Mission at St Anne’s

In June, our focus is on the refugee agency ‘Restore’. You will find a plate on the welcome desk for financial donations and a box at the back of the church for gifts of non-perishable food. Shari Brown of Restore will speak at the service on 26th June. We also hope to entertain a small group of refugee women – date to be fixed.

St Mary’s Churchyard Heritage and Access Project

Community Open Day

Saturday 25 June, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

St Mary’s will be ‘abuzz’ with visitors as we welcome people to the Churchyard Project’s second Community Open Day run in conjunction with Moseley In Bloom’s Open Gardens event. Are you able to help out on the day. From setting up to stewarding, helping with the craft activities to manning the welcome desk we need your help to make this event a success. There are sign-up sheets in both churches. Also, on the day is a guided tour at 12:00noon, being led by Liz Palmer, a local genealogist. She has an infectious enthusiasm for uncovering the past and her tour is not to be missed.

Moseley Churches Together – Tombola Gifts

Moseley Churches Together are having a tombola stall at the Moseley Festival on Saturday 2 July. There is a box at the back of both churches for anything you would like to donate as a prize. Please bring any contributions by Sunday 26 June. All gifts very gratefully received.

Community Choir Singers Wanted for HMQ90

St Mary’s Church, Moseley invites young and old, children to pensioners, to be part of a community choir singing a new composition for a service celebrating the 90th Birthday of Her Majesty the Queen on Sunday 12 June. We aim to have prior rehearsals on Tuesday 7 June from 6:00 p.m. to7:00 p.m. and Thursday 9 June from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Participants are welcome to either or both of these rehearsals. There will be a warm up on the day at 9:15 a.m. for a 10:00 a.m. service. The service will last about an hour. Please contact St Mary’s Director of Music, Mick Perrier, on 07967 595881 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details.

An invitation to break the fast with our friends from KSIMC

Saturday 11 June, 8:10 p.m.,17 Clifton Road, Balsall Heath, B12 8SX

KSIMC would like to invite us to join them for the spiritual experience of an Iftar (breaking of the fast), in their holy month of Ramadan. The itinerary is as follows.

  • 8:10pm – 8:40pm – Supplications,
  • 8:50pm – 9:30pm – Lecture,
  • 9:40pm – 9:50pm – Congregational prayers,
  • 10pm – Breaking of the fast.

If you want to attend, please let Brenda in the office know for catering purposes.

Christian Aid Thanks

Thank you to everyone who supported the Christian Aid lunch on Sunday. Thanks to your generous donations we made £445.70 which will be sent to Christian Aid. All agreed the food was delicious. Thank you to Priya for supplying it. The Hospitality team.

Voices from Syria

Voices from Syria A4 flyer V2Wednesday 29 June 7:30 - 9:00 pm
St Mary’s Church, St Mary’s Row, Moseley B13 8HW

An illustrated talk presented by the Reverend Andrew Ashdown who will explore the historical context and background to the conflict, and share the experiences, and the voices he has heard in his recent visits. There will be time for questions and discussion.

Prayer Circle

Thursday 2 June, 6:45 p.m., All Saints Church Hall, Kings Heath.

The Prayer Circle will be walking a Labyrinth. Ms Vivienne Trickett, the labyrinth facilitator, suggests that we wear warm clothes, comfortable shoes and have our hands free (i.e.; no luggage!). If it is wet, we will be using the canvas labyrinth in the hall and we will need to remove our shoes, so you may wish to bring socks. All are welcome.

HMQ90

Over the weekend of 10 – 12 June we join with churches around the country in celebrating the Queen’s 90th Birthday.

St Anne’s will host an art exhibition depicting parish life 1926 – 2016.

St Mary’s will host Moseley Churches Together flower festival. If you, or a group that you belong to, would like to exhibit art or contribute a floral display, please contact the church office.

BBQ and Barn Dance Saturday 11 June, 7:00 p.m., St Anne’s Hall
Tickets will be available from the Church Office.

Faith Watch

Tuesday 21 June, 6:45 p.m., Courtyard Room at St Mary’s

Come and find out about patrolling Moseley with the police and members of other faiths in a community policing initiative, and then come for a summer evening stroll – to be finished by 8:00 p.m.