News from Hereford Diocese of the latest appointments and departures - Oct - Dec 2022
The Archdeacon of Ludlow, Fiona Gibson, was pleased to attend a recent afternoon tea to celebrate Shropshire Volunteers hosted by the High Sheriff of Shropshire, The Hon Selina Graham, accompanied by her guest, Mr Graeme Perks.
A new food bank opened earlier this month run by a group of churches working together in Pontesbury as demand for help continues to rise. The UK’s food poverty rate is already among the highest in Europe. Despite being the sixth richest country in the world, millions are struggling to access the food they need.
The Diocese of Hereford has completed and published a review of more than 2000 files, with the publication today of its Past Cases Review 2 (PCR2) report.
Many Churches across Herefordshire and South Shropshire, as well as the Cathedral in Hereford, have remain open for prayer and reflection following the announcement by Buckingham Palace last Thursday evening of the death of Her late Majesty, The Queen.
People attended events across Herefordshire and South Shropshire to hear the proclamation of King Charles III read from town halls, churches and Cathedrals on Sunday afternoon.
It is with great sadness that we heard the news this evening (Thursday 8 September 2022) of the death of Her Majesty, The Queen. She has been a constant in our lives for eight decades and has been steadfast in her service to our country and The Commonwealth.
Bishop Richard is delighted to confirm the appointment of The Revd Nicol Kinrade as his Chaplain. She will be joining the team in autumn 2022 from the Diocese of Chichester.
Hereford Diocese (A registered Charity) which is the Church of England in Herefordshire and South Shropshire, is one of 16 organisations in England that has been awarded a share of the £1.3 million ‘New Deal’ fund to help support communities.
Emily Hill took to the stand at General Synod last weekend to give her maiden speech. Emily who is 21 years old and a trainee nurse, is one of the lay representatives for Hereford Diocese and the youngest ever member to be elected to the General Synod. She spoke passionately during the assisted dying debate before a packed house of representatives.