Calvert Prentis announced as new Director of Ordinands and Vocations
3 December 2017 Calvert Prentis announced as new Director of Ordinands and Vocations

Calvert is currently half-time Assistant Diocesan Director of Ordinands (ADDO) in the Diocese of Chelmsford and Priest in Charge of ... Read

soul[food]: The Proof is in the Pudding
25 October 2017 soul[food]: The Proof is in the Pudding

What is soul[food] and how does it work? Read

LIEP: Twenty Years of Faithful Friendship
27 September 2017 LIEP: Twenty Years of Faithful Friendship

Projects such as the Ladywood Interfaith Education Project (LIEP) can play a vital role in building bridges between people groups. Read

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All Change in the Communications Team CofE 6 December 2017 All Change in the Communications Team

It is nearly six years since Steve Squires joined us as Director of Communications and he has decided that it is time for new challenges. We are delighted to announce that Fiona Handscomb, our Written Storyteller, has been appointed as our new Director of Communications. Read

Notification of Appointments CofE 5 December 2017 Notification of Appointments

Moves and appointments within the Birmingham diocese. Read

​Minworth is celebrating the arrival of a brand new congregation CofE 5 December 2017 ​Minworth is celebrating the arrival of a brand new congregation

St John's at Minworth has been in the planning stages for over a year at nearby St John's in Walmley but the new congregation has now begun to take its place in the Minworth community and shares the existing building of St George the Martyr with the goodwill of its Vicar, Father James Cope. Read

Bishop's Comment CofE 5 December 2017 Bishop's Comment

Our Christian journey is not devoid of the unexpected. As we enter Advent, are we ready for the unexpected - both good and bad? Read

Revd Becky Stephens to be Bishop’s Adviser for Women’s Ministry CofE 3 December 2017 Revd Becky Stephens to be Bishop’s Adviser for Women’s Ministry

Becky will work with Bishop David, Bishop Anne and other colleagues to support the leadership, well-being and development of women in ordained ministry, enabling them to flourish in their vocation. Read

Calvert Prentis announced as new Director of Ordinands and Vocations CofE 3 December 2017 Calvert Prentis announced as new Director of Ordinands and Vocations

Calvert is currently half-time Assistant Diocesan Director of Ordinands (ADDO) in the Diocese of Chelmsford and Priest in Charge of St John's, Seven Kings – an urban multi-ethnic parish in Ilford. Read

​New Deadlines for National Churches Trust’s Project Development Grants CofE 29 November 2017 ​New Deadlines for National Churches Trust’s Project Development Grants

The National Churches Trust has announced the deadlines for the 2018 application period for its Project Development grants. The grants are a pilot scheme intended to support churches to develop high quality, well researched, sustainable projects through the diagnosis of issues affecting the church, by testing the viability of proposed solutions. Read

16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence CofE 29 November 2017 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence

​16 Days of Action is an international movement to raise awareness of gender based violence spanning from 25th November to 10th December. The 16 days also includes International Human Rights Defenders Day (29th Nov) and World AIDS Day (1st Dec). Read

Bishop David's response to the Autumn Budget CofE 22 November 2017 Bishop David's response to the Autumn Budget

Bishop David responds to the Chancellor's Budget Read

Anglicans in Malawi are bringing education to girls CofE 9 November 2017 Anglicans in Malawi are bringing education to girls

Fran Mate, USPG Programmes Manager for Africa, reports on how the holistic mission of the Anglican Church in Malawi is helping to improve lives. Read

Youthwork Ideas for Advent/Christmas CofE 2 November 2017 Youthwork Ideas for Advent/Christmas

To help you get ahead of the game this year and perhaps bring some sparkle and glitter to your youth work, we have put together a package brimming with games, creative ideas, bible studies and social action ideas that will leave you wanting to pull off the wrapping and getting stuck in. Read

How can your church get involved in our #GodWithUs Christmas campaign? CofE 1 November 2017 How can your church get involved in our #GodWithUs Christmas campaign?

​With #JoyToTheWorld, last year’s national Christmas campaign, winning gold this week at Communicate Magazine’s Digital Impact Awards, we’re excited to be updating churches and congregations across the country with this year’s #GodWithUs campaign. Read

​Everyone a Youth Worker CofE 1 November 2017 ​Everyone a Youth Worker

Emma Sargeant is the new project manager for the Growing Younger Youth Project. This month she introduces us to two of her volunteers based in Lickey. Read

Mary's Meals Resource Pack CofE 31 October 2017 Mary's Meals Resource Pack

Mary’s Meals to provide the world’s poorest children with a meal in school. Read

soul[food]: The Proof is in the Pudding CofE 25 October 2017 soul[food]: The Proof is in the Pudding

What is soul[food] and how does it work? Read

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Twitter 10 December 2017 Church of England@c_of_e Advent is watching – as the child slowly grows in his mother’s womb, making his presence known. What are you watchi… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
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Twitter 10 December 2017 Church of England@c_of_e Waiting for Christmas is part of the excitement and preparation. Prayer is not an instant fix, it’s a kind of waiti… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
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