Newly consecrated Bishop of Birmingham, believes God has a hopeful future for the region
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The Confirmation of Election of the Revd Dr Michael Volland as Bishop of Birmingham, took place in London at St Mary Le Bow church, home to the famous Bow Bells
Our second Archdeaconry Explore Day was held this Saturday at St Barnabas, Erdington. Over 130 delegates were discovering and learning more about church vocations and service at two Archdeaconry Explore Days.
Our group of faith leaders and friends first came into being through a simple act of reaching out to one another in the face of terrorist violence, fear and prejudice. Today, as we struggle to find words to adequately respond to the events in Israel and Gaza, we stand together.
Laura Cohen is a HR Adviser who is funded through People & Places to provide HR Parish Support. This HR support is designed to release people in our parishes who are involved in the administrative and legislative challenges that employing staff can bring, helping them to dedicate more time to missional activities in their community.
On Saturday 23 September, St Peter’s, Hall Green, was bustling with people who came to discover and learn more about lay vocations at the first of our two Archdeaconry Explore Days.
Emma Sargeant, Growing Younger Adviser in the Mission Support team at CofE Birmingham, has developed Discipleship Pathway resources on how to engage with children, young people, and families, as part of a project funded by the Church Commissioners.
Read about two Youth Groups in Rural and Urban contexts from their Youth Group Leaders.
The King has approved the nomination of The Reverend Dr Michael Volland, currently Principal of Ridley Hall, Cambridge, for election as Bishop of Birmingham, in succession to The Right Reverend David Urquhart, following his retirement from the office of CofE Birmingham’s Diocesan Bishop in October 2022.
CofE Birmingham progresses towards the Silver Eco Diocese award thanks to the hard work across the churches...