Chad pilgrims defy weather in prayer walk

Published: 11th June 2019

Hardy pilgrims journed from Repton to Lichfield Cathedral in the footsteps of St Chad.

'Eliza Grey' plays Shifnal

Published: 10th June 2019

'Eliza Grey' play - helping your church and community to become more dementia-friendly

Royal recognition for Cathedral volunteers

Published: 4th June 2019

Lichfield Cathedral's 400-strong volunteer team gets a Queen's Award.

Let the Rebellion begin!

Published: 3rd June 2019

Diocesan commits to action on climate change

The story of the Cross

Published: 31st May 2019

Andrew Brazier tells us why he walked to London with a cross made out of knives.

Positive Conversations

Published: 30th May 2019

"All it takes to see we're still us"

Walking the green road together

Published: 28th May 2019

An event in Shropshire will give fresh ideas for tackling climate change.

Churchyard volunteers clean up

Published: 23rd May 2019

Staffordshire parishioners celebrated teamwork work at a churchyard clean-up day.

May 2019

Published: 20th May 2019

Appointments and Departures

New evangelical fellowship launched

Published: 13th May 2019

The new Diocesan Evangelical Fellowship holds its first meeting on 22 June.

New Bishop of Shrewsbury announced

Published: 7th May 2019

The Venerable Sarah Bullock will be the new Area Bishop of Shrewsbury.

See the power

Published: 1st May 2019

What do you expect when you pray?

25 years on - roundtable reflections

Published: 24th April 2019

Reflections on the journey to and from the ordination of women in our Diocese.

25 years on - first women priested in Lichfield Diocese

Published: 23rd April 2019

The first women were made priests at Lichfield Cathedral on 23 April 1994.

Prayers for Notre Dame community

Published: 16th April 2019

Bishop Michael urges prayers for the community of Notre Dame and Paris

We had hoped...

Published: 12th April 2019

This Easter, the first Easter: Bishop Michael's reflection

Church supports people with Parkinson's

Published: 10th April 2019

Church outreach to Parkinson's sufferers in Stoke-on-Trent has led to a conference.

Bringing slavery to the surface

Published: 8th April 2019

How a new phone app is highlighting slavery in our communities.

Coup de Co-op

Published: 5th April 2019

Friendly staff in Shifnal

Tributes to Kathy

Published: 2nd April 2019

The Bishop of Lichfield celebrates the work of domestic abuse victim champion Kathy Coe.

Hope and New Life

Published: 1st April 2019

Elections and Celebration

Ellesmere Deanery – the first Dementia-Friendly Deanery!

Published: 26th March 2019

14-church landmark in Shropshire

Fridge benefits

Published: 26th March 2019

A Community Fridge in Telford is proving a popular resource for local people.

Peace Woodland to get Easter Sunday blessing

Published: 22nd March 2019

The new woodland will be blessed ahead of its summer opening.

Not a waste of energy

Published: 21st March 2019

An energy recovery facility visit showed the way we treat our waste is key.

Bishop backs Brexit prayer cuppa

Published: 19th March 2019

Churches are encouraged to host café-style meetings to bring together people over Brexit.

Churches urged to take creation care lead

Published: 18th March 2019

Local churches are asked to spearhead efforts to tackle climate change.

Memorial service for Stafford fire victims

Published: 15th March 2019

A service to remember Riley, Keegan, Tilly Rose and Olly is on 28 March.

Meres and Meadows taking steps to become more dementia-friendly

Published: 14th March 2019

Interview with the vicar, Revd Maureen Read

Dementia-friendly first for churches

Published: 14th March 2019

Over recent years, churches and dioceses have stepped up support

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