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New donor form for Parish Giving Scheme
Published: 4th January 2021
Please make sure you are using the correct donor form in your Parish Giving Scheme packs.
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New Year messages from our bishops
Published: 31st December 2020
New Year messages from Bishop John and Bishop Martin.
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An English Christmas
Published: 24th December 2020
An account from Stephen Gerhard Stehli from Magdeburg, Germany who spent last Christmas in Worcester having always wanted to experience an “English Christmas".
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Jacqueline Humphreys appointed as diocesan Chancellor
Published: 23rd December 2020
Jacqueline Humphreys, a Barrister in Bristol, has been appointed as our new Chancellor. The appointment was made by Bishop John following the approval of the Lord Chancellor.
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4Front Theatre uses vicarage to produce Christmas content
Published: 22nd December 2020
4Front Theatre have lived and worked in Elmley Castle vicarage throughout Advent to produce their Christmas shows!
Open 4Front Theatre uses vicarage to produce Christmas content

Once in Royal David's City
Published: 21st December 2020
The Diocese of Worcester's Christmas Carol 2020
Open Once in Royal David's City

Christmas messages from our Bishops
Published: 21st December 2020
Read the Christmas messages from Bishops John and Martin.
Open Christmas messages from our Bishops

Growing as Kingdom People: Transforming communities
Published: 20th December 2020
In the final week of Advent, our growing as Kingdom People prayer focus is around transforming communities.
Open Growing as Kingdom People: Transforming communities

Bishop John breaks his leg!
Published: 18th December 2020
Please pray for Bishop John, who had an accident while out cycling yesterday and has broken his leg.
Open Bishop John breaks his leg!

Taking the nativity on the road!
Published: 18th December 2020
A live nativity scene on a trailer will be taken by tractor around villages in the Worcestershire West Team this Christmas Eve!
Open Taking the nativity on the road!

Thanks from the Black Country Foodbank
Published: 17th December 2020
Bishop Martin visited the Black Country Foodbank this week and witnessed the generosity of local people throughout the pandemic.
Open Thanks from the Black Country Foodbank

The Revd Margie Schutte - RIP
Published: 17th December 2020
The Revd Margie Schutte sadly died on Wednesday 16 December. Until her retirement in July, Margie had been the Managing Chaplain at HMP Hewell in Redditch where she had served since 2007.
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Dean of Smaller Churches appointed
Published: 14th December 2020
The Revd Alison Maddocks has been appointed as our Dean of Smaller Churches, a new post funded by the national Church.
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Local MP visits Top Church
Published: 11th December 2020
Marco Longhi MP for Dudley North came to visit Top Church in Dudley today at the invitation of Bishop Martin.
Open Local MP visits Top Church

Church is open - but let us know you're coming!
Published: 10th December 2020
Bishop John is encouraging people to get involved with their local church during the Christmas season and to let the church know if they’re planning to visit.
Open Church is open - but let us know you're coming!

Simplification of deaneries
Published: 10th December 2020
The consultation into the simplification of deaneries has now closed and following feedback, the Pastoral Order has been revised. A new deanery structure will come into effect on 1 February 2020.
Open Simplification of deaneries

Called to Action - Mince pie moral maze!
Published: 7th December 2020
The Diocesan Environmental Group's latest edition of small tips to save the planet looks at how to make your mince pie choices as ethical as possible! 
Open Called to Action - Mince pie moral maze!

Advent around the Diocese
Published: 4th December 2020
Churches across the Diocese are finding different ways of engaging with their communities during Advent.
Open Advent around the Diocese

Phone a Christmas Fayre!
Published: 4th December 2020
On Saturday 5 December Holy Trinity Church in Malvern held their first ever Christmas Fayre by telephone, raising over £1000 for church funds!
Open Phone a Christmas Fayre!

Holocaust Memorial Day 2020
Published: 2nd December 2020
Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) takes place every year on 27 January.
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