Previous News and Updates

18th Jan: This week, 18th - 25th January is the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, and we're joining with our friends in Shirley in praying for each other. Please follow the links to find out more about the different local churches, and to pray with them.

Monday 18th: Shirley Baptist Church

Tuesday 19th: Solihull Christian Fellowship

Wednesday 20th: Our Lady of the Wayside

Thursday 21st: Shirley Methodist Church

Friday 22nd: Grace Church

Saturday 23rd: Shirley Community Church

Sunday 24th: Trinity Minkspath/Earlswood Methodist

Monday 25th: St Patrick's


Our Prayer for Christian Unity:

Loving God, Father, Son and Spirit

Three in One and One in Three;

Help us to focus on your love which unites us

Rather than on those things which divide us;

May we see our diversity as a gift from you

And work together to bring your light and life to the people of Shirley.



23rd Dec - Our Midnight service is online this year! We hope you can join us from the comfort and safety of your own home. See here for details.


22nd Dec - Our Crib Service is now available on YouTube. Suitable for all the family!


10th Dec - Rev Paul Day was licensed as Vicar of Shirley on Tuesday 8th. You can watch the recording of the service on YouTube. The Archdeacon of Birmingham's sermon can be found here and the service order here.

1st Dec: See here for the amazing entries to our Christmas Tree Art Competition, and to find out who won....

30th Nov: Our annual memorial service to remember loved ones who are no longer with us is now available on our YouTube channel here (please select from the options available). The words will come up on the screen if you enable subtitles, or you can download a copy of the service from here. The talk is available here. We suggest that you have a candle available to light at the appropriate part of the service in memory of your loved one. 

The service has been prepared in collaboration with Braggs Funeral Directors.


7th Sept: Church of England Birmingham asked us to make a video about what we've been doing during lockdown. You can see it here .