Celebrating 25 Years of Women's Ministry
18 March 2019 Celebrating 25 Years of Women's Ministry

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the ordination of women in the Church of England Read

Thy Kingdom Come - 30 May–9 June 2019
4 March 2019 Thy Kingdom Come - 30 May–9 June 2019

Thy Kingdom Come 2019 could be a great time to pray particularly for children and young people across the diocese ... Read

LentPilgrim and EasterPilgrim daily reflections
4 March 2019 LentPilgrim and EasterPilgrim daily reflections

We’re delighted to be sharing details with you about the Church of England’s 2019 Lent and Easter campaigns, LentPilgrim and ... Read

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​Vocations Sunday - 12 May 2019 CofE 19 March 2019 ​Vocations Sunday - 12 May 2019

The CofE Vocations Sunday pack this year brings together our most popular resources, providing a convenient starter pack for anyone looking to foster a culture of vocation in their parish or chaplaincy. Read

Cyclone Idai hits Southern Malawi CofE 19 March 2019 Cyclone Idai hits Southern Malawi

As has been widely reported in the media, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Southern Malawi have been hit by a calamitous cyclone in recent days. What has been less widely reported is that, only a week prior to Cyclone Idai, another bout of devasting flooding had already hit Southern Malawi. Read

Celebrating 25 Years of Women's Ministry CofE 18 March 2019 Celebrating 25 Years of Women's Ministry

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the ordination of women in the Church of England Read

Churches to hold tea and prayer drop-ins for Brexit CofE 18 March 2019 Churches to hold tea and prayer drop-ins for Brexit

​The Church of England has called for communities to join together in conversation and prayer as Brexit discussions reach a pivotal point. Read

​P&P update CofE 5 March 2019 ​P&P update

Back in January we shared the good news that The Church of England Strategic Investment Board was very impressed with the radical nature of our People & Places (P&P) plans and have awarded us a grant of £5 million to deliver the People & Places programme. The P&P Strategic Programme Board are currently liaising with the Church Commissioners regarding how the funds will be allocated within the programme and we will keep you updated. Read

Notification of Appointments CofE 5 March 2019 Notification of Appointments

Moves and appointments within the Birmingham diocese. Read

The earth is the Lord’s CofE 5 March 2019 The earth is the Lord’s

‘The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof, the world and those who dwell therein’ Psalm 24:1 I hope there will be a growing awareness of the hidden costs of our consumption and a greater appreciation of the financial investment, engineering ingenuity and sacrificial labour that provides for our daily needs and wants. Read

Thy Kingdom Come - 30 May–9 June 2019 CofE 4 March 2019 Thy Kingdom Come - 30 May–9 June 2019

Thy Kingdom Come 2019 could be a great time to pray particularly for children and young people across the diocese and in your local community. One of the ways you could do this is through prayer walking in your area. If this is something that you are interested in we have developed a simple resource that you can use to help you plan a short (or long!) walk which you can use to pray as an individual or with others. Read

​This works!’ How Messy Churches create new space for faith CofE 4 March 2019 ​This works!’ How Messy Churches create new space for faith

Significant new research from the Church Army’s Research Unit confirms the serious effectiveness of Messy Church. Playfully Serious: How Messy Churches create new space for faith proves that Messy Church is not ‘just a bit of fun’, as some critics persist in believing. Read

LentPilgrim and EasterPilgrim daily reflections CofE 4 March 2019 LentPilgrim and EasterPilgrim daily reflections

We’re delighted to be sharing details with you about the Church of England’s 2019 Lent and Easter campaigns, LentPilgrim and EasterPilgrim. Read

Lent Resources: Reducing isolation: Building community CofE 4 March 2019 Lent Resources: Reducing isolation: Building community

We're in the grip of an epidemic of loneliness across our communities today. Read

Dementia Prayer Week, 12-19 March 2019 CofE 4 March 2019 Dementia Prayer Week, 12-19 March 2019

A national, annual event enabling parishes and schools around the country and elsewhere to use the online resources to participate. Read

On Yer Bike, Global Warming… CofE 28 February 2019 On Yer Bike, Global Warming…

Could you cycle as many miles as you have years?... Read on to see why 76 year old John is hoping to cycle at least 76 miles to raise money for a climate justice. Read

​Archbishop give blessing to plastic free faith Easter Egg CofE 20 February 2019 ​Archbishop give blessing to plastic free faith Easter Egg

The Archbishop of York has welcomed a 'plastic free' version of The Real Easter Egg. Read

Container lorry to Malawi 2019 CofE 18 February 2019 Container lorry to Malawi 2019

The container lorry has taking items donated by people in Birmingham will be loaded on Saturday 18th May. Read

Twitter 25 March 2019 The Church of England@churchofengland Here is a prayer from the Church of England. You can access text and audio versions through our website:… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Twitter 24 March 2019 CofE - Birmingham@cofebirmingham A wonderful evening of celebration at @bhamcathedral to mark 25 years of women and men sharing in priestly ministry… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Twitter 24 March 2019 CofE - Birmingham@cofebirmingham Just got home from a Holy Spirit filled weekend with our #MissionApprentices Prayer, games, skill sharing and fello… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Twitter 24 March 2019 The Church of England@churchofengland Here is today's #LentPilgrim reflection. Discover more by signing up to our free daily reflections… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Twitter 24 March 2019 The Church of England@churchofengland Here is a prayer from the Church of England. You can access text and audio versions through our website:… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Twitter 23 March 2019 The Church of England@churchofengland "Tea and cake will not find a solution to #Brexit, but it might be what enables us to move on from one of the most… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Twitter 23 March 2019 The Church of England@churchofengland This Sunday is the third in Lent. Start your #LentPilgrim journey this weekend by taking part in one of the thousan… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Twitter 23 March 2019 The Church of England@churchofengland Did you follow #CofELabs last week? We gathered 50 Christian techies and creatives to help grow people's faith and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Twitter 23 March 2019 CofE - Birmingham@cofebirmingham Really good debate on knife crime at diocesan synod. Practical ways of working to bring peace and stability @cofebirmingham
Twitter 23 March 2019 The Church of England@churchofengland Here is today's #LentPilgrim reflection. Discover more by signing up to our free daily reflections… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…