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Chrism Eucharist Sermon 2018
Published: 12th April 2018
Chrism Mass 2018, Worcester Cathedral1 Samuel 16.1 - 13a2 Corinthians 3.17- 4.12Luke 22.24-30I was talking to a priest in the Diocese the other daywho will be retiring before too long. I thanked her for all she had given. Shereplied that she didnt th
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Letter from Archdeacon of Worcester
Published: 4th April 2018
A worldly faith?Sometimes we imagine that our faith is about becoming morereligious. However the French priest and palaeontologist Teilhard de Chardin said,We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beingshaving a human e
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Dementia Awareness Week 2019
Published: 4th April 2018
This year, Dementia Awareness Week is from 20 – 26 May.
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Rogation Sunday 2018
Published: 4th April 2018
Rogation Sunday is on 6 May.
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'Just a Minute' to restore a clock for St Peter's Cradley
Published: 4th April 2018
After the successfulrestoration of the organ at St Peters, attention is now being turned torestoring the tower clock dial saved during the demolition of St Lukes in CradleyHeath. The church wants to install it in the tower of St Peters inCradley for
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Astley School unpacks Easter with ‘Open the Book’
Published: 3rd April 2018
An Open The Book team visitedAstley CE Primary School each week in the run up to Easter to share the events that tookplace in Holy Week.Beginning with The Great Paradethe children experienced the excitement of Jesus entry into Jerusalem and wereeach
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Sporting success at Northleigh Primary School
Published: 3rd April 2018
A special assembly was held at Northleigh CE Primary School last week tocelebrate the schools unprecedented sporting success this year.Individual pupils were presented with certificates to acknowledge their successout side of school. These recognised
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Helping children to 'Experience Easter' in Halas
Published: 28th March 2018
Calling Young Disciples Mission Enabler, Helen Laird is currently working with the Halas Team in Halesowen. They have used two different initiatives this year to help children and families engage with the Easter story. Experience EasterThe Exper
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Bishop of Worcester’s Easter Message 2018
Published: 27th March 2018
Watch and read Bishop John's Easter Message
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The Bishop of Dudley’s Easter Message 2018
Published: 27th March 2018
On Sunday, millions of Christians around the world will be celebrating Easter. At the heart of this festival are the astonishing words, “He is Risen!”
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Astley School runs for Sport Relief
Published: 25th March 2018
Astley CE Primary School held their first cross country run for Sport Relief on Friday 23 March. Sports leaders from Oak Class practised warm up routines before the day which they then ably led for the school before the race began. Elm Class wer
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New appointment for the Revd Mike Rutter
Published: 25th March 2018
Mike Rutter, Vicar of Darby End and Netherton has been appointed as an Army Chaplain.
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New Incumbent for St Martin in the Cornmarket, Worcester
Published: 25th March 2018
An announcement from the Archdeacon.
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Card Readers now available for parishes
Published: 22nd March 2018
Following a national trial of contactless cardreaders, the Parish Buying service now has contracts with two companies: SumUpand iZettle. Church of England parishes are able to buy card readers at adiscount through the Parish Buying website and use t
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New Just Finance Worker for the Black Country
Published: 22nd March 2018
The Revd Cassius Francis has been appointed as Just Finance DevelopmentWorker for the Black Country. He will work with churches and local communitygroups across the four boroughs, including Dudley in our diocese to help themost vulnerable become bett
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Historic lantern slides given public view
Published: 20th March 2018
A new project to digitise a historic collection of lantern slides from over 100 years ago was launched at the Old Palace in Worcester on Friday.
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A Church Near You - Preparing for Holy Week and Easter
Published: 20th March 2018
With less than two weeks until Easter, now would be a good time to check your churchs page is ready. Last year, the sitereceived more than 250,000 page views throughout Holy Week. Dont miss theopportunity to reach out to new people in your community.
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In Harmony with Creation at Holland House
Published: 19th March 2018
This year's Holland House Friends' Weekend  takes place from 4 - 6 May with the theme of In Harmony with Creation.The weekend will start with tea and cakes from 4pm on Friday 4 May andend with a Garden Eucharist, written especially for the Holla
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Celebrating Dudley's Tourism Sector
Published: 16th March 2018
The stories that we tell about ourselves, asindividuals and as communities, shape who we are. Sometimes the memoriesthat are strung together to create those stories are crystal clear. At othertimes, they are hazy or have, through the passage of time
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Christian Aid Week 2018
Published: 14th March 2018
ThisChristian Aid Week, we are inviting people to come together to support thethousands of people in Haiti, who regularly experience some of the worstnatural disasters on earth.Today, morethan 40 million people across the globe are forced from their
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