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

Reflections on the Lambeth Conference

10th August 2022

A letter from the bishops of Lichfield, Shrewsbury and Stafford...

Churches celebrate Platinum Jubilee with special grants

28th July 2022

A royal Bake Off in the Black Country was among the community events hosted by churches....

Pelsall publication picks up national award

26th July 2022

St Michael's church magazine team have been recognized for their excellent work....


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Chad Blog

People of hope

3rd August 2022

The focus of the Lambeth Conference is to discern the Holy Spirit’s directing in exploring what it means to be ‘God’s Church for God’s World’...

The Bulletin

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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