Former Bishop of Lichfield dies

Published: 24th March 2017

The former Bishop of Lichfield, Rt Revd Keith Sutton, has died aged 82.

'Safe Space' for LGBT Christians

Published: 20th March 2017

Bishop Michael is setting up a consultation group for LGBT Christians to share their views.

Diocese stands with Japan

Published: 16th March 2017

Diocesan Synod remembered the 17,000 people who died in the Japanese Tsunami.

New Bishop's Chaplain Named

Published: 12th March 2017

The Revd Dr Rebecca Lloyd will be the Bishop of Lichfield's new chaplain.

New Canon Precentor at Lichfield Cathedral

Published: 11th March 2017

Andrew Stead is named as the new Canon Precentor at Lichfield Cathedral.

Grassroots Voices, City Shapers coordinator appointed

Published: 8th March 2017

A coordinator has been appointed to an exciting new project that will give Wolverhampton people a direct voice in shaping the future of services within their city.

Bishop's Lent Appeal launched

Published: 1st March 2017

People can make a difference to the lives of refugees and asylum seekers in the 2017 Bishop's Lent Appeal.

Building bridges on St Chad's Day

Published: 28th February 2017

This St Chad's Day, the Bishop of Lichfield urges people to cross barriers.

Bishop witnesses work with refugees

Published: 22nd February 2017

Bishop Michael saw firsthand the grassroots relationships Christians are building with refugees in Germany.

Building church together

Published: 16th February 2017

Bishop Michael responds to yesterday's General Synod vote on the House of Bishops' Report.

A tun of care

Published: 13th February 2017

The Bishop of Lichfield gets a pint-sized look at chaplaincy.

He would walk 412 miles

Published: 10th February 2017

Peter Phillips is putting his best foot forward for charity - from Lichfield to Iona.

Fruitful time with YMCA

Published: 6th February 2017

A fruitful time was had by all at North Staffordshire YMCA's latest Community Meal.

Bishop to visit local mosques

Published: 1st February 2017

The Bishop of Wolverhampton urges others to join him on Visit My Mosque Day.

Bishop calls for better refugee housing

Published: 1st February 2017

The Bishop of Lichfield says more must be done to support asylum seekers.

Holocaust Memorial Day at Lichfield Cathedral

Published: 27th January 2017

Survivors of Nazi and Rwandan holocaust were the focus of today's events.

Tributes to first Archdeacon of Walsall

Published: 24th January 2017

Former Archdeacon of Walsall Tony Sadler has died, leading to warm tributes.

Lichfield Cathedral commemorates Holocaust Memorial Day

Published: 24th January 2017

Lichfield Cathedral marks Holocaust Memorial Day on Friday, with Bishop Michael giving a lecture.

Fighting slavery together

Published: 23rd January 2017

Churches are getting involved in the fight against modern slavery across Wolverhampton and the Black Country.

Much-loved Priest dies aged 101

Published: 23rd January 2017

Tributes have been paid to one of the Diocese of Lichfield's oldest priests following his death aged 101.

Jill Saward Funeral

Published: 11th January 2017

The funeral of Jill Saward will take place at Lichfield Cathedral at 12 noon on Tuesday, 17 January.

New Assistant Bishop to be Appointed

Published: 4th January 2017

The Bishop of Lichfield, the Right Revd Dr Michael Ipgrave, will be appointing the Right Revd Rod Thomas, Bishop of Maidstone, as an Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Lichfield.

Celebrating Shared Traditions at Limmud Conference

Published: 4th January 2017

The Bishop of Lichfield, the Right Revd Dr Michael Ipgrave, joined almost 3,000 people for the annual Jewish Limmud Conference in Birmingham.

Pilgrims Together to a Better Kingdom

Published: 1st January 2017

In his New Year message, the Bishop of Lichfield talks about crossing boundaries in 2017.

Walking Together for Justice and Peace

Published: 27th December 2016

The Bishop of Lichfield joined people from other faiths in a pilgrimage exploring justice and peace in Cyprus.

Chell Comes Together for Families in Need at Christmas

Published: 23rd December 2016

More than 20 families in need in Stoke-on-Trent won't go hungry this Christmas after local Christians, Tesco and other community groups joined forces.

Bishop Michael Welcomes Appointment

Published: 21st December 2016

The Bishop of Lichfield has welcomed the appointment of the Revd Prebendary Dr Woyin Karowei Dorgu as his successor as Area Bishop of Woolwich in the Diocese of Southwark.

Christmas Comes Early for Hanley Church

Published: 14th December 2016

A Stoke-on-Trent church has been given an early Christmas present - a £20,000 grant to carry out urgent repairs and replacement works.

A Christmas Near You launches

Published: 1st December 2016

Details of over 1,200 Christmas services at churches in Staffordshire, north Shropshire and the Black Country are just a click away at the new website launched today, 1 December.

Building Bridges in Post-Brexit World

Published: 30th November 2016

Building bridges between churches in the Midlands and the rest of Europe is more important than ever in the wake of the Brexit vote, says the new Bishop of Lichfield.

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