News


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.


CHAD Living - following Christ in the everyday

Published: 8th January 2018

A new series of videos exploring what it means to follow Christ today.


Diocesan Director of Education gets MBE

Published: 28th December 2017

Colin Hopkins is awarded for his services to education in the New Year Honours List.


Signs of Christmas - Advent in BSL

Published: 21st December 2017

Diocesan Advisor to the Deaf Church Susan Myatt reflects on Christmas using British Sign Language.


Following a better way after Year Of The Troll

Published: 18th December 2017

In his Christmas message, the Bishop of Lichfield encourages us to choose grace and truth.


New Bishop's Adviser For Women In Ministry

Published: 12th December 2017

Sarah Schofield is the Bishop of Lichfield's new Adviser For Women In Ministry.


Snow Closures - Update

Published: 11th December 2017

The diocesan offices at St Mary's House are open as normal today (Tuesday) until 2pm.


Bid farewell but Bishop still Stoked

Published: 8th December 2017

City of Culture bid worthwhile


Loving Black Country Families

Published: 22nd November 2017

Ground-breaking project brings Black Country churches and charities together.


Come and see stunning memorial

Published: 16th November 2017

A striking stained glass memorial window in Stoke-on-Trent is on display for all to see.


Sabah Partnership renewed

Published: 6th November 2017

The Dioceses of Lichfield and Sabah have formally renewed their partnership.


Yellow Ribbon cut at new charity base

Published: 1st November 2017

Making a positive difference to the lives of people leaving prison.


Spreading Places of Welcome

Published: 25th October 2017

Places of Welcome initiative now at 200 venues as new enabler appointed.


Bishop beams in from Singapore

Published: 25th October 2017

Bishop Michael speaks about common mission across the globe in a video address from Singapore.


New Directors of Ordinands announced

Published: 23rd October 2017

Frances Wilson and Romita Shrisunder are the new Bishops' Directors of Ordinands.


Community engagement grows faith

Published: 19th October 2017

A survey in Lichfield Diocese shows getting involved in community life is key to discipleship.


Breaking barriers for people with disabilities

Published: 18th October 2017

The Revd Zoe Heming becomes the Diocese's Enabling Church Advisor.


Joining to end modern slavery

Published: 17th October 2017

Lichfield Diocese is at the heart of a new project fighting modern slavery.


Selwyn Study Day 2017: Called Together

Published: 16th October 2017

Hundreds of people reflected on the nature of vocation at the annual Selwyn Lecture.

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