Could the Clergy Support Trust help you?

Published: 12th May 2022

The Clergy Support Trust provides support to Anglican clergy (serving and retired), ordinands, and their families. They have a range of grants available.

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.

£1 million received through the Parish Giving Scheme

Published: 8th December 2021

Thanks to the generosity of our parishioners, churches across the Diocese have now received over a million pounds through the Parish Giving Scheme.

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. 

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.

Fundraising guidance

Published: 5th May 2021

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

Morogoro Sewing Academy: Microfinancing Partnership

Published: 4th May 2021

Following a diocesan visit to Morogoro, this campaign aims to set up a microfinancing project in a sewing project to empower graduates to set up small businesses.

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.

Churches awarded funds to help with repairs during the pandemic

Published: 12th February 2021

Five churches across the Diocese of Worcester have been awarded money from the Culture Recovery Fund to help fund repairs during the coronavirus pandemic.

New Stewardship & Resources Officer

Published: 10th February 2021

Chris Boden has been appointed as our new Stewardship and Resources Officer, taking over from Alison Maddocks.

St John, Bromsgrove puts together gift day video

Published: 19th January 2021

A group from St John's Church in Bromsgrove has encouraged people to donate to the church with a gift day video.

Parish Giving Scheme in Wyre Forest West

Published: 18th January 2021

Sallie Butcher in Wyre Forest West shares her parishes' experiences of signing up to the Parish Giving Scheme and the difference it made during 2020.

New donor form for Parish Giving Scheme

Published: 4th January 2021

Please make sure you are using the correct donor form in your Parish Giving Scheme packs.

Diocesan Finances and clergy reductions: How are we doing?

Published: 9th November 2020

Diocesan Secretary, John Preston, looks at how our finances are doing and our progress towards the planned reduction in clergy posts.

Church leaders to be trained to help those facing financial difficulty

Published: 4th August 2020

Church leaders have an opportunity to be trained to help those who are struggling with their finances.

Parish Giving Scheme at St George's Kidderminster

Published: 24th July 2020

St George’s Church in Kidderminster East was looking for ways to increase their giving and decided to try the Parish Giving Scheme.

Signing up to the Parish Giving Scheme via telephone

Published: 19th May 2020

Have you investigated signing up to the Parish Giving Scheme using their new telephone service?

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.

Parish Giving Scheme - accepting new donors

Published: 14th April 2020

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

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