Appointments and DeparturesPublished: 24th May 2023
23rd May 2023
23rd May 2023
Mark Davis, currently principal of St Peter's CE Academy Bratton (Telford) has been appointed as the new Diocesan Director of Eduction with effect from September.
Our third Dementia Action Week story comes from Shropshire
Our second Dementia Action Week blog comes from Di Holt, a Reader at St Luke’s Church, Cannock.
Schools as well as churches can become Dementia-friendly places. St Paul's Longton is one school taking steps:
Bishop Michael listens to children 'Sing for the King' and looks forward to the Coronation weekend
In the run up to Dementia Action Week, prayers are the solace many have contributed in our Share A Prayer Through Dementia Initiative.
With a week to reflect after his final service in the diocese, Bishop Clive thanks many.
The diocese's Racial Justice and Inclusion Tasking Group sent a group of people to the first national conference around intercultural mission hosted by Oxford Diocese in Slough this week.
This year, people from across the diocese have contributed prayers from the heart, with our “Share a Prayer through Dementia” initiative, giving fresh prayers to use in Dementia Action Week (15-21 May)
Forty people gathered on the boundary of Lichfield and Hereford dioceses last week for a 'Pioneer Mission and Fresh Expressions Catalyst Day'.
Marking the lives of a British teenager and Greek saint in one April weekend
12th April 2023
On Easter morning, Bishop Michael considers resurrection and coronation - and how they manifest symbols of power and authority.
The Diocese says Goodbye to Bishop Clive, Bishop of Wolverhampton, this week. After 17 years he retires as the most long-serving bishop in that See, and the most experienced member of the Lichfield Bishop's staff team.
A bit of Bananarama theology to start a Monday morning...
Easter Day, a time for celebration - Easter eggs and bunnies? "Yes to all of that!" says Bishop Sarah - read why!
The former Archbishop of Wales spoke to over 100 Readers from across Lichfield Diocese.
Bishop Michael reflects on the General Synod vote on blessings for those in same-sex relationships and launches a new chaplaincy team to offer support in this area.
The Revd Zoe Heming represented General Synod at Buckingham Palace.
Integration of Transforming Communities Together with the diocese will ensure stability and sustainability.
Churchyards are very important places for those whose loved ones are buried there, but a survey of visitors to some churchyards in Sussex found that they are often visited by people who value their peace and beauty. The Churchyard Award Scheme has been running for over 30 years. It’s run by volunteers to celebrate the work of volunteers in maintaining and developing churchyards and church gardens across the diocese of Lichfield.
The contributions of lay people to the life of churches across the dioceses was celebrated on St Chad's Day.
Emails, debate and Lent
The Bishop of Lichfield will represent the diocese in the House of Lords.
A group from our ‘Pathways’ programme are taking part in an exciting new opportunity to sample theological study at The Queen’s Foundation.
Bishop Council members agree to fully divest from fossil fuel companes.
Canon Debbie Parks is the new Co-Convenor of the diocese's Racial Justice and Inclusion Task Group.
The Community of St Chad is a community founded on companion groups of three people who meet to pray together and who live out five Rhythms of Grace.
A statement from Bishop Michael following General Synod's vote to issue prayers to enable same-sex couples to come to church after a civil marriage or civil partnership to give thanks, dedicate their relationship and receive God’s blessing.