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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
Open Energy campaign, fire safety, insurance guide, photocopiers and GDPR 

​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
Open ​Lead Environment Bishop voices climate change warning as 2018 revealed as hottest summer on record

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
Open Bishop's Comment: ​Filled with joy (John 15:11)

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
Open Early Years Development Worker at Thrive Together Birmingham

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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​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
Open ​Church Homeless Trust changes its name

​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
Open ​Getting ready for Christmas in your church

​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
Open Leading your Church into Growth Workshops

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
Open Church partnerships survey

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