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New guidance for Churches
Published: 19th July 2021
Following the lifting of the majority of legal restrictions on Monday 19 July, the Church of England has published new documents for churches as we move into Stage 4 of the Government’s roadmap.
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Called to Action: Planting for Pollinators
Published: 16th July 2021
This edition of Called to Action, small steps to save our planet, explores what we can do to encourage bees and other pollinators to thrive in our gardens. 
Open Called to Action: Planting for Pollinators

Filling Chaddesley Corbett Church with butterflies
Published: 16th July 2021
St Cassian’s Church in Chaddesley Corbett will be filled with butterflies on 29 July as the parish comes together as a first step in properly reconnecting after the pandemic.
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Generosity Week
Published: 12th July 2021
This Harvest, the Church of England is launching Generosity Week to give us the time and space to reflect on God’s Generosity and celebrate God’s generosity within our church’s ministry and mission. 
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A profile of Worcester Deanery
Published: 12th July 2021
Find out more about Worcester Deanery and its leadership team.
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Virtual School Leavers Service
Published: 7th July 2021
Two special virtual services for KS2/3/4 school leavers led by the Bishop of Dudley.
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The Parish Giving Scheme now has over 1,000 donors
Published: 6th July 2021
There are now over 1,000 people across the Diocese donating to their local church through the Parish Giving Scheme.
Open The Parish Giving Scheme now has over 1,000 donors

"Gradually I realised I'd been wrong all my life about God!"
Published: 6th July 2021
Before training for ordination, Richard Sandland worked at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon and watching a play completely changed the course of his life.
Open "Gradually I realised I'd been wrong all my life about God!"

Join the journey to COP26 during August
Published: 2nd July 2021
From 13 - 24 August, young people from our diocese and the Diocese of Gloucester will walk through our diocese from Tewkesbury to Birmingham as part of the Young Christian Climate Network relay.
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Leaves of hope at Worcester Cathedral
Published: 2nd July 2021
During August, Worcester Cathedral is hosting The Leaves of the Trees, an installation of 5,000 steel ‘Hope’ leaves, as a reflective memorial to the effects of the pandemic.
Open Leaves of hope at Worcester Cathedral

Time off for good behaviour
Published: 2nd July 2021
An article for August editions of parish magazines from Robert Jones, Archdeacon of Worcester.
Open Time off for good behaviour

Plastic Free July
Published: 1st July 2021
This July is Plastic Free July, a movement that helps people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities. Will you choose to refuse single-use plastics?
Open Plastic Free July

Fourteen people to be ordained this weekend
Published: 1st July 2021
14 candidates will be ordained as deacons and priests over the weekend to serve in parishes across the Diocese. Watch the live stream of the services.
Open Fourteen people to be ordained this weekend

New Bishop's Adviser for Spirituality
Published: 29th June 2021
Bishop John has appointed Mary Flitcroft as his new Adviser for Spirituality. Mary will take over from Sue Perry, who is stepping down from 1 August.
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Rich Hackett to be licensed as Priest in Charge
Published: 29th June 2021
Bishop Martin will license Rich Hackett as Priest in Charge of Darby End and Netherton on 7 July at 6.30pm
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Young Christian Climate Network relay to COP26
Published: 24th June 2021
This edition of Called to Action features walks planned by the Dioceses of Worcester and Gloucester in August, which will link up to the Young Christian Climate network's relay to COP26.
Open Young Christian Climate Network relay to COP26

New Adviser in Pastoral Care and Counselling
Published: 21st June 2021
Dr David Mair has been appointed as Bishop John’s new Adviser in Pastoral Care and Counselling. He will start in the role from 1 August, taking over from Sarah Cooke.
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Wulfstan Cross awarded to Angela Kovacevic
Published: 18th June 2021
The St Wulfstan Cross, awarded to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the Church, has been given to Angela Kovacevic from the Parish of Stoke Prior, Wychbold & Upton Warren.
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An update on Berega Hospital in the Diocese of Morogoro
Published: 16th June 2021
Canon Isaac Mgego, Director at Berega Hospital in the Diocese of Morogoro has written an update on how Covid-19 has impacted on their services.
Open An update on Berega Hospital in the Diocese of Morogoro

Worcester Cathedral to bid a fond farewell to two members of clergy
Published: 15th June 2021
It was announced on Sunday that Canons Georgina Byrne and Michael Brierley are moving on to new appointments later this year.
Open Worcester Cathedral to bid a fond farewell to two members of clergy

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