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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


Bishop Richard offers commentary on the process of Living in Love and Faith

Published on: 15th November 2022

I have made it clear that in our diocese all are welcome. All views and life experiences are to be treated with care and respect. Our unity, love and mutual care is one of the principal ways in which we commend the Gospel to our communities.


Appointments and Departures Q4 2022

Published on: 15th November 2022

News from Hereford Diocese of the latest appointments and departures - Oct - Dec 2022


High Sheriff of Shropshire's Tea celebrating local volunteers

Published on: 3rd November 2022

The Archdeacon of Ludlow, Fiona Gibson, was pleased to attend a recent afternoon tea to celebrate Shropshire Volunteers hosted by the High Sheriff of Shropshire, The Hon Selina Graham, accompanied by her guest, Mr Graeme Perks.


New Foodbank opening in Pontesbury area in South Shropshire.

Published on: 3rd November 2022

A new food bank opened earlier this month run by a group of churches working together in Pontesbury as demand for help continues to rise. The UK’s food poverty rate is already among the highest in Europe. Despite being the sixth richest country in the world, millions are struggling to access the food they need.

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