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Start: 28th March 2018 12:00 am End: 6th November 2018 12:00 am

Seasonal Encounters with the Iona Community 2018

28th March - 2nd April - Kissed-Pierced-Hidden-Revealed: Seeing God’s Passion from Gethsemane to Glory, Dr Debbie Lewer

22nd - 27th October, Following the Celtic Way, Professor Ian Bradley

27th October - 1st November, Enthusiasm, Entropy and Ecology:A New look at the Psalms, Rev. John Bell

1st - 6th November, Adventures with God: An Introduction to the Gifts and Wisdom of Ignatius of Loyola, Rev. Alison Marshall

Venue: St Columba Hotel, Isle of Iona.  Price: From £649 per person, per course; includes full board and programme charge.

Booking online or by phone
w:www.stcolumba-hotel.co.uk
t: 44 (0) 1681 700 304

For further information, please click on link one and two.

Start: 27th May 2018 2:00 pm End: 27th May 2018 5:00 pm

Youth Event - Cluster Fun Day - Cheswick Green Teddy Bears Picnic

A wonderful day for all the family with lots of fun activities.  This year's family Fun day have been split into four clusters (areas).  The dates and locations are as follows:

Cheswick Green Teddy Bears Picnic - Sunday 27th May, Cheswick Green Methodist Church, 3.00pm - 4.30pm.   This is a free event (for the public) in Cheswick Green Park (Village Hall if wet).  There will be a Teddy Bear Trail followed by games and finishing with a story & some songs.  Refreshments will be available (but families who want a full picnic will have to bring that themselves) and each child will get a goody-bag. 

South West Cluster Fun Day - Saturday 14th July, Barnt Green Scout & Guide Centre, Blackwell Rd, Barnt Green, B45-8BT

Central Cluster Fun Day - Sunday 15th July, South Yardley Methodist Church

Start: 1st June 2018 9:00 am End: 3rd June 2018 5:00 pm

Methodists for World Mission - Africa Gospel and Culture Conference

This will take place on 1st to 3rd June 2018 at The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick.

The Church is growing in Africa despite encountering various challenges. How has culture permeated the living out of the Gospel in Africa? Come and explore African theology and social and economic issues through stories, art, music and worship. Come one, come all! 

Please click on link for further information, http://mwm.org.uk/conferences/

Bursaries are available, particularly for younger people.

Start: 1st June 2018 9:00 am End: 30th June 2018 6:00 pm

Big Brum Cake Sale in aid of Birmingham City Mission

This June, join the Big Brum Cake Sale in aid of Birmingham City Mission. Hold a cake sale and help our city's most in need.

More info and recipes at http://www.birminghamcitymission.org.uk/big-brum-cake-sale/.

Big Brum Cake Sale 2018

Start: 2nd June 2018 11:00 am End: 2nd June 2018 3:00 pm

Transport Fayre at Kingstanding Methodist Church

Beacon Church is getting involved in the Transport Fayre at Kingstanding Methodist (Kings Road) Methodist. All welcome. Free food and entry.

This will take place on Saturday 2nd June, 11.00am - 3.00pm. 

For information contact 07794639382. There will be classic cars, model railways and transport memorabilia. let us know if you have something to show!  

Please see attached flyer.

 

Start: 6th June 2018 10:00 am End: 6th June 2018 4:00 pm

God and the Gogglebox

A One-Day Conference with:

Revd Kate Bottley (Gogglebox, Songs of Praise)
Revd Caroline Symcox (The Vicar’s FAQ, Doctor Who)
Prof. Clive Marsh (Theology Goes to the Movies)

What has TV to do with faith? Are we amusing ourselves to death? Is there such a thing as ‘Quality TV’?
How might viewing habits be a spiritual discipline? What have thrillers to do with theism?

Date: Wednesday June 6th 2018
Time: 10.00 - 4.00
Venue: Queen’s Foundation, Birmingham
Cost: £35 (incl. lunch & refreshments)

Start: 7th June 2018 7:00 pm End: 7th June 2018 9:00 pm

Social Justice Network Re-Launch

All are welcome to attend this re-launch of the Social Justice Network at Northfield Methodist Church. Come to be updated, informed, energised and inspired.

There will be workshops on Homelessness, Refugees and Asylum Seekers, Climate Change and Tax Justice, as well as opportunities for prayer and worship together.

Start: 8th June 2018 7:00 pm End: 8th June 2018 9:00 pm

Birmingham City Mission's Barn Dance 2018

Birmingham City Mission's Barn Dance is on Friday June 8th at 7pm, with live band and caller, Ploughman's Supper, home-baked cakes and a fun charity auction.  At Rowheath Pavilion in Bournville. 

Tickets: adults £10, children £5 and family (up to 2 children) £25.  For tickets call 0121 766 6603 or email office@birminghamcitymission.co.uk.  A warm welcome to all. http://www.birminghamcitymission.org.uk/bcm-barn-dance/

Please click on flyer.

Start: 9th June 2018 10:00 am End: 9th June 2018 4:00 pm

Food for the Journey - Lay Conference

Christian-Muslim Storytelling.  This event will be taking place on 9th June 2018 10am - 4pm at Yarnfield Park Training & Conference Centre, Yarnfield, Stone, Staffordshire ST15 0NL.

Bible Study with:

The Bishop of Lichfield

Khayaal Theatre Company

Contemporary stories of local

Christian-Muslim engagement

'Food for the Journey is a joint, lay led project of the Lichfield Diocese and the Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury Methodist District. For the past 15 years we have held day and weekend conferences for all.

Please see attached flyer.

Start: 9th June 2018 7:00 pm End: 9th June 2018 9:00 pm

Around the World in 80 minutes at Selly Oak Methodist Church

An evening of entertainment and light refreshments to celebrate Selly Oak Methodist Church's multi-ethnic congregation on the Church Anniversary weekend and to raise money in support of Christian Aid. Fun for all ages, free entry, buffet snacks from around the world.

Please click on flyer for further information.