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
Liz Jermy takes over as chair of the Lichfield Diocese Safeguarding Scrutiny Panel.
A consultation on the See of Ebbsfleet is considering the revival of the suffragan See of Oswestry in Lichfield Diocese.
We are all called to demonstrate the extravagant love of God in acts of generous hospitality as we walk the journey of faith and life together.
20th April 2022
Wouldn’t it be amazing if we could say that of every one of our young people - that they were healthy, wise, and they knew God’s grace? The challenge for us as Church and Community is simply what part are we willing to play in helping that to be the case.
Bishop Michael is inspired by generosity against the odds in his Easter Message.
I wonder what adjective you would choose to describe the experience of living through recent events? How about ‘overwhelming’?
A thanksgiving service for the 98th Bishop of Lichfield, the Rt Revd Jonathan Gledhill, took place at Lichfield Cathedral on Sunday.
A Shrewsbury-based chaplaincy project has raised nearly "£25,000 for the Red Cross" Ukraine appeal in two weeks.