Pupils, staff and parents at Kingsland Church of England Primary School in Herefordshire proudly celebrated becoming the first local school to be credited as a School of Sanctuary. This status is a recognition of the school’s unwavering commitment to fostering a culture of warmth, welcome, and inclusion for refugees and individuals seeking asylum.
As part of Refugee Week 2023, The Diocese of Hereford has partnered with Mothers' Union Hereford to launch a clothing appeal, asking people to donate towards buying new clothes for those seeking asylum who are currently being hosted in the county.
Love your Burial Ground Week is a celebratory week which Caring for God’s Acre has been running for many years. During the week all who help to look after churchyards, chapel yards and cemeteries are encouraged to celebrate these fantastic places in any way they choose.
It?s been a busy few weeks in Hereford Diocese, while local people are doing their part to support the current pandemic by staying home, the team at the Diocese working in partnership with Herefordshire County Council and Wye Valley NHS Trust have developed and launched a brand new service, helping people in the community to return home safely following a hospital stay. \r\n
The Diocese of Hereford Organists' Training Scheme (DHOTS) can help. If you, or someone you know, would like to learn the organ in order to play for services, why not get in touch with DHOTS! Contact the secretary, Grahame Taylor, by email on email@example.com for more information. It doesn?t matter how little playing you?ve done before, or how small the instrument is in your church.
The amounts flowing into the parishes across the Diocese continue to grow at a significant pace. From the Parish Giving Scheme (PGS) alone some £71,000 went into PCC bank accounts in May 2019 alone - an annual running rate of c Â£850,000 pa.