 26th May 2021
Tickets are available for the BBC’s topical panel show, Any Questions? which will be broadcast from St Martin’s Church in Worcester on Friday 11 June.
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A Vaccination Centre at St Francis, Dudley
Published: 26th May 2021
St Francis Parish Centre in Dudley has become a local Covid-19 vaccination centre, with up to 600 people receiving the vaccine there in a day.
Open A Vaccination Centre at St Francis, Dudley

An Excellent school in Castlemorton
Published: 24th May 2021
In March 2020, rural church school Castlemorton CE Primary was awarded an 'excellent' judgement under the new SIAMS inspection schedule.
Open An Excellent school in Castlemorton

Lent appeal raises almost £10,000
Published: 24th May 2021
Thank you to everyone who has donated to Bishop John’s Lent appeal for the Diocese of Peru, which has raised almost £10,000 for our partner diocese.
Open Lent appeal raises almost £10,000

Confirmations return to the Cathedral
Published: 24th May 2021
22 people from across Worcestershire and Dudley were confirmed by Bishop John in Worcester Cathedral yesterday, seven of the candidates were also baptised. 
Open Confirmations return to the Cathedral

A Diocesan Prayer for Pentecost
Published: 23rd May 2021
Watch our diocesan prayer for Pentecost, filmed across our six new deaneries.
Open A Diocesan Prayer for Pentecost

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