Entries by Church Administrator

Write for Rights Campaign

Amnesty International: Write for Rights Campaign On Sunday 4 December 2022 during morning worship, the congregation at The Church at Carrs Lane wrote greetings cards to prisoners of conscience, families of those who had been persecuted, or groups who were being denied their human rights. This was all part of Amnesty International’s Write for Rights Campaign […]

Fairtrade Fortnight at Ethical Superstore

Source: Ethical Superstore Fairtrade Fortnight 2022 was another successful year getting people, businesses, schools and other organisations involved in Fairtrade. We now look forward to Fairtrade Fortnight 2023 which will take place from Monday 27th February to Sunday 12th March 2023. For two weeks each year thousands of groups, companies and individuals get together to share […]

Fairtrade Fortnight 2023

Click here to read more about Fairtrade Fortnight on the Fairtrade Foundation website Click here to source fair trade goods at the Ethical Superstore Click here to buy Zaytoun products from PALESTINE Click here to see the range of fair trade products online at Oxfam Palestinian farmers have been cultivating their lands for thousands of […]

Prayer in the way of Taizé

Sunday evenings, usually on the third Sunday of the month at 6pm. This is held at different venues including Carrs Lane. Prayer in the way of Taizé, 6pm Sunday 19 February – St Alban’s Church, Conybere Street, Highgate, Birmingham B12 0YH Sunday 19  March – St Paul’s in the Jewellery Quarter, St Paul’s Square, Birmingham B3 1QZ Download a […]

Transform Trade

Making a difference Have you ever pondered the sort of difference buying from Traidcraft made to the people who grow for a process and made the products which we were able to buy from Traidcraft until now? Some church members might remember that, on my return from a Traidcraft “Meet the People tour” I was […]

Thank you to Traidcraft

We hear with sadness of the decision to close Traidcraft after attempts to recover from the pandemic, the war in Ukraine and pre-Christmas strikes could not save the business. The Church at Carrs Lane has for many years had an excellent working relationship with Traidcraft, sharing information and educating people about fair trade. The Church […]

Job Vacancy: Mission Development Officer

The East Midlands Synod of the United Reformed Church is seeking to appoint a Mission Development Officer (Ref MDO) Closing date for applications: 28th February 2023 Interviews to be held: 23rd March 2023 This is a full-time post for 37.5 hours/week (including evening and weekends) on a permanent contract. Salary: £40,000 per annum for a […]