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Schools visit Malvern Priory for 'Lifepath'.

Published: 27th June 2023

At Great Malvern Priory last week over 600 children from 19 primary schools experienced ‘Lifepath’.  With one school travelling from Shropshire to take part!

New Priest in Charge of the Benefice of East Vale and Avon Villages.

Published: 23rd June 2023

The Revd Joanna Baxter has been announced as the new Priest in Charge of the Benefice of East Vale and Avon Villages.

Fladbury Walkabout

Published: 22nd June 2023

This year’s ‘Fladbury Walkabout’ take place on 1 and 2 July. The Walkabout is over 40 years old and is an annual village event, raising money for Fladbury Church and other village organisations.

National Lottery Community Fund increases grant sizes to £20,000

Published: 22nd June 2023

From Autumn 2023, the National Lottery Community Fund is increasing both the length of time a project can be funded & also the maximum amount that can be applied for.

Charities Act 2022 – latest updates

Published: 15th June 2023

The second part of the Charities Act 2022 came into force on the 14 June this year and it could help your church’s finances.

Exchanging experiences with curates in Germany

Published: 15th June 2023

Last month, three of our curates – Mel Beynon, Richard Sandland and James Williams visited our partner diocese in central Germany as part of a ‘curate exchange’.

Becky Elliot appointed as new Dean of Women’s Ministry

Published: 14th June 2023

The Revd Becky Elliot, Vicar of Holy Trinity and St James in Malvern has been appointed as the new Dean of Women’s Ministry, a post she will hold alongside her parish role.

Over £4m given through the Parish Giving Scheme

Published: 13th June 2023

Churches across the Diocese have now received over £4 million in regular gifts through the Parish Giving Scheme (PGS) since it launched in 2019. 

River-themed activities at the Church Tent

Published: 12th June 2023

Create some river art, see the ‘Our Lady of the Wye’ statue, listen to music and enjoy homemade cake or panini at this year’s Church Tent at the Three Counties Show.

The importance of a long-term view

Published: 9th June 2023

An article from the Dean of Worcester, Peter Atkinson for July editions of parish magazines.

Celebrating the Holy Spirit with bubbles!

Published: 5th June 2023

Bishop Martin was at Great Malvern Priory on Pentecost Sunday and enjoyed being showered with bubbles by the children to represent the Holy Spirit!

New Warden for Holland House

Published: 5th June 2023

Helen Stanton has been appointed as the new Warden for Holland House, the Retreat and Conference Centre based in Cropthorne, near Pershore.

New Diocesan Secretary appointed

Published: 4th June 2023

The Revd Andy Todd has been appointed as the new Diocesan Secretary for the Diocese of Worcester.

New part-time Interim Priest in Charge in Pensnett

Published: 2nd June 2023

Bishop John is pleased to announce the appointment of the Revd Nigel Traynor as Part-time Interim Priest in Charge of St Mark’s, Pensnett.

Working with children & families at Pershore Abbey

Published: 2nd June 2023

Sam Andrews is the Children and Families’ worker at Pershore Abbey. She started in February in a part-time role funded in part thanks to a grant from the Healthier Churches Fund.  

Pentecost confirmations

Published: 29th May 2023

12 Candidates from across the Diocese were confirmed in the Cathedral during a celebration of the Feast of Pentecost with two candidates also being baptised.

Chris Henson to be Team Vicar in the Halas Team

Published: 26th May 2023

The Revd Christopher Henson has been appointed as Team Vicar with responsibility for Lapal, St Peter and Romsley, St Kenelm in the Halas Team Ministry.

Mission Opportunities at HMP Long Lartin

Published: 18th May 2023

The Anglican Chaplain at HMP Long Lartin is looking for volunteers to work with him. Could you help?

Celebrating the history of Hollybush Church

Published: 18th May 2023

A forthcoming exhibition will explore the history of All Saints Church, Hollybush, which sits on the southern edge of the Malvern Hills and offers breath-taking views across the Vale of Evesham.

Reader weekend at Holland House

Published: 17th May 2023

Around 30 Licensed Lay Ministers (Readers) gathered at Holland House over the weekend for fellowship, prayer, and to study the bible together.

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Worcester Passion Play 2024

19th February 2024

Last Easter, more than a thousand people came to watch a live open-air performance of the Passion Play in Cathedral Square on Good Friday. This year's play will take place on 29 March....

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