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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.


A call to prayer for Ukraine

Published: 24th February 2022

Bishop John calls on all in the Diocese of Worcester to pray for the people of Ukraine and for peace, and for the leaders of the West as they deliberate on how to respond to the terrible unprovoked aggression of Russia.


Bishop Martin's pilgrimage of prayer and hope

Published: 15th September 2021

Throughout Autumn, Bishop Martin will be journeying around the diocese in a pilgrimage of prayer and hope, spending two days in each of our deaneries and visiting as many churches as possible.


A pilgrimage to start Reader Ministry

Published: 10th September 2021

The five people who will be licensed as Lay Ministers (Readers) in the Cathedral on 18 September, are taking part in a two-day pilgrimage from Birmingham to Worcester.


New Bishop's Adviser for Spirituality

Published: 29th June 2021

Bishop John has appointed Mary Flitcroft as his new Adviser for Spirituality. Mary will take over from Sue Perry, who is stepping down from 1 August.


Pray for the Tent of Nations in the Holy Land

Published: 14th June 2021

The Tent of Nations is an educational & environmental family farm a few kilometres from Bethlehem. They have asked us to pray after a bulldozer & Israeli soldiers were sent to the farm.


A Diocesan Prayer for Pentecost

Published: 23rd May 2021

Watch our diocesan prayer for Pentecost, filmed across our six new deaneries.


Thy Kingdom Come at St Stephen's, Redditch

Published: 14th May 2021

St Stephen’s in Redditch are inviting people to come & pray during the ten days of Thy Kingdom Come from Ascension Day to Pentecost with 12 Covid-safe prayer stations inside the church.


Praying for our schools

Published: 12th May 2021

Every term, a group comes together on Zoom to pray for the schools across our diocese. Could you join them?


Thy Kingdom Come 2021

Published: 26th April 2021

There are lots of ways to get involved in Thy Kingdom Come from Ascension Day to Pentecost this year, praying for more people to come to faith.


Pray one for Me goes virtual in Halas

Published: 18th February 2021

On Thursdays during Lent, members of the Halas Team in Halesowen will gather online to offer to pray for their local community.


Ordinations in Peru

Published: 8th January 2021

This Sunday, 10 January, four people will be ordained deacon in the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd in Lima. Please pray for all the candidates.


Growing as Kingdom People: Sharing hope

Published: 2nd December 2020

During the third week of Advent our growing as Kingdom People prayer focus is around sharing hope.


Growing as Kingdom People: Making disciples

Published: 2nd December 2020

The second week in our Advent prayer focus on growing as Kingdom People is all about making disciples.


Growing as Kingdom People: Worshipping God Creatively

Published: 27th November 2020

Our first week of prayer during Advent focusses on worshipping God creatively.


Please pray for Peru

Published: 12th November 2020

In our partner Diocese of Peru, Bishop Jorge has particularly asked for our prayers for the country at a time of national crisis.


International Christian friendship in the face of a pandemic

Published: 25th September 2020

During lockdown Fairfield Church in Evesham began and nurtured a friendship with Christians in Pakistan, supporting them in dealing with the effects of the pandemic.


#BlackLivesMatter

Published: 15th June 2020

The Bishop and the Dean have ‘taken the knee’ outside the Cathedral to pray for all those affected by repression, discrimination and injustice in a special video ahead of the protest planned in Worcester over the weekend.


Being a Prison Chaplain during the Coronavirus pandemic

Published: 22nd May 2020

Margie Schutte is the Managing Chaplain at HMP Hewell in Redditch. She tells us how their work has changed over the past few months of the Covid-19 crisis.


Rejecting 'competitive coping'

Published: 20th May 2020

A blog for Mental Health Awareness Week from the Revd Cassius Francis, Just Finance Development Worker for the Black Country.


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