Reducing our footprint one step at a time

Springs Dance Company’s The Green Project  Reducing our footprint one step at a time Springs’ Green Project offers a short dance theatre presentation that will stir up hope and inspire action on climate change. Celebrating all the world provides The Green Project shines a light on how we share the world’s limited resources with our neighbours both … Read more

Passion Play 2020: Request for support

Saltmine Trust have been seeking partnerships with Birmingham churches and organisations while exploring the possibility of a Birmingham Passion Play 2020. Here is an update from Rachael Orrell, their CEO. Following the success and impact of this year’s Birmingham Passion Pay we believe it is on God’s heart to pursue a Passion Play 2020 through … Read more

Retirement of Principal

The Principal of the Queen’s Foundation, Birmingham, the Revd Canon Dr David Hewlett, has recently announced that he is planning to retire at the end of the current academic year in the summer of 2020, after 17 years of distinguished service and outstanding commitment to the Foundation and the Churches it serves. The Governors of … Read more

Safe Families in Birmingham

We are so excited to share with you that Safe Families have been awarded a contract from Birmingham City Council to support families across the city starting in Spring 2020! Safe Families is a national Christian charity working with local authorities and churches across the UK to connect struggling families into community. At Safe Families we believe no … Read more

Reaching into your Neighbourhood: Permission to Smile Tea Parties

You’ve probably seen ‘Permission to Smile’ banners around Birmingham encouraging people to be friendly and ‘greet someone today’. Did you know that this high-profile Birmingham campaign was started and is led by Christians, from the leadership of Southgate Family Church in Kings Norton? Their heart has been to see real community restored in our city, … Read more

Birmingham’s first Church of Sanctuary – award presented

Six Ways Erdington Baptist Church became the first church in Birmingham to receive the Church of Sanctuary Award. The awarding team from Birmingham City of Sanctuary Committee were impressed by the range of activities in the church, including regular ESOL classes, practical and spiritual support for asylum-seekers and refugees within the congregation, and a commitment … Read more

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 18-25 January 2020

“We look but what kind of looking do we do? How do we see and understand ourselves, especially in light of our relationship with the Living Christ? We know that God speaks to us in still small voices, but also in the people and places we least expect. In supposed barren hard places there can … Read more