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Rick Wakeman to open CRE Midlands 23

Legendary rock star Rick Wakeman will open the Christian Resources Exhibition at Cranmore Park in Solihull, near Birmingham (10am, Wed 8 Nov). Wakeman, famous for his piano arrangement of the Eleanor Farjeon hymn ‘Morning Has Broken’, was baptised at South Harrow Baptist Church. He then became a Sunday School teacher before attending the Royal College … Read more

Christianity – an online encyclopedia

From Churches Together in England  Cherry Hamilton, Communications Manager from the website, asks: Do you find evangelism difficult? Let us help you! is an online encyclopedia of what Christians believe – from Jesus to faith, love, death, sex, suffering and enjoying life to the full. We reflect the breadth of belief of the Churches Together in England … Read more

Season of Creation

Creationtide, Creation Time or the Season of Creation is the name given to the period from 1 September to 4 October each year. During this time, churches are encouraged to have a focus on creation, with all the joys and responsibilities that being part of God’s creation brings to us. The Theme for this year … Read more

Celebrate God’s Gifts on Disability Awareness Sunday, 17 September 2023

A photo of the 'roof tile' display, at Upton Vale Baptist Church service in 2022, with rooftiles being removed by two ladies are to reveal the words ‘Welcoming, Accessible’.

Celebrate God’s Gifts on Disability Awareness Sunday, 17 September 2023 Christian disability inclusion charity ‘Through the Roof’ is offering free resources for Disability Awareness Sunday on the 17th September 2023 (or a day of your choice). All churches are invited to celebrate the unique gifts God gives to each one of us – including disabled … Read more

Small Heath Baptist Church celebrates 150 years

SMALL HEATH BAPTIST CHURCH (Birmingham) 150th Anniversary Celebrations 1873-2023 ​ ‘We are pleased to be able to celebrate the above occasion with a whole year of activities including both special events and our regular church services. At a meeting on July 13th 1873 a decision was made to form Small Heath Baptist Church. 150 years … Read more

75th Anniversaries – NHS and the World Council of Churches

It seems like a year of 75th anniversaries in 2023. It’s the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. We have just celebrated the Windrush generation, the National Health Service is 75 too. One anniversary which may have slipped the radar is the 75th birthday of the World Council of Churches. Churches Together in … Read more