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  • ​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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • ​Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2020: Service & Devotional Resources
    20 November 2019 ​Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2020: Service & Devotional Resources

    Materials for a service marking the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 18th to 25th January 2020, are now available. The theme is “Unusual Kindness”.Click to download the PDF.The service is well suited to involve ...

  • United in Prayer: #pray24brum in 2020
    20 November 2019 United in Prayer: #pray24brum in 2020

    Now in its 6th year, #pray24brum is an established part of the Churches Together calendar and offers a wonderful opportunity to begin the year united in prayer and praise with those from diverse Christian traditions ...

  • The Paper Issue #1 Now Online
    15 November 2019 The Paper Issue #1 Now Online

    The first edition of The Paper, our 16-page newspaper, is now available to read online HERE.Each edition includes faith stories, punchy essays and practical ideas to equip communities and individuals for everyday life and ministry. We’re ...