News

New evangelical fellowship launched

Published: 13th May 2019

The new Diocesan Evangelical Fellowship holds its first meeting on 22 June.


New Bishop of Shrewsbury announced

Published: 7th May 2019

The Venerable Sarah Bullock will be the new Area Bishop of Shrewsbury.


See the power

Published: 1st May 2019

What do you expect when you pray?


25 years on - roundtable reflections

Published: 24th April 2019

Reflections on the journey to and from the ordination of women in our Diocese.


25 years on - first women priested in Lichfield Diocese

Published: 23rd April 2019

The first women were made priests at Lichfield Cathedral on 23 April 1994.


Prayers for Notre Dame community

Published: 16th April 2019

Bishop Michael urges prayers for the community of Notre Dame and Paris


We had hoped...

Published: 12th April 2019

This Easter, the first Easter: Bishop Michael's reflection


Church supports people with Parkinson's

Published: 10th April 2019

Church outreach to Parkinson's sufferers in Stoke-on-Trent has led to a conference.


Bringing slavery to the surface

Published: 8th April 2019

How a new phone app is highlighting slavery in our communities.


Coup de Co-op

Published: 5th April 2019

Friendly staff in Shifnal


Tributes to Kathy

Published: 2nd April 2019

The Bishop of Lichfield celebrates the work of domestic abuse victim champion Kathy Coe.


Hope and New Life

Published: 1st April 2019

Elections and Celebration


Ellesmere Deanery – the first Dementia-Friendly Deanery!

Published: 26th March 2019

14-church landmark in Shropshire


Fridge benefits

Published: 26th March 2019

A Community Fridge in Telford is proving a popular resource for local people.


Peace Woodland to get Easter Sunday blessing

Published: 22nd March 2019

The new woodland will be blessed ahead of its summer opening.


Not a waste of energy

Published: 21st March 2019

An energy recovery facility visit showed the way we treat our waste is key.


Bishop backs Brexit prayer cuppa

Published: 19th March 2019

Churches are encouraged to host café-style meetings to bring together people over Brexit.


Churches urged to take creation care lead

Published: 18th March 2019

Local churches are asked to spearhead efforts to tackle climate change.


Memorial service for Stafford fire victims

Published: 15th March 2019

A service to remember Riley, Keegan, Tilly Rose and Olly is on 28 March.


Meres and Meadows taking steps to become more dementia-friendly

Published: 14th March 2019

Interview with the vicar, Revd Maureen Read


Dementia-friendly first for churches

Published: 14th March 2019

Over recent years, churches and dioceses have stepped up support


Tackling loan sharks together

Published: 14th March 2019

The Church is at the center of a new charter to drive out loan sharks.


St Mary’s Ellesmere takes steps to become more dementia-friendly

Published: 7th March 2019

Jeremy Stretton is Dementia coordinator for a church in north Shropshire


New Chad statue to welcome pilgrims

Published: 7th March 2019

St Chad is to be immortalised with new public artwork to mark his 1,350th anniversary.


Lent Appeal to help vulnerable women

Published: 7th March 2019

Hearing first hand about how vulnerable women will benefit from the Bishop's Lent Appeal.


Transforming poverty through the silver screen

Published: 6th March 2019

I, Daniel Blake and the bible come together thanks to a Wolverhampton curate.


March 2019

Published: 6th March 2019

Appointments and Departures


Inspirational volunteers get first St Chad's Medals

Published: 5th March 2019

The inaugural St Chad's Medal awards took place at Lichfield Cathedral yesterday.


Farsi Christians celebrate Communion in mother tongue

Published: 4th March 2019

A Wolverhampton church takes part in the national launch of Holy Communion in Persian.


From New York to Shropshire

Published: 4th March 2019

New York priest Yejide Peters has begun a new role in the heart of Shrewsbury.


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