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Reader Licensing 2018 in Birmingham Cathedral
3rd February 2018
The newly licensed Readers gather with Bishop Anne outside the Cathedral after the service - from the left: Phil Taylor, Hay Mills; Mark Simons, SS Mary and Anne Moseley; Alan Walker, Water Orton; Pete Brayshaw, St Peter Harborne; Mary Withers, St B
Open Reader Licensing 2018 in Birmingham Cathedral

Launch of £5million Anniversary Fund
1st February 2018
In 2018 the Garfield Weston Foundation is 60 years old and to celebrate, we are launching a one-off grants scheme, the Weston Anniversary Fund. This Fund will provide Capital grants ranging from £30,000 to £150,000.Weston Anniversary Fund
Open Launch of £5million Anniversary Fund

​BCM's Sponsored Sleepout: Friday 16th February
1st February 2018
Birmingham City Mission's annual Sponsored Sleepout will be16th February. You are very welcome to bring your youth group to the event which aims to raise money for our work with the homeless and to raise awareness of the growing issue of homelessness
Open ​BCM's Sponsored Sleepout: Friday 16th February

Spiritual Accompaniment - A one year ecumenical training course for lay and ordained Christians
1st February 2018
Birmingham Forum for Spiritual Directors and CompanionsSeptember 2018 to July 2019Who is the course for?The course is open to Christians of any denomination. Those seeking a place would be people who:find others turn naturally to them to talk about t
Open Spiritual Accompaniment - A one year ecumenical training course for lay and ordained Christians

​Planning for Godparents' Sunday - 6 May 2018
1st February 2018
Godparents are really special to families. Now in its third year, Godparents’ Sunday is gaining momentum as a great way to support godparents of all ages. See what it’s all about and browse some ideas for making the most of the opportuni
Open ​Planning for Godparents' Sunday - 6 May 2018

Theological Reading Group 2018 - On the Freedom of a Christian
24th January 2018
It is just over five hundred years since Martin Luther put forward his 95 theses and so started off the Reformation. Since then he has often been referred to but not so often studied or read. Hence the Theological Reading Group propose to concentrate
Open Theological Reading Group 2018 - On the Freedom of a Christian

Transforming Church - Shaping the Future Announcement
22nd January 2018
In 2017 we received a grant from the Church Commissioners towards a new phase of our Transforming Church vision, building on all the good work done since 2009.This funding has enabled us to resource new roles, which are focused on enabling and e
Open Transforming Church - Shaping the Future Announcement

​HOPE 2018 is here
17th January 2018
Churches in villages, towns and cities across the country are making final preparations for this special year of mission together, to make Jesus known though our words and actions. It’s not too late to get started. Visit the HOPE website and us
Open ​HOPE 2018 is here

​Bibles for Schools
3rd January 2018
The RE syllabus used by most Birmingham primary schools encourages pupils to read Bible stories. For many children in our city today this may be the only opportunity they have to hold and read a Bible.  Many schools do not have Bib
Open ​Bibles for Schools

ACEVO announces the Fellowship Awards 2017
3rd January 2018
The Springfield Project is pleased to announce that the charity leaders’ network ACEVO has named the five people chosen to receive the prestigious ACEVO Fellowship, one of whom is their very own CEO, Sarah Robbins. ACEVO Fellowships champi
Open ACEVO announces the Fellowship Awards 2017

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