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

Sharing each others' gifts for the growth of the church

5th April 2024

Lichfield Diocese was well represented at the second Intercultural Church conference, hosted this year by Bishop Martyn Snow in Leicester Diocese just before Easter....

Archdeaconry of Salop: A statement from the Bishop of Lichfield

25th March 2024

TikTok Vicar in parliament

22nd March 2024

The 'TikTok Vicar' from Aldridge, Revd David Sims was one of a select group of content creators invited to the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday to join an Easter Roundtable highlighting Christian voices on the platform....


Wednesday 17th April
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Thursday 18th April
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Chad Blog

Location, location, location.

2nd April 2024

After the furore of Holy Week, the joy of Easter Day many will have been out and about, avoiding pranks on 1 April, bank holiday Monday. Bishop Sarah gets away and stays connected...

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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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