News


Enabling Churches Conference Resounding Success

Published: 8th July 2014

"The Enabling Churches conference held in the diocese was a resounding success" says Bishop Clive Gregory.


For Richer, For Poorer - hearing stories of poverty and partnership

Published: 30th June 2014

'If people are in poverty, then it's their own fault' is a common generalisation, but close encounters with those who experience poverty are proving that is rarely the case.


New Revs Ordained

Published: 30th June 2014

There were great celebrations this weekend as twenty-two new Reverends were ordained in Lichfield Cathedral.


Inspiring All Age Worship

Published: 13th June 2014

A day conference on leading worship that really is all-age (and all traditions/styles), at The Beacon International Centre, Stafford, Saturday June 28, 10am - 4pm.


Leek Club Day

Published: 13th June 2014

Each July, Leek holds an ecumenical festival, one of the biggest events in the Staffordshire Moorlands. Leek Club Day is a tradition with over 200 years of history, and an institution well supported by the community.


For Richer, For Poorer

Published: 6th June 2014

On Saturday June 14, the Bishop of Lichfield is hosting "For Richer, For Poorer" at the Beacon International Centre, Stafford, from 10am - 3pm.


Celebrating Men and Women Working Together in Ministry

Published: 23rd May 2014

There was celebration at Lichfield Cathedral on Saturday as the Diocese marked the 20th anniversary of the ordination of the first women priests.


Diocese launches new video to support Safeguarding in Parishes

Published: 23rd May 2014

The Diocese of Lichfield has launched a new DVD to provide basic Safeguarding training in parishes.


Time Out Of Church is focus of Stafford Area Lecture

Published: 23rd May 2014

At a stimulating session for church leaders, Neil Hudson from the London Institute for Contemporary Christianity asked how people put our faith into practice in our everyday lives.


Celebrating Priesthood

Published: 15th May 2014

It is the 20th anniversary of women's ordination to the priesthood, and there are national celebrations, including a service at St Paul's Cathedral on May 3rd.


Easter Decoded

Published: 1st May 2014

Easter Decoded: Easter Sunday in 60 seconds, spoken by Reverend Lee Plummer.


Sandwell Churches Link Project

Published: 1st May 2014

30+ Churches, 8+ denominations, 6 Towns, 3 Anglican dioceses, 2 Methodist Circuits = 1 church serving the poor. Sandwell Churches Link Project.


Easter Decoded

Published: 18th April 2014

Easter Decoded. Revd Daniel Njuguna from Wednesbury explains the significance of Good Friday.


The Chrism Eucharist

Published: 17th April 2014

One of the special but less widely understood services in the Church's calendar is the Chrism Eucharist which takes place in the cathedral of each diocese on the morning of Maundy Thursday.


Listen to God

Published: 10th April 2014

Anglican and Catholic bishops, united in their support for the poor, visited Stoke-on-Trent foodbank as part of the #ListenToGod campaign led by Archbishop Justin Welby and Cardinal Vincent Nichols.


New Bishop's Adviser on Pastoral Care and Well-Being

Published: 9th April 2014

Revd Preb Dr Jane Tillier appointed Bishop's Adviser on Pastoral Care and Well-Being


Walking for a warmer church

Published: 1st April 2014

A sponsored walk from Milton Church to Lichfield Cathedral in Holy Week 2014.


God is my Refuge

Published: 27th March 2014

In more than one place in the Diocese of Lichfield, the Church of England and the YMCA are working closely together to meet the spiritual needs of the homeless.


CECET launch to boost church schools

Published: 25th March 2014

The Church of England Central Education Trust (CECET) launched on March 25th in Lichfield: a ground-breaking institution in UK education.


I’m a believer

Published: 18th March 2014

Ian Hislop on religious TV.


Reaching New Generations

Published: 25th February 2014

Reaching New Generations is one of the key themes of this diocese and the title of a series of celebrations around the diocese this month. Video


Icons as Liturgical Art

Published: 13th February 2014

February in Lichfield Cathedral will stand out as a great opportunity to contemplate the place of icons in our spiritual lives.


Courses - Lent to all

Published: 30th January 2014

Like buses, home-grown Lent courses arrive in twos.


GraveTalk

Published: 30th January 2014

Planning your own funeral and how we would like to be remembered are just two of the topics being discussed in 'GraveTalk', conversations being run in the Diocese of Lichfield to provide people with the opportunity to talk about funerals and death.


Tamworth Street Angels Commissioned

Published: 21st January 2014

Members of Tamworth's Covenanting Churches (TCC) crowded into St Editha's Church on Sunday to celebrate the town's many social action projects and to commission Tamworth Street Angels.


Doing us credit

Published: 20th January 2014

Shifnal is now served by a new FAIRshare Service Point.


"Re-enchanting Christianity" by Revd Dave Tomlinson

Published: 13th January 2014

"Re-enchanting Christianity" is the subject of a lecture by Revd Dave Tomlinson at 10.00 on Monday 3rd February at the University of Wolverhampton.


Bishop Jonathan raises plight of Malaysia's Christians

Published: 9th January 2014

The Bishop of Lichfield, Rt Revd Jonathan Gledhill, has raised the question of freedom of worship for Malaysia's Christians in a parliamentary question.


Christmas starts with Christ

Published: 19th December 2013

We all know it's Christmas, but what does that mean?


Good News for shoppers

Published: 17th December 2013

A Christian Bag for Life is a simple idea that comes from Steve Ryder.

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