July sees a new intake of curates begin their ministry, and a time for all to check up on how we serve our communities, churches and God:
St David, the patron saint of Wales, recognised that small steps can make a massive difference.
Spoiler Alert! If you are intending to watch the recent BBC prison drama â€˜Timeâ€™ on catch up then read no further, at least until you have watched itâ€¦
A 475-pilgrimage to Lichfield in St Chad's footsteps begins in Lindisfarne this weekend.
The Revd Dr Megan Smith has been named as the next Archdeacon of Stoke-upon-Trent.
Many churches responded swiftly when covid restrictions were introduced in March 2020, with childrenâ€™s, family and youth ministry being at the heart of the response. Research from Allchurches Trust gives an interesting insight into how hundreds of churches fared with engaging with children and young people during lockdown.
Popular parish priest Les Rees has died at the age of 71.
How does our Diocese of Lichfield Dementia-Friendly Churches network fit in with our â€œShaping for Missionâ€ programme across our 28 deaneries and our Diocese of Lichfield?
16 curates will be ordained at Lichfield Cathedral this weekend.
18th June 2021
Children got stuck into nature in a week of activities at a Pelsall church.
Catherine Matlock to take on new role in Hanley and across the city.
The Bishop of Lichfield has appointed the Revd Preb Pat Hawkins to key church buildings role.
Churches are invited stand against hatred on Srebrenica Memorial Sunday 11 July
Bishop Sarah's thoughts for June's Chad Blog
The parliament and councils of the Church of England are up for election this year - Julie Jones explains:
The Bishop of Lichfield says the Church needs to respond courageously to the report of the Archbishops' Anti-Racism Task Force.
A Â£5,000 National Churches Trust Grant will help St Michaelâ€™s Church in Llanyblodwel pay for the modern toilets allowing to better serve the local community.
Matthew Parker is consecrated as the 12th Bishop of Stafford
16th April 2021
The bishops of our diocese express sorrow at the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.
Six people from across the diocese were recogised with 'Maundy money' from the Queen.
The Bishop of Lichfield looks back on a candle mishap and forward in hope.
At a recent dementia-friendly churches local network meeting, we shared personal experiences of dementia. What had been the impact for us? What had motivated us to continue to take action on dementia now?
As we emerge blinking into the light of a post-Covid world, we need to be kind and generous to one another as we adjust to an uncertain future.
Mary Thomas is the Bishop of Lichfield's new Adviser for Women in Ministry.
Dennis Ede's funeral took place yesterday.
Warm Welcome dementia is a group run by the churches in Newport for anyone living with dementia and memory problems. The group has been awarded a High Sheriff of Shropshire Award, given to groups or individuals who have contributed to their local community.
3rd March 2021
The diocese has partnered with Christian Aid to help people pass on the blessing of Covid jabs.