The world-famous All Souls Orchestra brought its Prom Praise for Schools out of the Albert Hall for the first time this weekend - to Lichfield Cathedral
A lovely, atmospheric interior. one of Burton's treasures. J M Teale of Doncaster and Lord Grimthorpe were the architects, and Bodley beautified it. Glass by Burlison and Grylls completes the picture.
An interview with Neil Baldwin
Have you heard the Diocesan Digest, Sound Magazine for Lichfield Cathedral? It celebrates its 25th birthday this weekend.
Revd Pauline Shelton is one of this diocese's teachers based at Shallowford House. Last year she spent some time rediscovering the experience of being a stranger in a new culture, class or church: This video sums up her mouthwatering discoveries.
Following its success in Birmingham, London and Bradford, Near Neighbours has now come to the Black Country (Walsall, Wolverhampton, Sandwell and Dudley). Grants between Â£250 and Â£5,000 are available, providing seed capital for local groups and organisations who are working to bring together neighbours, to develop relationships across diverse faiths and ethnicities in order to improve their communities.
Growing Young Leaders is an opportunity for young people age 14-20 to develop their faith and ability to lead and work with others.
The Right Revd Justin Welby was in Stafford this week, speaking to a barn full of 4,500 teenagers at the Staffordshire Showground. The occasion was an annual event that attracts young people from churches throughout the Midlands and north of England.
The General Synod of the Church of England has given its final approval for women to become bishops in the Church of England. The vote in the General Synod on the measure was carried by the required two-thirds majority in the three constituent parts of the Synod: the House of Bishops, the House of Clergy and the House of Laity.
Miriam Samuel has found Aldridge to be different to her home in Malaysia.
We are saddened to learn of the death from pancreatic cancer of the Bishop of Sabah.
"Without doubt, the best organised and delivered, and most relevant workshop I have ever attended".
Lichfield Cathedral has appointed a new Canon for Pastoral Development and Mission.
It's not unusual to find married couples who follow each other along the path to ordination, but this June was a joyful time for the Merry family.
New research conducted for the Church Urban Fund, CUF, shows that 10 million adults a year in England use community services from churches.
It is impossible to remember every member of the diocese when they die, but just occasionally we have to observe the passing of someone who has made an extraordinary contribution to the diocese.
"The Enabling Churches conference held in the diocese was a resounding success" says Bishop Clive Gregory.
'If people are in poverty, then it's their own fault' is a common generalisation, but close encounters with those who experience poverty are proving that is rarely the case.
There were great celebrations this weekend as twenty-two new Reverends were ordained in Lichfield Cathedral.
A day conference on leading worship that really is all-age (and all traditions/styles), at The Beacon International Centre, Stafford, Saturday June 28, 10am - 4pm.
Each July, Leek holds an ecumenical festival, one of the biggest events in the Staffordshire Moorlands. Leek Club Day is a tradition with over 200 years of history, and an institution well supported by the community.
On Saturday June 14, the Bishop of Lichfield is hosting "For Richer, For Poorer" at the Beacon International Centre, Stafford, from 10am - 3pm.
A generation of teenagers has learned to grow their faith through giving their time to local communities thanks to Soul Purpose, which celebrated its tenth year this weekend.
There was celebration at Lichfield Cathedral on Saturday as the Diocese marked the 20th anniversary of the ordination of the first women priests.
The Diocese of Lichfield has launched a new DVD to provide basic Safeguarding training in parishes.
At a stimulating session for church leaders, Neil Hudson from the London Institute for Contemporary Christianity asked how people put our faith into practice in our everyday lives.
A major national conference supported in part by the Bishop's Lent Appeal takes place on June 3.
It is the 20th anniversary of women's ordination to the priesthood, and there are national celebrations, including a service at St Paul's Cathedral on May 3rd.
Puppet Jack, who is 6 years old, interviewed Rt Reverend Jonathan Gledhill, Bishop of Lichfield, to launch Christian Aid Week 2014.
Easter Decoded: Easter Sunday in 60 seconds, spoken by Reverend Lee Plummer.