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National Lottery Heritage initial support for world-famous stained-glass windows
6th February 2020
Birmingham Cathedral has received initial support from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for Divine Beauty, it was announced today. Made possible by National Lottery players, the project aims to conserve and interpret the world-famous stained-glass
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​Holy Trinity history book
5th February 2020
This long-awaited fully illustrated book, to be published by The History Press, brings together the story of the church building, the many links between the church and the Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield and the stories of people across the centuries
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​The Real Easter Egg campaign
5th February 2020
Ten years a go churches and schools from Birmingham Diocese helped establish a mission project which has reached millions of people, crosses all denominations and offers individuals a simple way to share the Easter Story while supporting Fairtrade an
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​Protecting and Revealing the Heritage of St Alban’s Church
5th February 2020
St Alban’s PCC, Highgate, Birmingham wins National Lottery SupportSt Alban’s Parochial Church Council, responsible for the Grade II* listed Victorian Gothic church of St Alban the Martyr, situated in an area of high social deprivation jus
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​Let's go on a journey…
5th February 2020
Have you ever taken a journey using the Google Maps app? I suspect many of us have.If you haven’t, the process is really quite simple. Starting with two key pieces of information, where you are and where you want to be, the app accesses a vast
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​Acts 435
5th February 2020
Acts 435 is a free resource for UK churches and charities who are working with those in need, or who are seeking to begin a ministry with those who are in need, and would like to find an additional way to help lift those individuals' burdens.It is ou
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The Rough with the Smooth
5th February 2020
The publication of “The Rough with the Smooth” coincides with the celebration of 800 years since the building of Solihull’s parish church of Saint Alphege. The author has selected and revised articles that he has written during the
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Birmingham Cathedral Choir makes music pilgrimage to Scotland
5th February 2020
Choristers from Birmingham Cathedral kick start the cathedral’s ‘Year of Pilgrimage’ with a tour of performances in Scotland.Staff and musicians from Birmingham Cathedral will be heading to Scotland during February Half Term as part
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Director of Finance leaving for pastures new
4th February 2020
We are sorry to announce that after seven years in post Melanie Crooks, our Director of Finance, will be leaving us in April for pastures new.Mel will be moving on to be Director of Resources at The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. This role will have a
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Bishop's Comment: The Mining Community
4th February 2020
The Chief Executive of one of the world’s largest mining companies likes to remind me that minerals are needed for 45% of the global economy but are sourced from less than 0.5% of the earth’s surface. Many of the things millions of consum
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