Spiritual Accompaniment training course beginning September 2020

How Spiritual Direction is growing in Birmingham’s churches, and how you could be part of the journey. You might not hear much about it in the press, but the practice of Spiritual Direction is flourishing, both nationally and across Birmingham. Sometimes called Accompaniment or Companioning, it involves individuals being paired with a director or guide … Read more Spiritual Accompaniment training course beginning September 2020

Birmingham Passion Play: confirmed for 2021

Last Easter Saltmine Theatre Company and friends premiered the Birmingham Passion Play 2019 live in central Birmingham. It provided a powerful glimpse into the reality of God, and seeing the crowds (over 3,000 in total) grow as we processed up New Street dancing and singing, ‘God on the Street, God on the Street, The Liberator … Read more Birmingham Passion Play: confirmed for 2021

Lent 2020 Opening the scriptures: setting our hearts on fire

This year’s Lent course from Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI) Opening the scriptures: setting our hearts on fire What biblical text sets your heart on fire? This question is central to this Lent course for 2020. This phrase is drawn from one of the most evocative and treasured New Testament episodes – the … Read more Lent 2020 Opening the scriptures: setting our hearts on fire

Be a light at night! Train to become a city Pastor

City Pastors have been working in the city for over nine years with the team of around 50 volunteers who serve the night-time economy every Friday & Saturday night to provide a calming, caring presence in the city. Working alongside Street Wardens, paramedics, Police and door staff, they offer support to clubbers, diners, concert go-ers, … Read more Be a light at night! Train to become a city Pastor

Unity Prayer in East Birmingham celebrates 5 years of prayer

‘How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity!’ (Ps. 133:1) Who are we? ‘Unity Prayer: East Birmingham’ is a monthly prayer evening which will have been running for five years early in 2020. Open to all, we are an independent, and ecumenical group…and our big passion is prayer! Many of … Read more Unity Prayer in East Birmingham celebrates 5 years of prayer

Journey to Justice: Exhibition from 7 February to 27 April

New Exhibition launched at Library of Birmingham on Friday 7th February  Journey to Justice is the UK’s first major exhibition about the role of ‘ordinary’ women, men and children in the US civil rights movement and its impact on the UK. The multimedia exhibition has been seen by 177,000 people in 14 places including Newcastle, Sheffield, Middlesbrough, … Read more Journey to Justice: Exhibition from 7 February to 27 April

Trauma Healing Initial Equipping Course

Bible-based Trauma Healing About the Programme Model The proven model of the Trauma Healing Institute uses applied Scripture and mental health principles to address spiritual and emotional wounds caused by war, violence, natural disasters and abuse. The book, Healing the Wounds of Trauma: How the Church Can Help, has been translated and taught in over … Read more Trauma Healing Initial Equipping Course