News

End of the St Winefride trail

Published: 24th May 2022

Bishop Sarah and co-pilgrims complete their trek from the site of St Winefride's beheading to her final resting place


Liz is new safeguarding chair

Published: 23rd May 2022

Liz Jermy takes over as chair of the Lichfield Diocese Safeguarding Scrutiny Panel.


See of Ebbsfleet - consultation

Published: 12th May 2022

A consultation on the See of Ebbsfleet is considering the revival of the suffragan See of Oswestry in Lichfield Diocese.


People of the Way

Published: 1st May 2022

We are all called to demonstrate the extravagant love of God in acts of generous hospitality as we walk the journey of faith and life together.


Appointments and Departures

Published: 20th April 2022

20th April 2022


Simeon and Anna

Published: 19th April 2022

Wouldn’t it be amazing if we could say that of every one of our young people - that they were healthy, wise, and they knew God’s grace? The challenge for us as Church and Community is simply what part are we willing to play in helping that to be the case.


Bishop of Lichfield's Easter Message

Published: 11th April 2022

Bishop Michael is inspired by generosity against the odds in his Easter Message.


Overwhelming - the bad and the good

Published: 6th April 2022

I wonder what adjective you would choose to describe the experience of living through recent events? How about ‘overwhelming’?


Thanksgiving service for Bishop Jonathan Gledhill

Published: 23rd March 2022

A thanksgiving service for the 98th Bishop of Lichfield, the Rt Revd Jonathan Gledhill, took place at Lichfield Cathedral on Sunday.


REVs network raising money for Red Cross in Ukraine

Published: 18th March 2022

A Shrewsbury-based chaplaincy project has raised nearly "£25,000 for the Red Cross" Ukraine appeal in two weeks.


Staffordshire Record Office - your parish deposits

Published: 17th March 2022

The record office in Stafford has temporarily closed ahead of the construction of a new history centre.


Welcome Home

Published: 17th March 2022

Parishes all over the country are seeing new houses being built. There is a role for all churches to play in these new developments. Here are some simple ideas to consider.


New church opens its doors

Published: 14th March 2022

A pioneering church initiative at the heart of Telford has moved into its new central base after two years of grassroots growth in local communities.


Serving in our powerlessness

Published: 14th March 2022

A special message from St Andrew's Anglican Church in Moscow, which was visited by a group from Lichfield Diocese in 2019.


Hope - from limping to 'springing eternal'?

Published: 9th March 2022

As the humanitarian catastrophe in Europe unfolds before our eyes, signs of hope for more vulnerable people are more important to our emotional survival than ever. So here's one you may not have spotted yet.


Lambeth award for Malaysian friend

Published: 9th March 2022

Among 25 recipients of the Lambeth Awards presented by the Archbishop of Canterbury at Lambeth Palace this week is one friend of this diocese, Lay Canon Andrew Khoo from th e Diocese of West Malaysia.


Tributes paid to North Staffordshire priest

Published: 9th March 2022

The Revd Jonathan Watkins, the Vicar of Knutton, has died.


First Arrivals on Two Kingdoms Way

Published: 2nd March 2022

The first walkers have checked out the entire route from Lindisfarne to Lichfield, arriving on St Chads Day 2022.


What is 'biblical'

Published: 1st March 2022

Hope and truth are our reference points says Bishop Michael as he battles to untwist an adjective in this month's Chad Blog.


Churches mobilise for Ukraine

Published: 28th February 2022

People across the diocese are joining prayers and action for the war-stricken country.


New church moves into its building

Published: 25th February 2022

A pioneering church initiative at the heart of Telford has moved into its new central base after two years of grassroots growth in local communities.


£20,000 gift sent to Matlosane

Published: 15th February 2022

Support has been given to the Covid-hit Church in South Africa thanks to the generosity of people across our diocese.


Thanksgiving service for Bishop Jonathan

Published: 14th February 2022

People are invited to remember the 98th Bishop of Lichfield at Lichfield Cathedral on 20 March.


Synod supports persecuted Church

Published: 14th February 2022

General Synod unanimously back a motion - brought by Lichfield members - to condemn the persecution of Christians across the world.


Appointments and Departures

Published: 11th February 2022

10th February 2022


Listening well: heart-level conversations

Published: 10th February 2022

Giving space for lamenting and celebrating


Adam to say goodbye

Published: 7th February 2022

Adam Edwards is leaving Transforming Communities Together to take on a national role with the Church Urban Fund.


A bit rich?

Published: 4th February 2022

Bishop Clive on levelling up and filling the hungry with good things


Farewell to war hero Dick

Published: 4th January 2022

The Revd Preb Dick Sargent - who played a key role in the D-Day landings - has died aged 97.


St Mark's secure almost £1m from Heritage Fund

Published: 17th December 2021

St Mark's Church in Shelton will be the home of an ambitious community-focused project.


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