Taize Gathering Birmingham

April 28th, 2017 Taize Gathering Birmingham

Inner Life and Solidarity
Friday 28th April – Monday 1st May 2017

This weekend the Taizé community are leading a weekend for young adults in partnership with the churches of Birmingham. Around six hundred young adults from twenty different countries will be coming to Birmingham, they will be welcomed by Christians across Birmingham from many different denominations and church traditions.

Those of any age are welcome to join in with the programme for the weekend, here are the details of what’s happening

There will be an information point at the Church at Carrs Lane, open all weekend.

During the weekend there will be regular times of worship. Everyone is welcome to all of these services

Friday: 7.30pm – St. Martin in the Bullring

9.15am – Morning Prayer in nine different locations across the city:
Hodge Hill Church, Sacred Heart (Aston), St. Nicholas (Boldmere), St. Paul (Great Barr) Life & Light Fellowship (Handsworth), Selly Oak Methodist, St. Dunstan (King’s Heath), Northfield Baptist, and Cotteridge Church.

1.15pm – St. Martin in the Bullring
(Biblical Reflection: Rosalee Velloso Ewell, theological director of the World Evangelical Alliance)

7.00pm – St. Martin in the Bullring
(Biblical Reflection: Br. Alois, Prior of Taizé )

7.30pm – St. Martin in the Bullring
(Biblical Reflection: Rev Dr. Rowan Williams)

10.30am – St. Chad’s Cathedral

Hidden Treasure Exhibition
On Saturday and Sunday at The Church at Carrs Lane (B4 7SX) the Real Junk Food Project will provide refreshments, there will be a Taizé bookshop, information about many of the participating organisations, and as usual the Carrs Lane Traidcraft shop.

There will be a programme of workshops on both Saturday and Sunday Afternoons, the full programme can be seen here:


Paper copies of the workshop programme will be available at Carrs Lane Church during the weekend.

Social Media
During weekend you can follow events on
Twitter, Facebook and Instagram; all @TaizeBirmingham
and you can see photos at: http://bit.ly/2pm6L4z

Please share your own photos using #TaizeBrum

Keep in touch with the preparations at: www.facebook.com/taizebirmingham

Information about the weekend is also available here: taize.fr/birmingham

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