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

Prayers through Dementia

10th May 2024

For Dementia Action Week 13–19 May 2024...

Regional Racial Justice Director announced

29th April 2024

The Revd Dr Evie Vernon O’Brien has been appointed as the Racial Justice Director for the Church of England in the West Midlands. Evie will take up her role in July working with six dioceses – Birmingham, Coventry, Gloucester, Hereford, Lichfield, and Worcester. It is the first collaborative project of its kind in the Church of England....

Songs of Praise for People Impacted by Dementia

24th April 2024

On 23 April Lichfield Cathedral hosted a Songs of Praise for people impacted by dementia with special guests Tony Christie and Lichfield Catheral Choristers....


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Pioneering Parishes – Creatively Connecting Church and Community

20th May 2024

Maybe you have a great idea for how your parish church could connect more with its local community, but you don’t know how to make this vision a reality?...

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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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