News

House of Bishops' statement on Civil Partnerships

Published: 27th January 2020

Our bishops respond to the House of Bishops' statement on Civil partnerships.


Welcome Bishop Jan

Published: 27th January 2020

The Bishop of Repton is moving on from the Diocese of Derby to become Residentiary Canon (House for Duty) at Lichfield Cathedral and Honorary Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Lichfield.


Prayer for Holocaust Memorial Day

Published: 27th January 2020

The Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ), chaired by the Bishop of Lichfield, is asking churches around the UK to join in prayer ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day.


Making whole-ness and the wilderness

Published: 24th January 2020

During the vacancy for bishop of Stafford, archdeacons write some of the monthly bishops' pastoral letters


Walk with Bishop Michael

Published: 24th January 2020

People are being invited to join the Bishop of Lichfield on a walk which will call at ten churches in rural mid-Staffordshire on 8 and 9 February.


Good news for the whole world

Published: 24th January 2020

The Revd Steve Hollinghurst has been appointed to the new diocesan role of Evangelism Enabler with an Environmental Focus.


Tackling modern slavery in the Black Country

Published: 24th January 2020

A new post will ensure a more coordinated approach to tackling modern slavery across the Black Country.


January 2020

Published: 24th January 2020

The gazette of clergy and lay appointments, retirements and resignations


Star Qualities

Published: 24th January 2020

Bishop Sarah’s Pastoral Letter for January 2020


Bus shelter epiphany

Published: 24th January 2020

A village church near Staffordshire has been turning heads with its bus shelter epiphany display.


Selfies and the divine image

Published: 21st January 2020

Thousands of selfies inspire the Bishop of Lichfield's Christmas message.


Anticipating Advent across Europe

Published: 21st January 2020

Christians from Midlands and German churches commit to peace and justice.


Support new MPs in prayer

Published: 10th December 2019

The Bishops of Lichfield Diocese urge Christians to assure their new MP of their prayers.


Places of Welcome - on the up in Bloxwich

Published: 3rd December 2019

Safe places for everyone to connect and belong


A vapour trail through Advent

Published: 1st December 2019

Stillness and the Patron Saint of Preparation?


Bishop Geoff and Ann say goodbye

Published: 25th November 2019

The Bishop of Stafford bids farewell by putting the spotlight on local good news.


Calls for repentance over antisemitism

Published: 21st November 2019

New teaching document shines an unflinching light on the Christian-Jewish relationship.


November 2019

Published: 20th November 2019

Appointments and Departures


Churchyards take centre stage

Published: 20th November 2019

Life-giving churchyards across the diocese celebrated at annual awards.


New Wolverhampton team embark

Published: 18th November 2019

Two archdeacons are commissioned for new roles in the south of the diocese.


Climate change at Selwyn Lecture

Published: 14th November 2019

The Bishop of Sheffield explores the challenge of climate breakdown in the light of Genesis.


Cupcakes, butterflies, favourite books and china mugs

Published: 14th November 2019

More talk, more tables please!


A builder’s vision

Published: 1st November 2019

Bishop Geoff's final Pastoral Letter - November 2019


Hope flowers in Stafford

Published: 23rd October 2019

A Stafford church's flower festival highlights creation care call.


Telford New Church on a mission

Published: 23rd October 2019

The Revd Matt Beer is licensed to lead a new model of church in Telford.


Sarah steps down

Published: 14th October 2019

Sarah Schofield steps down as Bishop's Adviser For Women In Ministry.


September 2019

Published: 4th October 2019

Appointments and Departures


Space, the final frontier

Published: 1st October 2019

Not just once upon a time...


Farewell gift for Bishop Geoff and Ann

Published: 30th September 2019

People are invited to contribute to a leaving gift for Bishop Geoff and Ann Annas.


Mothers' Union celebrates

Published: 27th September 2019

The transformational work of the Mothers' Union is heralded at Lichfield Cathedral.


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