When Steph Evans ran a short “hints and tips” art course she never imagined that it would turn into a valued weekly activity at Christ Church. Now, 5 years later, she is standing down as leader of Art Group, but the group will continue to meet informally on Friday mornings.
Christ Church is in the process of appointing a Senior Administrator. Applications have now closed. Thank you to everyone who has applied.
John Howell has been appointed as Christ Church’s youth worker. In this article John introduces himself and looks forward to his new role.
When Ellen Dann left us last summer to go on maternity leave we held on to the hope that she would return, but she has now accepted another post nearer to where her husband Colin works. We held a party to say goodbye and a big thank you to Ellen.
“Daunted, but also excited”. That’s how Rachel Fasham describes her new role at Christ Church. It’s part of the Diocese of Birmingham’s Growing Younger initiative which aims to reach out to children and their families with the good news of the Gospel. Here she explains why she took on this role and what she will be doing.
When Susan discovered that one side of her unborn daughter’s heart had failed to develop, meaning that the child was unlikely to survive beyond birth, she and husband Alan asked all their friends to pray. And they did, and they invited all their friends to pray too… and had they not done so, the photo on the left would never have been taken. Here’s Susan’s story.
Our youth worker Ellen Dann started maternity leave in July 2015. During the last few years she has made a huge contribution to the life of Christ Church, while her own life too has gone through dramatic changes. We give thanks for Ellen and all that God has done through her in Christ Church, and look forward to what is still to come.
As Liz England prepares to get ordained and take up a new post outside Birmingham, she looks back with thanks on her time at Christ Church.