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There are lots of great things going on in our circuit and in its churches. Please scroll down to find listings of both our regular events as a list or scroll down further to find the lists and search function for our less regular events.

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Start: 19th September 2020 10:00 am End: 19th September 2020 4:00 pm

Birmingham Methodist Circuit, Circuit Assembly September 2020

Our Circuit Assembly is our bi-annual gathering of trustees who make decisions about the life of our circuit and the way in which its resources are used to support our churches, projects, chaplaincies and schools.

This years meeting will be virtual with a closed meeting link sent to trustees nearer the time. The morning will feature a strategic conversation about models of circuit, with the business happening in the afternoon.

If you a member in our circuit and would like more information about the meeting, please ask your church's representatives to the assembly. Check with one of your church stewards if you are not sure who that might be.

Start: 25th September 2020 9:00 am End: 26th September 2020 8:00 pm

Playtime National Conference – 2020

This free event has been organised by Care for the Family.

This autumn, we’re thrilled to be running our first ever Playtime conference online! We’ll have a programme packed with brand new talks and workshops, and you’ll even be able to interact with us via live chat. This year, we’re looking at how to be salt and light to our communities. All you have to do is sign up – free of charge – and join us:

Friday 25 September, from 7.00pm and Saturday 26 September, 9.00am – 3.00pm

Our workshops will include:
The good, the bad and the ugly of online toddler groups
Families and mental well-being in uncertain times
Parent and toddler kingdom conversations
Dads: truth, fiction and parent and toddler groups
And much more!

Your Speakers:

We’re delighted to have Rob Parsons, Katharine Hill and Rachel Turner join us as we discover how to help parents explore faith at home, and how we can bless and transform the families we serve. There will be opportunities to interact throughout the conference, by joining in with the worship – led by Sue Rinaldi – and using the live chat to engage with our workshop speakers during their sessions. We will also have a whole host of resources for sale, that will help further equip and support group leaders in all they’re doing.

For further information and how to register please click here.

Start: 26th September 2020 10:00 am End: 31st January 2021 5:00 pm

Manresa Link Prayer Guide Basic Training Course

The Manresa Link network exists to train, encourage and support those drawn to a ministry of prayer accompaniment rooted in the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola. This ministry is offered to people of all Christian denominations and none, through courses, retreats, quiet days and ongoing spiritual accompaniment.

This course runs for eight Saturday mornings from September 2020 until January 2021.

Start: 13th October 2020 9:00 am End: 21st October 2020 5:00 pm

Sabeel Event - Witness Visits 2020 Fall

This trip is led by Rev. Naim Ateek- co-founder of Sabeel.

Fall Solidarity Visit: October 13th – October 21st 2020.  Come and See – Go and Tell

Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center invites you to join us for 8 nights to experience the reality of life in today’s Holy Land:

Worship with Palestinian Christians
Meet and reflect with Palestinian Christians and Muslims as well as with Jewish Israelis and internationals who partner with Sabeel in non-violent resistance against the violation of international and humanitarian law
Experience the realities of the Palestinian community living under Israeli Occupation: the Wall, settlements, checkpoints, confiscated land and demolished homes, refugee camps, and environmental degradation
Act in solidarity with the Palestinian community.

Learn about the loss of civil and property rights of Arab Israeli citizens

NOTE: the program will begin on the morning of October 13th. (Check-in time at the hotel will be 2:00 p.m. on the October 12th- check out will be 1:00 p.m. on the October 21st) We advise arriving some time in advance, to get acclimated before the program begins.