News

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


The Promptings of God in Residential Care Home Worship

Published: 19th August 2020

No service plan should be expected to survive contact with the congregation...


Residential care visiting: Latest MHA good practice to share

Published: 17th August 2020

Residential care homes involve a community of residents and relatives, and staff – and Care home communities have been particularly impacted by Covid-19 restrictions.


Walking with St Chad

Published: 4th August 2020

The Bishop of Lichfield is on a trek to all churches in the diocese named after his ancient predecessor.


Churches set to help thousands in financial difficulty

Published: 3rd August 2020

A major expansion of a training will help churches support those hit hard financially by Covid-19.


St Chads Retreat Centres re-open

Published: 31st July 2020

Shallowford House and Dovedale House are both taking bookings now.


Farm Worker Welfare App picks the good fight

Published: 23rd July 2020

Churches looking out for seasonal workers and criminal exploitation


Burntwood Be A Friend brings hope beyond lockdown

Published: 20th July 2020

A church-based community project which has helped thousands of people is set to continue into the future.


Appointments and Departures 13th July 2020

Published: 13th July 2020

Latest Appointments and Departures


Stoke-on-Trent school wins mental health award

Published: 13th July 2020

St Paul's CofE Primary School is recognised by the Carnegie Centre Of Excellence For Mental Health In Schools.


Treasured Possession

Published: 13th July 2020

Bishop Clive's pastoral letter for August 2020


I was glad…

Published: 9th July 2020

Bishop Michael’s pastoral letter for July 2020


Sharon to be cathedral's new Canon Theologian

Published: 9th July 2020

The Revd Dr Sharon Prentis will help the diocese focus on "full participation and justice".


Church buildings to reopen for public worship

Published: 23rd June 2020

The Bishop of Lichfield welcomes the Government's announcement that public worship and weddings can restart on 4 July.


Building a common future

Published: 22nd June 2020

On Windrush Day, the Bishop of Lichfield writes about the debt we owe and the urgent work still to do to tackle racism and discrimination.


Voices from the World Church – Responses to Covid-19 

Published: 19th June 2020

Responses to the pandemic in our partner dioceses


Michael's round the Wrekin challenge

Published: 18th June 2020

College chaplain Michael Horton is going up and down the mountain 64 times to raise money for Severn Hospice.


Appointments and Departures 12th June 2020

Published: 12th June 2020

Latest appointments and departures


Lichfield Cathedral re-opens for prayer on Monday

Published: 12th June 2020

The historic worship site will be open 2.30pm-4.30pm every day from 15 June for private prayer.


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