Easter Reflections by our Bishops

Published: 1st May 2014

"God has got heaven ready and open for us. It's really exciting to think that death is not the end." Bishop of Lichfield, Jonathan Gledhill gives his thoughts on Easter. "

Sandwell Churches Link Project

Published: 1st May 2014

30+ Churches, 8+ denominations, 6 Towns, 3 Anglican dioceses, 2 Methodist Circuits = 1 church serving the poor. Sandwell Churches Link Project.

Easter Decoded

Published: 18th April 2014

Easter Decoded. Revd Daniel Njuguna from Wednesbury explains the significance of Good Friday.

Easter Decoded

Published: 17th April 2014

Easter Decoded. Revd Sally Smith from Hanley Team Ministry explains the significance of Maundy Thursday.

The Chrism Eucharist

Published: 17th April 2014

One of the special but less widely understood services in the Church's calendar is the Chrism Eucharist which takes place in the cathedral of each diocese on the morning of Maundy Thursday.

Listen to God

Published: 10th April 2014

Anglican and Catholic bishops, united in their support for the poor, visited Stoke-on-Trent foodbank as part of the #ListenToGod campaign led by Archbishop Justin Welby and Cardinal Vincent Nichols.

New Bishop's Adviser on Pastoral Care and Well-Being

Published: 9th April 2014

Revd Preb Dr Jane Tillier appointed Bishop's Adviser on Pastoral Care and Well-Being

God at Work

Published: 3rd April 2014

It is said that 'Christ is for life, not just for Sundays' - so what does that mean in reality? A group of young disciples and enquirers in Wolverhampton has been finding out.

Walking for a warmer church

Published: 1st April 2014

A sponsored walk from Milton Church to Lichfield Cathedral in Holy Week 2014.

God is my Refuge

Published: 27th March 2014

In more than one place in the Diocese of Lichfield, the Church of England and the YMCA are working closely together to meet the spiritual needs of the homeless.

Money at Work - The Bishop's 2013 Lent Appeal in Africa

Published: 25th March 2014

Growing Leaders was the theme of the Bishop's Lent Appeal in 2013. In distributing the overseas half of the funds raised, great care, joy and gratitude have been found.

CECET launch to boost church schools

Published: 25th March 2014

The Church of England Central Education Trust (CECET) launched on March 25th in Lichfield: a ground-breaking institution in UK education.

"People walked by and ignored me"

Published: 24th March 2014

Richard Hill recounts his hour selling the Big Issue.

World Mission News

Published: 18th March 2014

WMN March 2014

I’m a believer

Published: 18th March 2014

Ian Hislop on religious TV.

The 2013 Bishop's Lent Appeal - what did it achieve?

Published: 6th March 2014

What is the Lent Appeal? The Bishop's Lent Appeal is an annual invitation to people and parishes around the diocese to give generously to projects within the diocese and around the world. As we think about the 2014 appeal, here's a glimpse into what it achieves.

St Chad's Day

Published: 28th February 2014

St Chad's Day will again be celebrated this Sunday, 2nd March. On Saturday it is the second annual Service of Commitment of the Community of St Chad.

Reaching New Generations

Published: 25th February 2014

Reaching New Generations is one of the key themes of this diocese and the title of a series of celebrations around the diocese this month. Video

Celebrating Marriage

Published: 25th February 2014

A Shrewsbury church is bidding for a place in the Guinness Book of Records at a service to renew wedding vows on Saturday 8 February.

Icons as Liturgical Art

Published: 13th February 2014

February in Lichfield Cathedral will stand out as a great opportunity to contemplate the place of icons in our spiritual lives.

Courses - Lent to all

Published: 30th January 2014

Like buses, home-grown Lent courses arrive in twos.


Published: 30th January 2014

Planning your own funeral and how we would like to be remembered are just two of the topics being discussed in 'GraveTalk', conversations being run in the Diocese of Lichfield to provide people with the opportunity to talk about funerals and death.

Tamworth Street Angels Commissioned

Published: 21st January 2014

Members of Tamworth's Covenanting Churches (TCC) crowded into St Editha's Church on Sunday to celebrate the town's many social action projects and to commission Tamworth Street Angels.

Doing us credit

Published: 20th January 2014

Shifnal is now served by a new FAIRshare Service Point.

"Re-enchanting Christianity" by Revd Dave Tomlinson

Published: 13th January 2014

"Re-enchanting Christianity" is the subject of a lecture by Revd Dave Tomlinson at 10.00 on Monday 3rd February at the University of Wolverhampton.

Bishop Jonathan raises plight of Malaysia's Christians

Published: 9th January 2014

The Bishop of Lichfield, Rt Revd Jonathan Gledhill, has raised the question of freedom of worship for Malaysia's Christians in a parliamentary question.

Bishop Jonathan's Epiphany Message

Published: 6th January 2014

In his first video of 2014, the Bishop of Lichfield encourages all Christians to play to their strengths and be involved in the worshipping life of their church.

Christmas starts with Christ

Published: 20th December 2013

Looking for the ideal Christmas gift?

Christmas starts with Christ

Published: 19th December 2013

We all know it's Christmas, but what does that mean?

Good News for shoppers

Published: 17th December 2013

A Christian Bag for Life is a simple idea that comes from Steve Ryder.

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