A view from the pew?

Published: 11th December 2020

In the first of an occasional series, John Bentley shares his experience of sudden partial sight loss and how it's affected his perception of the church

Bishop Michael’s lead on Dementia-Friendly Church

Published: 9th December 2020

Bishop Michael Ipgrave, the Bishop of Lichfield, affirmed that he is “proud to be part of Diocese that takes Dementia-Friendly Church seriously”, when he spoke at our Dementia-Friendly Churches Zoom Training Day in October 2020.

Adam is new TCT Chief Officer

Published: 8th December 2020

Adam Edwards will lead Transforming Communities Work Together's work to tackle poverty and its causes across the region.

The Coming

Published: 2nd December 2020

Bishop Michael’s Pastoral Letter for December 2020

Appointments and Departures

Published: 1st December 2020

30th November 2020

Courage needed on racial justice journey

Published: 26th November 2020

Richard Reddie encourages churches to rise to the challenge at this year's Selwyn Lecture.

Dedicated clergy recognised

Published: 12th November 2020

Five new prebendaries from across the diocese will be collated online next week.

Living in Love and Faith resources published

Published: 9th November 2020

Landmark resources to help the church listen and learn together.

Pelsall youngsters remember

Published: 6th November 2020

Green-minded young people have been tending war graves in their local churchyard.

Living as people of hope in lockdown

Published: 4th November 2020

The Bishop of Lichfield says hope is more important than ever as we prepare to enter a second national lockdown.

Light Night Treats

Published: 2nd November 2020

Over 80 children were involved in a Messy Church alternative halloween event in North Staffordshire.

Alistair to be Acting Archdeacon

Published: 19th October 2020

Interim arrangements for the Archdeaconry of Stoke-upon-Trent are announced

The long and winding road

Published: 19th October 2020

Bishop Clive peaks in his Pastoral Letter for November 2020?

A glorious noise and all that’s jazz…

Published: 19th October 2020

Bishop-designate Matthew’s improvises in his Pastoral Letter for October 2020

Exploring Outdoor Worship - Forest Church Taster events

Published: 16th October 2020

A lot of people are thinking about doing outdoor worship not just in response to Covid-19. For many there is also an increasing desire to connect with God in nature, both as an expression of their spirituality but also with an environmental focus.

Appointments and Departures

Published: 12th October 2020

12th October 2020

Churches receive lifeline grants

Published: 9th October 2020

Shrewsbury Abbey and St Mary's in Stafford are awarded part of the £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund.

The Hands of God?

Published: 8th October 2020

Developing our Dementia-Friendly Churches Network

Survivors must be heard

Published: 7th October 2020

The Bishop of Lichfield responds to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse investigation report.

Stoke-on-Trent supermarket vicar Bill online

Published: 2nd October 2020

A Stoke supermarket worker who helped keep food on our plates will participate in the Church of England’s national online service.

Matthew to be new Bishop of Stafford

Published: 23rd September 2020

Downing Street confirms Matthew Parker, current Archdeacon of Stoke-upon-Trent, will become bishop.

#NewRevs 2020

Published: 23rd September 2020

15 new deacons will be ordained at Lichfield Cathedral this weekend.

Shropshire vicar leads national online service

Published: 18th September 2020

‘Everyone is made in the image of God’ - Christians with disabilities lead powerful national online service

Supporting people hit in the pocket by Covid-19

Published: 17th September 2020

Transforming Communities Together's financial resilience team has grown to help those who need support.

Appointments and Departures

Published: 11th September 2020

11th September 2020

Students welcomed back to our universities

Published: 10th September 2020

University Chaplains across the diocese look forward to welcoming students at the start of the strangest term ever - and advise on ways to thrive.

Chad walk crosses boundaries

Published: 4th September 2020

The Bishop of Lichfield visited 27 churches named after St Chad as he walked across the diocese.

Faith resources as dementia advances

Published: 4th September 2020

An occupational therapist recently asked me a really good question that got me thinking

Shrewsbury vicar nominated for global motoring award

Published: 3rd September 2020

A lockdown project bringing together classic car enthusiasts has been shortlisted alongside motoring legends Le Mans and Goodwood racetracks.

Appointments and Departures 20th August 2020

Published: 20th August 2020

Appointments and Departures 20th August 2020

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