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Inkberrow invites the community on a 'stable trail'

Published: 16th January 2022

At St Peter's Inkberrow, this Christmas for the second year, they organised a 'stable trail' as a different way to tell the Christmas story to their local community.


An alternative Nine Lessons and Carols

Published: 11th January 2022

When the service of Nine Lessons and Carols in Hanbury Church had to be cancelled due to Covid, the team found an alternative way of holding the event, reaching many more people as a result.


"The light shines in the darkness, & the darkness has not overcome it"  

Published: 22nd December 2021

Bishop Michael Langrish reflects on the vulnerable Christian communities that remain in the Holy Land and the work of Friends of the Holy Land.


Christmas messages from our Bishops

Published: 20th December 2021

Bishop John and Bishop Martin have both written Christmas messages. Read them here.


Knitted stars in Warndon, Worcester

Published: 8th December 2021

St Nicholas’ Church in Warndon, Worcester has covered its local area with knitted stars this Advent, encouraging the community to take one home for their Christmas trees!


Who is your favourite character from the Nativity?

Published: 18th November 2021

We’d like to celebrate the Nativity story on social media during Advent, send us your videos!


At the heart of Christmas

Published: 5th November 2021

An article for December's editions of parish magazines from the Archdeacon of Worcester, Robert Jones.


Get ready for Christmas on A Church Near You

Published: 4th November 2021

A Church Near You received over 77 million page views last year, with 81% first-time visitors. Many will have been looking for a local church over Christmas – make sure they can find you!


At the Heart of Christmas

Published: 21st October 2021

'At the heart of Christmas' is the Church of England’s theme for Advent and Christmas 2021.


New Year messages from our bishops

Published: 30th December 2020

New Year messages from Bishop John and Bishop Martin.


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".


Once in Royal David's City

Published: 21st December 2020

The Diocese of Worcester's Christmas Carol 2020


Christmas messages from our Bishops

Published: 21st December 2020

Read the Christmas messages from Bishops John and Martin.


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!


Advent around the Diocese

Published: 4th December 2020

Churches across the Diocese are finding different ways of engaging with their communities during Advent.


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!


Virtual Christmas Tree Festivals

Published: 29th November 2020

Both Wordsley and Stanford on Teme churches are planning virtual Christmas Tree festivals on Facebook to engage their communities in the events that usually take place in person.


Online nativity Advent calendar

Published: 27th November 2020

St Mary’s Church in Hanley Castle have organised an online advent calendar this year, with a different nativity set behind each door to be opened throughout December


Celebration of Christmas Tree Festival results at St Stephen's Church Redditch

Published: 4th March 2020

St Stephen’s Church Redditch celebrates the winners of their Christmas Tree Festival: Redditch and Bromsgrove Guide Dogs for the Blind Association.


Christmas tree inspiration in Redditch

Published: 26th November 2019

If you are in need of inspiration then head along to St Stephens Churchon Church Green in Redditch Town Centre.


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