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Restore; Training Course and a Welcome to our new Befriending Co-ordinator

Ahead of Restore’s next training course for new volunteers in June, Jasmine Cullen, Restore’s new Befriending Co-ordinator,  reflects on what motivates her to support refugees and on why Christians and churches should also welcome refugees.  As a Christian, I believe that God demonstrates his love towards displaced people throughout the Bible therefore Christians should also … Read more

New Appointments

Recent announcements have been made by both the Church of England Birmingham and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham. Archdeacon of Aston The new Archdeacon of Aston is to be Revd Phelim O’Hare, who currently ministers in the Church of England Birmingham as the Area Dean of Kings Norton, Moseley & Shirley. For more information … Read more

Introduction to Workplace Chaplaincy Training Course

Do you have a few hours to spare each week?  Are you looking for a way to volunteer in the community?  Are you, or your church, looking for a way to share the love of Jesus beyond its walls? CIGB Workplace Chaplaincy is an ecumenical charity which trains, places and supports voluntary workplace chaplains throughout … Read more

Christian Leader in the Public or Private Sectors?

Forward Partnership and St Peter’s Saltley Trust would love to hear from Christians leadership roles (emerging, middle or senior) in the public, private or voluntary sectors (but NOT local church leaders), who see their role as contributing to the renewal and transformation of society.  We want to understand more about how your sense of calling … Read more

Birmingham City Mission: Spring Convention

On the 10th and 11th May Birmingham City Mission will hold their Spring Convention based on 3 studies in Philippians from Paul Mallard and seminars on topics from mental health to education. Plus Convention Kids & Youth all day Saturday. For more information visit the Birmingham City Mission site HERE    

The Medaille Trust: Human Trafficking Awareness Session

Human Trafficking Awareness sessions hosted by the Medaille Trust, in partnership with Father Hudson’s Care, will take place from 7pm until 9pm on Wednesday (17 April) at St Anne’s Parish Rooms, Digbeth B12 OPB, and from 11am until 1pm on Thursday (18 April) at St Catherine of Siena, Bristol Street B5 7BE. The sessions will … Read more

New Principal of Queen’s

The Queen’s Foundation for Ecumenical Theological Educational has today announced the appointment of the Right Revd Anne Hollinghurst as its new Principal from September 2024. Bishop Anne, currently Bishop of Aston in the Church of England Birmingham, will succeed current Queen’s Principal Professor Clive Marsh, who will retire in the summer. Queen’s currently has 259 … Read more

National Sports Sunday

National Sports Sunday will take place on 12th May 2024. Sports Chaplaincy have collated a number of helpful resources for churches. Sports Chaplaincy UK are here to help those involved in the community of sport or those who would like to help this wonderful community. The resources include 2 sermons; ‘Ministry beyond the Church’ and … Read more

Thy Kingdom Come 2024

‘Thy Kingdom Come‘ is the name given to nine days of focused, interdenominational prayer each year between Ascension Day and Pentecost Sunday. In 2024, this covers the period Thursday 9 to Sunday 19 May inclusive. Local churches can take part in ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ in one or more of the following ways: PRAYER STATIONS – Consider setting up prayer stations … Read more

Church of Sanctuary Conference

Churches Together in Britain and Ireland, City of Sanctuary and Churches Refugee Network invite you to attend and a Church of Sanctuary Conference in Birmingham on the 8th June at Carrs Lane Church Centre. Details are in the poster and the booking link is below. This event is free, and lunch is provided.   Eventbrite … Read more