Bishop John has announced the appointment of the Revd Melissa Beynon as Rector of the benefice of Ribbesford w Bewdley & Dowles & Wribbenhall.
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Bishop John has announced the appointment of The Revd Sarah Carwardine as Priest in Charge of the Benefice of Claines St John the Baptist and the Benefice of Worcester St George with St Mary Magdalene.
Bishop Martin will be pleased to license the Revd Julie James as Assistant Curate in the Benefice of Longdon, Castlemorton, Bushley and Queenhill with Holdfast on Sunday 28 January.
Bishop John has appointed Andrew Sillis to be the new Area Dean of Greater Dudley Deanery and Gary Crellin to be the new Area Dean of Malvern and Upton Deanery.
Bishop John has announced that the Revd Sarah Jayne Hewitt will take on this role.
Rosie Moss and Kim Topham have been appointed as co-Deans of Self-Supporting Ordained Ministers (SSMs) for the Diocese. They are taking over from previous Dean of SSMs, Alex Vaccaro.
Bishop John is pleased to announce the appointment of the Revd Richard Sandland as Rector of the Bowbrook Group.
Gareth Doodes, Headmaster at the King's School in Worcester, has been appointed as the new voluntary Chair of the Diocesan Advisory Committee for the Care of Churches (DAC).
It is with sadness that we report the death of David Hawkins last Thursday following a long illness.
Bishop John has announced the appointment of Lindsey Coulthard as Priest in Charge of St Stephen's Church in Barbourne, Worcester.
The Revd Nancy Murray-Peters died on 30 September, peacefully at St Richard’s Hospice.
The Archdeacon of Worcester, Robert Jones will retire on 30 November. There will be a chance to say goodbye and thank you to Robert at Evensong in the Cathedral at 4pm on 19 November.
Ten candidates were ordained as Deacons on Sunday to serve in parishes across the Diocese. The candidates have been part of a new training pathway aimed at those who see their vocation as being non-stipendiary (voluntary) ministers to churches in their local area.
Five people from parishes across the Diocese were admitted to the office of Reader on Saturday in Worcester Cathedral. Bishop John conducted the service, licensing the individuals to minister in the parishes they have been called to serve.
Bishop John has announced that the Revd Canon Mark Badger is to be the next Archdeacon of Worcester.
15 candidates were ordained over the weekend to serve in parishes across the Diocese.
The Revd Joanna Baxter has been announced as the new Priest in Charge of the Benefice of East Vale and Avon Villages.
The Revd Andy Todd has been appointed as the new Diocesan Secretary for the Diocese of Worcester.
Bishop John is pleased to announce the appointment of the Revd Nigel Traynor as Part-time Interim Priest in Charge of St Mark’s, Pensnett.
The Revd Christopher Henson has been appointed as Team Vicar with responsibility for Lapal, St Peter and Romsley, St Kenelm in the Halas Team Ministry.