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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.


A decision on the replacement for the Bishop of Ludlow

Published on: 23rd July 2020

Following the retirement of The Rt Revd Alistair Magowan, Bishop of Ludlow earlier this spring, we have undertaken a consultation across the Diocese and been in conversation with the National Dioceses Commission about his replacement.


Looking Back at Bishop Alistair's Ministry

Published on: 15th April 2020

In this article we look back at Bishop Alistair's ministry during his 11 years as the Bishop of Ludlow.


Receipients of The Royal Maundy Purse

Published on: 9th April 2020

Every year, on Maundy Thursday, The Queen distributes special Maundy money to pensioners in a service which commemorates Jesus washing the feet of the Apostles at the Last Supper.


Bishop of Hereford's Enthronement at Hereford Cathedral

Published on: 23rd March 2020

Today the legalities of the Enthronement took place and we will shortly be sharing a recording of the ceremony on our websites.


New Bishop of Hereford service of confirmation

Published on: 8th January 2020

The election of the Rt Revd Richard Jackson as Bishop of Hereford was confirmed on Tuesday 7th January at St Mary-le-Bow. During the service, the Archbishop of Canterbury confirmed the election made by the College of Canons at Hereford Cathedral on the 6th December 2019.


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