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​Church Homeless Trust changes its name
21st August 2018
Homelessness charity Church Housing Trust recently changed its name to Church Homeless Trust.Church Homeless Trust’s new name emphasises its focus on homeless individuals and the specific support they need to rebuild their lives. There is no go
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​Getting ready for Christmas in your church
21st August 2018
It’s barely September but many of us will already be busy ordering resources and give-aways and thinking about our Christmas services. So here’s a quick look at TEN resources you might like to think about for your church, click on the lin
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​New Historic Places of Worship Support Officer
20th August 2018
The Property Department have appointed Ben Smith as Historic Places of Worship Support Officer (PoWSO) for a 3-year term part funded by Historic England.Ben brings a wealth of experience from his previous role as PoWSO at the Diocese of Peterborough
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Leading your Church into Growth Workshops
20th August 2018
These  workshops are 90 minutes of focused time to meet with a small group of other Christians (lay and ordained) from around the Church of England Birmingham to discuss topics concerning how we help our churches to grow.Important: Please b
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Church partnerships survey
15th August 2018
Demos is a charity based in London that conducts research with the aim of influencing the Government. We're working with the Good Faith Partnership to conduct a piece of research exploring church social action. We are particularly interested in explo
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Kids Club Kampala
15th August 2018
Kids Club Kampala, a locally run Birmingham based children's charity with a mission to bring hope and love to vulnerable children and to transform poor communities in the slums of Kampala, Uganda.Founded in 2009, Kids Club Kampala was set up to overc
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​Heart & Soul on South Birmingham Radio
13th August 2018
Christian Music Ministries are excited to announce a new radio show – Heart & Soul – on Wednesday evenings from 6-8pm. It features Christian music, interviews and chat. They are looking for interesting stories from across the dioces
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Season of Creation
1st August 2018
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 of Canterbury, s
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Bishop's Comment: Identity Parade
30th July 2018
Passing through immigration at Heathrow the EU electronic passport information is confirmed by photographic recognition.Saul or Paul of Tarsus the pioneer Christian missionary had a first century Roman ‘passport’ but was known not so much
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Bishop's Youth Synod - The Return...
24th July 2018
On Saturday 14th July, 14 young people and youth workers from parishes across the Church of England Birmingham gathered with Bishop David for the second meeting of the Bishop’s Youth Synod. The day was filled with exciting conversations of our
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