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Continuing to support the community in Kempsey

Published: 28th April 2020

How the church in Kempsey is supporting its community.

A free worship phone line has been launched

Published: 27th April 2020

Access worship via a new free phone line from the Church of England.

Coping with lockdown in the Bredon Hill Group

Published: 23rd April 2020

The Revd Allison Davies shares her experience of offering ministry during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Ministry Fund launched

Published: 22nd April 2020

Our clergy are amazing, but COVID-19 means we need help to continue to meet the costs of their stipends.

Top Church during the Coronavirus pandemic

Published: 16th April 2020

One of our resourcing churches, Top Church in Dudley, has been connecting with its congregation and community in different ways during the pandemic.

Worshipping around the Diocese

Published: 15th April 2020

Chair of the House of Laity, Hugh Richards, shares his experience of worshipping with others while in 'lockdown'.

Strange times...

Published: 9th April 2020

A letter from the Bishop of Dudley for parish magazine editors.

Being at school during the Coronavirus pandemic

Published: 9th April 2020

Many of our schools remain open during the Easter holidays.

Using Zoom safely

Published: 6th April 2020

Please be aware that some Zoom meetings can be hijacked by unwanted guests.

All Saints, Worcester - rising to the Coronavirus challenge

Published: 3rd April 2020

How All Saints in Worcester has been connecting with others while churches are closed.

Advice on funerals during the Coronavirus pandemic

Published: 31st March 2020

Advice and guidance around funerals during the Coronavirus 'lockdown'.

Caring for your closed building during 'Lockdown'

Published: 27th March 2020

Church Buildings Officer, Mark Carter offers some advice on caring for your closed building.

A guide to adding subtitles to your videos on social media.

Published: 26th March 2020

Subtitles make videos much more accessible. Not just for those people who rely on subtitles, but as most people watch videos on their phone on mute, subtitles are vital for getting your messages across.

New Faculty Jurisdiction Rules

Published: 26th March 2020

Are you thinking of making changes to your church? The rules are changing.

Spiritual Communion

Published: 23rd March 2020

The archbishops and others are presently encouraging people to attend acts of worship in their imagination, and online. People are asked to pray at home, but with others who are praying elsewhere. This includes virtual Holy Communion – and many people have used the traditional language of “spiritual communion” without explaining it. Doug Chaplin offers a short explanation, with some prayers that you can use.

Being church in Broadway during the Coronavirus

Published: 22nd March 2020

Shellie Ward is the Vicar of Broadway and Wickhamford – she has put in place a number of different initiatives over the last week or so to ensure that church can continue even though people aren’t able to meet in the building.

House group virtual meeting

Published: 19th March 2020

Diocesan Secretary, John Preston, has held his first online house group. He shares his experience.

Resources for youth workers during the Coronavirus crisis

Published: 19th March 2020

Ideas and resources for churches trying to continue to connect with young people during the Coronavirus epidemic.

A message from our Bishops re: the latest Coronavirus guidance

Published: 17th March 2020

Bishops John and Martin have written to all parishes following the latest Coronavirus guidance.

Church schools working in partnership

Published: 5th January 2020

Our church schools are working together during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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