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  • CRE returns to the Midlands
    27 January 2020 CRE returns to the Midlands

    The Bishop of Coventry, the Rt Revd Dr Christopher Cocksworth, has welcomed the return of the Christian Resources Exhibition to the Midlands for the first time in five years (NAEC, Stoneleigh Park, nr Coventry, 4-5 ...

  • Spend a night out in a cardboard box
    14 January 2020 Spend a night out in a cardboard box

    On Friday 28th February, spend a night out in a cardboard box to raise money for Birmingham City Mission’s work with the homeless in our city – and find out what it’s really like to ...

  • Bishop's Comment: Take a moment
    8 January 2020 Bishop's Comment: Take a moment

    ‘In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came into being through him, and without him not ...

  • Notification of Appointments
    7 January 2020 Notification of Appointments

    The Revd Andi ThomasAssistant Curate, St Clement, Castle Bromwich, Diocese of BirminghamTo be: Pioneer Minister, Chelmsley Wood, St Andrew, Diocese of Birmingham (1 September 2019)The Revd Ivor LewisAssistant Curate, St John & St Peter Ladywood, ...

  • Passion play: The Narrow Road
    6 January 2020 Passion play: The Narrow Road

    Riding Lights Theatre Company is pleased to present their passion play The Narrow Road which is available for booking. Please click here for further details.The Narrow RoadPowerful theatre on the journey to EasterTouring the UK ...

  •  #LiveLent campaign
    16 December 2019 #LiveLent campaign

    The Archbishop's Lent Book "Saying Yes to Life" and the #LiveLent campaign will both focus on environmental issues. You and your church can take part; Sign up for the #LiveLent daily reflections & actions,Find the ...

  • CofE Environment  Bulletin
    16 December 2019 CofE Environment Bulletin

    2019 has seen the climate move up everyone’s agendas, within and outside the Church. The national Environmental Working Group have recently issued a call to action and staff have started work on vital projects such ...

  • ​Which magazine is best?
    16 December 2019 ​Which magazine is best?

    The search is on for Britain's best church magazine. Entries are now invited for the annual competition run by the Association for Church Editors (ACE)."Church magazines are often a forgotten but effective means of communication," ...

  • ​Introduction to Further Education Chaplaincy Videos
    9 December 2019 ​Introduction to Further Education Chaplaincy Videos

    Did you know that 2.2 million people in England are studying and training at a Further Education or Sixth Form College? Did you know that FE and Sixth Form colleges educate a higher proportion of ...

  • ​Anna Chaplaincy
    9 December 2019 ​Anna Chaplaincy

    Named after the faithful widow Anna, who appears with Simeon in Luke’s gospel, Anna Chaplaincy is non-judgemental, person centred spiritual care for older people of all faiths and none. In June 2019, Anna Chaplaincy began ...

  • Festive Film Promotes achurchnearyou.com
    9 December 2019 Festive Film Promotes achurchnearyou.com

    Following the encouraging engagement with last year’s Christmas film, the Diocese of St Albans has released another short film for 2019. In the film 'Choir Wars: Battle of the Carol Singers’, two choirs discover that it takes more ...

  • ​Building work begins on Brand New School!
    9 December 2019 ​Building work begins on Brand New School!

    On the 11 November 2019 work officially began on the building of Christ Church, Church of England Secondary Academy. To officially kick things off we held a 'ground breaking ceremony' to commemorate the moment. Bishop David ...

  • ​Promote Christmas services without the hassle
    4 December 2019 ​Promote Christmas services without the hassle

    Go Chatter... have launched a new website (gochattercustomvideos.com) where Churches, in less than 5 minutes, can customise their own video advert for events and services.You don’t need video editing skills or a creative bone in your ...

  • Bishop's Comment: Take up your cross
    4 December 2019 Bishop's Comment: Take up your cross

    Which is easier to say, take up your cross or write down your cross?This General Election I have been asked more often than in any other by individuals to discuss their dilemma about where to ...

  • ​P&P: A great start to the new year!
    3 December 2019 ​P&P: A great start to the new year!

    The new church year got off to a great start in Erdington on Advent Sunday 1 December. Over 150 people gathered with Bishop David to launch the new Deanery of Aston and Sutton Coldfield and ...

  • ​Full-time Area Dean of Handsworth & Central
    3 December 2019 ​Full-time Area Dean of Handsworth & Central

    The Bishop of Birmingham is delighted to announce the appointment of the Revd Douglas Machiridza as the first full-time Area Dean of the new deanery of Handsworth and Central, subject to satisfactory completion of the ...

  • ​Discipleship and Servant Leadership: What do you think really matters?
    28 November 2019 ​Discipleship and Servant Leadership: What do you think really matters?

    Everyone is being invited to take part in a big survey of discipleship and servant leadership between now and 30 January. Can you help shape the vision to make more, and more confident, disciples?By looking ...

  • Parish Buying - make your church greener
    26 November 2019 Parish Buying - make your church greener

    This month Parish Buying is focussing on how to make your church greener - contactless provider, GoodBox have a fab festive offer - solutions to getting your church online if this has been a challenge - ...

  • ​A handmade tale: petition in fabric goes on display in the cloisters at Westminster Abbey
    26 November 2019 ​A handmade tale: petition in fabric goes on display in the cloisters at Westminster Abbey

    Part of a 16,000 strong petition with a difference went on display at Chapter House, Westminster Abbey this week. The Handmade Petition: I See You, consists of 16,000 handmade squares of fabric. Each one contains ...

  • ​Archbishops Statement in connection with the Chief Rabbi’s concerns about anti-Semitism
    26 November 2019 ​Archbishops Statement in connection with the Chief Rabbi’s concerns about anti-Semitism

    Archbishop Justin has issued the following statement, in connection with the Chief Rabbi’s concerns about anti-Semitism. This is a call for safety, belonging and freedom of faith and religious belief for all in this country.Bishop ...