Drovers routing for Staffordshire/African charity

Published: 15th July 2024

A Heath Hayes man is planning to walk on a cattle drovers' route across the Scottish highlands to raise money for Malakota, a rural community in Zambia through Staffordshire charity, Hands at Work in Africa.


TikTok Vicar in parliament

Published: 22nd March 2024

The 'TikTok Vicar' from Aldridge, Revd David Sims was one of a select group of content creators invited to the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday to join an Easter Roundtable highlighting Christian voices on the platform.


Stoke skyline restored

Published: 20th March 2024

The church sometimes known as 'the Potters' Cathedral' is in the midst of £2million repair work. The Lord Mayor of Stoke and the Bishop of Stafford were among those who recently climbed to the top of the scaffolding around the tower to look at the recent repairs and admire the view of the city.


Pointless achievement for Shropshire curate

Published: 12th February 2024

A Shropshire curate and her husband are celebrating after winning on the BBC gameshow Pointless.

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St Peter's makes the Difference

Published: 9th February 2024

Pupils from two diocesan secondary schools helped the Archbishop of Canterbury launch a youth version of the Difference course last week.

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All Eyes on King Jesus

Published: 5th February 2024

Telford Minster's worship leader, Harry Thomas Warrell has released a single. 'All Eyes On King Jesus' is the first track from Harry's latest project 'Stumbling Days'.


Rushall hits Gold

Published: 31st January 2024

Rushall Parish Church is celebrating after being awarded the Gold standard in the Eco Awards, the highest award in the ARocha scheme and the first in the diocese.

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Marking Mark at St Mark’s

Published: 26th January 2024

To mark the beginning of Advent and a new year in the Church calendar, Hanley parish, Stoke-on-Trent, hosted a very special, collaborative reading of Mark’s Gospel.


Black History Month - parish zooms conversation on faith, justice and the CofE

Published: 1st November 2023

The parish of St Andrews Church Aston welcomed Bishop Rose Hudson-Wilkin and Chine McDonald as special guests at their online book club.

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Knowing as a church we care

Published: 17th July 2023

Christ Church Burntwood has been engaged with become a more dementia-friendly church at the heart of a dementia-friendly community for some while now.

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Warm welcome at Lichfield fire station

Published: 11th November 2022

A fire station and a parish church in Lichfield have combined to create a warm space for local people as winter approaches.

Hope flowers in Stafford

Published: 23rd October 2019

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

Making way for woodland worship

Published: 22nd August 2019

A Staffordshire church has beaten a new path for local people to enjoy.

Churchyard volunteers clean up

Published: 23rd May 2019

Staffordshire parishioners celebrated teamwork work at a churchyard clean-up day.

Parishes' pride at poppy displays

Published: 14th November 2018

Churches throughout the Diocese found new and creative ways to mark Remembrance Sunday.

Choir raises the roof!

Published: 20th March 2018

Pelsall Ladies Choir helps keep a roof over local worshipers' heads.

John steps down after 40 years

Published: 3rd July 2017

Former interfaith advisor retires from parish ministry.

Church dug out of tight parking spot

Published: 19th April 2017

Generous donations have helped St Giles' Church, Croxden, start work on a much-needed car park.

Service to communities celebrated in Acton Trussell

Published: 7th February 2017

The work of local community groups was celebrated at a special service in Acton Trussell.

Nature Friendly Churches on the Increase

Published: 6th December 2016

Churchyards in parishes across Lichfield Diocese have been recognised for the vital role they play in supporting the environment to flourish.

Raising the Roof Fund - success at Bushbury

Published: 7th July 2016

Image of Revd Ian Poole, vicar standing outside St Mary's church, Bushbury

St Paul's Burton open day

Published: 1st October 2014

A lovely, atmospheric interior. one of Burton's treasures. J M Teale of Doncaster and Lord Grimthorpe were the architects, and Bodley beautified it. Glass by Burlison and Grylls completes the picture.

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