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Pray 24 Brum

During The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Christians came together in Birmingham to pray for the city over 24 hours. Now in its 9th year #Pray24Brum is a wonderful opportunity to begin the year with prayer. This year we were bought together through music, movement and word as each group who led an hour … Read more

Ministry on the streets

Two of Birmingham’s Christian ministries that reach out to people on the streets of the city are rebuilding their bases after the Covid-19 pandemic. The ‘Healing on the Streets’ and ‘City Pastors’ groups have worked in Birmingham for over a decade. Both ministries share a vision to serve the city by showing God’s grace and … Read more

Strike-A-Chord Worship Masterclass

One million adults took up playing an instrument during the first lockdown and UK sales of musical instruments increased by a whopping 80%. Despite this rise in the number of instruments, many still have to wait till Sunday (at church) before they can enjoy an uplifting worship experience! What could be the reason? An estimated … Read more

Birmingham City Mission’s Sponsored Sleepout

On Friday 24 February 2023, Birmingham City mission is inviting people to spend the night outside in a cardboard box, in order to raise awareness of what it is really like to sleep rough – and to raise money for BCM’s work with the homeless in the city. Birmingham City Mission’s Sponsored Sleepout is an … Read more

New Carmel Prophetic Hub

Following a Prophetic Conference held in Reading in February 2020, a network of ‘New Carmel Prophetic Hubs’ has developed around the UK. The leaders of the New Carmel network are Sue Winyard and Revd Yinka Oyekan (former President of the Baptist Union). Yinka and Sue give an introduction to the New Carmel Prophetic Hub in … Read more

JustMoney Movement

Acting justly with your finances – free support & training available JustMoney Movement is offering free support, training and workshops to churches in the West Midlands, equipping you to connect your faith and your finances for a fairer, greener world. They can provide tailored face-to-face or online workshops on a range of topics including: Assessing … Read more

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is marked between 18 and 25 January each year. During these eight days, Christians all over the world come together from different traditions to pray for the unity of the Church. Over the last 70 years, Christian unity has been considered critical to the Church’s mission in the world, for, unless … Read more

Patriarchal visit to Birmingham

The head of the Maronite Church and Patriarch of Antioch and All of the East, His Beatitude Cardinal Bechara Boutros Al-Rahi, will make his first-ever pastoral visit to the United Kingdom from Saturday 7 to Saturday 14 January 2023. At a time of unprecedented political and economic turmoil in Lebanon, Cardinal al-Rahi, as head of … Read more

Divine Beauty at Night

Birmingham Cathedral’s remarkable stained-glass windows will be lit up in dazzling colour next week as part of an immersive light and sound experience that will amaze visitors. World-renowned light and sound projection company Luxmuralis will bring the Cathedral’s four historic Burne-Jones windows to life in a spectacular performance suitable for all ages. The use of light and … Read more

Bishop Dr Derek Webley OBE

A church leader with strong Birmingham connections has been awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honour’s list. Having co-chaired (with Priti Patel) the Parliamentary Windrush Working Group, Bishop Dr Derek Webley was honoured for services to the Windrush Generation. The Windrush Working Group was set up in June 2020 to bring together community organisations … Read more