Over a hundred guests and hosts came together in a heartwarming celebration hosted by the Bishop of Hereford last weekend. The festive gathering, which took place at the The Bishop’s Palace in Hereford featured performances by a Ukrainian children's and adult choirs singing traditional Ukrianian songs.
News from Hereford Diocese of the latest appointments and departures - Dec 2023 - Jun 2024
Hereford Diocese seeks to engage public opinion on the future of St Nicholas' Church, Hereford. It is an integral part of Hereford’s architectural landscape and is a much-loved building by many in the community. Following the completion of the first consultation phase earlier this year, the Church Parochial Council is working in partnership with Hereford Diocese to seek to engage the opinion of residents, historians and any other interested parties on the preferred way forward for the future of this building.
Hereford Diocese is pleased to announce that it has received a share of £6.2 million allocated across dioceses by the Church of England. The Diocese has received £123,750 to give in grants of up to £12,000 for minor repairs and improvements to church buildings before the end of 2025.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd Justin Welby, the leader of the Church of England, is visiting Churches in Hereford Diocese today, Saturday 9 December as part of the Year of Prayer.
The Princess of Wales has designated Leominster Priory as one of only 12 churches in the UK for a 'Together at Christmas Community Carol Service.'
A new lunchtime faith and football group for girls has started at St James’ CE Primary School in Hereford, sparking interest.
Bishop Richard has been appointed Clerk of the Closet to His Majesty King Charles, a role which will see him head up the Ecclesiastical Household, with oversight of the College of Chaplains and responsibility to introduce new diocesan bishops to the Sovereign.
Bishop Richard is delighted to announce that The Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Revd Justin Welby, is set to visit Hereford Diocese on Saturday, 9 December. This surprise one-day visit will see The Archbishop join a series of events to mark our diocesan Year of Prayer.
The team at Holy Trinity Church in Coalbrookdale, Shropshire are a generous local church community who have faithfully cared for the building over many centuries. The building, like many others, had an ancient heating system which barely kept visitors warm.