News

This section contains all the latest news from the Diocese of Hereford.


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Statement from Bishop of Hereford following the death of HRH Duke of Edinburgh
Published on: 9th April 2021
It is with deep sadness that we heard the news today of the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh. Throughout his life, Prince Philip was committed to service and demonstrated this commitment through his steadfast support of Her Majesty and service of our country.
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Hereford Times Article - Resurrection and emerging from Covid
Published on: 15th April 2021
As we start to emerge from COVID restrictions, it feels a bit like a resurrection. Spring is here and suddenly new possibilities open up. It used to be standard practice on Easter religious broadcasts to roll out a Bishop to cast doubt on the bodily resurrection of Jesus.
Open Hereford Times Article - Resurrection and emerging from Covid

Bishop of Hereford's Easter Sermon
Published on: 3rd April 2021
The Rt Revd Richard Jackson will deliver his second Easter sermon at Hereford Cathedral on Sunday 4 April
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Maundy Money 2021 recipients announced
Published on: 1st April 2021
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
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From Upton Bishop to Jerusalem: A Pilgrimage during the winter lockdown
Published on: 31st March 2021
A church congregation in Upton Bishop in Herefordshire used the recent lockdown to encourage one another through daily exercise whilst raising money for the church finances. All the usual fundraising opportunities were out of the question – but the determined group set out to invite Upton Bishop village to take part in a virtual walking tour to reach Jerusalem by Easter.
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Walk through real-life Easter Garden in Kington
Published on: 30th March 2021
As Easter approaches and Christians worldwide prepare to walk through the events of Holy Week to the resurrection on Easter Day, one church in Herefordshire is bringing the story to life by creating a full-scale Easter garden.
Open Walk through real-life Easter Garden in Kington

Appointments and Departures
Published on: 29th March 2021
News from Hereford Diocese of the latest appointments and departures
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Farewell as Tim Bridges retires
Published on: 29th March 2021
Many of our Churchwardens are looking after buildings and contents which tell the story of our faith and Christianity in this country,” said Tim Bridges, who retires as Church Buildings Officer from the Diocese of Hereford this week.
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Flowers for loved Ones this Easter at Burghill Church
Published on: 22nd March 2021
As we emerge from lockdown, many churches are looking to support people in the local community who have lost a loved one or who are looking to remember loved ones.
Open Flowers for loved Ones this Easter at Burghill Church

Bishop of Hereford partners with Christian Aid to encourage people to give thanks after a Covid jab
Published on: 16th March 2021
The Diocese of Hereford has partnered with aid and development charity Christian Aid to give people an opportunity to give thanks for their Covid-19 vaccine and help others in crisis across the world.
Open Bishop of Hereford partners with Christian Aid to encourage people to give thanks after a Covid jab

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