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Picnic and litter pick

Sunday 9th October 2022, 
12pm-2pm in Dorridge Park
Stay as little or long as you like.
Meet at the main carpark! B93 8LJ


Bring your little (and big!) eco-warriors for a picnic lunch and a litter picking walk with friends, all equipment provided by LoveSolihull.
Hand gel provided.
No experience necessary.

This event is hosted by St Philip’s and St James’ Church Eco-Group.

RSVP on Facebook (search event) or email Parish office: parish.office@stphilipsandstjames.org 


Kingdom Come


Beginning on 9th October, Kingdom Come is a new gathering on a Sunday evening. This first evening will be a blend of praise and prayer.

Kingdom Come is a space to be open to God and where we can grow in our faith and deepen our relationship with Him.


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“Bible and Bacon”

Saturday 15th October

Meet at St Philips from 8.30 to 9.30am for a Bacon Bap and coffee (or toast and tea) followed by a discussion on a Bible passage / life topic to explore what being a Christian in the 21st Century looks like.

A new event, open to all men.

No need to book, just turn up on the morning.

If you have any questions, please ask Peter Fowles (07747 101189) or Peter Marshall (07845 722965)



Join our team

We are recruiting for an Under 25's Minister

St Philip's, Dorridge with St James', Bentley Heath are seeking to appoint an experienced Under 25's Minister.

You would take responsibility for established Parish based Youth Ministry and Mission for 0-25 age group & to be a leader in the church reaching out to local young people.

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Salvation Army

Salvation Army Christmas Gifts

This year, we again plan to provide parcels for the 69 male and 5 female residents of the Salvation Army Hostel in Birmingham.  We had a wonderful response last year, so thank you to anyone who contributed. If you would like to make a financial contribution this year........ 

click here to donate

The parcel usually includes toothpaste, tooth brush, shower gel, gloves, socks and some chocolate. Your monetary donation enables us to ensure the parcel contents are the same, thus eliminating any arguments at the hostel.

Thank you for your continued support for this project.

All parcels will be wrapped by Liz May’s homegroup and will be delivered to the Salvation Army Centre.

Thank you. Penny Parker and the group. 


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Ladies Social Group 

Cheese & Wine Social
at Loki Wine
in Knowle

8pm on Thursday 13th October

Please email Fiona by 7th October if you wish to come and invite your friends - janicefiona.peter01@talktalk.net

If you would like to join the Connexion WhatsApp group to keep up to date with all that is happening, please text Fiona on 07799 728468

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Climate meet Saqib Bhatti


Nov 22 Grounds clean up

Cont prayer

“The water that I will give will become a spring of water gushing up to eternal life” 

(John 4.14 NRSV) 

Click here to read the Contemplative Prayer for October


prayer gatherings

Morning Prayer Gatherings at St Philip's Church have started again on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8.30 - 9am at St Philip's Church.

The Prayer Gatherings begin with readings from the Old Testament, a Psalm and the New Testament and then lead into a time of prayer.

If you are unable to stay for 30 minutes, feel free to join for the time you can. If you are unable to attend but would like prayer for any reason, please email your prayer request to parish.office@stphilipsandstjames.org 


Generosity

Stewardship and Giving 

Study sessions for homegroups

In line with our current reading series, a new study on the subject of Generosity: Stewardship and Giving has been written for homegroups to use.

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Praying hands

 Join in prayer for those in 

need on our prayer list,

our Mission Partners 

and more

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ANFB

ANFB July 21-22 figuresThese figures show just how much in demand Aston & Nechells Foodbank is.

We can help!
Bring an item from the ANFB shopping list (click here) to church with you each Sunday and put it in the food donations basket in the foyer at St Philip's.

If we all do this, the basket will be bulging every week.

Alternatively, you can donate financially online to give ANFB the fund to buy in the needed items: 
 click here for further information

ANFB are also in need of volunteers needed for a Bucket Collection at New Street Station on Friday 26th August. Please check your diary and offer support if you can.

In addition to food, ANFB provide start up packs for single clients placed into new accommodation. They are currently short of dinner plates and small saucepans.

Further information on how to volunteers, and much more can be read in their latest news..... click here to read the latest news


Room bookings

Room bookings at the church centre continue to increase. If you need a room for any reason, please contact Derek through booking@stphilipsandstjames.org 
Thank you.


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COVID 19 safety procedures

In the light of recent government guidelines on COVID sensitive behaviour we wanted to update you on our obligations to fulfil these.

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Good Neighbours



Pastoral care


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