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  • ​Inviting Disciples
    6 October 2014 ​Inviting Disciples

    Would you like to feel more confident to be able to share your Christian faith?Bishop David is inviting parishes to his second conference for lay people at the University of Birmingham on 15th November 2014. ...

  • New Director of Mission
    6 October 2014 New Director of Mission

    I am delighted to announce that I have appointed the Revd Rhiannon Jones as the new Director of Mission for the Church of England - Birmingham from 1 October 2014.This is a key appointment in ...

  • ​Churches get their hands dirty in Nechells Clear Up
    22 September 2014 ​Churches get their hands dirty in Nechells Clear Up

    On the morning of Saturday 20th September there was a Nechells Clear Up event organised by Churches Together in Nechells that brought together volunteers from the local community, statutory and voluntary organisations. The morning started ...

  • Engage Children's Ministry
    22 September 2014 Engage Children's Ministry

    A new way to Engage in training for ministry with Children and Families.The Institute for Children, Youth and Mission (CYM) is a specialist institution providing training and resources for Children, Youth and Mission work.Engage Children's ...

  • Harvest Gifts
    22 September 2014 Harvest Gifts

    Harvest Gifts: Tins and packets of food from your Harvest Festival or collection will be most welcome in Birmingham City Mission’s work with the homeless, elderly and those in need. Please bring them to the ...

  • Birmingham City Mission’s Christmas ToyLink: TOYS NEEDED
    22 September 2014 Birmingham City Mission’s Christmas ToyLink: TOYS NEEDED

    Each year Birmingham City Mission distribute gifts to about 3,000 children aged 0-2, 3-7 & 8-15. They need lots of toys for this project - new ones would be great but if not they must ...

  • ​Bishop of Birmingham rededicates transformed St Margaret's, Ward End
    17 September 2014 ​Bishop of Birmingham rededicates transformed St Margaret's, Ward End

    This Sunday (21 September 2014) the Bishop of Birmingham, The Right Reverend David Urquhart, will rededicate the renovated St Margaret’s Church, Ward End, Birmingham.He will perform the ceremony at 10.30am and this will be followed ...

  • ​The Theological Reading Group is open to interested clergy and lay people
    15 September 2014 ​The Theological Reading Group is open to interested clergy and lay people

    This term we are looking at books suggested by two of our members.One is is 'A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and the Beautiful' in the Oxford University Press ...

  • Pink Wellington Boots
    15 September 2014 Pink Wellington Boots

    After travelling nearly four hours from Blantyre – mostly on an unmade dust road – the sound that greeted us was children singing ‘We are marching’. We turned the corner to be greeted by children ...

  • Bishop's Comment: Words and meanings
    8 September 2014 Bishop's Comment: Words and meanings

    The International Arrivals Hall of Philadelphia Airport is decorated with words from the 1776 American Declaration of Independence ‘We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal, that they are ...

  • Have you filled in the World Mission Survey?
    4 September 2014 Have you filled in the World Mission Survey?

    The deadline for the World Mission Survey has been extended so we can hear back from more parishes about your engagement with world mission. Whether you have several mission links or none whatsoever, this information ...

  • ​St Thomas Community Project needs your vote in the Lloyds Bank Community Fund
    3 September 2014 ​St Thomas Community Project needs your vote in the Lloyds Bank Community Fund

    St Thomas Community Project has been shortlisted for the Lloyds Bank Community Fund 2014 in Birmingham.By encouraging the public to vote, St Thomas’ Community Project has a chance to be awarded a grant of up ...

  • Life & Soul - show your church in action
    20 August 2014 Life & Soul - show your church in action

    Churchcare and Church Times photography competition - Capture the worship or community activities taking place at your churchChurchCare, in association with the Church Times, is calling photographers of all ages and experience to take part ...

  • ​Bishop’s Youth Council continues to bring HOPE
    20 August 2014 ​Bishop’s Youth Council continues to bring HOPE

    After a number of successful HOPE Revolution projects and being cited by the National HOPE office as, a ‘flagship’ Mission Academy coming out of The Church of England at a Diocesan level, BYC and Mission ...

  • Stained Glass Windows Free to Local Church
    18 August 2014 Stained Glass Windows Free to Local Church

    Three stained glass windows which are a set originally from St Michael and All Angels, Langley need a new home in a church. They are small each measuring 21 inches x 48 inches. Free but ...

  • Bishop's Comment: Lights off at 11pm
    4 August 2014 Bishop's Comment: Lights off at 11pm

    The First World War that started exactly one hundred years ago catches the imagination of a generation that sits light to history. Commemorations include a symbolic lights off at 11pm on Monday 4th August, the ...

  • High level repair work at Birmingham Cathedral
    1 August 2014 High level repair work at Birmingham Cathedral

    The highest part of the historic Birmingham Cathedral will be removed for repair in a spectacular operation on Monday 4 August. A giant 'cherry-picker' crane on a special reinforced support will be used to remove ...

  • JAM mag - a new youth resource
    24 July 2014 JAM mag - a new youth resource

    The new JAM mag aims to show how the Christian faith is culturally relevant to young people in the UK. It contains loads of brilliant, wide-ranging, relevant stuff for 11-17 year olds and has a ...

  • ​Inspired by Inspired
    23 July 2014 ​Inspired by Inspired

    Mothers’ Union members from across the diocese went to an Inspired evening at Water Orton recently. Inspired is an event where you can share and celebrate the ways Mothers’ Union is currently supporting families and ...

  • Cathedral commemorates outbreak of First World War centenary
    21 July 2014 Cathedral commemorates outbreak of First World War centenary

    Birmingham Cathedral will be marking the centenary of the outbreak of WW1 with two major events for the cityA Civic Service will be held on Sunday 3 August, 11.00am, with the Lord Lieutenant and Lord ...