Bishop of Hereford launches clothing campaign to support those seeking asylum.

Published on: 15th June 2023

As part of Refugee Week 2023, The Diocese of Hereford has partnered with Mothers' Union Hereford to launch a clothing appeal, asking people to donate towards buying new clothes for those seeking asylum who are currently being hosted in the county.

Churches see uptake in donations with new card readers

Published on: 7th June 2023

Churches across the diocese have already seen an improvement in digital giving following the installation of new contactless card machines.  Altogether churches have received just over £2,100 in the first three weekssince the devices were installed.

Appointments and Departures Q2 2023

Published on: 7th June 2023

News from Hereford Diocese of the latest appointments and departures - Apr - Jun 2023

Village school children learn the joy of chat and a cuppa

Published on: 16th May 2023

Children in Year 6 at Christ Church CE Primary school in South Shropshire celebrated achieving their Archbishop’s Young Leader’s Award with a Community Tea party.

Bible Yarns – supporting wellbeing in a rural community

Published on: 11th May 2023

A small group of dedicated crafters in South Shropshire have been helping to spread the Good News of well-known Bible stories in the form of knitted tableaux. The knitted tableaux known locally as Bible Yarns has already visited many churches and has helped raise over two thousand pounds.

Kathy and David Bland attend Royal Garden Party

Published on: 9th May 2023

Earlier today, Kathy and David Bland attended the second Royal Garden party of the season and bumped into a familiar face from Hereford Diocese.

Bishop Richard confirmed as a Bishop Assistant to Her Majesty for The Coronation

Published on: 3rd May 2023

Earlier today, Lambeth Palace issued a Press Notice confirming the Bishops who will play a role in the Coronation Service at Westminster Abbey, this includes our own Bishop of Hereford, The Rt Revd Richard Jackson. 

Growing local ministry: four new Local Pastoral Visitors commissioned

Published on: 2nd May 2023

Last Sunday, Four Local Pastoral Visitors were commissioned at St John’s, Ludlow, to serve with Revds Melia Cope and Richard Hill as part of the pastoral care team for the benefice. They are the first group of Local Pastoral Visitors to be commissioned in this new role in the diocese, but their service is rooted in the longstanding pastoral care which has been offered by laypeople in the benefice.

Love your Burial Ground Week & Churches Count on Nature 2023 (3rd May - 11 Jun)

Published on: 27th April 2023

Love your Burial Ground Week is a celebratory week which Caring for God’s Acre has been running for many years. During the week all who help to look after churchyards, chapel yards and cemeteries are encouraged to celebrate these fantastic places in any way they choose.

How one craft project led a village church to new funding

Published on: 27th April 2023

A churchwarden in Herefordshire has crafted her own approach to supporting her local church by combining her passion for needlework with a unique line of designer embroidered clergy stoles.

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