Posted by: eveshamdeanery | September 11, 2013

Chapter Retreat 2013 at Holland House

“You see the 2013 Evesham Deanery Clergy Chapter smiling away at their annual 24 hour away retreat. This took place at Holland House, Cropthorne where we well fed and watered – and some even enjoyed warm showers too. The retreat began at lunch time on Monday 9th September with a led reflection by the Revd David Sherwin, the Diocesan Evangelist and Rector of many parishes west of Worcestershire including Martley and altogether good and wise egg, on why people don’t come to church. This went on later in the afternoon with David sharing numerous ideas that he has recently tried that are seeming to have some success in reaching the fringier members of the community and the unchurched. In the evening after supper David had us sharing our story as to what brought us to church and kept us there. We finished around 9.00 pm with a drink from the bar and other sources…

There was an early start the next morning for some who took the opportunity to finish the book we were to tackle later in the morning Tom Wright’s “God who became King” while others were more leisurely and had a warm shower…

The morning was spent saying our prayers and discussing our book – and Revd Thorniley, facilitator, held the chapter’s feet to the fire asking what should God’s kingdom look like and why doesn’t it? This led to lively reflections which I believe we all benefitted from.

Chapter business was discussed after coffee and then proceedings finished with lunch – as ever excellent!

We are looking forward to 2014s Chapter scamper already!”
By Revd Richard Thorniley

Posted by: eveshamdeanery | July 6, 2013

Prayer Day – 12th July

The diocese are holding a prayer day 12th July 7am – 7.30pm at the cathedral to prayer for Denise, Bishop John and their family.

Latest update please see link below.

St Michaels Broadway will be open for prayer also and led prayer will take place at 9am, 12pm, 3pm and 7pm.

Posted by: eveshamdeanery | June 14, 2013


Please pray for Bishop John and his wife Denise and their two daughters.

Posted by: eveshamdeanery | February 11, 2013

Discussions at Deanery Synod

What would you like to be discussed (religious or topical) at deanery synod?
Synod members please comment below ….

Posted by: eveshamdeanery | February 11, 2013


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