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Start: 2nd January 2019 5:00 pm End: 2nd April 2019 7:00 pm

Midweek Fellowship at Small Heath Methodist Centre

Small Heath Methodist Centre invites you to their Midweek Fellowship at Yardley Green Road, Small Heath, B9 5QT.

Please feel free to join them on any of the following dates:

Tuesday 2nd January 5.00pm to 7.00pm
Wednesday 6th February 5.00pm to 7.00pm
Wednesday 6th March 5.00pm to 7.00pm
Wednesday 3rd April 5.00pm to 7.00pm

Join them for a simple meal, fellowship and prayers.  This is a safe all inclusive space, where you can be yourself, enjoy good fellowship, growing as believers, sharing, praying together.  Please click on flyer for further information.

Start: 18th January 2019 7:30 am End: 19th January 2019 9:30 pm

24 Hours of Prayer in January

For the fifth consecutive year, during the week of prayer for Christian Unity, we will be inviting people to join us for 24 hours of prayer in the city centre. This year the event will be hosted by The Church at Carrs Lane, and all are invited to come and pray in, with and for our city.

This will take place on:

Friday 18th January 2019, 7.30am - 9.30pm

Saturday 19th January 2019, 9.00am - 7.00pm.

As in previous year we are inviting churches and Christian groups representing different traditions to come and lead those present for an hour of prayer or praise in whatever style they choose. Please do sign up to lead an hour: goo.gl/S7a1bf.

If you have any questions please contact: stephanie@carrslanelivedcommunity.org.uk 

Start: 18th January 2019 6:00 pm End: 20th January 2019 7:00 pm

Prayer in the way of Taize 2019

To mark the week of prayer for Christian Unity there will be two Taize prayer events.

Friday 18th Jan, 7.00pm - #Pray24Brum at The Church at Carrs Lane, Birmingham City Centre, B4 7SX.  

Sunday 20th Jan, 6.30pm - St. Francis, Sycamore Rd, Birmingham B30 2AA.

All are welcome.

For further information/future events, please see attached flyer.

Start: 19th January 2019 9:30 am End: 19th January 2019 1:00 pm

Safeguarding - Refresher Course at Shirley Methodist Church

There will be a Refresher Course at Shirley Methodist Church on Saturday on January 19th 2019 from 9.30 am to 1.00 pm. 

Please enrol with Sue Saunderson at the Selly Oak Circuit Office, ssaunderson@birminghammethodistcircuit.org.uk

Start: 22nd January 2019 2:00 pm End: 22nd January 2019 8:00 pm

Circuit Strategy Listening Event for Local Preachers & Worship Leaders

Due to an unfortunate circulation hiccup, not all Preachers and Worship Leaders were informed of the listening events in October 2018 and so we have arranged an additional date of Tuesday 22nd January 2019 as shown on the flyer.

Please book your time slot with Beverley Francis, bfrancis@birminghammethodistcircuit.org.uk or ring the Circuit Office on 0121 616 1800.

Start: 23rd January 2019 5:00 pm End: 23rd January 2019 7:30 pm

SIAMS Schedule Training

Calling All Governors of Church Schools

Getting to grips with the new SIAMS (Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools) schedule

This training session will be led by Barbara Easton, Director of Education for the Methodist Church on Wednesday, 23rd January 2019, (5.00pm sandwich tea / training 5.30pm -7.00pm /question time until 7.30pm) and will be held at Holly Hill Methodist-Anglican Church School, New Street, Rubery, Rednal, Birmingham B45 0EU.

Nourishing the Christian ethos within church schools is a particular responsibility of school leaders, including governors who have an additional role in monitoring the quality of what’s happening. This session will:

• Give you an overview of what’s changed
• Emphasise the importance of the school’s Christian vision
• Give some examples of what this could look like on the ground
• Help you to measure up what you are doing against the new standards

Please book your place by Friday, 14th December 2018 or for more information contact Neil Johnson on 0121-616 1800 njohnson@birminghammethodistcircuit.org.uk

Start: 26th January 2019 3:00 pm End: 26th January 2019 6:00 pm

New Year Party 2019

A fun party to start the new year suitable for families of all ages.

This will take place on Saturday 26th January, 3.00pm to 6.00pm at Selly Oak Methodist Church, Langley Road, B29  6HT.

There will be entertainment, refreshments and activities.  Please click on flyer for further information.

Start: 30th January 2019 12:00 am End: 2nd February 2019 12:00 am

Scrooge -The Musical

SMASH the music and drama group of Solihull Methodist Church present their next production Scrooge –The Musical” on 30th January-2nd February 2019 at Solihull Methodist Church, Blossomfield Road, Solihull.

This timeless musical, based on Charles Dickens’s much-loved A Christmas Carol, will take you and miserly Ebenezer Scrooge on a spellbinding journey through his life and times, courtesy of the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet-To-Come. Will Scrooge recognise the cold hearted man he has become and have the will to change?

Meet a host of Dickens’s other characters, including Tiny Tim and his family, in this heart-warming story, full of joy, song, and magical illusions!

Lesley Bricusse’s score includes the Oscar-nominated hit Thank You Very Much and other catchy songs such as Christmas Children and December 25th.

This spectacular musical is about hope, redemption and the kind of happiness that money can’t buy.

For ages 7 plus.  

Tickets available online HERE.    

Click on flyer HERE.  

Start: 3rd February 2019 10:30 am End: 3rd February 2019 12:00 pm

The Cotteridge Church 30th Anniversary Service

The Cotteridge Church is celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the building reopening after alterations. There will be a special Anniversary Service on Sunday 3rd February at 10.30am.

The preacher will be Rt Revd Anne Hollinghurst, (C of E) Bishop of Aston. The church will be open all afternoon with a time to view photos, old records and registers of the former Kings Norton Methodist Church and St Agnes C of E.  All are welcome.

Start: 10th February 2019 3:00 pm End: 10th February 2019 5:00 pm

Family Day at Shirley Methodist Church

Guess How Much I Love You Family Day at Shirley Methodist Church on Sunday 10th February 2019, 3.00pm - 5.00pm.

This event will include films, crafts, books, games, activities, refreshments and lots of fun!.  Everyone is welcome.

Free entry, donations on the door.  No need to book, just turn up.  For further information please see flyer.