Christian bookshops

At  least four Christian bookshops operate within Staffordshire:

  • The Methodist Book Centre, based in Gitana Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 1DY, sells a wide selection of books via its outlet, through church bookstalls and online via
  • The newly-opened Beacon Books operates out of the Beacon International Centre, Stafford, ST18 0GB. More information via this link.
  • St Editha’s Bookshop is situated inside St Editha’s Church, Tamworth, selling books, cards and Fair Trade goods. More information here.
  • The Lichfield Cathedral Bookshop, situated opposite the Cathedral at 9, The Close, Lichfield, WS13 7LD. Full details here.

Additionally, the Second-hand Book Emporium located in Hassall Road, Alsager, ST7 2HH, has more than 50,000 books, including very strong Theology and Worship sections. It is open on Fridays and Saturdays. Details via this link

Fountains Counselling Service 

Fountains Counselling Service is staffed by local Christians who are also professionally-trained counsellors, or counsellors completing their training. Fountains provides counselling for adults around Stafford, Cannock, Stoke-on-Trent and Market Drayton. The service is available to adults of any faith or no faith, regardless of race, gender, class, ability, religion or income. 

Fountains counsellors offer support for various life challenges, including anxiety, stress and depression, loss and bereavement, anger, abuse and relationship difficulties. For further information, click here. To explore the possibility of becoming a Fountains counsellor, e-mail or call 07980 387847.