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Newtown and Lozells is a mile north of Birmingham City Centre. We are a diverse multi-cultural area and our membership reflects the vibrant, international nature of the area. We offer a warm welcome to all as we believe all are one in Christ. We also have halls and rooms for hire and. Our main Sunday services are at 10.30 am (St George’s) and 10.45 am (St Paul and St Silas). Enjoy your visit to our website and may the Lord bless you.

Jesus says, “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you are also to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” John 13:34-35

God is in Charge

Many thanks to Rev. Ivor from St. John's and St. Peter's, who joined us to preach and celebrate on Sunday. Rev. Ivor continued in our series on the question of Jesus' identity and authority, looking at his conversations with the religious authorities in Jerusalem. In this reading (Matthew 22: 16-22) we see Jesus answering a tricky question: what is our relationship to the governing authorities on earth? 

Rev. Ivor reminded us that although there are governments on earth, and in some ways they are in charge, God has sovereignty and power over them. Even in the case of the powerful Roman Empire of Jesus' time, God is in charge and had a plan for the Roman Empire. In fact, God used the Roman Empire to spread Christianity in the centuries after Jesus. Even in our broken and troubled world today, God is in charge. 

We hope you all have good weeks and look forward to seeing you at 10.30am on Sunday. 

Opening Our Arms to the World

Many thanks to the Rev. David for visiting us on Sunday to preach and celebrate Eucharist. His sermon message was an important one, and I'm sure we've all been trying to live it out this week.

David explained to us Jesus' parable of the wicked tenants (Matthew 21), where the people renting the vineyard kill the son of the owner. We are like the wicked tenants, looking after our own interests and not recognizing the authority of the overall owner (God) or his son (Jesus). Instead of turning in on ourselves, caring only about ourselves (which is sin), we should open wide our arms to the world as Jesus did on the cross. 

Many thanks to those working with our children and young people during the service, it's such a wonderful and important job! 

This Sunday (15 October) is our harvest service, so do please bring non-perisherables to donate to the food bank. 

Finally, don't forget the Harvest Supper at our sister church of St. Paul and St. Silas in Lozells. It is at 6.30pm on Saturday (14th Oct). Tickets are £5 for adults and £2.50 for children. Hope to see you all there!

  • The centre hosts Sporting Edge, an Iindependent School that teaches Excluded young people from years 10 and 11.
  • Urban Generation runs every Tuesday evening 6.00 til 8.00 pm for Young people from 10 yrs of age and older.
  • Gateway to ESOL classes Wednesday in terms time 10.00am to 12.00 noon
  • Monday evening from 6.00pm is Brownies and Guides
  • Karate Club every Wednesday 6.00pm – 9.00pm
  • Zimbabwe Mothers Union every 3rd Saturday of the month 2.00pm – 5.00pm

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