Knife Angel visits Worcester

Published: 1st March 2022

During March 2022, the Knife Angel visits Worcester city centre. This imposing structure stands at 8 metres tall and is constructed from over 100,000 knives and blades confiscated by UK police forces.

Faith through cartoons

Published: 15th November 2021

A new resource from our Calling Young Disciples Team will help children to explore their faith through reference to popular cartoons.

Learning hub commissioned for the next stage of their CYD journey

Published: 11th November 2021

The 2nd Calling Young Disciples learning hub have met together for the final time & were commissioned by Archdeacon Nikki to continue their journey reaching out to children, young people and families.

An update on the CYD Project

Published: 24th September 2021

With just over a year to go for the Calling Young Disciples Project, the team continues to work with parishes throughout the Diocese to help them to bring more children, young people and their families to faith.

What's the point of community events?

Published: 23rd September 2021

A blog from CYD Mission Enabler, Amy Stokes on the the point of community events and the importance of understanding the long journey to discipleship.

Children & families week in Kidderminster West

Published: 25th August 2021

Kiddminster West Team Vicar, Laura Betson, shares the story of this year's children and families activity week: 

Changes in the Calling Young Disciples Team

Published: 6th August 2021

The CYD team will be changing in September as Project Director, Ruth Walker, steps down & two new Mission Enablers start, replacing Adam Legge who left in July & as maternity leave cover for Amy Stokes.

A community picnic in Brierley Hill

Published: 5th August 2021

The rain held off, and the sun even shone, for the first event held by a new Calling Young Disciples inspired partnership between St Mark, Pensnett and St John, Brockmoor, supported by other churches in the Brierley Hill Team.

Mainly Music at St Wulstan, Worcester

Published: 28th July 2021

St Wulstan’s Church in Warndon, Worcester has been piloting a ‘Mainly Music’ session over the last half term and is working hard to ensure that it is linked into their Sunday morning service.

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?

Commissioning of the first Calling Young Disciples Hub

Published: 26th March 2021

The first Calling Young Disciples learning hub has come to an end with members being commissioned for their ongoing work with children, young people and families.

Pause with Pancakes

Published: 16th February 2021

A pancake-making liturgy created by the Calling Young Disciples team using Christian Aid resources.

New resources to connect with Church families

Published: 2nd October 2020

To help parishes connect with their church children, our Calling Young Disciples team has created some interactive resources for children to use each week church during services, or at home. 

Baptism Books Easter resource

Published: 1st April 2020

This month's Baptism Books resource for families looks at the story of the Very Hungry Caterpillar and offers lots of suggestions for activities families can do at home along with prayers to use.

Open the Book with support from the Mission Enablers

Published: 6th January 2020

Open the Book is a great resource for churches hoping to deepen their relationship with their local First and Primary Schools.

A new resource for your baptism families

Published: 4th October 2019

This October, a new project is launching in the Diocese, designed to help churches better connect with families who come to them for baptism and help keep their promise to baptism parents, to welcome baptised children and uphold them in their new lives.

Using secular books to reach baptism families

Published: 29th July 2019

A new project has been trialled in a couple of parishes in the Diocese as a way of helping churches keep their promise to baptism parents to welcome baptised children and uphold them in their new lives in Christ.

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