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Birmingham Methodist Circuit is a big organisation made up of 3,000 members in 34 churches. There are lots of brilliant activities and events going on as well as lots of groups which we run together. Find out more about what has been happening recently below.

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The latest news

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Heaven & Earth Day

On Saturday, Westminster streets were filled with tens of thousands of people celebrating Earth Day and using their collective power to demand an end to the fossil fuel era and that the UK Government create emergency citizens' assemblies!
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This. Here. Now.

In this essay Rev Mindy Bell reflects on being present in the moment. For some people this is a no-brainer; for others it's increasingly a struggle. How about yourself?
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Beyond Belief - A Reflection by Caz Hague

As the first results from the 2021 Census come in, much has been made of the reduction in the numbers who call themselves 'Christian'. We have seen headlines such as 'Christianity now minority religion in England and Wales' suggesting people are surprised. Yes, we know that church attendance, and the numbers of Christian funerals and weddings have all fallen over the past few decades, but I wonder if the results say something more significant.

Goodbyes In Sparkhill

August has been a poignant month for Rev Sue Shortman and the congregation of Sparkhill Methodist Church. On the 14th of August there was a Service of Thanksgiving and Celebration to mark the end of worship in the building which has been a part of the neighbourhood since 1892.
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Lozells Hosts Youth With a Mission

Over the course of the Commonwealth Games (28 July - 8 Aug 2022) Lozells Methodist Church hosted a team of 40 young adults from around the world and the UK as part of a YWAM (Youth With A Mission) summer project.
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Villa Road Methodist Church Final Celebration

Over 150 people packed the church at the final service of celebration and thanksgiving for the 122 years of worship and mission at Villa Road Methodist Church since its opening on 19th July 1900. At the opening celebrations the preaching and worship continued throughout the day.
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Growing Regenerative Communities

'Regenerative Neighbourhoods' was day of talks from bold thinker-makers in the morning, followed by facilitated workshops around the Ladywood neighbourhood.