Mission Apprentice Celebration Day 2017
27 June 2017 Mission Apprentice Celebration Day 2017

On Friday the 23rd of June 2017 a day of celebration took place at St George's, Newtown in recognition of ... Read

Introducing... Paula Gooder
21 June 2017 Introducing... Paula Gooder

Q and A with Paula Gooder, our new Director of Mission Learning and Development Read

More In Common
20 June 2017 More In Common

​"We have far more in common than that which divides us..." Two ways we celebrated Jo Cox's memory in Birmingham Read

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​USPG - United Society, Partners in the Gospel CofE 17 August 2017 ​USPG - United Society, Partners in the Gospel

Conference delegates heard speakers offer insights and experiences relating to the five themes of USPG’s work – Protecting Health, Enabling Livelihoods, Promoting Justice, Growing the Church and Responding to Crises. Read

Singing for Syrians CofE 17 August 2017 Singing for Syrians

Singing for Syrians is a nationwide initiative offering a positive way to raise money for some of Syria’s most vulnerable people. Read

Did you know you can access charity pricing even if your church isn't a registered charity? CofE 17 August 2017 Did you know you can access charity pricing even if your church isn't a registered charity?

Charity rates can be a slightly tricky perk to put into practice if your church does not have a registered charity number. Read

​Make the world a little friendlier CofE 15 August 2017 ​Make the world a little friendlier

Welcome an adult international student to your home for a day, weekend, or three nights at Christmas and a help a lonely student feel at home. Read

​Urban Estates Mission Enabler CofE 15 August 2017 ​Urban Estates Mission Enabler

We are pleased to let you know that Andy Delmege is taking on the part-time role of Urban Estates Mission Enabler, working in Paula Gooder’s new Mission Learning and Development Team. Andy will also continue to minister at St Bede’s Brandwood. Read

​Talking about ‘sexting’ CofE 8 August 2017 ​Talking about ‘sexting’

Young people are increasingly sending explicit messages and ‘sexting’ online. A survey by the NSPCC in 2016 reported that between 15 and 40% of teenagers have at some point been involved in so called 'sexting'. Read

Bishop's Comment: Flourishing Under Pressure CofE 1 August 2017 Bishop's Comment: Flourishing Under Pressure

I have been travelling briefly in China and India, the world's two most populous countries. The traditions in society and government of over 2 billion people are rooted in religions and ideologies that are distant from our Western consciousness. Read

New Acting Diocesan Director of Ordinands Team Appointed CofE 1 August 2017 New Acting Diocesan Director of Ordinands Team Appointed

The Venerable Dr David Lee, a former Director of Mission here in Birmingham, is to take on a part-time lead role as Acting DDO from 19 September in the Church of England - Birmingham. David will work alongside Revd Emma Sykes and Revd Paul Hinton. Read

Tim Hughes wins Archbishop's Award for Worship CofE 31 July 2017 Tim Hughes wins Archbishop's Award for Worship

Revd Tim Hughes received the Thomas Cranmer Award for Worship from the Archbishop of Canterbury last month. Read

New Retirement Officer: The Revd Canon Rob Morris CofE 28 July 2017 New Retirement Officer: The Revd Canon Rob Morris

We are pleased to announce the appointment of a new Retirement Officer for the Church of England – Birmingham, the Revd Canon Rob Morris. Read

​Can the church help the NHS? CofE 27 July 2017 ​Can the church help the NHS?

Any church of any denomination can appoint a registered nurse, on a part time, expenses or paid basis, to develop a health related ministry with the congregation and community, from and through their church. Read

​AtaLoss.org website for those who have suffered a bereavement CofE 27 July 2017 ​AtaLoss.org website for those who have suffered a bereavement

A new website was launched earlier this year to signpost the bereaved to local support, including support provided by the local church. Read

Notification of Appointments CofE 26 July 2017 Notification of Appointments

Moves and appointments within the Birmingham diocese. Read

Catherine Grylls New Warden of Readers CofE 20 July 2017 Catherine Grylls New Warden of Readers

Revd Canon Catherine Grylls has been appointed as our new Warden of Readers. Read

Important Updates to 'A Church Near You' CofE 18 July 2017 Important Updates to 'A Church Near You'

Any account that has not been logged into in the last 12 months by October 2017 will not be transferred to the new site. Read

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