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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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Regular Events

There are several regular events which happen in our circuit. These are listed below. 

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Start: 25th April 2017 7:30 pm End: 25th April 2017 9:00 pm

Children & Youth: Circuit Prayer on Tour

Please join the Circuit Children's & Youth Work Team to pray for our Families, children and teenagers around our Circuit and in our congregations.

All are Welcome - Prayer makes a difference!

Monday 6th February - Selly Oak Methodist Church - 7.30pm
Monday 6th March - Cambridge Rd Methodist Church - 7.30pm
Tuesday 25th April - Perry Hall Methodist Church - 7.30pm

Start: 28th April 2017 12:00 am End: 1st May 2017 12:00 am

Taize 2017 - Hidden Treasure

Hidden Treasure Inner life and Solidarity

Hidden Treasure, organised by the Taize Community, an ecumenical community based in southern France, together with the churches here in Birmingham, will be an opportunity for young adults (aged 16-35) to come together, to share experiences, to explore and celebrate gestures

Participants will stay with local hosts in different neighbourhoods throughout the city where they will join in
prayer and meeting. In the afternoons and evenings everyone will come together in the city centre, for shared meals, workshops and prayers.

Churches and individuals in host communities are already beginning to prepare a welcome for those who will
come to our city. At the moment, two young volunteers from the Taize community, Anne Christin and Daniela, are visiting many of these churches and communities.

Whether you already love Taize or have never even heard of it, we really hope that you will get involved!

Please click on flier for further information. 

Start: 2nd May 2017 10:00 am End: 2nd May 2017 12:00 pm

Ministers Staff Meeting - Hawkesley

Every other month the Ministers from our circuit get together for a meeting and to pray and discuss things together.

Start: 4th May 2017 7:30 pm End: 4th May 2017 9:30 pm

Circuit Executive

The Circuit Executive meets almost every month. They are the key decision making body for our circuit and report to the Circuit Assembly. This is a closed meeting. If you are interested in finding out more about the executive and what it does then please talk to you church steward or minister.

Start: 6th May 2017 9:30 am End: 6th May 2017 1:00 pm

Safeguarding Training Event at Solihull Methodist Church

This training event will be held at Solihull Methodist Church, and all are welcome.

Saturday 6th May 2017 from 9.30am till 1pm

Creating Safer Space Foundation Course, revised, for those who are required by the church to attend a Safeguarding Foundation course and have never done so before, or who attended the Module A version some five or more years ago and need to update now.

This will be led by Judy Lingard and Jenni Kitson, but applicants should send their names to Sue Saunderson, who is compiling the list. Sue's email address is ssaunderson@birminghammethodistcircuit.org.uk, Tel no. 0121 472 1060.

Start: 6th May 2017 10:00 am End: 6th May 2017 5:00 pm

Representative Synod

Each Methodist Connexional Year (September till August) there are two 'Representative Synods' where representatives from local circuits and churches gather together to discuss, share and make decisions.

Documentation coming in due course.

Start: 6th May 2017 6:30 pm End: 6th May 2017 8:30 pm

Musical - My Saviours Love

A musical interpretation of the events of Easter on Saturday 06 May 2017, 6.30pm performed by The In Crowd Singers.

Venue: South Yardley Methodist Church (Corner of Broadyates Road and Coventry Road just off the Swan Island, Yardley)

Tickets: £3 Adults, Children free includes buffet supper.

Please email Sue on gaug4752@aol.com if you would like to attend and also for catering purposes.

Please see attached flier.  

For more information about The In Crowd singers, click on see more information box.

Start: 7th May 2017 6:00 pm End: 7th May 2017 7:00 pm

Local Preachers Commissioning Service and Easter Offering

Our Local Preachers Commissioning Service will again be jointly run with our Easter Offering Service. This year it will be at Lyndon Methodist Church.

Start: 7th May 2017 7:30 pm End: 7th May 2017 9:00 pm

Political Night Prayer 2017

The next ecumenical political night prayer takes place on Sunday 7th May at The Cotteridge Church Pershore Road South, Cotteridge, B30 3EJ.  Topic - Breaking down/Breaking through.

This evening will focus both on societal and individual mental health and will include contributions by Sue Martin of the Laura Centre (offering specialist bereavement counselling) in Coventry and Rev Prof Frances Young. 

For more information please see attached flier.

Start: 9th May 2017 5:30 pm End: 9th May 2017 7:00 pm

Resources Forum (Finance)

The Resources Forum will be meeting to discuss all matters finance. This forum meeting is a closed meeting. To find out more about it if you are interested in the resources we have as a circuit please contact Rev Helen Jobling.