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  • Commemorating the First World War
    8 January 2014 Commemorating the First World War

    The second goal of Transforming Church is about making the most of all the natural opportunities that cross our paths both locally and nationally. Thus in recent years we have sought to engage with the ...

  • Reading group at the Queen's Foundation
    7 January 2014 Reading group at the Queen's Foundation

    This reading group is open to clergy, lay people and research students interested in theology. The book for study in the New Year 2014 is "Why Rousseau Was Wrong: Christianity and the Secular Soul" by ...

  • Encouraging Signs of Growth
    13 December 2013 Encouraging Signs of Growth

    With news headlines containing warnings that the Church of England ‘will be extinct in one generation’, one could be forgiven for feeling downhearted, but now new figures show that there have been wonderful signs of ...

  • Bishop's Comment
    11 December 2013 Bishop's Comment

    Every Child MattersWaking up one mid-November morning to the BBC Radio 4 news headline of the failings of Birmingham's statutory Children's Services made a depressing start to the day. Every story of an abused child ...

  • In the Marvellous Moment
    10 December 2013 In the Marvellous Moment

    A stunning projection onto Birmingham CathedralThis Christmas Birmingham Cathedral will transformed into an enormous work of art for three evenings.The building will become a huge canvas, and will have projections of local people, and their ...

  • Together in Service
    2 December 2013 Together in Service

    ‘Together in Service’ is a new programme supported by the Department for Communities and Local Government. Its objectives are: to celebrate the practical contribution that faith communities make to society through social action to support ...

  • Caring for God's Acre
    2 December 2013 Caring for God's Acre

    Thanks to a Heritage Lottery Fund grant 'Caring for God's Acre' is now working across England and Wales. As part of this work they are running special one-day conferences entitled ‘The Beautiful Burial Ground’ in ...

  • Farewell Evensong Service for The Ven Dr Brian Russell
    2 December 2013 Farewell Evensong Service for The Ven Dr Brian Russell

    A farewell service for The Ven Dr Brian Russell will be held at 3.30pm on 12th January 2014 in Birmingham Cathedral and will be followed by light refreshments.The Ven Dr Brian Russell has been appointed ...