News

Readers gather to celebrate service

Published: 23rd March 2023

The former Archbishop of Wales spoke to over 100 Readers from across Lichfield Diocese.


New chaplaincy resource

Published: 20th March 2023

Bishop Michael reflects on the General Synod vote on blessings for those in same-sex relationships and launches a new chaplaincy team to offer support in this area.


Zoe at historic gathering with The King

Published: 13th March 2023

The Revd Zoe Heming represented General Synod at Buckingham Palace.


TCT's work returns to the missional heart of the diocese

Published: 10th March 2023

Integration of Transforming Communities Together with the diocese will ensure stability and sustainability.


Six awarded St Chad's Medals

Published: 3rd March 2023

The contributions of lay people to the life of churches across the dioceses was celebrated on St Chad's Day.


Bishop Michael takes seat in the Lords

Published: 20th February 2023

The Bishop of Lichfield will represent the diocese in the House of Lords.


A Theological Taster!

Published: 17th February 2023

A group from our ‘Pathways’ programme are taking part in an exciting new opportunity to sample theological study at The Queen’s Foundation.


Diocese ends investments in fossil fuel

Published: 16th February 2023

Bishop Council members agree to fully divest from fossil fuel companes.


Debbie takes on racial justice role

Published: 13th February 2023

Canon Debbie Parks is the new Co-Convenor of the diocese's Racial Justice and Inclusion Task Group.


Bishop of Lichfield responds to General Synod vote

Published: 9th February 2023

A statement from Bishop Michael following General Synod's vote to issue prayers to enable same-sex couples to come to church after a civil marriage or civil partnership to give thanks, dedicate their relationship and receive God’s blessing.


Innovation Funding supports church that has doubled in seven years

Published: 24th January 2023

A Wolverhampton church that draws together multiple communities will develop its journey of discipleship and mission and be able to foster its intercultural activities.


LLF - a message from bishops in the Diocese of Lichfield

Published: 20th January 2023

A letter to clergy and lay ministers in our diocese following this morning's College of Bishops' response to Living in Love & Faith.


Bishop Clive to retire

Published: 6th January 2023

The Bishop of Wolverhampton, the Rt Revd Clive Gregory, has announced that he is to step down.


Be curious, be present, reimagine

Published: 4th January 2023

The Difference course, designed and produced by Archbishop Justin Welby’s reconciliation team, is made up of five sessions exploring the power of faith to transform our relationships and heal division.


A Christmas welcome

Published: 20th December 2022

The Bishop of Lichfield, in his Christmas message, implores people of faith and goodwill to give a warm welcome to all who need it.


Funding boost for St Mark's

Published: 16th December 2022

The Stoke-on-Trent church - dubbed 'The Potter's Cathedral' - has received a grant for urgent stonework repairs.


New Bishop of Ebbsfleet announcement welcomed

Published: 16th December 2022

The Revd Dr Rob Munro will be invited to become as assistant bishop in Lichfield Diocese.


A ton of goodness at Shropshire Churches Conference

Published: 9th December 2022

Over 100 people gathered at Telford Minster for the first post-covid Shropshire Churches Conference.


New Chancellor installed

Published: 7th December 2022

Dr Anthony Verduyn is the new Chancellor of the Diocese of Lichfield.


Dean of Lichfield to retire

Published: 5th December 2022

The Very Revd Adrian Dorber will step down from Lichfield Cathedral on 31 March.


New Bishop of Oswestry announced

Published: 2nd December 2022

The Revd Paul Thomas will minister across the West Midlands and south west of England to Traditional Catholic parishes.


Inaction is not an option

Published: 18th November 2022

The Rt Hon Lord Paul Boateng urged Christians to fight racial justice as part of the “imperative to act” as followers of Jesus Christ.


Warm welcome at Lichfield fire station

Published: 11th November 2022

A fire station and a parish church in Lichfield have combined to create a warm space for local people as winter approaches.


Celebration for churchyard excellence

Published: 7th November 2022

Fifty churchyard volunteers gathered in Doxey for this year’s Churchyard Award Scheme’s celebration event. There were representatives from many of the 44 churches who participated in the scheme this year, as well as a team of 13 volunteer judges.


Committing afresh to unity

Published: 7th October 2022

Bishops from the diocese join with other church leaders at a special summit.


Past Cases Review 2 published

Published: 5th October 2022

The diocese has taken part in the most extensive review of safeguarding records ever by the Church of England.


Lord Boateng to speak at racial justice event

Published: 28th September 2022

Lichfield Cathedral will host the landmark event to which all are welcome on 18 November.


Treena to be new Bishop's Chaplain

Published: 26th September 2022

The Bishop of Lichfield has appointed the Revd Treena Larkin as his new chaplain.


Crowds attend new King proclamation

Published: 12th September 2022

People streamed to Lichfield Cathedral to hear the proclamation of King Charles III


Bishop of Lichfield pays tribute to Her Late Majesty The Queen

Published: 8th September 2022

Bishop Michael gives thanks for Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II


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