Entries by Lindsay Peniston

Living in the church during Lockdown

Steph Neville is interviewed by Rev Nick Stanyon in his series of Good News videos for the URC West Mildands Synod. Here, she reflects on life during lockdown, how prayer underpins action, and how the large church space has enabled her creativity, plus her continuing involvement with Stories of Hope and Home. More videos of […]

Refugee Week 15-21 June 2020

This week is Refugee Week. At the end of the week on Sunday, Revd Dr Neil Johnson of The Church at Carrs Lane leads Sunday morning worship for Sanctuary Sunday. In the service, he mentions organisations supported by the Church at Carrs Lane: Restore St Chad’s Sanctuary Birmingham City of Sanctuary Hope Projects Stories of […]

NEW! Download Lectures Podcasts

We are gradually adding our podcasts of ‘Carrs Lane Lectures in Radical Christian Faith’. You can now download podcasts for 2015 and 2016, or listen to them by playing them direct from our website. 2015 LECTURES Belonging without Believing: Canon Brian Mountford, Vicar of The University Church, Oxford and Revd Dr Harriet Harris, Chaplain at […]

Lent Eco Challenge

Eco-Challenge for Lent Our Eco-Church Group has produced a Lent Eco-Challenge for anyone who would like to join in. Download the flier This Lent why not take our eco-challenge? Below are some ideas to help make your lifestyle greener and shrink your carbon footprint. Try one or more of the challenges during Lent and see […]

Volunteers needed!

Passionate about Fair Trade The Carrs Lane Fair Trade Shop is looking for volunteers to assist in our retail setting. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone who wishes to help Traidcraft in their work fighting poverty through trade. Opening times The shop is open 10:30-14:30 (Wed-Sat). Our volunteers are passionate about fair trade and […]

New catalogue 2020

The Spring/Summer 2020 catalogue will soon be available. Watch this space for details! The catalogue features all the latest fair trade items that can be ordered from our Fair Trade Shop. Many of the items are in stock, but you can also order additional or more expensive items and collect them when they arrive. We […]

Opening Times

Opening times for Carrs Lane Fair Trade Shop Regular opening times: Wednesday: 10:30-14:30 Thursday: 10:30-14:30 Friday 10:30-14:30 Saturday: 10:30-14:30 The shop is also open after worship on most Sundays (approx. 11:30 – 12:15) If you wish to order any product please ‘phone 0121 643 6151 during opening times – you may be able to collect […]

A Golden Evening with Carrs Lane Players

Carrs Lane Players performed a trio of comedies to celebrate their 50th Anniversary. In February “Out of Sight – Out of Mind” was indeed a golden evening with the Carrs Lane Players…an evening of food and fun enjoyed by all! The three comedies include: A Twitch in Time, by Horry Parsons Between Mouthfuls, by Alan Ayckbourn […]

Lent worship

Positive Working Together Due to Coronavirus Covid-19 we are following Government advice and are not holding gatherings for worship at this time. However, we are finding new ways of meeting together online. Lent Groups: ‘Positive Working Together’ will now happen on Zoom, a Webinar platform. Please email Deacon Ruth Yorke on ruth.yorke@live.co.uk if you would […]