Chad Pilgrims push on towards Lichfield

Published: 6th December 2021

A 475-mile trek in the footsteps of St Chad has now covered almost 350 miles.

Churchyard Awards 2021

Published: 15th November 2021

Gardeners and guardians gathered in Lichfield to hear the judges' conclusions.

Un-locking waterways chaplaincy

Published: 9th November 2021

Over a hundred chaplains from around the country descended on Lichfield Cathedral last week to celebrate their ministry and commission new chaplains.

Tributes paid to Bishop Jonathan

Published: 2nd November 2021

The Rt Revd Jonathan Gledhill, Bishop of Lichfield from 2003-2015, died yesterday.

Encouraging the next generation

Published: 27th October 2021

Members of Holy Trinity Church in Heath Town, Wolverhampton, celebrated their shared past and future during Black History Month.

Bishop of Lichfield backs City of Sanctuary

Published: 20th October 2021

The Rt Revd Michael Ipgrave is adding his support to those who want to welcome refugees and asylum seekers.

Tributes paid to Peter

Published: 15th October 2021

One of the first recipients of the Chad Medal in the diocese has died.

Lisa leaps for charity

Published: 7th October 2021

A West Bromwich curate with muscular dystophy is skydiving for a good cause.

School's new extension named after Sue

Published: 5th October 2021

A Church school in Staffordshire has christened new rooms The Wedgwood Wing.

Megan collated at Minster

Published: 4th October 2021

The Revd Dr Megan Smith has been collated as Archdeacon of Stoke-upon-Trent.

Chad pilgrims travel from Stoke to Lichfield

Published: 10th September 2021

The Community of St Chad Pilgrimage took in the new statue of St Chad and marked farewells and new beginnings.

19 new lay ministers commissioned

Published: 6th September 2021

New Readers from across the diocese were licensed at Lichfield Cathedral on Saturday.

Bishop of Ebbsfleet statement

Published: 4th September 2021

The Bishop of Lichfield responds to the Bishop of Ebbsfleet's decision to seek full communion with the Roman Catholic Church.

New Prison Team launched

Published: 30th July 2021

The Bishop of Lichfield is part of a new team to strengthen work in prisons.

Give Thanks appeal passes £5,000 target

Published: 28th July 2021

People donate to Christian Aid to pass on the blessing of their vaccination.

Places of Welcome back for cuppas and company

Published: 15th July 2021

Volunteers across the Midlands are re-mobilising in churches and other community hubs to offer connection for the isolated.

Pilgrimage to span Two Kingdoms

Published: 30th June 2021

A 475-pilgrimage to Lichfield in St Chad's footsteps begins in Lindisfarne this weekend.

Megan to be new Archdeacon of Stoke

Published: 27th June 2021

The Revd Dr Megan Smith has been named as the next Archdeacon of Stoke-upon-Trent.

Tribute paid to Les

Published: 24th June 2021

Popular parish priest Les Rees has died at the age of 71.

Meet the #NewRevs2021

Published: 22nd June 2021

16 curates will be ordained at Lichfield Cathedral this weekend.

Making nature count in churchyards

Published: 15th June 2021

Children got stuck into nature in a week of activities at a Pelsall church.

New Pioneer Minister for Stoke-on-Trent

Published: 14th June 2021

Catherine Matlock to take on new role in Hanley and across the city.

Pat to be new DAC Chair

Published: 9th June 2021

The Bishop of Lichfield has appointed the Revd Preb Pat Hawkins to key church buildings role.

Remembering Srebrenica

Published: 1st June 2021

Churches are invited stand against hatred on Srebrenica Memorial Sunday 11 July

From Lament To Action

Published: 22nd April 2021

The Bishop of Lichfield says the Church needs to respond courageously to the report of the Archbishops' Anti-Racism Task Force.

Greater convenience comes to Llanyblodwel

Published: 20th April 2021

A £5,000 National Churches Trust Grant will help St Michael’s Church in Llanyblodwel pay for the modern toilets allowing to better serve the local community.

Bishop of Stafford consecrated

Published: 19th April 2021

Matthew Parker is consecrated as the 12th Bishop of Stafford

Bishops pay tribute to HRH Prince Philip

Published: 9th April 2021

The bishops of our diocese express sorrow at the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.

Church and community servants honoured on Maundy Thursday

Published: 1st April 2021

Six people from across the diocese were recogised with 'Maundy money' from the Queen.

Bishop Michael's Easter Message 2021

Published: 31st March 2021

The Bishop of Lichfield looks back on a candle mishap and forward in hope.

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