News & Stories

Malawi container lorry
12th May 2021
This year the lorry is to be loaded on Saturday 12 June.
Open Malawi container lorry

Bishop's Message: May Day
4th May 2021
Amazed at the turn of the earth for warmer days I have been more attentive to what is given and life-giving as May heralds creation and creativity. This year will it also be marked by pared-down priorities for wiser and more considerate living?
Open Bishop's Message: May Day

Choir stalls ...or Sesame Street
29th April 2021
Coleshill parish church choir stall end bears a likeness to Sesame Street’s Big Bird
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Hidden in Plain Sight
27th April 2021
Bishop Anne writes on modern slavery and the part our churches can play.
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Energy Footprint Tool
26th April 2021
The Church of England Birmingham is focussed on the CofE target for all parts of the church to work to become carbon ‘net zero’ by 2030
Open Energy Footprint Tool

"Racism is a sin which disfigures God’s image in us."
22nd April 2021
From Lament To Action: the report of the CofE Archbishops’ Anti-Racism Taskforce is published today. The Bishop of Birmingham, David Urquhart, said in response,
Open "Racism is a sin which disfigures God’s image in us."

Bishop's Comment: The Transformation of Easter Day
7th April 2021
The first century Christian disciples were not ready for Jesus’ death, nor for a rapid resurrection. Twenty-first century human beings were not ready for COVID-19, nor for a long disruption.
Open Bishop's Comment: The Transformation of Easter Day

Malawi Update: latest COVID news
6th April 2021
Through January and early February, the South African variant caused a major spike in cases
Open Malawi Update: latest COVID news

Climate Sunday
25th March 2021
An important part of Eco Church is making sure that our church worship helps us to be aware of our interconnectedness with all of God’s creation, and encourages us to be good stewards of that creation.  
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Eco Diocese
25th March 2021
Eco Church and Eco Diocese are accreditation schemes run by A Rocha UK to recognise churches and dioceses which have taken action on caring for the environment.
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