In the Chad Blog at the start of Lent, Jonathan Hill, Lichfield Diocese’s Director of Finance contemplates an alternative understanding of ‘giving up for Lent’
A Shropshire curate and her husband are celebrating after winning on the BBC gameshow Pointless.
Pupils from two diocesan secondary schools helped the Archbishop of Canterbury launch a youth version of the Difference course last week.
The Archdeacon of Walsall, The Venerable Julian Francis, has announced that he is retiring from stipendiary ministry this spring. His last working day will be Wednesday 8th May 2024.
Telford Minster's worship leader, Harry Thomas Warrell has released a single. 'All Eyes On King Jesus' is the first track from Harry's latest project 'Stumbling Days'.
Bishop Matthew has indigestion as we approach the start of Lent
Rushall Parish Church is celebrating after being awarded the Gold standard in the Eco Awards, the highest award in the ARocha scheme and the first in the diocese.
To mark the beginning of Advent and a new year in the Church calendar, Hanley parish, Stoke-on-Trent, hosted a very special, collaborative reading of Mark’s Gospel.
Joy, Dennis and Pauline have the kettle on ready and a listening ear for everyone.
All Saints Parish Church host their Place of Welcome every Wednesday between 11:00 and 12:30, Foley Road East, Streetly, Sutton Coldfield, B74 3JL, but that’s not all they do, they also host concerts and Messy Church – so do go along and see what is on offer in your local community!
Stan Ball Centre, Abbotts Street, Bloxwich, Walsall, WS3 3AZ is open Monday to Friday between 10:30 and 12:30 – a great place to meet people and even take in a breath of fresh air canal side!
Helen Scheven extols the virtue of our introductory course for thinking about vocation
The training and development of Christian leaders, ordained and lay, receives a renewed focus this year with the appointment of Jules Smith to the post of Strategic Ministry Development Officer.
Bishop Sarah, Matthew and Jonathan mull over themes of the season
21st December 2023
Bishop Jonathan's new year resolution to avoid advertiser-induced guilt and instead welcome Christ-inspired body-image.
News from across the North Sea from Revd Preb Terry Bloor, curator of our diocesan exchange with the Nordkirche in northern Germany.
On the first Sunday of Advent, Isaiah’s words rip through the air and his prophecy will continue to thunder around us Sunday by Sunday. In Mark’s Gospel, Jesus cries ‘Keep Awake!’ and we hear his passion for this world to flourish and for his followers to take their place on the side of hope.
Angels and Putin are in Bishop Matthew's thoughts at the start of December.
An art project previously only seen in cathedrals has been central to a project pulling community together in a Shrewsbury parish.
The Diocesan Digest was founded in 1989 and is the Sound Magazine for Lichfield Cathedral and the Diocese. Volunteers produce a full audio magazine every month which gives news and conversation for people who are blind and partially sighted, as well as anyone else who is interested.
The parish of St Andrews Church Aston welcomed Bishop Rose Hudson-Wilkin and Chine McDonald as special guests at their online book club.
Our bishops support the appeal launched by the Archbishop of Canterbury and Archbishop Hosam of Jerusalem to Christians across the world to support the Al Ahli Hospital's work by contributing to the Gaza Appeal.
As the old TCT team resettles into their diocesan home, team leader Carrie Blount explains the team's passions and purpose
The bishops of the diocese have this morning written to all clergy and lay ministers, urging us to pray for the situation in Israel and Gaza.
In 2022/3, our first ten schools across the Diocese of Lichfield signed up for Dementia-Friendly School framework and Certificate.
12th October 2023
Did you know that 15 million people alive today attended a Church of England school? Today a quarter of all primary schools are Church of England schools and approximately 1 million children currently attend a Church of England School.
18th September 2023
As patron of Christians Against Poverty, talks to clients and volunteers