News

Katie Smith welcomed as Chaplain with the Deaf community

Published on: 19th January 2023

Congratulations to Katie Smith who was licensed today as Chaplain with the Deaf community in the Diocese of Hereford last weekend.


Bishop Richard: statement on Living in Love and Faith

Published on: 18th January 2023

I write to you as brothers and sisters in Christ, bound by our shared faith on the proposals and statements issued today following the Bishops’ discernment that followed the Living in Love and Faith consultation.


Extraordinary outdoor nativity attracts several 100 families

Published on: 22nd December 2022

Nearly 300 children and parents attended the ‘St Dubricius stable’ and witnessed a full ensemble of nativity characters. 


The Hub offers anyone a seat who wants a good old fashioned chat and food

Published on: 19th December 2022

The Hub community development project located in St Peter’s Church in Peterchurch, Hereford has joined forces with the Chatty Cafe Scheme, bringing a weekly event to this rural area that helps anyone who wants a good old fashioned chat and a hot lunch.


Churches Together sing Christmas carols in High Town

Published on: 14th December 2022

The annual Christmas carol sing-a-long in High Town, Hereford took place last Wednesday evening.  The celebration this year included a group of Keralan Christians who have moved to the city and shared traditional Malayalam songs.


Christmas celebration for Choir Church in West Hereford

Published on: 14th December 2022

A newly-formed children's choir at St Thomas Cantilupe Church of England School in Hereford has enjoyed another milestone celebration this Christmas with Choir Church. They were supported by the ministry team at West Hereford and have spent the past term exploring themes of light and dark as well as learning traditional choral music.


Watch the heart-warming Church of England Christmas film

Published on: 8th December 2022

This year’s Church of England Christmas film follows one person through life’s journey – with a powerful invitation to everyone to come together to celebrate the birth of Jesus.


Celebrating over 30 years of quiet generosity from BHBS Trust

Published on: 30th November 2022

The Bishop of Hereford Bluecoat School Trust came about when the new BHBS school site was built back in the late 80's. The trust combines several charities linked to selling the old school's land and buildings across the city.


A warm welcome offered to new Local Minister in the diocese

Published on: 30th November 2022

A few weeks ago, St Mary’s Church, Cusop, Herefordshire which is part of Abbeydore Deanery marked a first with the commissioning of Local Minister, John Winter.   The celebration service is the first in the diocese following the launch of the new local ministry roles.


New funding grants to support continued work with Ukrainian refugees

Published on: 24th November 2022

The Church of England in Herefordshire and south Shropshire (Hereford Diocese) which is supporting Ukrainian refugees has received a trio of grants totalling £115,000


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