News


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.


Diocesan Synod and Celebration cancelled

Published: 2nd March 2018

Diocesan Synod and the Come Follow Christ celebration are cancelled.


Chad Pilgrims progress through the elements

Published: 26th February 2018

A hardy band of pilgrims are battling through the weather from Shrewsbury to Lichfield.


Historic new centre celebrations in Matlosane

Published: 17th February 2018

People from our diocese joined hundreds celebrate an historic new centre in South Africa.


Welcome to Shropshire

Published: 13th February 2018

Shropshire has its first Place of Welcome thanks to church volunteers in Oswestry.


New Prebendaries named

Published: 12th February 2018

Six clergy have been appointed to fill vacant Prebendary stalls at Lichfield Cathedral.


Fighting debt in the Black Country

Published: 8th February 2018

Black Country people battling debt are to benefit from the appointment of a new worker.


Bishops oppose Enoch Powell plaque

Published: 6th February 2018

The bishops of Wolverhampton and Lichfield oppose 'Rivers of Blood' politician tribute.


Church School Leaders' Conference

Published: 1st February 2018

Featuring lollipop ladies, the Queen and St Chad


Tributes to popular priest

Published: 31st January 2018

Father Alan Jones served throughout the Black Country and South Staffordshire.


Real Talk brings communities together

Published: 30th January 2018

Community conversations in the Black Country spark enthusiasm for neighbourhood change.


Walsall welcomes latest St Chad's Volunteer

Published: 29th January 2018

Kenneth Bau Yi Wen commissioned by Bishop Michael


Mark My Words - Holocaust Memorial Day

Published: 24th January 2018

As Holocaust Memorial Day approaches, the Bishop of Lichfield reflects on the words we use.

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