Coronavirus Info

Thank you for the hope you are bringing in these challenging times!

Our diocesan staff are working from home in line with Government guidance. Please use email in the first instance to reach them. Their email addresses can be found here. All diocesan safeguarding and ministry training events have been postponed until further notice.

Regularly updated guidance is available on the national Church of England website here.

We are producing regular updates through the Bulletin for clergy and other church leaders, staff and volunteers in Lichfield Diocese. Click here to receive these if not already doing so.

Meanwhile, we have collected here information on many aspects of church life - whether in parish, school, chaplaincy or Fresh Expressions:

Virtual worship and resources

A selection of national and local broadcasts and streams of services, studies and meditation


Occasional Offices

Current information about Weddings, Christenings and Funerals during the pandemic.

This includes practical information for families and minister as well as legal information from the Church of England and dicoesan legal dept (the Registry).

The Ministry Shift

A new weekly ~15 minute live video resource for to support ordained and lay ministers

Pastoral Care and support

Our Wellbing support for clergy, diocesan staff and their families continues to work - see here for details.

And out Education team put together a support page around ‘Loss and Change’ and Covid19, drawing together recommended resources that are particular focused on schools but could be used by churches too. You can find them on the website here.

Safeguarding during the epidemic lockdown

Congregations continue to serve their communities and each other - but we must still have due regard for safeguarding our children and vulnerable adults

Finance and Covid-19

Advice and details for parishes including:

Church Buildings during Covid-19




Page last updated: 29th April 2020 2:26 PM