Church of The Ascension

WELCOME to the parish church of Stirchley, Birmingham


LOCAL ORGANISATIONS & GROUPS


Stay and Play group

 Moor Green School
Tuesdays 9.15 - 11.15
Fridays 9.30 - 11.30

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Dog Training Classes

Run by Wyndsend Dog Training these are held in the Church Hall

Wednesday, Puppy Foundation - 6:45pm to 7:30pm,

Bronze Award - 7:30pm - 8:30pm, Silver Award - 8:30pm - 9:30pm

& Thursday, Puppy Foundation (subject to demand) - 6:45pm to 7:30pm,

Dogs with "Issues" - 7:30pm - 8:30pm, Gold Award - 8:30pm - 9:30pm


Gary Chetwynd 07929 525241 gary@k9connection.co.uk

Louise Downing 07971 232881 loo@k9connection.co.uk


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USEFUL LINKS

FOR ADVICE when planning a wedding, baptism or making funeral arrangements (see Life Events) www.cofe.anglican.org

www.findachurch.co.uk/   speaks for itself. or click here to view Church of England factsheets about other parishes 

CHURCH SITES

The Birmingham Diocese Homepage is

www.birmingham.anglican.org 

diocesan page for younger people www.b-cent.com/ 

Info about Church of England http://cofe.anglican.org/about/diocesesparishes/infosheets/ 

Readers in Birmingham www.readersbirmingham.org.uk/  

Mother's Union in Birmingham www.canterburyprovincemu.org.uk/birmingham/

Birmingham's ecumenical scene www.birmingham churches.org.uk/

official Anglican site worldwide www.anglicancommunion.org/ 

not an Anglican site, but v informative, with a useful glossary  www.kencollins.com

Alternative views of Anglicanism http://anglicansonline.org/ and http://www.anglican.org/

Our Roman Catholic friends www.vatican.va/   

Calendar of world faiths   www.interfaithcalendar.org/2007.htm world faiths

SOME LOCAL LINKS

Our COMMUNITY PORTAL , for instant access to local, national, international and church info www.stirchley.2day.ws

NOTE - our old website (www.churchoftheascensionstirchley.com/ ) is no longer available


Local info and info about Neighbourhood Forum www.stirchley.co.uk

local community police liaison www.west-midlands.police.uk/kingsheath/n12.asp

Local history and pics www.virtualbrum.co.uk/

RESOURCES FOR SPIRITUALITY

Anglican, liberal and catholic www.affirmingcatholicism.org.uk/ 

Anglican Daily Office online  www.oremus.org/ 

 special readings/prayers for saints' days 

www.excitingholiness.org/  (Go down to where it says -

The first edition, which is out of print, can be read online here.)

 The Society of St Francis www.franciscans.org.uk/h-glasshampton.html      

spirituality and ageing http://rps.gn.apc.org/leveson/resources.htm

The Angelus www.fisheaters.com/angelus.html

online church   www.church-on-the-net.com/     

more online church www.stpixels.com/view_releases.cgi

THOUGHT PROVOKING  

Church Times (you will need subscription for some pages) www.churchtimes.co.uk 

The Tablet (RC Journal) (you will need subscription for some pages) www.thetablet.co.uk/

Anglican commentary www.thinkinganglicans.org.uk/ 

An inclusive church www.inclusivechurch.net/

An off-the-wall commentary on the church http://ship-of-fools.com

thought provoking     http://homepages.which.net/~radical.faith/sermons/hsindex.htm

OUR RESPONSIBILITIES TO ONE ANOTHER AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Fair Trade www.tradingfairly.co.uk/

Shrinking the footprint www.shrinkingthefootprint.cofe.anglican.org 

It is possible to find details of local trained counsellors and psychotherapists here: www.counselling-directory.org.uk 

Recycling online www.2recycle.co.uk