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How can your church get involved in #FollowTheStar, our 2018 Advent and Christmas campaign?
24th September 2018
We’re delighted to be sharing details of the Church of England’s 2018 Advent and Christmas campaign, #FollowTheStar. This builds on all the work from last year’s #GodWithUs campaign, the extensive feedback from churches and research
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The Debt Saviours
24th September 2018
BBC2 will be airing their documentary The Debt Saviours featuring Christians Against Poverty at 9pm on Friday 5 October. The programme focuses on how CAP and the UK Church are caring for the poor and rescuing people from debt across the UK.This docum
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​Celebration on anniversary of Birmingham’s largest ever protest - action on unjust debt
24th September 2018
On 29 September the charity Jubilee Debt Campaign will be holding an event in Birmingham to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the largest ever protest in Birmingham and to call for measures to tackle unjust debt in the UK and around the world. The ev
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Christian Blind Mission Sunday
19th September 2018
Christian Blind Mission Sunday is an uplifting new addition to the church calendar, launched last year to tie in with World Sight Day. It is inspiring a growing number of churches to Christian Blind Mission to restore sight to children living with pr
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New Mission Apprentice Commissioning Service
10th September 2018
On Sunday 9th September, friends, family and congregations gathered at St. Luke’s Great Colmore Street to commission our recently appointed Mission Apprentices. The service was led by Bishop Anne.It was a wonderful opportunity to celebrate
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Energy campaign, fire safety, insurance guide, photocopiers and GDPR 
4th September 2018
"Switching to responsible sources of electricity may seem like a small thing on its own, but when joined together it can make a real difference."  Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas HoltamAs we approach Creationtide there are campaigns going on
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​Lead Environment Bishop voices climate change warning as 2018 revealed as hottest summer on record
4th September 2018
Following news that summer 2018 was the hottest on record in England and the UK’s joint warmest overall, The Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas Holtam, the Church of England's lead bishop for Environmental Affairs, said:"It is becoming difficult for
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Bishop's Comment: ​Filled with joy (John 15:11)
4th September 2018
The course 'Psychology and the Good Life' offered by Laurie Santos has attracted more students than any other course in the prestigious Yale University's 300 years.Sophie McBain says that the series starts with a warning "You are about to learn that
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Early Years Development Worker at Thrive Together Birmingham
3rd September 2018
Do you run a Stay and Play group at your church? Would your church be interested in developing activities for families with pre-school children in your local community?If the answer to any of these questions is yes, Cate Bennett at Thrive Together Bi
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Birchfield Job Club: The gift of hope
1st September 2018
“Church is not just a place where you come every Sunday. It’s a chance for you to go out of the doors and use some of those skills in this community where you live, in this community where we are shaped to serve the people by our actions,
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