Bishop David seeks deeper cohesion after Trojan Horse
23 July 2014

Bishop David seeks deeper cohesion after Trojan Horse

I expect that every child in Birmingham will have an excellent education preparing her or him to flourish in our ... read

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Bishop David welcomes approval to legislation enabling women to be bishops
14 July 2014

Bishop David welcomes approval to legislation enabling women to be bishops

I am delighted that the General Synod has now given its final approval to the legislation to enable women in ... read

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Bishop's Comment: ​Poverty Sunday
1 July 2014

Bishop's Comment: ​Poverty Sunday

On, or around, Sunday 20 July churches across the diocese are being urged to focus on poverty this summer by ... read

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Growing churches at the heart of each community

"As the youngest urban population in one of the most lively and diverse regions, Birmingham is a great place to be. For many years churches all over the diocese have served their communities in such a way as to be recognised and valued by those outside the church structures for meeting the needs of some of the poorest people in society.

I am proud to be part of a team of clergy and lay people working tirelessly with breadth, depth and commitment in serving older people, young people, children, refugees, asylum seekers and homeless people."

We're working on making this more effective but for now here's the latest from the Anglican Cycle of Prayer and links to download the relevant weeks from Praying Together...

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Transforming Church is a mission initiative that was rolled out across Birmingham diocese from the Autumn of 2009. It aims to be a gift to the parishes, not an additional burden; to provide a framework for church development rather than a blueprint of how every church should look; and to start with the local church, but not finish there.

Click on the video above to hear a 10 minute interview about Transforming Church.

Click here to read more.

Click here to get in touch with the Transforming Church Co-ordinator, Revd Rhiannon Jones.

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    Church Urban Fund Resources

    CUF have produced some useful resources for you to use on, or around, Sunday 20 July which Bishop David is encouraging you to make your Poverty Sunday.

    Click here to see a video highlighting the work of CUF.

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