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March day of prayer

Please make time to pray with and for our Church this Thursday 4th March from 6am to 8pm.

We are calling and encouraging our Church to pray and to seek God's face together as we build for the future.

Praying for...
  • Renewal, that the love of God may well up in our hearts and overflow to the lives of others
  • Revival, that we as God's children may live again in the power of the Holy Spirit
  • Unity, that we may be protected from division, and that we will love one another as God has loved us
You might want to read and pray through and around Jesus' prayer for his disciples in John 17:6-19

Zoom links to pray with others throughout the day are available on application from the Parish Office.


world day of prayer

World Day of Prayer Service


Friday 5th March


7.30pm


Build on a Strong Foundation


The Knowle, Dorridge, Bentley Heath and Hampton in Arden Churches have prepared a World Day of Prayer service.

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BC on Zoom

Breakfast Church

this Sunday Morning

7th March on Zoom at 9.15am

Please email Duncan and Rachel via 

parish.office@stphilipsandstjames.org 

by midday Saturday 6th March for a Zoom invitation.

Bring your own breakfast and join us for the worship and fun!





Sunday Worship web

Join us at 10am this Sunday 

with interactive chat available.

click here for Sunday Worship

Following the service, make yourself a drink and join us for a Zoom gathering. The details will be shared on screen at the end of the service.

Missed us at 10am?
You can still watch the 
service
available on Facebook and YouTube from 10am on Sunday,
to view at your leisure.


CIC

In the 10am Service this week, look out for the Children in Church section which focuses on the children in our church and introduces an activity. 

Click Here for the details



Open Gardens 2021


Cont prayer

“I am the way… follow me”

 (John 14.6 & 21.19)

Click here to read the Contemplative Prayer for March


Watch the latest update through to 

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Prayer

Support our Revival Prayer Campaign
 

As we prepare in earnest for the opening of our new building it is absolutely vital that as the church family we pray continuously for the Holy Spirit to fill us and guide us in all aspects of the work in building His kingdom. As well as personal prayers please do join in any of the sessions on Zoom by contacting the Parish Office and you will receive email reminders at the appropriate times,  so you can join whenever is convenient.
 
Do remember you can drop in and out of these sessions as time allows, staying for as short or long a time as you wish so you are not necessarily signing up for a big time commitment.  And you are not even obliged to pray yourself; simply listening to others with an affirming Amen is just as valuable!

 
We come together as a Church to pray at these times:
 

Mondays, weekly at 7pm         Prayers focus on the building project
Thursdays, weekly at 6pm       Parish Prayers
Days of Fasting and Prayer     First Thursday of each month
Breakfast at 8.30am                 First Saturday of every month


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Prayer List & more

To use during your time in prayer, the Prayer booklet has all the details of 

Those in need of healing

The contemplative word

Pray for those we support as a church

Our prayer for growth & more

                      Prayer booklet                            

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for your copy




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E-mail details of your recommendations to the Parish Office


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Building for the Future – come and explore the story


Hear a short history of St Philip’s Church and about some of the journey that we have been on since 2010 to arrive at the building of the new St Philip’s Church Centre on Manor Road. The twists and turns and the hurdles that we have been faced with have only been overcome by prayer and faith. Dip into the talk whilst you have a coffee (or tea) in one go or in parts if it suits you better.




Books & Resources available


books

Christian Hughes has a number of books and resources available which he is happy to pass on to  to anyone who would like to use them.

A full list is available below. To select any, please contact Christian directly or via the Parish Office.

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HELP TO RAISE THE ROOF OF THE NEW

ST PHILIP’S CHURCH CENTRE

tile The Memorial Tiles will be part of the Church roof, which will be the last section of the roof to be completed. We therefore have until the middle of March for requests for Memorial Tiles.

Closing date to submit messages is 14th March

For full information

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Do you shop online

If you are making any online purchases, please consider signing up to the two schemes we have which raise money for the St Philip's Building Project at no cost to you.


The building project is registered on both amazon.smile and on easyfundraising.


All you need to do is click on the logo's below and follow the instructions to create an account. Then anytime you spend money online and go through amazon.smile or easyfundraising, funds are raised for the building project.

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ANFB

Please remember, financial donations can be made to ANFB through the Donate Here button below. Any money received can then be spent on the items most desperately needed at this time.

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As we enter another period of lockdown, remember the Daily Hope line is available

DH



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Church of England Birmingham Praying Together


                     CofEB Praying Together is now available online.


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for daily prayers


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JACS

Are you job Hunting? 

If you would like support and advice on CVs and interview techniques in an informal and friendly atmosphere, then come to JACS.  It is also a great opportunity to meet and talk with others in similar circumstances.

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Keep up to date with all the news on the St Philip's Building Project

on the St Philip's Centre website

BFTF website

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                              Parish Office Contact

With the spread of the Coronavirus continuing, we have taken the decision to close the Parish Office. As a team we can work remotely and can be contacted when you need us.

The easiest way to make contact is via email. If you can send an email and we can respond quickly and easily: parish.office@stphilipsandstjames.org 

If you cannot email, continue to use the existing telephone number:

01564 775652

For now, when prompted, please leave a message. The messages will be monitored and we will call you back. We are working to have the phone line diverted to a mobile phone in the next few days.

Keep up to date with the latest news and resources by visiting the website: www.stphilipsandstjames.org

If you have a favourite podcast, book, app or website you use that we can share with everyone, please email details and they can be added to the resources available.

Please look after yourselves, stay home, stay safe and continue to pray.


Duncan, Ruth & Richard