News

Could a Mission Accompanier help your church?

Published: 8th June 2022

An article for July editions of parish magazines, from the Archdeacon of Dudley, Nikki Groarke. 


Ordinations 2022

Published: 8th June 2022

Fourteen candidates will be ordained over the first weekend in July to serve in parishes across the Diocese.


Workplace Chaplaincy

Published: 4th May 2022

Faith at Work in Worcestershire (FWW) and the Black Country Urban Industrial Mission (BCUIM) are ecumenical projects that encourage and enable workplace Chaplaincy across the Diocese.


Marking Pentecost through praying Thy Kingdom Come

Published: 4th May 2022

The Day of Pentecost, this year on 5 June, marks fifty days since Easter Day and brings the Easter season to an end.


Churches Count on Nature

Published: 4th May 2022

An article for June editions of parish magazines from Bishop Martin.


The Trussell Trust provides over 2 million parcels in the past year

Published: 27th April 2022

In latest figures released by the Trussell Trust, food banks in its network provided more than 2.1 million food parcels to people in the past year across UK, alarmingly, more than 800,000 of these were for children.


Rogation Sunday

Published: 4th April 2022

Rogation Sunday is on 22 May 2022.


National Children's Day 2022

Published: 4th April 2022

Sunday 15 May is National Children's Day. Diocesan Children's Officer, Emma Pettifer encourages churches to use the day to celebrate children and families.


Experience Easter

Published: 7th March 2022

Experience Easter Experience Easter brings together local churches, schools, and communities to share the story of Holy Week and Easter with resources available to help young people engage.


Making Disciples: Everyday Faith

Published: 7th March 2022

An article on being a faithful disciple at work, or outside the sphere of church activities.


What will Easter bring?

Published: 7th March 2022

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


Bishop John's Lent Appeal

Published: 7th February 2022

An article for parish magazines on the Bishop's Lent Appeal for 2022.


Being on a journey of change

Published: 7th February 2022

In this article for March edition of parish magazines, Nikki Groarke, Archdeacon and Diocesan Lead for Transformation and Change talks about the change journey and support for parishes as they become healthier and more sustainable.


Church Action on Poverty Sunday

Published: 10th January 2022

Church Action on Poverty (CAP) Sunday takes place on the last Sunday before Lent each year. In 2022, it is on Sunday 27 February. 


Fairtrade Fortnight 2022

Published: 10th January 2022

For two weeks each year at the end of February and start of March, thousands of individuals, companies and groups across the UK come together to share the stories of the people who grow our food and drinks, mine our gold and who grow the cotton in our clothes; people who are often exploited and underpaid.


Looking forward to Lent

Published: 10th January 2022

In a letter for the February editions of parish magazines, Bishop John looks ahead to Lent and his Lent Appeal.


Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Published: 6th December 2021

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is traditionally held between 18-25 January.


Plough Sunday

Published: 6th December 2021

Plough Sunday is on 9 January in 2022.


Journeying with God in 2022

Published: 6th December 2021

A letter for the January editions of parish magazines from Bishop Martin.


Children's Society: Good Childhood report 2021

Published: 5th November 2021

This Christmas, many parishes will raise money for the Children's Society through their Christingle services. Earlier this year, the charity published it's annual Good Childhood Report. 


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