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The Diocese of Lichfield is one of 44 dioceses in the Church of England.  This diocese is further split into three Episcopal Areas, headed by an Area Bishop; and four Archdeaconries served by an Archdeacon.  The Archdeaconries are further split into Deaneries and each Deanery is then split into parishes.

Chief Executive Officer and Diocesan Secretary for the Diocese is Julie Jones who heads the administrative team and implementation of Diocesan strategy.

This is the structure of the Diocese of Lichfield:

 The 98th Bishop of Lichfield
The Rt Revd Jonathan Gledhill
The Bishop of Shrewsbury
The Rt Revd Mark Rylands
 The Bishop of Stafford
The Rt Revd Geoff Annas
 The Bishop of Wolverhampton
The Rt Revd Clive Gregory
 The Archdeacon of Salop
The Ven Paul Thomas

 The Archdeacon of Stoke
The Ven Matthew Parker

 

 The Archdeacon of Lichfield
The Ven Simon Baker

The Archdeacon of Walsall
The Ven Sue Weller 
(from January 2015)

 The Deaneries
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The Deaneries
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The Deaneries of The Deaneries of
Edgmond and Shifnal
Ellesmere
Hodnet
Oswestry
Shrewsbury
Telford
Wem and Whitchurch
Wrockwardine
Alstonfield
Cheadle
Eccleshall
Leek
Newcastle
Stafford
Stoke-upon-Trent
Stoke Noth
Stone (formerly Trentham)
Tutbury
Uttoxeter
Lichfield
Penkridge
Rugeley
Tamworth
Trysull
Walsall
Wednesbury
West Bromwich
Wolverhampton
Wulfrun