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You Can Help Feed Birmingham
9th May 2020
The impact of Covid-19 is that more people are experiencing food poverty. A coalition of organisations are working across Birmingham to get food to those who need it most, but there is a shortage of food supplying these groups.
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News to make you smile
7th May 2020
Read what some of our churches and schools are doing to help the community at this time
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#FaithAtHome: Thank you parents - you're enough
7th May 2020
A thank you to parents and families at this difficult time, featuring All Saints MAT in Birmingham diocese
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People and Places
6th May 2020
People & Places is our new framework for mission and ministry in the Church of England Birmingham. It guides our operations, enables our leaders, and helps all of us  live out our vision  for “growing churches at the heart of each community”.
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Bishop's Comment: VE Day
5th May 2020
“This is your victory’ the Prime Minister said to the people on 8th May 1945.
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​Bishop's Message: Christ on the Cold Stone
5th May 2020
One of the most arresting images of Neil MacGregor’s National Gallery Millennium Exhibition ‘Seeing Salvation’ is the 15th C statue of Christ seated on a stone awaiting Crucifixion.
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People & Places - Deanery Merger update
26th February 2020
One of the key aims of the P&P framework is to consolidate our 13 existing deaneries into six new larger deaneries. Each new deanery will be better resourced with a full-time Area Dean, a half-time support officer and access to parish book-keepin
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​Church Leaders come to Spring Harvest for free!
26th February 2020
Spring Harvest are passionate about serving and equipping the local church and want to widen the reach of the event to churches who haven’t been to Spring Harvest in recent years. Our vision is for people to encounter God, to be inspired by Hi
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​Lent challenge is 40 small steps and prayers to protect creation
26th February 2020
'Switch off the floodlights’, ‘turn down the heating’, and ‘plant a tree’ all calls to action as part of the Church of England’s first ever Green Lent campaign starting today.As Lent begins today – Ash Wednes
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The ​Revd Peter Haywood
18th February 2020
The Revd Peter Haywood, first vicar of St Thomas' Garretts Green, died peacefully in his sleep on 15 February aged 93. Peter was appointed Bishop’s Chaplain to develop church life and superintend the construction of the new St Thomas&rsquo
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