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The Time is Now to make our plans for recovery greener and fairer.
Published: 13th July 2020
Follow up from The Time is Now lobby of MPs.
Open The Time is Now to make our plans for recovery greener and fairer.

Called to Action - The parish energy footprint tool
Published: 13th July 2020
The Diocesan Environmental Group hightlights the importance of the Parish Energy Footprint tool in their latest 'Called to Action' tips. 
Open Called to Action - The parish energy footprint tool

Top Church's virtual choir
Published: 13th July 2020
Top Church's virtual choir has put together a version of the worship song 'Holy Overshadowing' during lockdown.
Open Top Church's virtual choir

Opening for public worship
Published: 9th July 2020
Churches were able to open for public worship last weekend. Here's the experience of Little Malvern Priory, Kidderminster Ismere & the Gornal & Sedgely Teams.
Open Opening for public worship

Let’s Clap the Unheroes Too
Published: 8th July 2020
An article from the Dean of Worcester, Peter Atkinson for parish magazines.
Open Let’s Clap the Unheroes Too

Bromsgrove Youth Project
Published: 7th July 2020
In 2018 the Anglican churches of Bromsgrove launched the Bromsgrove Youth Project. We produced this video about the project.
Open Bromsgrove Youth Project

Simon Hill to become Acting Director of Calling Young Disciples
Published: 6th July 2020
Youth Officer, Simon Hill will take on the role of Acting Director of the Calling Young Disciples Project while Ruth Walker is unwell.
Open Simon Hill to become Acting Director of Calling Young Disciples

Thanking Charlton's churchwarden
Published: 6th July 2020
Eighty-year-old Helen Fowler recently stood down as churchwarden at Charlton church. She was surprised in lockdown with a presentation from the Revd Sarah Dangerfield & Parish Wardens, Meredith and Celia.
Open Thanking Charlton's churchwarden

Welcoming those to be ordained Deacon
Published: 3rd July 2020
Due to the postponement of the ordinations, this week our new deacons were licensed to their parishes as Lay Ministers. In today's video, Bishop Martin encourages prayer for the candidates.
Open Welcoming those to be ordained Deacon

Introducing your offline church to online visitors
Published: 3rd July 2020
Some suggestions for ways to help those who have joined with online worship during lockdown to keep in touch & perhaps come into church.
Open Introducing your offline church to online visitors

Called to Action - Cycling is on a roll!
Published: 3rd July 2020
Suggestions on small steps to save the planet offered by the Diocesan Environmental Group. This week's is all about cycling!
Open Called to Action - Cycling is on a roll!

Lottery support for Stoke Prior
Published: 1st July 2020
The National Lottery Heritage Fund has announced its support for the repairs and improved accessibility at St Michael & All Angels Church, an historic Grade I listed 12th Century Church in Stoke Prior Bromsgrove.
Open Lottery support for Stoke Prior

Funding to support community engagement
Published: 30th June 2020
The Cathedral & Severnside Covid Support (led by St Mary’s Kempsey) have been awarded grant funding from the Worcestershire Community Foundation Covid-19 Response Fund. 
Open Funding to support community engagement

Update on this year's ordinations
Published: 29th June 2020
Following the postponement of the ordinations until September, those who were to be ordained Deacon will instead be licensed to their new parishes as lay minister this week, by the Bishop of Dudley over Zoom.
Open Update on this year's ordinations

Joint statement on the Holy Land
Published: 26th June 2020
A statement on the situation in the Holy Land from the Bishop of Worcester, Dr John Inge and the Archbishop of Birmingham, Bernard Longley
Open Joint statement on the Holy Land

Opening our churches for prayer
Published: 25th June 2020
Pershore Abbey, St Mary, Elmley Castle and St Cassian, Chaddesley Corbett have all made the decision to reopen for prayer and have put a number of measures in place to ensure the virus is not unwittingly spread.
Open Opening our churches for prayer

The Very Revd Peter Marshall - RIP
Published: 24th June 2020
The Very Reverend Peter Marshall, Dean of Worcester from 1997 to 2006, died on 20 June.
Open The Very Revd Peter Marshall - RIP

Reopening churches for worship
Published: 23rd June 2020
The Prime Minister has announced that church buildings can reopen more fully from 4 July. Bishop John said: "We’ll be looking closely at the advice and working out how churches might open while ensuring we are protecting the vulnerable and limiting the spread of the virus.”
Open Reopening churches for worship

Evesham Church leaders 'take the knee'
Published: 22nd June 2020
Church leaders of many denominations from Churches Together in Evesham and District took the knee for 8 minutes and 46 seconds on Saturday.
Open Evesham Church leaders 'take the knee'

Called to Action - The time is now!
Published: 18th June 2020
The next in a series of small steps to save the planet from the Diocesan Environmental Group. This looks at lobbying your MP to put 'people climate and nature at the heart of our recovery'.
Open Called to Action - The time is now!

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