Prayer Vigil for Peace

Wednesday 20 September, 7:30 p.m., St Mary’s Church

As part of the World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel there will be a special Prayer Vigil for Peace. It will be followed by refreshments.

Art exhibition

A selection of artworks by Joyce Rimmer will be on display in the Kings Heath Church Café between Sunday 3 September and Sunday 15 October.

Prayer Circle

Tuesday 12 September, 7:30 p.m., the Vestry at St Anne’s church. (The door is on the left side of the church towards the back.)

At the next Prayer Circle we will be making prayer stations for both churches on the subject Fresh Steps. Please bring any materials on this topic which you would like to contribute. Please contact Liz Blzakey, Helen McNicoll or Elisabeth Leicester for more information.


Commencing on Wednesday 6 September in St Mary’s Lady Chapel, Peter Alcock will be hosting a new series of ‘Silentspace’. The sessions will take place between 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Preaching the Windows

4 windows – 1 theme – 4 curries!

A sermon series exploring Anglican identity, through the subjects of one of the windows in St Mary's Lady Chapel. See the article on Preaching the Windows for details.

Patronal Festival Lunch

Sunday 10 September, 12 noon, St Mary's Church

To celebrate the Patronal festival we will be serving a lunch at St Mary’s following refreshments after the service. As the food will be provided we will be asking for a minimum donation of £5 to cover costs. Any surplus monies raised will be donated to our Benefice charities. Sign-up sheets will be available in both churches. Please sign up so we know the numbers to cater for.

If you are able to bring a pudding please let Janet Thorne or Angela Brown know.

Discipleship: opportunities to grow and learn, Autumn 2017

aut17 starFollow the Star!

For Children and Young People and all of us who are young at heart,

Coming soon: Follow the Star! A journey through Advent, Christmas & Epiphany.

Further details to follow.

Discipleship: opportunities to grow and learn, autumn 2017

Thursday Thinkers

  • Thursday 19 October, 10–11:30 a.m. Exploring the Book of Ruth
  • Thursdays 23 & 30 November, 7 & 14 December, 10:00–11:30 a.m. ‘So what are you waiting for?’
    A 4-session course for Advent written by Revd Lucy Winkett.

Whether you’re always in a hurry or have too much time on your hands, this course is for you, as we explore a spiritual life that encourages us to be active in the chronological world, and rooted in Kairos, God’s time. 

Discipleship: opportunities to grow and learn, autumn 2017


Wednesday 22 November, 7:30–9:00 p.m., in COSTA Moseley

A café-style space to talk about death, dying and funerals. A chance to air your thoughts on a subject we don’t often talk about. For people of all faiths and doubts. We will use a resource from the Church of England offering 50 unique cards each with a thought-provoking question to get the conversation started.

Discipleship: opportunities to grow and learn, Autumn 2017

Growing Leaders

Wednesday 6 & Wednesday 13 September, 7:15 for 7:30 p.m., St Mary’s West Room

This course is run over ten months, usually with one session a month to be held on the first Wednesday evening of each month. Between sessions participants meet with a mentor to help reflect on the course and consider how to integrate the learning into daily life. Please contact Liz Blakey or Revd Hazel before the beginning of September if you would like to come along.