14 June 2019
A warm, frank and fresh observational documentary series following the lives and work of vicars in Hereford has won a national award, beating Chris Evans and Patrick Kielty.... Read more
12 June 2019
I once visited St Paul’s Cathedral in London during the week. Tourists aimlessly wandered around the monuments to dead white men. It was more like a neglected museum than a place of worship, mystery or celebration. ‘One day,’ I thought ‘there will be a notice here explaining that, long ago, people used to come here for religious rites...’ Read more
27 Feb. 2019
The Church of England’s General Synod has approved measures to make it easier to reduce the number of services in a multi-parish benefice.
Once approved by parliament the new legislation will mean that Morning and Evening Prayer will not need to be held in each church, and Holy Communion will not need to take place in each church every week.
Under the new legislation, the same services only need to take place in a single church within a benefice, at the same regularity.
16 Nov. 2018
Attendance at Christmas services in Hereford Diocese is at its highest level for more than a decade, according to new figures published this week.
The latest annual Statistics for Mission report shows... Read more
22 Aug. 2018
The Courtyard and Hereford Diocese present a unique opportunity to hear from vicars from the BBC TV show, A Vicar’s Life in A Vicar’s Life Live! this September.
18 May 2018
Eight people, ranging from people in their 70s to a nine year old child are going to be walking from Madley in Herefordshire to Hereford Cathedral this Sunday for Pentecost. When they arrive at the cathedral they will be... Read more
1 April 2018
23 March 2018
The Bishop of Hereford is to lead prayers in a supermarket cafe as part of a week of faith activities and services, led by him in the South Wye area of Hereford.
As well as the visit to Tesco on Belmont Road, Bishop Richard...
2 Nov. 2017
The Herefordshire County Harvest Songs of Praise, hosted within Hereford Cathedral on 22nd October, was the venue for the launch of Future Calling... Read more
18 Sept. 2017
Christian hope is at the centre of a special event hosted by the Bishops of Ludlow and Shrewsbury.
The day, called A Reason for Hope - the Shropshire Churches Conference, on Saturday 18 November, looks at its relevance to 21st century life. Read more