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  • Container lorry to Malawi 2019
    18 February 2019 Container lorry to Malawi 2019

    For the last 14 years, a container lorry has taken items donated by people in Birmingham from here to Malawi. This year the lorry is to be loaded on Saturday 18th May. The address for ...

  • Jenny Tomlinson announced as new Archdeacon of Birmingham
    10 February 2019 Jenny Tomlinson announced as new Archdeacon of Birmingham

    The Bishop of Birmingham is excited to announce the appointment of a new Archdeacon of Birmingham. ReverendCanon Jenny Tomlinson, currently Mission and Ministry Adviser for the Colchester Episcopal Area, will take up the post from ...

  • Notification of Appointments
    6 February 2019 Notification of Appointments

    The Revd Margaret BrightonPTO, Diocese of LichfieldTo be also: PTO, Diocese of Birmingham  (17 January 2019)The Revd Andrew MartinAssistant Curate, St Stephen & St Wulstan, Selly Park, Diocese of BirminghamTo be: Associate Minister, St Stephen ...

  • Bishop's Comment: ​Feast and Famine
    6 February 2019 Bishop's Comment: ​Feast and Famine

    BBC TV ‘News at Ten’ in January led on the possibility of a shortage of fresh vegetables in the UK. Uncertainty of this kind can lead to a build up of anxiety and even fear. ...

  • ​Independent living, sheltered accommodation and residential care in a Christian setting
    5 February 2019 ​Independent living, sheltered accommodation and residential care in a Christian setting

    Independent living, sheltered accommodation and residential care in a Christian setting at Lady Katherine Housing and Care.Come and live in a beautiful setting, with access to church services either in St. Mary’s or within the ...

  • ​Christian and Muslim NGOs call for prayer for world’s ‘worst humanitarian crisis’ in Yemen
    5 February 2019 ​Christian and Muslim NGOs call for prayer for world’s ‘worst humanitarian crisis’ in Yemen

    Leaders of faith-based international development agencies have united to call on churches and mosques to pray for the desperate humanitarian situation in Yemen this week.After nearly four years of war, more than 14 million people ...

  • The Church of the Ascension Cadenabbia Lake Como Italy
    5 February 2019 The Church of the Ascension Cadenabbia Lake Como Italy

    Should you be considering a trip to Italy and to the region of Lake Como you might like to consider calling in on the Church of the Ascension at Cadenabbia (Immediately opposite Bellagio) on Lake ...

  • Celebrating 50 years of The Children’s Society’s Christingle
    5 February 2019 Celebrating 50 years of The Children’s Society’s Christingle

    As many of you will be aware, 2018 was a very special year for Christingle, as it marked 50 years since the first Christingle service on behalf of The Children’s Society. It’s been a wonderful ...

  • Announcement: Care of Churches Officer
    5 February 2019 Announcement: Care of Churches Officer

    We are delighted to let you know that Ben Smith, currently our Historic Places of Worship Support Officer, has been appointed as Care of Churches Officer. Ben will take up this role on 20 February 2019. ...

  • Church of England invests in new Christian communities
    1 February 2019 Church of England invests in new Christian communities

    The Church of England is to fund a bold series of projects to spread the Christian faith – from a new congregation in a nightclub area to a weekday church - as part of a ...

  • Volunteers needed at Birmingham City Mission
    21 January 2019 Volunteers needed at Birmingham City Mission

    Volunteer visitors needed for BCM’s ElderLink project in east Birmingham, in particular male visitors, to visit, befriend, assist and encourage elderly clients in their homes or in hospital. Click here for more about ElderLink.A volunteer van ...

  • ​Take part in our survey on Footsteps’ purpose & priorities.
    21 January 2019 ​Take part in our survey on Footsteps’ purpose & priorities.

    Footsteps (Faiths for a Low Carbon Future) was formed in 2015 to help bring together faith groups in Birmingham to respond to the challenge of moving to a low carbon future. In this survey we ...

  • ​Lent with New Daylight
    21 January 2019 ​Lent with New Daylight

    New Daylight is the Bible Reading Fellowship’s most popular series of Bible reading notes, with many thousands of devoted subscribers. Now, for the first time, BRF is breaking new ground with a special edition of ...

  • ​West Midlands FE Chaplaincy
    17 January 2019 ​West Midlands FE Chaplaincy

    2018 Report2018 has been a very successful first year for the project. During the year I have been working with: six FE colleges across eight campuses welcoming 11 new chaplains to support students and staff. ...

  • An interview with Ricky
    16 January 2019 An interview with Ricky

    Ricky, who is based at St Clements, Castle Bromwich says: "Mission Apprentice is an amazing scheme to recruit and train new church leaders from the ground-level in the Church of England. We’re people who, without this scheme supported ...

  • Thy Kingdom Come – Thursday 30 May–Sunday 9 June 2019
    14 January 2019 Thy Kingdom Come – Thursday 30 May–Sunday 9 June 2019

    Once again this year we are asking every Christian in every worshipping community to join us in praying for the renewing and empowering presence of the Holy Spirit. Whether you have joined in ‘Thy Kingdom ...

  • Spotlight on ..... Joel Wilson, Digital Content Producer
    10 January 2019 Spotlight on ..... Joel Wilson, Digital Content Producer

    What does a Digital Content Producer do?I do many things: filmmaking, photography, graphic design, website updates, responding to all kind of communications & media queries from people involved in church life, press queries, equipment training, ...

  • Are you inspired by the outdoors?
    10 January 2019 Are you inspired by the outdoors?

    One evening as we stood on the shore a moon of huge and astonishing proportions suddenly appeared, filling the whole sky with its presence and painting a blinding path across the sunset-coloured loch from the ...

  • Salt Network
    3 January 2019 Salt Network

    The Bishop of Birmingham, The Right Reverend David Urquhart and Christian Aid joined with business leaders from across the West Midlands on Monday evening (Nov 26th) to celebrate the launch of a new business network ...

  • Bishop's Comment: ​The hopes and fears of all the years are met in Thee tonight
    2 January 2019 Bishop's Comment: ​The hopes and fears of all the years are met in Thee tonight

    A toddler runs along and jumps up not so much for a cuddle as to see if the phone you are using to text or read online news can be requisitioned for his video entertainment.The ...