News


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.


Remembrance and hope

Published: 12th November 2018

The Bishop of Lichfield pointed to the path of peace at the cathedral Armistice Service.


Part of a bigger story

Published: 7th November 2018

Everyday encounters between Christians and Muslims featured in the 2018 Selwyn Lecture.


Faith in humanity?

Published: 1st November 2018

As the nation's attention turns to commemorating the centenary of the Armistice, the Archdeacon of Salop is conscripted to replace the vacant Bishop of Shrewsbury.


Mental Health First Aid first

Published: 30th October 2018

Enthusiastic welcome as course introduced to Diocese.


Remembrance at Lichfield Cathedral

Published: 30th October 2018

Doves, poppies and a peace woodland will mark the landmark WW1 anniversary.

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