News by email Donate


Graham Usher @bishopdudley Twitter
UK News

3 Bishops in a boat raise money for chapel

The Bishop of Dudley, Graham Usher and the Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Worcester, Robert Paterson, will be joining Rev Ian Spencer in taking turns rowing a small boat from Cropthorne to Tewkesbury.
They started at 8:30am and will finish around 6:30pm. At some point on the journey, they will also be joined by the Bishop of Worcester, Dr John Inge.

Rev Spencer is the warden of the chapel they are raising money for. The aim is to raise enough money to upkeep the room and install disabled access through the sponsorship. They will navigate four locks before reaching the slipway in Tolsey Road in Tewkesbury.

The chapel is part of Holland House - a home given to the Bishop of Worcester in 1946 upon the death on Mrs Holland. It is now a charitable trust for retreats and for visitors to 'reflect on the bigger things in life'.

A Monthly Gift Of $11 Makes A World Of Difference

In a world of fake news there’s never been a greater need for quality Christian journalism. Premier’s mission is to provide the Church with the most up to date and relevant news, told from a Christian perspective. But we can’t do it without you.

Unlike many websites we haven't put up a paywall — we want to keep our journalism free at the point of need and as open as we can. Premier’s news output takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. No one in the USA is sharing news like we are across radio, magazines and online so please help us to continue that today.

For a monthly gift of $11 or more we’d also be able to send you a free copy of the brand new Premier Bible, a wonderful Anglicised version of the NLT packed with exclusive bonus content, reading plan and resources to help you get the most out of scripture.

Your monthly support will make a world of difference. Thank you.

Support Us
Continue the conversation on our Facebook page

Related Articles

Sign up to our newsletter to stay informed with news from a Christian perspective.

News by email