Success & Failure

Published: 14th June 2023

As exam season begins to recede in requests at prayer meetings and results play on many minds, one of our school chaplains considers how we can all act when tested.

Readers Celebrate at Queen’s Foundation

Published: 12th June 2023

2023 new Readers gather for last time at Queens Foundation before licensing by Bishop Michael in September

Appointments and Departures

Published: 24th May 2023

23rd May 2023

New Diocesan Director of Education announced

Published: 23rd May 2023

Mark Davis, currently principal of St Peter's CE Academy Bratton (Telford) has been appointed as the new Diocesan Director of Eduction with effect from September.

Prayer as stepping out in faith

Published: 16th May 2023

Our third Dementia Action Week story comes from Shropshire

Prayer as an anchor

Published: 16th May 2023

Our second Dementia Action Week blog comes from Di Holt, a Reader at St Luke’s Church, Cannock.

Prayer as connection

Published: 16th May 2023

Schools as well as churches can become Dementia-friendly places. St Paul's Longton is one school taking steps:

Joyful and profound event

Published: 5th May 2023

Bishop Michael listens to children 'Sing for the King' and looks forward to the Coronation weekend

Praying from the heart

Published: 3rd May 2023

In the run up to Dementia Action Week, prayers are the solace many have contributed in our Share A Prayer Through Dementia Initiative.

Thank you - Bishop Clive

Published: 2nd May 2023

With a week to reflect after his final service in the diocese, Bishop Clive thanks many.

Lichfield team join fledgling Anglican Network of Intercultural Church

Published: 28th April 2023

The diocese's Racial Justice and Inclusion Tasking Group sent a group of people to the first national conference around intercultural mission hosted by Oxford Diocese in Slough this week.

Share a Prayer through Dementia

Published: 27th April 2023

This year, people from across the diocese have contributed prayers from the heart, with our “Share a Prayer through Dementia” initiative, giving fresh prayers to use in Dementia Action Week (15-21 May)

Catalyst to new encounters

Published: 27th April 2023

Forty people gathered on the boundary of Lichfield and Hereford dioceses last week for a 'Pioneer Mission and Fresh Expressions Catalyst Day'.

Stephen and George

Published: 21st April 2023

Marking the lives of a British teenager and Greek saint in one April weekend

Appointments and Departures

Published: 12th April 2023

12th April 2023

The greatest authority through the humblest of service

Published: 9th April 2023

On Easter morning, Bishop Michael considers resurrection and coronation - and how they manifest symbols of power and authority.

Farewell, Bishop Clive

Published: 6th April 2023

The Diocese says Goodbye to Bishop Clive, Bishop of Wolverhampton, this week. After 17 years he retires as the most long-serving bishop in that See, and the most experienced member of the Lichfield Bishop's staff team.

Say what?

Published: 5th April 2023

A bit of Bananarama theology to start a Monday morning...

Dust and Glory

Published: 1st April 2023

Easter Day, a time for celebration - Easter eggs and bunnies? "Yes to all of that!" says Bishop Sarah - read why!

Readers gather to celebrate service

Published: 23rd March 2023

The former Archbishop of Wales spoke to over 100 Readers from across Lichfield Diocese.

New chaplaincy resource

Published: 20th March 2023

Bishop Michael reflects on the General Synod vote on blessings for those in same-sex relationships and launches a new chaplaincy team to offer support in this area.

Zoe at historic gathering with The King

Published: 13th March 2023

The Revd Zoe Heming represented General Synod at Buckingham Palace.

TCT's work returns to the missional heart of the diocese

Published: 10th March 2023

Integration of Transforming Communities Together with the diocese will ensure stability and sustainability.

Prized Nature

Published: 10th March 2023

Churchyards are very important places for those whose loved ones are buried there, but a survey of visitors to some churchyards in Sussex found that they are often visited by people who value their peace and beauty. The Churchyard Award Scheme has been running for over 30 years. It’s run by volunteers to celebrate the work of volunteers in maintaining and developing churchyards and church gardens across the diocese of Lichfield.

Six awarded St Chad's Medals

Published: 3rd March 2023

The contributions of lay people to the life of churches across the dioceses was celebrated on St Chad's Day.

Send more pauses

Published: 1st March 2023

Emails, debate and Lent

Bishop Michael takes seat in the Lords

Published: 20th February 2023

The Bishop of Lichfield will represent the diocese in the House of Lords.

A Theological Taster!

Published: 17th February 2023

A group from our ‘Pathways’ programme are taking part in an exciting new opportunity to sample theological study at The Queen’s Foundation.

Diocese ends investments in fossil fuel

Published: 16th February 2023

Bishop Council members agree to fully divest from fossil fuel companes.

Debbie takes on racial justice role

Published: 13th February 2023

Canon Debbie Parks is the new Co-Convenor of the diocese's Racial Justice and Inclusion Task Group.

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