We are Church of England Birmingham. A diverse and growing mix of People & Places focused on Growing Churches at the Heart of Every Community, seeking to share the love of Christ with all.
On 31 August 2023, CofE Birmingham welcomed The Rt. Revd Dr Michael Volland, formally Principal of Ridley Hall, Cambridge, in succession to The Right Reverend David Urquhart, following his retirement from the office of CofE Birmingham’s Diocesan Bishop in October 2022. Bishop Michael was consecrated bishop in a service at Canterbury Cathedral, 30 November 2023, and will begin his public ministry in the CofE Birmingham in 2024.
The Rt. Revd. Anne Hollinghurst, Bishop of Aston , Suffragan Bishop CofE Birmingham, continues to serve as commissary bishop or ‘Acting Bishop of Birmingham’, as authorised by the Archbishop of Canterbury, until the Bishop-Designate’s Installation in 2024.
Our group of faith leaders and friends first came into being through a simple act of reaching out to one another in the face of terrorist violence, fear and prejudice. Today, as we struggle to find words to adequately respond to the events in Israel and Gaza, we stand together....