​Prayer for the National Crisis in Bolivia
12 November 2019 ​Prayer for the National Crisis in Bolivia

CofE Birmingham has a growing link with the Anglican Church in Bolivia. It is rooted in prayer, episcopal friendship, exchange ... Read

Spend a night out in a cardboard box
11 November 2019 Spend a night out in a cardboard box

Spend a night out in a cardboard box to raise money for BCM’s work with the homeless in our city ... Read

Appointment of a new Diocesan Secretary
7 November 2019 Appointment of a new Diocesan Secretary

​The Bishop of Birmingham and the Chair of the Birmingham Diocesan Board of Finance (BDBF) are delighted to announce, after ... Read

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Book now for Growing With God CofE 13 November 2019 Book now for Growing With God

Growing with God is our annual celebration and training day for everyone involved in mission and ministry with children, families and young people. Read

​Prayer for the National Crisis in Bolivia CofE 12 November 2019 ​Prayer for the National Crisis in Bolivia

CofE Birmingham has a growing link with the Anglican Church in Bolivia. It is rooted in prayer, episcopal friendship, exchange in mission and ministry and mutual cultural understanding. Bishop David asks everyone to join him in prayer for Bolivia at a time of national crisis. Read

Spend a night out in a cardboard box CofE 11 November 2019 Spend a night out in a cardboard box

Spend a night out in a cardboard box to raise money for BCM’s work with the homeless in our city – and find out what it’s really like to sleep rough. Read

Birmingham City Mission's Christmas appeal CofE 11 November 2019 Birmingham City Mission's Christmas appeal

For our homeless community Christmas can be hard as they remember lost families and soured relationships. Rather than the joy of the season, it can be a depressing and dark time. For others it can be a lonely and isolating few days. Read

BCM Reverse Advent Calendar CofE 11 November 2019 BCM Reverse Advent Calendar

Birmingham City Mission has produced a BCM Reverse Advent Calendar to help stock up the shelves at their food bank. The idea is, rather than (or as well as!) treating yourself every day through Advent, give to somebody else who needs the help Read

Appointment of a new Diocesan Secretary CofE 7 November 2019 Appointment of a new Diocesan Secretary

​The Bishop of Birmingham and the Chair of the Birmingham Diocesan Board of Finance (BDBF) are delighted to announce, after an extensive recruitment and discernment process, the appointment of a new Diocesan Secretary from 1st January 2020. Read

​Counting church visitor numbers goes digital in the Great Church Visitor Count CofE 5 November 2019 ​Counting church visitor numbers goes digital in the Great Church Visitor Count

The Great Church Visitor Count will analyze the difference between the number of entries recorded in a church visitor book and the actual number of visitors who pass through the door. Read

​Parishes can now invest their savings fossil-free CofE 5 November 2019 ​Parishes can now invest their savings fossil-free

Many of our parishes have been accustomed to investing their savings with the CBF (Central Board of Finance) Church of England Funds, and a number of us have been concerned that those investments should not be in businesses which contribute to global heating. Read

Notification of Appointments CofE 5 November 2019 Notification of Appointments

Moves and appointments within the Birmingham diocese. Read

Bishop's Comment:  Words of eternal life CofE 5 November 2019 Bishop's Comment: Words of eternal life

Words similar to those of the prophet Isaiah can be expected ‘in a Manifesto near you’ any time soon, “Behold I create new heavens and a new earth”, with the spin-doctors’ line following, “and the former things shall not be remembered or come into mind” (Isaiah 65:17) Read

​John Henry Newman and the Church of England: Then & Now CofE 4 November 2019 ​John Henry Newman and the Church of England: Then & Now

The Bishop of Birmingham’s Lecture Read

50th anniversary of women being admitted to Reader ministry CofE 4 November 2019 50th anniversary of women being admitted to Reader ministry

​A service to celebrate the 50th anniversary of women being admitted to Reader ministry was held in Birmingham Cathedral on the evening of 21st July this year. Bishop David officiated and Canon Dr Paula Gooder was the preacher. Read

The Churchwarden's Yearbook 2020 CofE 4 November 2019 The Churchwarden's Yearbook 2020

The annual diary and source of information used by churchwardens and clergy in England and Wales is now available. Read

​Reaching into your neighbourhood CofE 30 October 2019 ​Reaching into your neighbourhood

You've probably seen 'Permission to Smile' banners around Birmingham encouraging people to be friendly and 'greet someone today'. Read

​2019 Advent Calendar launches with competition CofE 30 October 2019 ​2019 Advent Calendar launches with competition

The 2019 Real Advent Calendar has been officially launched with a new 24 page Christmas story-activity book, a children’s competition, with profits helping to transform the lives of children in Kenya. Read

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