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.

Past Cases Review published

Published on: 5th October 2022

The Diocese of Hereford has completed and published a review of more than 2000 files, with the publication today of its Past Cases Review 2 (PCR2) report.  

Hundreds sign books of condolence held in Churches

Published on: 13th September 2022

Many Churches across Herefordshire and South Shropshire, as well as the Cathedral in Hereford, have remain open for prayer and reflection following the announcement by Buckingham Palace last Thursday evening of the death of Her late Majesty, The Queen.  

Proclomation of the New King across Herefordshire and South Shropshire

Published on: 13th September 2022

People attended events across Herefordshire and South Shropshire to hear the proclamation of King Charles III read from town halls, churches and Cathedrals on Sunday afternoon.

Statement by the Bishop of Hereford on the death of Her Majesty The Queen

Published on: 8th September 2022

It is with great sadness that we heard the news this evening (Thursday 8 September 2022) of the death of Her Majesty, The Queen. She has been a constant in our lives for eight decades and has been steadfast in her service to our country and The Commonwealth. 

Revd Nicol Kinrade is appointed as Chaplain to The Bishop of Hereford

Published on: 9th August 2022

Bishop Richard is delighted to confirm the appointment of The Revd Nicol Kinrade as his Chaplain.  She will be joining the team in autumn 2022 from the Diocese of Chichester.

Hereford Diocese awarded a share of £1.3 million Faith New Deal grant

Published on: 2nd August 2022

Hereford Diocese (A registered Charity) which is the Church of England in Herefordshire and South Shropshire, is one of 16 organisations in England that has been awarded a share of the £1.3 million ‘New Deal’ fund to help support communities. 

Emily Hill takes to the stand to make her Maiden Speech at General Synod

Published on: 14th July 2022

Emily Hill took to the stand at General Synod last weekend to give her maiden speech. Emily who is 21 years old and a trainee nurse, is one of the lay representatives for Hereford Diocese and the youngest ever member to be elected to the General Synod. She spoke passionately during the assisted dying debate before a packed house of representatives.

Y6 leavers welcomed back to Hereford Cathedral for special assembly service

Published on: 14th July 2022

Today saw another annual service tradition return. Following a two-year break due to covid,  The Y6 leavers assembly took place at Hereford Cathedral.  This special occasion is a highlight of the academic calendar for members of our Education team. Lord Scudamore Academy and St Thomas Cantilupe CE School, along with helpers from Hereford Cathedral School and Holy Trinity Choir, gathered to sing Choral Evensong as part of the West Hereford Team’s Choir Church pilot.

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