Praying for Moseley

Wednesdays 15 February and 15 March, 7:45 p.m., St Columba’s, either in the vestry or in the Church

A chance to join with local Christians to pray for our village.

Moseley @ the Movies

Wednesday 18 January, 7:30 p.m., The Vicarage, 18 Oxford Road

This month we are invited to reflect on a film exploring the power of the cult (Cert 15)

KSIMC – Clifton Road Mosque open day

Sunday 5 February. Starting at 1:30 p.m.

We are invited to visit our friends at the mosque. There will a tour of the complex, an insight into the services and activities offered by the centre as well as lunch, with the evening congregational prayer being at 5:15 p.m., which you are welcome to observe. There will also be an opportunity to try out some Arabic Calligraphy or try on a hijab (Muslim headscarf) in addition to other workshops including children’s activities.

Saturday Morning Coffee Concert

Saturday 28 January, 11:00 a.m., St Mary’s Church 

For our next Coffee Concert we welcome Magenta Ladies Close Harmony Group. Music from the shows, close harmony arrangements, music to warm your heart on a winter's day.

Tea, coffee, toast and cake available from 10:30 a.m. Enjoy the music, share the fellowship! Why not join the Friends of St Mary's Choirs and Music, supporting the development of the musical life of St Mary's. Contact Dr John Carey via 0121 449 2243

Visit to Leicester & Southwell

Saturday 11 February, departing Moseley at 10:15 a.m., returning around 8:30 p.m.

A day out to include Leicester Cathedral, Richard III Visitor Centre, and Evensong sung by St Mary’s choirs in Southwell Minster.  Cost is £9.50 per person for the coach, with an additional £7.00 per person for the Richard III visitor centre (optional) & £3 per person for group entry and tour of Leicester Cathedral (optional). Further details with booking forms on the welcome desks.

Brumdingers

A new weekly bell ringing group for youngsters from the age of 10 is underway at St Mary’s each Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. and is being run by the diocesan St. Martin’s guild of bell ringers. The cost is £2 a week to cover registration, certificates, books and refreshments. Further details from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 07747 866 688.

Annual Benefice Quiz

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Saturday 28 January, 7:30 p.m.

The quiz previously arranged in September had to be cancelled due to insufficient numbers. The quiz has now been rearranged for Saturday 28 January. Teams of up to 6 people required. Come in a team or join one on the night. £5 per person, bring your own drinks. Samosas and cakes on sale. Raffle. Please book your place through the Benefice Office or sign the sign-up sheets in both churches on the Welcome desks.

Benefice Lunch

Sunday 22 January, St Anne's Hall

Minimum donation of £5 required. All profits will go to our Benefice charities which are

  • Christian Aid,
  • Medecins sans Frontieres,
  • The Children's Society and
  • the Diocesan Malawi Fund.

Please book your place by signing the sheets on the Welcome desks in both churches or by contacting the Benefice office.

Mission at St Anne's

hoveraidlogoSt Anne's will be making special collections during January for HoverAid, a charity which uses hovercraft to reach the unreachable and bring aid and development to remote communities in Madagascar, where hunger, malaria, HIV and lack of clean water affect the health of millions, There is a display about HoverAid on the noticeboard at the back of the church, and a plate for donations on the welcome desk. On Sunday 15 January, in the sermon slot, Andy Mayo will speak about the work of HoverAid

24 Hour Prayer Vigil

Friday 20 and Saturday 21 January in St Chad’s Cathedral

restorelogoRestore (one of the charities supported by St Anne’s) will be leading from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on Saturday 21 January, with input from clients of different faith traditions and nationalities.