News

Digital giving rollout

Published: 20th June 2022

As part of the national giving strategy of the Church of England, our diocese will be receiving 30 contactless devices for our churches this October, amounting to over £13,000 of investment.


Bishop John to cycle the Camino

Published: 5th May 2022

Bishop John and H-J will be cycling almost 500 miles on the Camino Frances to Santiago De Compostela in Spain to raise funds for the Cathedral.


Fundraising success for Kyre Church

Published: 26th January 2022

The small community at Kyre Church has raised around £15,000 to make repairs to one of the church's windows, successfully applying to a number of trusts.


Extension of the Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme

Published: 19th January 2022

The Government has confirmed that the Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme is extended until 31 March 2025. Find out more about it.


An update from the Diocese of Peru

Published: 4th January 2022

Phil Bradford explains how the £10,000 raised through Bishop John's Lent Appeal in 2021 had a significant impact in the Diocese of Peru.


St Mary's Big Ask

Published: 5th August 2021

Faced with the challenge of raising funds for their building project with Covid restrictions still in place, St Mary’s Church in Pickersleigh, Malvern, undertook a crowdfunding appeal with a twist.


Repaired clock finds new home at St Peter, Cradley

Published: 17th May 2021

A clock rescued from St Luke's Church in Cradley Heath before it was demolished has been installed at St Peter's Church in Cradley.


Fundraising guidance

Published: 5th May 2021

An update from Stewardship and Resources Officer, Chris Boden on the latest guidance for churches on fundraising.


New Children’s Society Diocesan Ambassador

Published: 8th March 2021

Shari Lewison-Frisch has become the new Diocesan Ambassador for the Children’s Society.


The Parish Giving Scheme is now online

Published: 5th March 2021

It is now even easier for people to give to your church through the Parish Giving Scheme.


Bishop John's Lent Appeal 2021

Published: 19th February 2021

Bishop John’s Lent Appeal this year will be for the Diocese of Peru where the Coronavirus pandemic has hit the people extremely hard.


The Government’s Culture Recovery Fund throws a lifeline Great Witley Church

Published: 9th October 2020

Great Witley Church has been awarded £37,500 from the Government’s Cultural Recovery Fund to help during the Coronavirus pandemic.


Three men rowing a boat for Holland House

Published: 10th September 2020

On Friday 18th September three men will embark on a sponsored row from Stratford-upon-Avon to Cropthorne to raise much-needed funds for the Diocesan Retreat House, Holland House.


Lottery support for Stoke Prior

Published: 1st July 2020

The National Lottery Heritage Fund has announced its support for the repairs and improved accessibility at St Michael & All Angels Church, an historic Grade I listed 12th Century Church in Stoke Prior Bromsgrove.


Eco ideas during Christian Aid Week

Published: 13th May 2020

The Diocesan Environmental Group are planning to release a series of eco tips to support and encourage churches to engage with Eco Church even at this time. 


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.


Parish Giving Scheme - accepting new donors

Published: 14th April 2020

Please encourage church members to sign up to the Parish Giving Scheme.


The Kidderminster West Team 'Leap' to achieve 20:20 vision

Published: 3rd April 2020

The Kidderminster West Team have been thinking about 20:20 vision in the year 2020, to support the charity Sightsavers.


Bishop's Lent appeal 2020

Published: 28th February 2020

This year's Bishop's Lent appeal will raise money for the Diocese of Morogoro.


The Revd Anthea Elston plans 150 mile walk for charity

Published: 28th June 2019

The Revd Anthea Elston, part time vicar of All Saints Hollybush, will set out on the journey of a lifetime on Monday.


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