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  • A Smartphone Missionary Journey

    Revd Dom Wright, vicar of St. Margaret's, Olton, has produced a video in which he and a friend re-trace the steps of Paul and Barnabas' first missionary journey:  Shot entirely on a smartphone, the film follows ...

  • Announcement: Interim Archdeacon of Birmingham

    The Bishop of Birmingham is delighted to announce the appointment of an Interim Archdeacon of Birmingham. Revd Canon Julian Francis, currently Vicar of St George’s Edgbaston, will take up the role from 1 December 2018. ...

  • Moving on: Director of Mission Learning & Development

    It is with sadness that we share with you the news that Paula Gooder has decided after much thought and prayer, as well as conversations with both Bishop David and Bishop Anne, that it is ...

  • Reader Selection and Training Process

    Information about the process of applying to become a Reader within the Church of England - Birmingham and subsequent training.

  • Operations Manager - Knowle Parish Church

    A new full-time leadership position at Knowle Parish Church (KPC), Solihull – accountable for all operational matters for the church, including the line management of the operations team – both employees and volunteers. He or ...

  • Junk Nativity

    Making angels, suitcases and baby mobiles out of junk was one way in to exploring themes around the Christmas story with a group of children from Woodhouse Primary Academy. The club, called 'Junk Nativity' was ...

  • The Birmingham Conversations: Talking Honestly in a City of Faiths

    Faith leaders should support mainstream leaders to set the tone of the city and campaign for issues unrelated to faiths, a report being launched in Birmingham has recommended. The report follows six meetings of the ...

  • Narthex Sparkhill awarded £450,000 to combat poverty

    Birmingham charity Narthex Sparkhill, based at St John's Church, has been awarded nearly £450,000 by the National Lottery to continue running a food bank and help local people in crisis.Since 2011 the charity has been operating Sparkhill ...

  • Beginning to Grow Younger in Cotteridge

    Higher Education is a wonderful opportunity, but it does have a pesky habit of stealing our young people…Every Autumn, many young people leave home and leave big gaps in church youth groups. This was the ...

  • A New School for Church of England - Birmingham

    We are pleased to confirm that the Department for Education has announced that our application to open Christ Church, Church of England Secondary Academy in the parish of Christ Church Yardley Wood has been successful. ...

  • Appointment Announcement

    New Director of Mission Learning and DevelopmentWe are delighted to announce that Canon Dr Paula Gooder has been appointed as our new Director of Mission Learning and Development. Paula will be known to many of ...

  • Growing Younger update

    So the excitement continues as we move forward with rolling out the Growing Younger initiative… The beginning of the year saw the arrival of the three new Assistant Directors of Mission – Liz Dumain, Ruth ...

  • 850th Anniversary of St Nicholas, Curdworth

    The 850th anniversary of St. Nicholas Church, Curdworth was blessed by a visit from the Most Reverend and Right Honourable Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury for a Service of Thanksgiving on Monday 23rd February 2015. ...

  • Introducing: Messy Church

    Messy Church:is a way of being church for families involving funis found across the worldvalues are about being Christ-centred, for all ages, based on creativity, hospitality and celebrationFind out more at their website: www.messychurch.org.uk or ...

  • ​Archbishop of York calls for Prayer Vigil amidst Brexit uncertainties

    The Archbishop of York John Sentamu has written a special prayer saying: “At this time of uncertainty I have been asked by many people to call for prayer. Please may I encourage you to join me ...

  • Announcement of new Ecumenical Advisers

    The Bishop welcomes the Revd Mike Claridge and the Revd Julian Francis (also Interim Archdeacon) as his new Ecumenical Advisers. They take over from the Revd Nick Parker.The Revd Mike ClaridgeMike Claridge is Minister of ...

  • Calling all cricket fans! Win a signed bat

    As some of you may know, a team from the Church of England – Birmingham spent a night on the concrete at Edgbaston stadium to raise money for St Basil’s youth homeless charity. The event ...

  • Annual Report 2016

    Annual Report 2016

  • A Guide for Reader Ministry During a Vacancy

    When an incumbent or lead chaplain leaves there will often be matters of information and clarification about roles. Here are some guidelines written from experience by Readers.

  • Introducing P&P

    Introduction PowerPoint to People & Places from 2018