The Bishop of Lichfield has appointed the Revd Treena Larkin as his new chaplain.
People streamed to Lichfield Cathedral to hear the proclamation of King Charles III
Bishop Michael gives thanks for Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
7th September 2022
Ten people from churches across the diocese were commissioned for lay ministry at a special service at Lichfield Cathedral.
Bishop Matthew contemplates the coming months not with hopeful cheerfulness but with an uneasy dread provoked by international upheavals, the unsettling evidence of a changing climate and, most immediately for many, a crippling cost of living crisis.
A National Lottery Heritage Fund grant has been awarded to St Mary's in Shrewsbury.
Bishop Michael pays tribute to the Honourable Mr Justice Eyre who is resigning after more than ten years as Diocesan Chancellor.
A letter from the bishops of Lichfield, Shrewsbury and Stafford
The focus of the Lambeth Conference is to discern the Holy Spirit’s directing in exploring what it means to be ‘God’s Church for God’s World’
A royal Bake Off in the Black Country was among the community events hosted by churches.
St Michael's church magazine team have been recognized for their excellent work.
On Saturday 23 July a team of people from churches in our diocese and other parts of the Midlands will be heading off to South Africa and Eswatini with the charity ‘Hands at Work, Africa’.
The summer holidays are coming! If you’re heading away, you might be thinking what books to enjoy on the sunny beach - or kill the time until the rainclouds pass. But there’s one blockbuster you can save for the autumn – and even have read aloud to you!
Clare Whitney is our new Lay Ministerial and Learning Development Officer.
A response to the public inquiry report into child sex abuse in Telford.
13th July 2022
Lichfield Cathedral has recently joined 94 other churches in our Diocese that our recognised with a Dementia-Friendly Church Certificate
Diocesan synod members have voted in favour of plans to revive the suffragan See of Oswestry.
Eight women and six men will be ordained deacon at Lichfield Cathedral.
Easter churchgoing in Lichfield Diocese was back to almost three-quarters of pre-pandemic levels, with online church addding to that.
Bishop's Chaplain Rebecca Lloyd will be leaving the diocese this autumn for a Canon Chancellor role in Gloucester.
Jane Bamber has taken over the lead role for the independent charity that works with churches to tackle poverty and its causes.
Sixteen people will be installed at Lichfield Cathedral on 3 July.
What would it take for every single church in our diocese to be able to say confidently, “Dementia awareness is part of church life”.
Centenarian Bob King served the diocese throughout the 1980s
25th May 2022
In the month of the platinum jubilee, Bishop Matthew ponders power and service
“When you know one person living with dementia… you know one person living with dementia”!
Bishop Sarah and co-pilgrims complete their trek from the site of St Winefride's beheading to her final resting place