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New roles for Alex Vaccaro & Hazel Charlton
Published: 8th March 2018
The Revd Canon Alex Vaccaro, Associate Priest in the Kidderminster Ismere Parish and the Revd Hazel Charlton, Vicar of St Peter in Lapal have been appointed to new roles supporting different groups of clergy in the Diocese of Worcester.
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Vocations Sunday 2018
Published: 8th March 2018
Vocations Sunday is on Sunday 22 April.
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Easter Garden in the Cathedral
Published: 8th March 2018
Watch out for the Cathedral's Easter Garden.
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Thy Kingdom Come 2018
Published: 8th March 2018
Pray for more people to come to faith from Ascension Day (10 May) to Pentecost (20 May).
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water safety at Astley CE Primary School
Published: 7th March 2018
Astley CE Primary School was delighted to welcome Miss Sue Matthews from the Canal and River Trust into a school assembly recently to talk about water safety. The presentation was based around a delightful banner illustrating wise and foolish ways of
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£280,000 building conservation project starting at St Edmund King and Martyr
Published: 6th March 2018
Thanks toNational Lottery players work will be starting at St Edmund King and Martyrjust after Easter. The project will undertake much needed repairs to the churchtower and create a new kitchen and toilet as well as a display about thehistory of the
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Bishop John celebrates 10 years!
Published: 1st March 2018
Bishop John has celebrated 10 years as the Bishop of Worcester in a special service in Worcester Cathedral.
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Beer & Ethics in Hanley Castle
Published: 28th February 2018
Beer & Ethics at St Mary's Church in Hanley Castle is now in its 4th year andonce again the list of topics and individuals is proving to provide a fascinating opportunity for wrestling with ethical and moral issues whichpeople face in their work or c
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A successful half term event in Kidderminster
Published: 27th February 2018
St George's Church in Kidderminster recently held a successful event for local families. Church member, Alison Burton, explains what took place:"On Tuesdaymorning over half-term, St George's Church welcomed 76 babies and children upto age 13 with a p
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Gary Crellin appointed Vicar of Powick & Guarlford & Madresfield with Newland
Published: 25th February 2018
An announcement from the Bishop.
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Shakespeare's marriage bond recognised by UNESCO
Published: 15th February 2018
Shakespeare's marriage bond is one of the documents held in the Archive at the Hive in Worcester on behalf of the Diocese. It's significance has recently been recognised by UNESCO. Dr Lisa Snook, User Services Manager of the Worcestershire Archi
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Old Hill Church gets National Lottery Support
Published: 15th February 2018
Holy Trinity, the parish church of Old Hill, has receivedinitial support* from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for their Tower RoofProject it has been announced. Madepossible by National Lottery players, the project aims to secure the fabric of the t
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The Cathedral Turned Upside Down!
Published: 15th February 2018
Developed by the Cathedrals Education Department, The Cathedral TurnedUpside Down App will enable visitors to follow in the footsteps of KingCharles II and the Duke of Hamilton as they discover the important role thebuilding played in the Civil War,
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Bishop John's Lent Message 2018
Published: 13th February 2018
This years Lent Message was filmed at a place that, I daresay, will be familiar to many of you: the Worcester Royal Hospital. Our National Health Service been on my mind recently havingbadly broken my wrist ice-skating with my 13 year-old on New Year
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Dementia Friends training running near Redditch
Published: 9th February 2018
The Churches of Stoke Prior, Wychbold, Feckenham and Bradley Green are coming together to promotedementia awareness across the communities they serve.  Dementia FriendsTraining, accredited by the Alzheimers Society, is being run on Tuesday 27&nb
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Holland House Anniversary Appeal continues!
Published: 8th February 2018
The Trustees of Holland House, the independent charity whichoperates the retreat House in Cropthorne, Worcestershire, has succeeded inmeeting its initial minimum target of 100,000 for its Anniversary Appeal andhas largely completed the restoration of
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St Oswald Place of Welcome celebrates 1st birthday
Published: 5th February 2018
On 2 February, St Oswalds Place of welcomeCoffee Friday celebrated its first birthday. The founder of the coffeemorning, Mr Brian Murkett celebrated the success of the coffee morning with around 40 regular attenders from the local community. He
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Mothering Sunday 2019
Published: 5th February 2018
31st March is Mothering Sunday.
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Letter from the Bishop of Dudley
Published: 5th February 2018
Gods workHave you noticed that when you turn the pages of scripturepeople are often described by the job they do? Abraham was a herdsman, Noah was a farmer, David was a shepherd, thefirst disciples of Jesus where commercial fishermen, Matthew was a t
Open Letter from the Bishop of Dudley

Join Ringing out for Peace this Armistice
Published: 25th January 2018
The organisers of Battles Over, a national andinternational event marking the armistice, wants to see more than 1,000churches and cathedrals participate by ringing their bells simultaneously at7.05pm on the night of November 11th 2018.Pageantmaster B
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