Flanders comes to Elmdon Church
28 January 2015

Flanders comes to Elmdon Church

​Visitors to a Solihull church are enjoying an award-winning artwork, designed to commemorate the centenary of the First World War. read

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​Bishop calls for us to pray and act in response to Malawi floods
23 January 2015

​Bishop calls for us to pray and act in response to Malawi floods

News is coming in of widespread severe flooding in Malawi as a result of a tropical cyclone. Half the districts ... read

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Birmingham Cathedral's 300th Anniversary Celebrations
20 January 2015

Birmingham Cathedral's 300th Anniversary Celebrations

The story of how a church became a cathedral is part of the story of how a West Midlands town ... 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."

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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.

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