News

Deservedly Famous

Published: 1st March 2019

True celebrities and icons of our time


Catwalk, Clotheshorses (and Dogcollars)

Published: 15th February 2019

A Wolverhampton church hosted a fashion show with a difference on Monday...


Petton Church’s steps to become more dementia-friendly

Published: 7th February 2019

The 14 churches of Ellesmere Deanery have signed up to becoming Dementia-friendly Churches


Extra Ordinary Presence

Published: 31st January 2019

In conversation with an eminent speaker


What would Jesus wear?

Published: 31st January 2019

A Wolverhampton church will feature a charity catwalk as 'fast fashion' is in the spotlight.


January 2019

Published: 31st January 2019

Appointments and Departures


Holocaust victims remembered

Published: 25th January 2019

School pupils join the Bishop of Lichfield on a visit to the National Holocaust Centre.


Blessing at farmers' centenary celebration

Published: 18th January 2019

Soil, milk churns and a plough are blessed at a special service.


Lottery boost for St Lucia's

Published: 18th January 2019

A formerly at-risk Shropshire church looks to the future thanks to repairs funding.


Ministry director stepping down

Published: 11th January 2019

The Revd Lesley Bentley is to step down from a role she began in 2009.


Archdeacon Simon to stand down

Published: 10th January 2019

The Archdeacon of Lichfield is standing down to devote himself to parish ministry.


The Preb Jonathan Eades

Published: 3rd January 2019

The Revd Preb Jonathan Eades died aged 67 on 28 December 2018.


No defence for deference

Published: 2nd January 2019

As we enter the new year, Bishop Clive is alert to a clash of theological truth and cultural hangover.


By another way

Published: 31st December 2018

New Year message - back to normality, though it or we may have changed


Reclaiming Christ for Christmas?

Published: 20th December 2018

Does Christian clamouring reflect fear more than faith?


December 2018

Published: 20th December 2018

Appointments and Departures


Grassroots voices prompt mental health change

Published: 19th December 2018

An initiative giving a voice to Wolverhampton people leads to City Council mental health pledge.


He came to His own

Published: 19th December 2018

The Bishop of Lichfield encourages us to cross divides this Christmas.


Chaplaincy joins Christmas charity wrap

Published: 17th December 2018

Ministry at Work teamed up with a Stoke-on-Trent accountants for a spot of Christmas wrapping.


Take 5 Churches

Published: 14th December 2018

Read the experiences of two Dementia-Friendly Church coordinators


Tackling antisemitism together

Published: 12th December 2018

The Bishop of Lichfield joins calls for people to eliminate antisemitism following a new survey.


Churches cross economic divides

Published: 11th December 2018

An 'innovative and courageous' initiative has twinned churches in richer and poorer areas.


Cathedral hosts prayers for Brexit debate

Published: 5th December 2018

People are invited to a special time of guided prayer on 11 December.


Unity at peace memorial service

Published: 3rd December 2018

Christians from the Diocese and Germany join for poignant service at war cemetery.


Gifts, baubles and community

Published: 3rd December 2018

As Bishop of Stafford does his Christmas shopping, his thoughts turn to worms and scones.


Green fingers transform churchyards

Published: 30th November 2018

Churchyard volunteers are celebrated at a special event in Stafford.


November 2018

Published: 26th November 2018


Refugee reporting centre rethink urged

Published: 15th November 2018

Bishop calls for change as Stoke asylum seekers face 100-mile round trip to sign on.


Parishes' pride at poppy displays

Published: 14th November 2018

Churches throughout the Diocese found new and creative ways to mark Remembrance Sunday.


Fulfilling an African dream

Published: 13th November 2018

Nita Edwards reflects on her partnership with the South African church.


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