A remarkable display of ecumenical unity gives a germ of hope grounded in reality
Appointments and Departures
The Bishop of Shrewsbury, the Rt Revd Sarah Bullock, reflects on the recent floods in Shropshire.
Volunteers from local churches receive St Chad's Medals from the Bishop of Lichfield.
A vicar from Shropshire has been appointed as Chaplain to the Queen.
March begins with two significant Saints' Days, people renowned for humility and kindness
Sue Egerton, diocesan Mothers' Union President, has died after battling a long illness. Her funeral is on 3 March.
Appointments and Departures
Acorns Children's Hospice in Walsall and South African clergy familes will benefit from this year's appeal.
In summer 2018, I led a Dementia-Friendly Churches Training Day in Guernsey. Itâ€™s wonderful to hear from St Saviourâ€™s Church there about the next steps theyâ€™ve taken
Funding from county councillors means even more people can benefit from Places of Welcome.
A free community counselling service based at a Rugeley church has worked with over 100 people.
Closer relations with the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross will develop following Brexit.
Our sister diocese in Northern Germany send their prayers and thoughts on the eve of Brexit.
The Bishop of Lichfield, the Rt Revd Dr Michael Ipgrave, outlines progress to date in Lichfield Diocese.
Our bishops respond to the House of Bishops' statement on Civil partnerships.
The Bishop of Repton is moving on from the Diocese of Derby to become Residentiary Canon (House for Duty) at Lichfield Cathedral and Honorary Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Lichfield.
The Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ), chaired by the Bishop of Lichfield, is asking churches around the UK to join in prayer ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day.
During the vacancy for bishop of Stafford, archdeacons write some of the monthly bishops' pastoral letters
People are being invited to join the Bishop of Lichfield on a walk which will call at ten churches in rural mid-Staffordshire on 8 and 9 February.
The Revd Steve Hollinghurst has been appointed to the new diocesan role of Evangelism Enabler with an Environmental Focus.
A new post will ensure a more coordinated approach to tackling modern slavery across the Black Country.
The gazette of clergy and lay appointments, retirements and resignations
Bishop Sarahâ€™s Pastoral Letter for January 2020
A village church near Staffordshire has been turning heads with its bus shelter epiphany display.
Thousands of selfies inspire the Bishop of Lichfield's Christmas message.
Christians from Midlands and German churches commit to peace and justice.
The Bishops of Lichfield Diocese urge Christians to assure their new MP of their prayers.
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