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Thanksgiving service for Bishop Jonathan Gledhill

Published: 23rd March 2022

A thanksgiving service for the 98th Bishop of Lichfield, the Rt Revd Jonathan Gledhill, took place at Lichfield Cathedral on Sunday.


REVs network raising money for Red Cross in Ukraine

Published: 18th March 2022

A Shrewsbury-based chaplaincy project has raised nearly "£25,000 for the Red Cross" Ukraine appeal in two weeks.


Staffordshire Record Office - your parish deposits

Published: 17th March 2022

The record office in Stafford has temporarily closed ahead of the construction of a new history centre.


New church opens its doors

Published: 14th March 2022

A pioneering church initiative at the heart of Telford has moved into its new central base after two years of grassroots growth in local communities.


Serving in our powerlessness

Published: 14th March 2022

A special message from St Andrew's Anglican Church in Moscow, which was visited by a group from Lichfield Diocese in 2019.


Tributes paid to North Staffordshire priest

Published: 9th March 2022

The Revd Jonathan Watkins, the Vicar of Knutton, has died.


First Arrivals on Two Kingdoms Way

Published: 2nd March 2022

The first walkers have checked out the entire route from Lindisfarne to Lichfield, arriving on St Chads Day 2022.


Churches mobilise for Ukraine

Published: 28th February 2022

People across the diocese are joining prayers and action for the war-stricken country.


New church moves into its building

Published: 25th February 2022

A pioneering church initiative at the heart of Telford has moved into its new central base after two years of grassroots growth in local communities.


£20,000 gift sent to Matlosane

Published: 15th February 2022

Support has been given to the Covid-hit Church in South Africa thanks to the generosity of people across our diocese.


Thanksgiving service for Bishop Jonathan

Published: 14th February 2022

People are invited to remember the 98th Bishop of Lichfield at Lichfield Cathedral on 20 March.


Synod supports persecuted Church

Published: 14th February 2022

General Synod unanimously back a motion - brought by Lichfield members - to condemn the persecution of Christians across the world.


Adam to say goodbye

Published: 7th February 2022

Adam Edwards is leaving Transforming Communities Together to take on a national role with the Church Urban Fund.


Farewell to war hero Dick

Published: 4th January 2022

The Revd Preb Dick Sargent - who played a key role in the D-Day landings - has died aged 97.


St Mark's secure almost £1m from Heritage Fund

Published: 17th December 2021

St Mark's Church in Shelton will be the home of an ambitious community-focused project.


Christmas cannot be cancelled

Published: 15th December 2021

The Bishop of Lichfield's Christmas message focuses on the power of grace.


Tributes paid to Keith

Published: 13th December 2021

Much-loved former team rector and retired clergyman Keith Haywood has died aged 73.


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.

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