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Churches take the lead to bring Worcester city together
Published: 20th October 2021
Around 200 people from across Worcester gathered together on Monday evening to discuss how they could work together to make the city a better place to live and work.
Open Churches take the lead to bring Worcester city together

A new service in Norton juxta Kempsey
Published: 18th October 2021
A new service has launched at St James’ Church in Norton juxta Kempsey with support from our Resourcing Church, All Saints in Worcester.
Open A new service in Norton juxta Kempsey

Celebrating Black History Month
Published: 17th October 2021
To mark Black History Month, Bishop Martin gathered a group Minority Ethnic Anglican leaders at Top Church in Dudley, for a meal together. The evening was all about celebrating ethnic diversity and challenging the Church on racial justice.
Open Celebrating Black History Month

A Royal visit for St Barnabas Primary
Published: 15th October 2021
St Barnabas Primary in Worcester had a very special visitor last week as HRH The Princess Royal came to plant a tree as part of The Queen’s Green Canopy Platinum Jubilee initiative.
Open A Royal visit for St Barnabas Primary

General Synod election results
Published: 14th October 2021
The General Synod election has now closed and the votes have been counted. Find out who our six representatives for the next five years will be.
Open General Synod election results

Called to Action - home and church energy
Published: 12th October 2021
The latest edition of Called to Action focusses on home and church energy and the small changes you can make to make a difference.
Open Called to Action - home and church energy

The Third Order of the Society of St Francis
Published: 12th October 2021
The TSSF is a worldwide Anglican Franciscan Religious Order of men and women, lay or ordained, married or single, young and old, and of various ethnic and educational backgrounds.
Open The Third Order of the Society of St Francis

100 years of the Poppy Appeal
Published: 12th October 2021
This year marks the centenary of the first Poppy Appeal in 1921, following the founding of the British Legion on 15 May that year.
Open 100 years of the Poppy Appeal

"For their tomorrow, we gave our today."
Published: 12th October 2021
An article for November editions of parish magazines from the Dean of Worcester, Peter Atkinson: 
Open "For their tomorrow, we gave our today."

New Precentor at Worcester Cathedral
Published: 8th October 2021
The Chapter of Worcester Cathedral is delighted that The Queen has approved the appointment of the Revd John Paul Hoskins as the new Residentiary Canon and Precentor.
Open New Precentor at Worcester Cathedral

Dementia Centre at St Matthias, Malvern Link
Published: 5th October 2021
The parish of Malvern Link with Cowleigh has recently opened a Dementia Meeting Centre in St Matthias Church as part of their ministry to the local community. 
Open Dementia Centre at St Matthias, Malvern Link

A successful heritage open day at St Peter's Church in Cradley
Published: 4th October 2021
On Saturday 18 September the doors of St Peter’s in Cradley were wide open to welcome people from the local community and further afield to find out more about the church’s past, present and future.
Open A successful heritage open day at St Peter's Church in Cradley

A profile of Kidderminster & Stourport deanery
Published: 1st October 2021
Find out more about the new Kidderminster and Stourport Deanery and hear from the Area Dean and Lay Chair.
Open A profile of Kidderminster & Stourport deanery

Caring for our smaller churches
Published: 29th September 2021
Churches with 20 or fewer active members make up 45% of our churches. As Dean of Smaller Churches, Alison Maddocks provides practical support to these churches, as well as helping them to connect with each other to share wisdom.
Open Caring for our smaller churches

Psalm 23 garden at Hanley Swan Primary School
Published: 27th September 2021
Hanley Swan Primary School have taken up the Bible Society's challenge to create a Psalm 23 garden, which was officially opened last week by the Open the Book team.
Open Psalm 23 garden at Hanley Swan Primary School

New priest for Alvechurch and Beoley in Redditch
Published: 27th September 2021
Bishop John has announced the appointment of Gail Rogers as Priest in Charge of Alvechurch and Vicar of Beoley in the Holy Trinity Redditch Team.
Open New priest for Alvechurch and Beoley in Redditch

A book club for Black History Month
Published: 24th September 2021
The Revd Eva McIntyre is suggesting a book club for Black History Month and all are welcome to join in.
Open A book club for Black History Month

An update on the CYD Project
Published: 24th September 2021
With just over a year to go for the Calling Young Disciples Project, the team continues to work with parishes throughout the Diocese to help them to bring more children, young people and their families to faith.
Open An update on the CYD Project

Reflections on having a stammer
Published: 24th September 2021
Calum Burke, Curate at Top Church in Dudley has recently taken part in a 'Stammer Stories' podcast series, sharing his experiences of stammering & ordained ministry. In this blog he talks about his stammer & the impact on his faith journey.
Open Reflections on having a stammer

Get involved in the Queen's Green Canopy
Published: 23rd September 2021
Churches are being encouraged to 'plant a tree for the jubilee' in the Queen's Green Canopy initiative.
Open Get involved in the Queen's Green Canopy

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