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August 2017

Published: 19th September 2017

This month's appointments and departures


June 2017

Published: 19th September 2017

This month's appointments and departures


A Reason For Hope

Published: 18th September 2017

The Shropshire Churches' Conference will look at the relevance of hope in 2017.


Work starts on new library at St Mary's

Published: 14th September 2017

Work on a £1.2m library project at a Lichfield city centre church starts next week.


Warm Welcome project gets funding boost

Published: 13th September 2017

A church-based project that offers a safe space to sex workers has a Lottery boost.


New lay ministers commissioned

Published: 11th September 2017

A packed cathedral celebrated the diversity of calling as a range of ministers were commissioned.


Uniform help in Chell

Published: 7th September 2017

See how a Stoke-on-Trent parish is helping schoolchildren look the part.


Strengthened by a Diet of Worms

Published: 1st September 2017

Luther, the Reformation, faith, politics and pilgrimage


Sign up for St Chad Pilgrimage

Published: 18th August 2017

There's only a week left to register for an historic pilgrimage from Birmingham to Lichfield.


Unique partnership to encourage Deaf Church

Published: 16th August 2017

Susan Myatt becomes the Deaf Chaplain for the Diocese thanks to a new partnership.


Bishop condemns 'blasphemous' cross use

Published: 14th August 2017

The Bishop of Wolverhampton condemns the use of a cross in a Britain First protest.


De-stress or distress?

Published: 1st August 2017

A time to unwind and de-stigmatise


Encouraged by Festival

Published: 27th July 2017

Musicians from across the country came together at Shallowford House near Stone on Sunday as part of Encourage Festival.


Appointment of Persian woman as bishop welcomed

Published: 11th July 2017

Bishop Michael congratulates Canon Guli Francis-Dehqani - the first Bishop of Loughborough.


John steps down after 40 years

Published: 3rd July 2017

Former interfaith advisor retires from parish ministry.


Shrewsbury Abbey gets Lottery boost

Published: 3rd July 2017

The historic building has received a £216,900 National Lottery grant.


22 new curates ordained

Published: 2nd July 2017

11 deacons were ordained on Saturday and 11 on Sunday at Lichfield Cathedral.


Foundations from failure

Published: 1st July 2017

Bishop Mark, Homer Simpson, and Churchill on failure.


Meole Brace trio set for ordination

Published: 29th June 2017

A Shrewsbury church will celebrate the ordination of three new curates.


Tackling homelessness together

Published: 29th June 2017

People from faith groups came together to act on rising homelessness in the West Midlands.


Wedgwood backs Places of Welcome campaign

Published: 27th June 2017

Pottery giant Wedgwood supports the crowdfunding campaign which offers a warm welcome.


Dementia-Friendly Churches at the heart of Dementia-Friendly Communities

Published: 25th June 2017

A longer version of a blog written for the Alzheimer's Society


Congregation of Classic Cars

Published: 23rd June 2017

Over 50 vehicles help ignite a fresh expression of church for car lovers.


Working together for the Common Good

Published: 20th June 2017

A Church project creates a striking community art piece inspired by Jo Cox MP.


Gill shocked by OBE

Published: 20th June 2017

The headteacher at a Stoke Church School is 'honoured' with Queen's recognition.


St Chad's godly death

Published: 16th June 2017

Bishop Michael reflects on a death well died.


Help spread Places of Welcome

Published: 15th June 2017

Back a new crowdfunding campaign to offer a warm welcome.


Bishop in Llanyblodwell

Published: 15th June 2017

The Bishop of Lichfield visited a far-flung corner of the Diocese to see a unique church.


Reach for the Spires

Published: 12th June 2017

Efforts to save redundant church go to new heights.


Bishop welcomes Woolwich pilgrims

Published: 12th June 2017

Bishop Michael welcomes visitors from his ex-diocese at the centre of the recent terror attack.


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