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​Let's go on a journey…
5th February 2020
Have you ever taken a journey using the Google Maps app? I suspect many of us have.If you haven’t, the process is really quite simple. Starting with two key pieces of information, where you are and where you want to be, the app accesses a vast
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​Acts 435
5th February 2020
Acts 435 is a free resource for UK churches and charities who are working with those in need, or who are seeking to begin a ministry with those who are in need, and would like to find an additional way to help lift those individuals' burdens.It is ou
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The Rough with the Smooth
5th February 2020
The publication of “The Rough with the Smooth” coincides with the celebration of 800 years since the building of Solihull’s parish church of Saint Alphege. The author has selected and revised articles that he has written during the
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Birmingham Cathedral Choir makes music pilgrimage to Scotland
5th February 2020
Choristers from Birmingham Cathedral kick start the cathedral’s ‘Year of Pilgrimage’ with a tour of performances in Scotland.Staff and musicians from Birmingham Cathedral will be heading to Scotland during February Half Term as part
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Director of Finance leaving for pastures new
4th February 2020
We are sorry to announce that after seven years in post Melanie Crooks, our Director of Finance, will be leaving us in April for pastures new.Mel will be moving on to be Director of Resources at The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. This role will have a
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Bishop's Comment: The Mining Community
4th February 2020
The Chief Executive of one of the world’s largest mining companies likes to remind me that minerals are needed for 45% of the global economy but are sourced from less than 0.5% of the earth’s surface. Many of the things millions of consum
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Bishop David's Statement regarding Franklin Graham UK visit
31st January 2020
Bishop David's STATEMENT in relation to the Franklin Graham and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association UK visit 2020:The planned visit of Franklin Graham to the UK in 2020 has focussed many Christians on the renewed priority for sharing good news
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Christ Church Secondary Academy announces Headteacher
31st January 2020
Christ Church, Church of England, Secondary Academy is excited to announce the appointment of its Headteacher.Mark Dalton will be joining Christ Church Secondary Academy as Headteacher Designate in September 2020 to prepare the school for openin
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CRE returns to the Midlands
27th January 2020
The Bishop of Coventry, the Rt Revd Dr Christopher Cocksworth, has welcomed the return of the Christian Resources Exhibition to the Midlands for the first time in five years (NAEC, Stoneleigh Park, nr Coventry, 4-5 March 2020). ‘I’m
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Unleashed – The Acts Church Today
22nd January 2020
An introduction by Gavin Calver, CEO of the Evangelical AllianceThe Church is absolutely amazing! What started as a youth group of 12 is now the largest religion in the world and growing rapidly. Here in the UK we are making a huge impact through min
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