Welcome to Lichfield Diocese

Welcome to the Church of England in a large area of the Midlands which has a population of over 2 million, including Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent, the Black Country and northern Shropshire. Lichfield is a vibrant and diverse diocese, a mixture of urban and rural with almost 600 churches and over 200 Church schools. Thank you for visiting our website. Read more.

The Rt Revd Dr Michael Ipgrave
Bishop of Lichfield

Lichfield Diocese News

14 #NewRevs to be ordained this weekend

24th June 2022

Eight women and six men will be ordained deacon at Lichfield Cathedral....

Easter report shows people coming back to church

23rd June 2022

Easter churchgoing in Lichfield Diocese was back to almost three-quarters of pre-pandemic levels, with online church addding to that....

Rebecca set to take up new role at Gloucester Cathedral

9th June 2022

Bishop's Chaplain Rebecca Lloyd will be leaving the diocese this autumn for a Canon Chancellor role in Gloucester....


Saturday 9th of July
Wednesday 20th of July

Chad Blog

Knowing whose minister she is…

1st June 2022

In the month of the platinum jubilee, Bishop Matthew ponders power and service...

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The Bulletin is our fortnightly news email for anyone involved in the running and leadership of churches, schools, chaplaincies and Fresh Expressions in the Diocese of Lichfield.



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