The HEBA Gathering will be held twice this year!
Sunday 30th June & Sunday 7th July 2019
Both events will start with tea and cake at 17:00, moving into worship and news from 18:00.
18th January 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Essential Guidance - Coronavirus
HOME MISSION STORIES
CHELMSLEY WOOD BAPTIST CHURCH
Some of his disciples were remarking about how the temple was adorned with beautiful stones and with gifts dedicated to God. But Jesus said, “As for what you see here, the time will come when not one stone will be left on another; every one of them will be thrown down.”
Luke 21:5-6 (NIV)
I was recently asked to preach on this passage as part of a series through Luke and it got me thinking about the role that buildings can (and should?) play in our lives and in our worship.Read more
Last year I reminded you of HEBA’s vision and values – ‘Growing Healthy Churches’ and our commitment to companionship, generosity, diversity, learning and innovation. Whilst we want to develop all the values, our focus this year is ‘diversity’.Read more
Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the desert and streams in the wasteland.” (Isaiah 43:19)
I know that the new year begins on 1st January, but over the years I’ve been involved in churches, September has felt as much of a fresh beginning as January, maybe more so. Perhaps that’s because so much of what we do, and the programmes we run, are shaped by the academic year more than the calendar year?Read more
The Christian Churches around Birmingham are facing the challenges of Climate Change, together.
On Saturday June 29th 72 people gathered at the Quaker rooms in Bull Street under the theme of “No Planet B”. They included Baptists, Methodists, URC, Quakers, Catholics, Anglicans, Unitarians and Franciscan brothers; much of the organising and training was provided by Christian Aid and CAFOD working together.Read more
The vision God has given me for setting up a Deaf Church has actually happened…I see it unfolding before my eyes!
Open Hands Signing Church aims to encourage Deaf people to worship God using the beautiful language of the British Deaf Community – British Sign Language, and other visual means. Hearing people are welcomed too, and a voice-over is always provided so that they have access to everything.Read more