News

New Deputy Diocesan Secretary appointed

Published: 3rd September 2020

Rob Quarton has been appointed as the Deputy Diocesan Secretary for the Diocese, a new part-time post which has been funded by the national Church.


Diocese carries out review of past safeguarding concerns

Published: 7th March 2020

All parishes across the Diocese have been asked to check their safeguarding records.


Bishop Martin to be welcomed to the Diocese

Published: 18th February 2020

New bishop returns to the Black Country.


Alison Vincent receives Wulfstan Cross

Published: 20th January 2020

The Diocese's recently-retired, long-serving Office Manager is this year's recipient of the Wulfstan Cross.


Martin Gorick officially becomes Bishop of Dudley

Published: 13th January 2020

Martin will be consecrated as Bishop of Dudley on Tuesday 28 January at Southwark Cathedral.


Martin Gorick to be next Bishop of Dudley

Published: 4th November 2019

Downing Street has today announced that the Venerable Martin Gorick will become the next Bishop of Dudley.


Big Bible Study 2019

Published: 17th October 2019

The Bishop of Worcester, Dr John Inge, will again come together with the Roman Catholic Archbishop for Birmingham, Bernard Longley and the Revd Judith Rossall, Methodist Minister and Tutor at The Queens Foundation Birmingham on Saturday 26 October.


Exploring the Christian Faith through the Bishop's Certificate

Published: 10th October 2019

55 people in groups from Cradley Heath, Evesham, Droitwich, Malvern, Stourport and Worcester have received a special certificate from Bishop John.


Celebrating ALMs at the Cathedral

Published: 18th September 2019

40 people received a certificate from Bishop John last Sunday to mark the completion of their courses to become Authorised Lay Ministers (ALMs).


The Revd David Lewis - RIP

Published: 12th September 2019

It is with sadness that we announce the sudden and unexpected death of the Revd David Lewis, 58, Rector of Elmley Castle with Bricklehampton & The Combertons and Associate Priest ofAshton-under-Hill.


Bidding farewell to Bishop Graham

Published: 23rd July 2019

The Bishop of Dudley, Graham Usher, left the diocese at the weekend to become the Bishop of Norwich. Two celebrations were held in Worcester and Dudley to reflect the role Bishop Graham has played throughout the whole diocese.


16 people ordained for parishes around the diocese.

Published: 23rd June 2019

16 candidates were ordained overthe weekend to serve in parishes across the Diocese.Four candidates were ordainedDeacon in the Cathedral on Sunday and are entering their first year of trainingas a curate. A further 12 candidates have completed their


The Church Tent at the Three Counties Show

Published: 12th June 2019

At this years Church Tent, visitors to the Three Counties Show can enjoy a fresh cup of tea, coffee or hot chocolate on the show ground along with a bacon buttie, panini or home-made cake, whilst taking part in free family activities.


Thousands to gather in Worcester Arena at Pentecost

Published: 13th May 2019

Two special events are being held at Worcester Arena on 9 June which will see thousands of Christians come together in one place to worship God and to pray for our county.


New Director of Finance appointed

Published: 7th May 2019

Helen Archer-Smith has been appointed as the new Director of Finance for the Diocese of Worcester.


Bishop Graham to be next Bishop of Norwich

Published: 3rd May 2019

10 Downing Street has today announced that the Bishop of Dudley, Graham Usher is to become the next Bishop of Norwich.


New Honorary Canons installed in the Cathedral

Published: 31st January 2019

Six new honorary Canons have been appointed at Worcester Cathedral in recognition of their work in both the Diocese and the wider Church.


Bishop John criticises Council cuts in the House of Lords

Published: 24th January 2019

Bishop John today gave a speech in the House of Lords criticising the County Councils proposal to cut 405,000 from the Archive service, describing it as cutting to the bone.


Stourbridge lady awarded Wulfstan Cross

Published: 20th January 2019

The Bishop of Worcester, DrJohn Inge has presented Wendy Tranter, long standing member of St Marys Church in Oldswinford, Stourbridge, with the Cross of St. Wulfstan.


Exploring the Christian Faith

Published: 3rd October 2018

Almost 40 people in groups from Cradley Heath, Offenham, Ombersley and Worester have received a special certificate from the Bishop of Worcester.


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