News

Bishop Richard offers commentary on the process of Living in Love and Faith

Published on: 15th November 2022

I have made it clear that in our diocese all are welcome. All views and life experiences are to be treated with care and respect. Our unity, love and mutual care is one of the principal ways in which we commend the Gospel to our communities.


Appointments and Departures Q4 2022

Published on: 15th November 2022

News from Hereford Diocese of the latest appointments and departures - Oct - Dec 2022


High Sheriff of Shropshire's Tea celebrating local volunteers

Published on: 3rd November 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.


New Foodbank opening in Pontesbury area in South Shropshire.

Published on: 3rd November 2022

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.


Statement by the Bishop of Hereford on the death of Her Majesty The Queen

Published on: 8th September 2022

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. 


Emily Hill takes to the stand to make her Maiden Speech at General Synod

Published on: 14th July 2022

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.


Hereford Diocese learns of the death of Mr Stephen Borthwick, Chair of Diocesan Board of Education

Published on: 17th December 2020

It is with deep sadness that the Diocesan Board of Education shares the news that our Chair, Mr Stephen Borthwick Bsc FRSA, passed away suddenly on 16 December 2020. The Rt Revd Richard Jackson, Bishop of Hereford said: "We are deeply shocked and saddened to hear news about Stephen. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends, and we extend our deepest sympathies to them.


New Parish Giving Adviser

Published on: 18th September 2020


New Associate Minister for St Peter's Hereford

Published on: 17th September 2020


New Registrar announced

Published on: 31st July 2020

Jeremy Wilding, Partner Gabbs Solicitors based in Hereford takes up his appointment as Registrar for Hereford Diocese.


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