Bishop David: “let us recommit to working together for a city that is safe, generous and kind.”
23 March 2017 Bishop David: “let us recommit to working together for a city that is safe, generous and kind.”

Having returned from Westminster to Birmingham I continue to be shocked and saddened by the attack... Read

All Are Welcome
8 February 2017 All Are Welcome

Jewel Ahumibe and Frances Self from St John's take us on a walk around multicultural Sparkhill Read

Church of England Birmingham awarded £2.565m towards the next phase of Transforming Church
16 January 2017 Church of England Birmingham awarded £2.565m towards the next phase of Transforming Church

The Church Commissioners have awarded the Church of England Birmingham £2.565m. Read

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Bishop David: “let us recommit to working together for a city that is safe, generous and kind.” CofE 23 March 2017 Bishop David: “let us recommit to working together for a city that is safe, generous and kind.”

Having returned from Westminster to Birmingham I continue to be shocked and saddened by the attack... Read

Hospital chaplaincy offer vital aid to patients CofE 20 March 2017 Hospital chaplaincy offer vital aid to patients

​Hospital chaplaincy team vital in offering extra support to patients through emergency food or clothing parcels on discharge. Read

​Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) launches East Africa Crisis Appeal CofE 15 March 2017 ​Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) launches East Africa Crisis Appeal

Leading UK aid agencies have announced a joint fundraising appeal to help millions of people facing hunger in East Africa. More than 16 million people in the region do not know where their next meal will come from and children are at risk of dying from starvation. Read

​Responding Well to Domestic Abuse: Policy and Practice Guidance CofE 15 March 2017 ​Responding Well to Domestic Abuse: Policy and Practice Guidance

Church communities are being urged to address the issue of domestic abuse and raise awareness of its impact on adults and children. Read

3D Course for Developing Disciples CofE 14 March 2017 3D Course for Developing Disciples

We are beginning to plan for the next session of the 3D course which will start in September 2017. Read

Advent Ring needs new home CofE 14 March 2017 Advent Ring needs new home

St Nicolas, King's Norton has an Advent ring that they can no longer use and hope that someone else can make use of it. Read

​Easter booklets CofE 14 March 2017 ​Easter booklets

This Easter Birmingham City Mission has produced a new booklet, An Officer's Tale, for children. Read

Appointment Announcement CofE 14 March 2017 Appointment Announcement

Paula Gooder has been appointed as our new Director of Mission Learning and Development and there are changes in role for Mark Pryce and Joycelyn Lewis-Gregory. Read

Church Housing Trust launches booklet to support churches CofE 14 March 2017 Church Housing Trust launches booklet to support churches

The ‘How to Help Homeless People’ booklet provides advice for clergy and laypeople on how to help homeless callers and what further action they might take, especially if they do not run any services themselves. It includes practical advice and a poster that can be filled in with local shelters, hotlines and other emergency contacts. Read

Hidden Treasure Taizé Birmingham CofE 13 March 2017 Hidden Treasure Taizé Birmingham

​It is just under seven weeks until Hidden Treasure Taizé Birmingham begins. So far we have received registrations from seventeen different countries. But we also want to encourage as many young people from Birmingham to take part. Read

​The Bishop of Birmingham responds to the Budget CofE 9 March 2017 ​The Bishop of Birmingham responds to the Budget

The Bishop of Birmingham's response to the Chancellor's Budget Statement Read

Notification of Appointments CofE 28 February 2017 Notification of Appointments

Moves and appointments within the Birmingham diocese. Read

​New forms in readiness for your Annual Parochial Church Meeting CofE 28 February 2017 ​New forms in readiness for your Annual Parochial Church Meeting

As you may be aware, the regulations surrounding eligibility to serve as a Churchwarden, PCC Member or Deanery Synod member have changed in the last twelve months. There are changes to the Church Representation Rules and the Churchwardens Measure (as a result of the Safeguarding and Clergy Discipline Measure 2016). Read

Malawi 50th Appeal - one last push! CofE 28 February 2017 Malawi 50th Appeal - one last push!

Our 50th anniversary appeal to get a classroom block built in each of the four dioceses in Malawi has almost reached its target, thanks to generous giving by parishes, schools and other well-wishers. But we need one last push! Read

Bishop's Comment: New classrooms in Malawi CofE 28 February 2017 Bishop's Comment: New classrooms in Malawi

​At the beginning of April I will be making my first visit to Malawi. As part of this visit I shall be visiting one of the schools receiving a new classroom block which has been made possible through the generous support of many here in our own diocese. Read

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Twitter 25 March 2017 Church of England@c_of_e Had some wonderful helpers today, making Mother's day posies @TownChurchRugby @Rev_Nay pic.twitter.com/RzmgoPMAuW
Twitter 25 March 2017 Church of England@c_of_e @stedsromford @c_of_e Mothering Sunday flowers ready for our 10am parade service. #MotheringSundaytwitter.com/i/web/status/8…
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Twitter 25 March 2017 Church of England@c_of_e 'We know we can live well together in Birmingham. Let's not swallow what people say about us' @David_Urq at Birming… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Twitter 25 March 2017 Church of England@c_of_e Great speech by @David_Urq today as Birmingham stands together to remember those who have been killed and recommit… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Twitter 25 March 2017 Church of England@c_of_e Spring has arrived at the West End and it looks beautiful! @VisitHertsUK @VisitBritain @VisitEngland pic.twitter.com/QRN7pN8YZy
Twitter 25 March 2017 Church of England@c_of_e Riot of spring. Beautiful daffodils in @bhamcathedral grounds facing @GrandBrum pic.twitter.com/0dDSlRqhTH
Twitter 25 March 2017 Church of England@c_of_e Some pictures taken at the West Door after the service @bbcathedral today for the new Dean Peter Howell-Jones… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…