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Published on 09 February 2019


18th December

 A new Christmas letter from Fr. Adam is here.

16th December

Some photos of the Messy Church - Christingle service published here courtesy of Michelle Hanley.

23rd November

A new Parish letter from Fr. Adam.  Looking forward to the Christmas Fayre and Advent  and asking for thoughtful prayer about future growth of St. Matthews.  You can read his letter here

16th November

Our Christmas Cards have arrived and will be delivered to everyone in the parish soon.  If you can’t wait it is here.

11th November

Photos of our Poppies for remembrance Sunday are here

4th November 2018

A few more photos of the trip to Westminster from Sandra, see them here

31st October 2018

Messy Church on the theme of Pumpkins was very popular with over 40 children attending with their parents/carers.

27th October 2018

St. Matthews hosted a conference on Mission in Eucharistic Parishes, some photos of the conference can be seen here

27th October 2018

To coincide with the conference an exhibition of art work by Mary Flitcroft was arranged in the church, see some photos here

26th October 2018

Some extra Photos added to the Westminster trip, courtesy of Mark, see them here

25th October 2018

Fr. Adam has written a new Parish letter.  He celebrates the blessing of the attendance at both last Sunday’s service, he reports on the PCC’s consideration of the future services at St. Matthews, and looks forward to the Remembrance weekend.  You can read his letter here

21st October 2018

One of the beauties of St. Matthews is the way the sun streams into the church through the windows.  It must have been spectacular on Sunday, as two people sent me photographs, thanks Rob and Tim.  See their Photos here

14th October 2018

The Sunday School practice getting their camels through the eye of a needle

13th October 2018

A small group from St. Matthews went to Westminster Abbey to the Shrine of St. Edward the Confessor, see some photos of their day out here

6th October 2018

The trip to the Isle of Man, ended successfully today, and a good time was had by all. Some photos are here.

30th September 2018

Harvest Festival, a few photos are here

5th September 2018

The Little Doves mother and Toddler group will be re-launched as Noah’s Ark Play & Stay, for Parents/Carers of pre-School Children.

31st August 2018

Friendly Friday Cafe celebrated it’s first birthday with a cake

23rd August 2018

 Fr. Adam published a letter on“Bread of Heaven”

17th August 2018

Supplies of our new Autumn Card have arrived, see above left for the front covers.  They will be distributed to all the parish.  If you can help contact Janet Cook.

19th July 2018

 Fr. Adam published a letter on “Feast of St Mary Magdalen”

1st July 2018

A mixed congregation from Perry Beeches Baptist Church, Perry Beeches Evangelical Church and St. Matthews sweltered through an uplifting service at the Baptist Church, followed by refreshments.

17th June 2018

Fr. Adam published a letter on Third Sunday after Trinity  “Seed” Parables

15th June

 Our Christian Aid Week House to House and Church collections raised £644, and the Big Breakfast organised jointly with Perry Beeches Baptist Church, £466, giving a magnificant total of £1,110 raised for Christian Aid.

9th June 2018

We had a great start to the day at Perry Beeches Baptist Church sharing their Big Breakfast in Aid of Christian Aid.

3rd June 2018

Some of the Photos of last Thursday’s Confirmation at St. John’s are here

1st June 2018

Thanks to St. John’s Perry Barr and to Bishop Anne for a wonderful confirmation Service.

18th May 2018

The Church’s updated privacy policy, to comply with the GDPR Legislation is published here

4th May 2018

At last weeks AGM Rodney Williams stood down as Church Warden, and was thanked for his valuable service.  Tim Bartlett was elected as a new Church Warden, and David Gadd remains as Church Warden.

7th April 2018

 Fr. Adam published a letter on Easter

22nd March 2018  

A group of around a dozen parishioners went to Easter Tea at Great Barr Academy, along with about 100 representatives from other local churches.  It was a very enjoyable afternoon and we were well looked after and entertained by the pupils and staff.

9th March 2018

Details of Holy Week Services are here

24th February

Fr.Adam added a new message on “Lent”

21st February 2018

Another very popular Messy Church with about 50 children attending and enjoying the crafts, and lunch.

9th February

Published some photographs of the decorating of the Church Hall here.

29th January 2018

Started a new year of photographs by publishing photos of our Candlemas Service and the newly illuminared Plaque of the Risen Christ here.  Don’t worry all the 2017 and earlier photos are still there.

18th January 2018

Fr.Adam added a new message on Epiphany”

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