New Bishop of Shrewsbury announced

Published: 7th May 2019

The Venerable Sarah Bullock will be the new Area Bishop of Shrewsbury.

25 years on - roundtable reflections

Published: 24th April 2019

Reflections on the journey to and from the ordination of women in our Diocese.

25 years on - first women priested in Lichfield Diocese

Published: 23rd April 2019

The first women were made priests at Lichfield Cathedral on 23 April 1994.

Prayers for Notre Dame community

Published: 16th April 2019

Bishop Michael urges prayers for the community of Notre Dame and Paris

We had hoped...

Published: 12th April 2019

This Easter, the first Easter: Bishop Michael's reflection

Church supports people with Parkinson's

Published: 10th April 2019

Church outreach to Parkinson's sufferers in Stoke-on-Trent has led to a conference.

Tributes to Kathy

Published: 2nd April 2019

The Bishop of Lichfield celebrates the work of domestic abuse victim champion Kathy Coe.

Fridge benefits

Published: 26th March 2019

A Community Fridge in Telford is proving a popular resource for local people.

Peace Woodland to get Easter Sunday blessing

Published: 22nd March 2019

The new woodland will be blessed ahead of its summer opening.

Not a waste of energy

Published: 21st March 2019

An energy recovery facility visit showed the way we treat our waste is key.

Bishop backs Brexit prayer cuppa

Published: 19th March 2019

Churches are encouraged to host café-style meetings to bring together people over Brexit.

Churches urged to take creation care lead

Published: 18th March 2019

Local churches are asked to spearhead efforts to tackle climate change.

Memorial service for Stafford fire victims

Published: 15th March 2019

A service to remember Riley, Keegan, Tilly Rose and Olly is on 28 March.

Dementia-friendly first for churches

Published: 14th March 2019

Over recent years, churches and dioceses have stepped up support

Tackling loan sharks together

Published: 14th March 2019

The Church is at the center of a new charter to drive out loan sharks.

New Chad statue to welcome pilgrims

Published: 7th March 2019

St Chad is to be immortalised with new public artwork to mark his 1,350th anniversary.

Lent Appeal to help vulnerable women

Published: 7th March 2019

Hearing first hand about how vulnerable women will benefit from the Bishop's Lent Appeal.

Transforming poverty through the silver screen

Published: 6th March 2019

I, Daniel Blake and the bible come together thanks to a Wolverhampton curate.

Inspirational volunteers get first St Chad's Medals

Published: 5th March 2019

The inaugural St Chad's Medal awards took place at Lichfield Cathedral yesterday.

Farsi Christians celebrate Communion in mother tongue

Published: 4th March 2019

A Wolverhampton church takes part in the national launch of Holy Communion in Persian.

From New York to Shropshire

Published: 4th March 2019

New York priest Yejide Peters has begun a new role in the heart of Shrewsbury.

Catwalk, Clotheshorses (and Dogcollars)

Published: 15th February 2019

A Wolverhampton church hosted a fashion show with a difference on Monday...

What would Jesus wear?

Published: 31st January 2019

A Wolverhampton church will feature a charity catwalk as 'fast fashion' is in the spotlight.

Holocaust victims remembered

Published: 25th January 2019

School pupils join the Bishop of Lichfield on a visit to the National Holocaust Centre.

Blessing at farmers' centenary celebration

Published: 18th January 2019

Soil, milk churns and a plough are blessed at a special service.

Lottery boost for St Lucia's

Published: 18th January 2019

A formerly at-risk Shropshire church looks to the future thanks to repairs funding.

Ministry director stepping down

Published: 11th January 2019

The Revd Lesley Bentley is to step down from a role she began in 2009.

Archdeacon Simon to stand down

Published: 10th January 2019

The Archdeacon of Lichfield is standing down to devote himself to parish ministry.

By another way

Published: 31st December 2018

New Year message - back to normality, though it or we may have changed

Grassroots voices prompt mental health change

Published: 19th December 2018

An initiative giving a voice to Wolverhampton people leads to City Council mental health pledge.

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