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.

Wear Red for Pentecost

This Sunday, 15 May, we celebrate the Festival of Pentecost, the day when the Holy Spirit came to the first followers of Jesus in a new way, and was made manifest in a sound like a strong wind, and with something with the appearance of tongues of fire resting on their heads. Our youngest children will be making flame headbands and you are invited to come to church wearing something red, yellow or orange as we celebrate this festival in our worship.

Seminar on End of life/Ending life

Thursday 26 May, 7:00 p.m, Clifton Road Mosque

Our friends at KSIMC in Clifton Road are hosting this free seminar. Please register at https://goo.gl/GanJDh.

(This counts as CEPD for healthcare professions.)

Christian Aid Week

Sunday 15 – Saturday 21 May

Once again we would love to raise £4000! We can do this if everyone is able to do something. From shaking a bucket in Sainsbury’s, supporting our lunch on Sunday 22 May or collecting envelopes, there is something for everyone! Please let me know if you can help in any way at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 449 0559.

Y@SMAA tea and cake sale

Sunday 22 May, after the 10:00 a.m. service

Please support the annual Y@SMAA tea and cake sale to benefit Christian Aid.

Christian Aid Lunch

Sunday 22 May, St Anne's Hall, Cost £8

There will be a Special Fundraising Lunch in aid of Christian Aid. Priya Bangladeshi restaurant will be supplying a Bangladeshi themed lunch, marking Christian Aid's close association this year with Bangladesh and its difficulties. Tickets £8 from Angela Brown, Julia Kilby or Elizabeth Leicester. Please sign up as numbers are required for catering. Sign-up sheets are in both churches. Alternative dishes available by request. Thank you

Afternoon Tea

Saturday 28 May, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., 14 Sinclair Court, 39 Park Road Moseley B13 8AH

Elisabeth Leicester will be hosting an afternoon tea in support of Christian Aid. All guests will be very welcome. It would help with catering if you could ring 449 8995 before coming.