Mary takes on advocacy role

Published: 18th March 2021

Mary Thomas is the Bishop of Lichfield's new Adviser for Women in Ministry.

Give thanks for your vaccination!

Published: 2nd March 2021

The diocese has partnered with Christian Aid to help people pass on the blessing of Covid jabs.

Bishop backs Covid vaccination campaign

Published: 19th February 2021

The Bishop of Lichfield and other senior church leaders are targeting Covid vaccination misinformation

Finding a home in Stoke-on-Trent

Published: 12th February 2021

Find out why a couple from Barlaston Church became foster carers - and how you can get involved.

Church community hub opens for vaccinations

Published: 29th January 2021

Over 500 people were welcomed into community base at a Stoke-on-Trent church on its first day as a vaccination centre.

Review wants to hear from survivors

Published: 20th January 2021

Listening to survivors of abuse is key to independent safeguarding review.

Bishop of Stafford update

Published: 14th January 2021

Matthew Parker will be licensed as Episcopal Vicar for the Stafford Area on 28 January.

Bringing People Together

Published: 12th January 2021

Building on the benefits of Places of Welcome in a period of social distancing and lockdowns, a pattern for combatting isolation led by our TCT team.

Cathedral hosting vaccine clinics

Published: 8th January 2021

Lichfield Cathedral is to serve the community as a Covid vaccination centre.

Blessed labour or forced labour?

Published: 7th January 2021

This Sunday, the First Sunday of Epiphany, is Plough Sunday where many pray for blessing on human labour near the start of the calendar year

All Saints funding boost

Published: 17th December 2020

A Stoke-on-Trent church will install new community facilities thanks to a National Churches Trust grant.

Hope in the darkness

Published: 17th December 2020

The Bishop of Lichfield finds light and joy in singing close to home.

Lights for the lost

Published: 15th December 2020

Churchyards in the Staffordshire Moorlands were lit up to remember the lost.

Adam is new TCT Chief Officer

Published: 8th December 2020

Adam Edwards will lead Transforming Communities Work Together's work to tackle poverty and its causes across the region.

Courage needed on racial justice journey

Published: 26th November 2020

Richard Reddie encourages churches to rise to the challenge at this year's Selwyn Lecture.

Dedicated clergy recognised

Published: 12th November 2020

Five new prebendaries from across the diocese will be collated online next week.

Living in Love and Faith resources published

Published: 9th November 2020

Landmark resources to help the church listen and learn together.

Pelsall youngsters remember

Published: 6th November 2020

Green-minded young people have been tending war graves in their local churchyard.

Living as people of hope in lockdown

Published: 4th November 2020

The Bishop of Lichfield says hope is more important than ever as we prepare to enter a second national lockdown.

Light Night Treats

Published: 2nd November 2020

Over 80 children were involved in a Messy Church alternative halloween event in North Staffordshire.

Alistair to be Acting Archdeacon

Published: 19th October 2020

Interim arrangements for the Archdeaconry of Stoke-upon-Trent are announced

Churches receive lifeline grants

Published: 9th October 2020

Shrewsbury Abbey and St Mary's in Stafford are awarded part of the £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund.

Survivors must be heard

Published: 7th October 2020

The Bishop of Lichfield responds to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse investigation report.

Stoke-on-Trent supermarket vicar Bill online

Published: 2nd October 2020

A Stoke supermarket worker who helped keep food on our plates will participate in the Church of England’s national online service.

Matthew to be new Bishop of Stafford

Published: 23rd September 2020

Downing Street confirms Matthew Parker, current Archdeacon of Stoke-upon-Trent, will become bishop.

#NewRevs 2020

Published: 23rd September 2020

15 new deacons will be ordained at Lichfield Cathedral this weekend.

Shropshire vicar leads national online service

Published: 18th September 2020

‘Everyone is made in the image of God’ - Christians with disabilities lead powerful national online service

Supporting people hit in the pocket by Covid-19

Published: 17th September 2020

Transforming Communities Together's financial resilience team has grown to help those who need support.

Students welcomed back to our universities

Published: 10th September 2020

University Chaplains across the diocese look forward to welcoming students at the start of the strangest term ever - and advise on ways to thrive.

Chad walk crosses boundaries

Published: 4th September 2020

The Bishop of Lichfield visited 27 churches named after St Chad as he walked across the diocese.

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