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  • Andrew Halstead to retire as Diocesan Secretary

    We would like to inform you that Andrew Halstead will be retiring at the end of this year. We are grateful for his many years of service as Diocesan Secretary. Andrew took up the position in 2011 and ...

  • Take part in the Minority Anglican Project

    The Minority Anglican Project is a large-scale research project that aims to explore and learn from the experiences of minority ethnic Anglicans in the Church. A collaboration between the Church of England - Birmingham and the ...

  • People & Places Update

    The Big P&P PCC Day OutOn 18 May we are hosting a day for whole PCCs to come and find out more about P&P, learn how to grow as a great PCC and discuss how ...

  • Pray for Ordinations

    Ordination of PriestsOrdination to the Priesthood by the Bishop of Birmingham on Saturday 23 June 2018 at 1100 in the Cathedral Church of St Philip, BirminghamThe Revd Ben CookAssistant Curate, Walmley St John, Diocese of ...

  • Reader Licensing 2018 in Birmingham Cathedral

    The newly licensed Readers gather with Bishop Anne outside the Cathedral after the service - from the left: Phil Taylor, Hay Mills; Mark Simons, SS Mary and Anne Moseley; Alan Walker, Water Orton; Pete Brayshaw, ...

  • Hidden Treasures in Birmingham

    In co-operation with the local churches of the city, the Taizé Community led a young adult gathering in Birmingham, 28 April - 1 May, 2017 called Hidden Treasure. Speakers included Brother Alois, Dr Rosalee Velloso-Ewell of ...

  • A New Dean for Birmingham Cathedral

    The Revd Canon Matt Thompson, currently Vicar of Bolton in the Diocese of Manchester, will be the new Dean of Birmingham, it was announced today. Matt, who will take up the role in September, said: ...

  • ​New forms in readiness for your Annual Parochial Church Meeting

    As you may be aware, the regulations surrounding eligibility to serve as a Churchwarden, PCC Member or Deanery Synod member have changed in the last twelve months. There are changes to the Church Representation Rules ...

  • Showing Hospitality to Children: Dorridge and Bentley Heath

    The video below shows some of the work of Revd Rachel Hill-Brown, Children's and Families' Missioner in Dorridge and Bentley Heath. Rachel Hill-BrownRachel loves working with children and families. Having started out as a primary ...

  • New Growing Younger Library

    “The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books” - Henry Wadsworth LongfellowThere’s nothing quite like a book – the feel, the smell, the opportunity to make it your own and keep it ...

  • 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 ...

  • Season of Creation

    In recent years more and more Christians from more and more denominations have been taking prayer and action for the environment ever more seriously. In June this year many European Christian leaders, including the Archbishop ...

  • First Bishop's Youth Synod

    Last month, 15 young people and youth workers from parishes across the Church of England – Birmingham came together for the first Bishop's Youth Synod. It was an extremely exciting day, packed full of lively ...

  • Calvert Prentis announced as new Director of Ordinands and Vocations

    We are delighted to announce that the Revd Calvert Prentis has been appointed as Diocesan Director of Ordinands and Vocations Development for the Church of England - Birmingham.Calvert is currently half-time Assistant Diocesan Director of ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...