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Spiritual Accompaniment - A one year ecumenical training course for lay and ordained Christians
1st February 2018
Birmingham Forum for Spiritual Directors and CompanionsSeptember 2018 to July 2019Who is the course for?The course is open to Christians of any denomination. Those seeking a place would be people who:find others turn naturally to them to talk about t
Open Spiritual Accompaniment - A one year ecumenical training course for lay and ordained Christians

​Planning for Godparents' Sunday - 6 May 2018
1st February 2018
Godparents are really special to families. Now in its third year, Godparents’ Sunday is gaining momentum as a great way to support godparents of all ages. See what it’s all about and browse some ideas for making the most of the opportuni
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Theological Reading Group 2018 - On the Freedom of a Christian
24th January 2018
It is just over five hundred years since Martin Luther put forward his 95 theses and so started off the Reformation. Since then he has often been referred to but not so often studied or read. Hence the Theological Reading Group propose to concentrate
Open Theological Reading Group 2018 - On the Freedom of a Christian

Transforming Church - Shaping the Future Announcement
22nd January 2018
In 2017 we received a grant from the Church Commissioners towards a new phase of our Transforming Church vision, building on all the good work done since 2009.This funding has enabled us to resource new roles, which are focused on enabling and e
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​HOPE 2018 is here
17th January 2018
Churches in villages, towns and cities across the country are making final preparations for this special year of mission together, to make Jesus known though our words and actions. It’s not too late to get started. Visit the HOPE website and us
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​Bibles for Schools
3rd January 2018
The RE syllabus used by most Birmingham primary schools encourages pupils to read Bible stories. For many children in our city today this may be the only opportunity they have to hold and read a Bible.  Many schools do not have Bib
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ACEVO announces the Fellowship Awards 2017
3rd January 2018
The Springfield Project is pleased to announce that the charity leaders’ network ACEVO has named the five people chosen to receive the prestigious ACEVO Fellowship, one of whom is their very own CEO, Sarah Robbins. ACEVO Fellowships champi
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Bishop's Comment: ​Messengers of Good News
2nd January 2018
Jesus was on the move both in and outside the womb. His journey to Bethlehem was followed by an escape into Egypt. Growing up, Jesus had the annual family adventure of a trek from Nazareth to Jerusalem for festivals. His three years of public ministr
Open Bishop's Comment: ​Messengers of Good News

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