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Being a Lay Minister to a Japanese congregation
Published: 24th September 2020
Yuki Johnson has been training to be an LLM in the Diocese. However, she will be officially licensed in the Diocese of London, where she helps to lead a small Japanese congregation.
Open Being a Lay Minister to a Japanese congregation

Prayer diary for October 2020
Published: 21st September 2020
Download the diocesan prayer diary for October 2020.
Open Prayer diary for October 2020

Five new Lay Ministers Licensed
Published: 19th September 2020
Five people from parishes across the Diocese have been admitted to the office of Readerin Worcester Cathedral. Bishop John conducted the service, licensing the individuals to minister in the parishes they have been called to serve.
Open Five new Lay Ministers Licensed

On pilgrimage through the diocese
Published: 18th September 2020
Rebecca Roseff is a promoter of walking pilgrimage and during August she walked over 50 miles over five days visiting churches throughout the Diocese. 
Open On pilgrimage through the diocese

Eileen Tomlin commissioned as Anna Chaplain
Published: 17th September 2020
Eileen Tomlin from Malvern Link with Cowleigh has been commissioned as an Anna Chaplain to support older people in her community.
Open Eileen Tomlin commissioned as Anna Chaplain

Energy Footprint Tool
Published: 16th September 2020
The easy-to-use Energy Footprint Tool will tell your church what your "carbon footprint" is, based on the energy you use to heat and light your buildings.
Open Energy Footprint Tool

Recycle Week (21 -27 September 2020)
Published: 15th September 2020
Now in its 17th year, Recycle Week will thank the nation for continuing to recycle despite the challenges that COVID-19 has presented, under the banner 'Together - We Recycle'.
Open Recycle Week (21 -27 September 2020)

Join the conversation around the future of our church
Published: 14th September 2020
We are now planning a series of further opportunities to engage with the future of our diocese as we look at how we can effectively resource a healthy and sustainable Church. 
Open Join the conversation around the future of our church

Three men rowing a boat for Holland House
Published: 10th September 2020
On Friday 18th September three men will embark on a sponsored row from Stratford-upon-Avon to Cropthorne to raise much-needed funds for the Diocesan Retreat House, Holland House.
Open Three men rowing a boat for Holland House

Prisons Sunday - 11 October
Published: 9th September 2020
Prisons’ Sunday, on the 2nd Sunday in October, begins a week of prayer for all those affected by prisons and will be on 11 October in 2020
Open Prisons Sunday - 11 October

From the Bishop of Dudley
Published: 9th September 2020
An article for October's editions of parish magazines from Bishop Martin.
Open From the Bishop of Dudley

Ordinations in a time of pandemic
Published: 9th September 2020
This year's ordinations will be like no other! Read a blog from Director of Ordinands and Vocation, John Fitzmaurice
Open Ordinations in a time of pandemic

An alternative to Ride and Stride!
Published: 9th September 2020
West Worcester churches are marking Ride and Stride weekend with a socially distanced 'retreat in a day' prayer walk.
Open An alternative to Ride and Stride!

Visit a church during the Heritage Open Days
Published: 6th September 2020
Churches across Worcestershire and Dudley are opening their doors either physically or virtually for the Heritage Open Days.
Open Visit a church during the Heritage Open Days

New Deputy Diocesan Secretary appointed
Published: 3rd September 2020
Rob Quarton has been appointed as the Deputy Diocesan Secretary for the Diocese, a new part-time post which has been funded by the national Church.
Open New Deputy Diocesan Secretary appointed

Chalk art at Holy Trinity, Malvern
Published: 1st September 2020
​​​​​​​Over the Bank Holiday weekend, Holy Trinity in Malvern held a pavement chalk art event outside the church. 
Open Chalk art at Holy Trinity, Malvern

Summer school at Jessons CE Primary
Published: 26th August 2020
Over three weeks in August, Jessons CE Primary has been running a summer school, with 125 pupils attending each day aged 5 – 9 in six different bubbles.
Open Summer school at Jessons CE Primary

Paula Honniball to move to Stoke Prior, Wychbold and Upton Warren
Published: 26th August 2020
Bishop John has announced that Paula Honniball will be licensed as Associate Priest in the Benefice of Stoke Prior, Wychbold & Upton Warren at the end of November.
Open Paula Honniball to move to Stoke Prior, Wychbold and Upton Warren

Jubilation in Morogoro as history made with first women Deacons
Published: 20th August 2020
On Sunday 9 August 2020, women were ordained for the first time in the Diocese of Morogoro.
Open Jubilation in Morogoro as history made with first women Deacons

75th Anniversary of Victory over Japan (VJ) Day
Published: 12th August 2020
75 years ago on 15 August 1945, Victory over Japan ended the Second World War.
Open 75th Anniversary of Victory over Japan (VJ) Day

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