WMN March 2014
Ian Hislop on religious TV.
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 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 is one of the key themes of this diocese and the title of a series of celebrations around the diocese this month. Video
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.
February in Lichfield Cathedral will stand out as a great opportunity to contemplate the place of icons in our spiritual lives.
Like buses, home-grown Lent courses arrive in twos.
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.
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.
Shifnal is now served by a new FAIRshare Service Point.
"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.
The Bishop of Lichfield, Rt Revd Jonathan Gledhill, has raised the question of freedom of worship for Malaysia's Christians in a parliamentary question.
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.
Looking for the ideal Christmas gift?
We all know it's Christmas, but what does that mean?
A Christian Bag for Life is a simple idea that comes from Steve Ryder.
People aged 15-30 are being invited to express their faith through video in the 30-60-30 Challenge.
10 December 2014 was a very special day for the St Chads Volunteer Programme.
Good food and a story are key parts of Christmas celebrations, but a series of meetings in leafy Staffordshire are hearing some with less happy endings.
Perhaps you were never Mary in your school nativity, and are still looking for your big moment?
People across the diocese are giving thanks for the life of Nelson Mandela, whose life has transformed the nation of South Africa, and influenced generations all around the world.
Shropshire Light | A day conference for Christians across Shropshire. Former Archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey will be the keynote speaker. See video of last year's conference.
Shropshire Light was an all-age conference that attracted national attention, especially Lord Carey's speech.
As the shops begin to proclaim the season of consumer fever, we are taking a moment to reflect back on an unusual celebration of God's generous provision.
11am on the 11th day of the 11th month - and the nation stops to remember.
The Rt Revd Alan Smith, the former Area Bishop of Shrewsbury between 2001 & 2009, was introduced to the House of Lords on Tuesday, 5 November.
An unloved area on the edge of Shawbury has become a pleasant space for the community thanks to a project by the local parish council working with the Diocese of Lichfield. As well as tidying derelict land, paths have been laid enabling access for all. See video.
A vicar's wife from West Bromwich will today launch her book 'The Ministry of a Messy House: Grace in Place of Guilt' at an event in Birmingham's biggest Christian bookshop. See Video
Barlaston vicar Jane Tillier has been elected as one of eight female clergy nationwide who will attend the House of Bishops.