The Ministry Shift

\"\"‘The Ministry Shift’ is a new, weekly, 15-minute show featuring Lichfield Diocese ministers reflecting on – and wrestling with – living out their calling in changing times.   

From morale to online ministry; from staying in touch with the community to maintaining a prayer life – we’ll explore how the coronavirus is impacting ministry for ordained and lay alike with a new show each week.   Watch past shows on YouTube, or tune into our diocesan Facebook group for a live broadcast at 4.30pm each Monday, where you can post comments and questions as the show takes place.

Season 2 - Autumn 2020

The Ministry Shift episode 16 - Looking forward to Christmas?

As it's mid-October, church leaders' thoughts are passing Harvest and beginning to focus on Advent and Christmas.

The Ministry Shift episode 17 - Remembrance and remembering

Clergy discuss their plans for All Souls and Remembrance Day, how to care for the grieving and grateful

The Ministry Shift episode 18 - 'Shaping for Mission'

'Shaping for Mission' is today's topic on The Ministry Shift as Archdeacon Matthew Parker hosts his last episode for a while before he metamorphoses into Bishop of Stafford at the start of 2021. 'Shaping for Mission' is... well, watch the episode to find out


The Ministry Shift - Season 1
Episodes from the summer of 2020
Open The Ministry Shift - Season 1