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Brighter Lives grant to prioritise Clergy and Staff Wellbeing

Published on: 19th May 2022

A generous grant from the Brighter Minds, Benefact Trust will help improve the mental health and wellbeing of clergy and staff.


Ancient Yew in Much Marcle included in the 70 Ancient Trees - The Queen's Green Canopy

Published on: 5th May 2022

An ancient yew tree in the churchyard of St Bartholomew's Church in Much Marcle, Herefordshire is one of 70 ancient trees which have been dedicated to Her Majesty in celebration of the Platinum Jubilee.


Maundy Money 2022 recipients announced

Published on: 12th April 2022

Two people from Hereford Diocese have been nominated by the Bishop of Hereford to receive Royal Maundy Gifts from The Queen in recognition of their exemplary Christian service to church and community over many years


Supporting Mums and Babies wellbeing

Published on: 11th April 2022

We are seeing friendships blossom and people asking questions. We are trying to keep people engaged in faith conversations without expecting them to come to a Holy Communion service every Sunday.


Bishop Richard Diocesan Synod Address 17.03.2022

Published on: 31st March 2022

I'm not quite sure how I ended up at the college I did at university.


A centenary edition marks the Bishops weekly video message in Hereford Diocese

Published on: 24th March 2022

Today marks the 100th weekly video message from The Bishop of Hereford, The Rt Revd Richard Jackson. The first message was recorded and broadcast to followers of the diocesan social media channels on 20 March 2020, just two years ago, right before the first lockdown across the UK.


Diocesan Synod gets behind the sustainable church flowers initiative.

Published on: 24th March 2022

The Diocese of Hereford has got behind a Church of England, West Midlands campaign, calling for churches to take a more sustainable approach to flower arranging and stop using floral foam (also known as oasis) in church flower displays.


Supporting Ukrainian Refugees in Hereford Diocese

Published on: 23rd March 2022

The UK Government scheme requires every refugee to have a named host offering accommodation before being granted permission to enter the country. This means anyone wishing to offer a home needs to know people in Ukraine - this is a challenge


Diocesan Synod Update 17/03/2022

Published on: 18th March 2022

Our first Diocesan Synod meeting in 2022 took place last night at Craven Arms, and was the first 'in person' meeting since the Coronavirus Pandemic began.


Welcoming Ukrainian Refugees to Hereford Diocese

Published on: 14th March 2022

Do you want to sponsor a Ukrainian individual or family and offer them a home? Like so many, I am deeply moved by the images and stories of suffering and pain of the Ukrainian people in this war and the millions of refugees who are trudging across Western Europe seeking asylum.


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