Peterson Toscano and Ruth Wilde

Welcoming a new URC minister

We are delighted that Cristina Cipriani has accepted the Call to ministry at The Church at Carrs Lane.  She will be ordained and inducted on Saturday 21st July at 2pm.

We look forward very much to welcoming her and sharing our church life with her.

Lectures in Radical Christian Faith 2018 with Richard Holloway

Richard Holloway will be the 2018 lecturer in our radical lectures’ series                          on SATURDAY 6th OCTOBER 10am – 4pm

‘Believing, Forgiving, Dying: Our Walk Across The Stage’

Tickets cost £20 and are available from the church office: O121 643 6151 or

Download the flyer here: lectures flyer 2018 RH

And still available from 2017: 

A weekend in Birmingham with Gretta Vosper and Scott Kearns at The Church at Carrs Lane and the Unitarian New Meeting Church.

4½ hours of honest to godless value at £15 including p&p. 

Available from Chris Avis at 37 Clifton Road, Exeter, Devon, EX1 2BN.  Cheques payable to C. Avis, please.  Or order via Paypal using for your payment (no Paypal account needed).

Don’t forget your name and address!


Weekly News

Notices 17 June 2018

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Heritage Boards

The new Heritage Boards are now in place on the green at the back of the church. They tell the story of this place of Christian worship, a story that began more than 350 years ago!

There’s more…come and see them for yourself!

Forthcoming musical events

Music at The Church at Carrs Lane

Details of upcoming music events will appear here (3 Feb 2018).

Previous events have featured:

  • The National Flute Orchestra ( )
  • The former Central England Ensemble
  • Birmingham Schools’ Recorder Ensemble & Birmingham Schools’ Recorder Sinfonia
  • The Midland Chamber Players
  • The Bacanu Quartet
  • ‘Romanesca Tre’ Recorder Trio
  • ‘Contrasts’ Piano Trio
  • Lesley Morson (Oboe), Liz Wrighton (Flute) & Sara Wilander (Piano)
  • Sandy Hay (Flute), Anne Hagyard (Oboe) & Jo Sealey (Piano)
  • The Robson Piano Duo
  • Kevin Robson & Hiroko Ueno (Piano Duets)
  • Jill Crossland (Piano)
  • David Joyce (Violin) & Richard Silk (Piano)
  • Anna Downes (Violin) & Tony Bridgewater (Piano)
  • Ruth Henley (Cello) & Ilya Chetverikov (Piano)
  • ‘Bell on the Ivory Tower’ Trumpet & Piano Duo
  • Martha Thompson (Flute) & Dan Bovey (Guitar)
  • Stella Seaton-Sims (Mezzo-Soprano) & Michael Jones (Piano)
  • Ian Howarth (Baritone) & Bernard Tan (Piano)
  • Piano, Voice and Strings Students of Birmingham Conservatoire
  • African drumming workshops



Coffee on Fridays

Coffee dropin from Gill-1

Come and join us for coffee and a chat on Friday mornings between 10.30 am and 12 noon.

You will be very welcome!