News

New Year messages from our bishops

Published: 30th December 2020

New Year messages from Bishop John and Bishop Martin.


An English Christmas

Published: 24th December 2020

An account from Stephen Gerhard Stehli from Magdeburg, Germany who spent last Christmas in Worcester having always wanted to experience an “English Christmas".


Jacqueline Humphreys appointed as diocesan Chancellor

Published: 23rd December 2020

Jacqueline Humphreys, a Barrister in Bristol, has been appointed as our new Chancellor. The appointment was made by Bishop John following the approval of the Lord Chancellor.


4Front Theatre uses vicarage to produce Christmas content

Published: 22nd December 2020

4Front Theatre have lived and worked in Elmley Castle vicarage throughout Advent to produce their Christmas shows!


Once in Royal David's City

Published: 21st December 2020

The Diocese of Worcester's Christmas Carol 2020


Christmas messages from our Bishops

Published: 21st December 2020

Read the Christmas messages from Bishops John and Martin.


Growing as Kingdom People: Transforming communities

Published: 20th December 2020

In the final week of Advent, our growing as Kingdom People prayer focus is around transforming communities.


Bishop John breaks his leg!

Published: 18th December 2020

Please pray for Bishop John, who had an accident while out cycling yesterday and has broken his leg.


Taking the nativity on the road!

Published: 18th December 2020

A live nativity scene on a trailer will be taken by tractor around villages in the Worcestershire West Team this Christmas Eve!


Thanks from the Black Country Foodbank

Published: 17th December 2020

Bishop Martin visited the Black Country Foodbank this week and witnessed the generosity of local people throughout the pandemic.


The Revd Margie Schutte - RIP

Published: 17th December 2020

The Revd Margie Schutte sadly died on Wednesday 16 December. Until her retirement in July, Margie had been the Managing Chaplain at HMP Hewell in Redditch where she had served since 2007.


Dean of Smaller Churches appointed

Published: 14th December 2020

The Revd Alison Maddocks has been appointed as our Dean of Smaller Churches, a new post funded by the national Church.


Local MP visits Top Church

Published: 11th December 2020

Marco Longhi MP for Dudley North came to visit Top Church in Dudley today at the invitation of Bishop Martin.


Simplification of deaneries

Published: 10th December 2020

The consultation into the simplification of deaneries has now closed and following feedback, the Pastoral Order has been revised. A new deanery structure will come into effect on 1 February 2020.


Called to Action - Mince pie moral maze!

Published: 7th December 2020

The Diocesan Environmental Group's latest edition of small tips to save the planet looks at how to make your mince pie choices as ethical as possible! 


Advent around the Diocese

Published: 4th December 2020

Churches across the Diocese are finding different ways of engaging with their communities during Advent.


Phone a Christmas Fayre!

Published: 4th December 2020

On Saturday 5 December Holy Trinity Church in Malvern held their first ever Christmas Fayre by telephone, raising over £1000 for church funds!


Take the new year as a it comes.

Published: 2nd December 2020

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


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.


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