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  • Spiritual Accompaniment - training course
    12 February 2020 Spiritual Accompaniment - training course

    A one year ecumenical training course for lay and ordained Christians.The course is open to Christians of any denomination. Those seeking a place would be people who:find others turn naturally to them to talk about ...

  • Pathways for Discipleship
    12 February 2020 Pathways for Discipleship

    Seven opportunities in March/April to learn about the renewed pathways for discipleship and servant-leadership coming in September 2020.A renewed journey of discipleship will be running across Church of England Birmingham from September 2020.The aim will ...

  • Notification of Appointments
    6 February 2020 Notification of Appointments

    The Revd Sue ChandlerAssistant Priest (SSM), Olton, Diocese of BirminghamTo be: Associate Priest (SSM), Solihull, Diocese of Birmingham (29 March 2020)The Revd Peter Law-JonesVicar of Shirley, Diocese of BirminghamTo retire from this position (12 April ...

  • National Lottery Heritage initial support for world-famous stained-glass windows
    6 February 2020 National Lottery Heritage initial support for world-famous stained-glass windows

    Birmingham Cathedral has received initial support from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for Divine Beauty, it was announced today. Made possible by National Lottery players, the project aims to conserve and interpret the world-famous stained-glass ...

  • ​Holy Trinity history book
    5 February 2020 ​Holy Trinity history book

    This long-awaited fully illustrated book, to be published by The History Press, brings together the story of the church building, the many links between the church and the Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield and the ...

  • ​The Real Easter Egg campaign
    5 February 2020 ​The Real Easter Egg campaign

    Ten years a go churches and schools from Birmingham Diocese helped establish a mission project which has reached millions of people, crosses all denominations and offers individuals a simple way to share the Easter Story ...

  • ​Protecting and Revealing the Heritage of St Alban’s Church
    5 February 2020 ​Protecting and Revealing the Heritage of St Alban’s Church

    St Alban’s PCC, Highgate, Birmingham wins National Lottery SupportSt Alban’s Parochial Church Council, responsible for the Grade II* listed Victorian Gothic church of St Alban the Martyr, situated in an area of high social deprivation ...

  • ​Let's go on a journey…
    5 February 2020 ​Let's go on a journey…

    Have you ever taken a journey using the Google Maps app? I suspect many of us have.If you haven’t, the process is really quite simple. Starting with two key pieces of information, where you are ...

  • The Rough with the Smooth
    5 February 2020 The Rough with the Smooth

    The publication of “The Rough with the Smooth” coincides with the celebration of 800 years since the building of Solihull’s parish church of Saint Alphege. The author has selected and revised articles that he has ...

  • Birmingham Cathedral Choir makes music pilgrimage to Scotland
    5 February 2020 Birmingham Cathedral Choir makes music pilgrimage to Scotland

    Choristers from Birmingham Cathedral kick start the cathedral’s ‘Year of Pilgrimage’ with a tour of performances in Scotland.Staff and musicians from Birmingham Cathedral will be heading to Scotland during February Half Term as part of ...

  • Director of Finance leaving for pastures new
    4 February 2020 Director of Finance leaving for pastures new

    We are sorry to announce that after seven years in post Melanie Crooks, our Director of Finance, will be leaving us in April for pastures new.Mel will be moving on to be Director of Resources ...

  • Bishop's Comment: The Mining Community
    4 February 2020 Bishop's Comment: The Mining Community

    The Chief Executive of one of the world’s largest mining companies likes to remind me that minerals are needed for 45% of the global economy but are sourced from less than 0.5% of the earth’s ...

  • 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 ...

  • Unleashed – The Acts Church Today
    22 January 2020 Unleashed – The Acts Church Today

    An introduction by Gavin Calver, CEO of the Evangelical AllianceThe Church is absolutely amazing! What started as a youth group of 12 is now the largest religion in the world and growing rapidly. Here in ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • ​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 ...

  • ​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 ...