News


New lay ministers celebrated

Published: 10th September 2018

The Bishop of Lichfield admits 14 new lay ministers to office at a special service.


Bishop blesses new base

Published: 10th September 2018

New facilities are opened at Three Spires House to help fufill the Diocese's vision.


Backpacks blessed at Berkswich

Published: 5th September 2018

Students and their bags get a blessing at a special back-to-school service.


Kilimanjaro climb in memory of Bishop

Published: 24th August 2018

The grandsons of a popular Lichfield bishop are taking on a charity challenge.


Places of Welcome spreading in Tamworth

Published: 3rd August 2018

There are now five Places of Welcome in Tamworth with more to follow.


Uniform bank returns

Published: 30th July 2018

Over 130 children were kitted out in school uniform in Chell Parish last year.


Offering a warm welcome thanks to £15,000 grant

Published: 20th July 2018

Places of Welcome are spreading across Lichfield District.


Bishop Mark says goodbye

Published: 18th July 2018

Bishop Mark bid farewell to the diocese at a packed service in Shrewsbury.


#NewRevs - It's a Doc's life

Published: 27th June 2018

Medic to Cleric - three GPs are among 18 people to be ordained deacon.


Grassroots Voices have their say

Published: 27th June 2018

Wolverhampton people are given a voice on the community services that affect them.


A blessing of conveniences

Published: 15th June 2018

A village church has its first ever toilet - blessed by the Bishop of Lichfield.


Read it on the Grapevine

Published: 11th June 2018

Smestow Vale is the place to be to receive an award-winning parish magazine.


Farewell gift for Bishop Mark and Mandy

Published: 11th June 2018

People across the Diocese are invited to contribute to Bishop Mark and Mandy's leaving gift.


Tackling slave labour at the car wash

Published: 8th June 2018

The Bishop of Lichfield rolls up his sleeves to help uncover modern slavery.


Tributes to Lee

Published: 1st June 2018

Lee Wheeler had a key role in ministry to deaf people.


More tea Bishop?

Published: 24th May 2018

The Bishop of Lichfield visits a Place of Welcome at St Matthew's in Tipton.


Archbishop in Burton

Published: 18th May 2018

Archbishop Justin Welby visited Burton YMCA and met local clergy from all denominations.


Raising modern slavery awareness

Published: 16th May 2018

The reality of modern day slavery was highlighted at a Wolverhampton church-hosted event.


Bringing Black Country communities together

Published: 14th May 2018

Near Neighbours gets further funding for its barrier-breaking activities in the Black Country.


Welcoming and honouring LGBT+ people

Published: 9th May 2018

The bishops of Lichfield Diocese call for a welcoming Church for LGBT+ people.


Bishop joins Wolves' celebrations

Published: 28th April 2018

The Bishop of Wolverhampton welcomes Wolves promotion to the Premier League.


Partners in freedom of religious belief

Published: 20th April 2018

Archbishop Moon Hing and Bishop Michael feature at Commonwealth-linked conference.


The Great Vocations Conversation

Published: 19th April 2018

A Streetly curate is at the centre of a campaign to start vocations conversations.


Bishop backs Windrush petition

Published: 13th April 2018

The Bishop of Lichfield urges people to support immigration amnesty campaign.


Bishops stand against child poverty

Published: 6th April 2018

Bishops unite with other faith leaders in opposing two-child limit for financial support.


A changeless God: Bishop Michael's Easter Message

Published: 28th March 2018

Facing down beasts as Easter approaches, the Bishop of Lichfield's Easter reflection.


Bishop of Lichfield visits Stafford Hospital

Published: 20th March 2018

Bishop Michael spent time at the County Hospital during a visit to Stafford.


Bishop Mark to bid farewell

Published: 18th March 2018

The Bishop of Shrewsbury has chosen to return to parish ministry in Exeter Diocese.


Easter reflections in BSL

Published: 16th March 2018

An Easter reflection using British Sign Language.


Episcopal ministry in Lichfield Diocese

Published: 2nd March 2018

A statement from the bishops of Lichfield Diocese on episcopal ministry.

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