Footsteps Event Report: follow up for the ‘Small Footsteps 2016’

Thank you to all those who were able attend on Saturday 18th March when we planted 110 Wild Harvest Tree Saplings in the Balsall Heath area of Birmingham (Pickwick Park – St Pauls Road and Balsall Heath Park – Longmore Street) in order make our playing areas more friendly as...

Faith in Birmingham Gallery

When the new Faith in Birmingham Gallery was opened at the Museum & Art Gallery last year, its focus was on six faiths: Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism. But many more are practised in the city and we were told that changes would be made on a...

Event: Understanding Judaism

 ‘Understanding Judaism’ was part of BCF’s series of events on Understanding Faiths. Event Speakers were Rabbi Margaret Jacobi of Birmingham Progressive Synagogue) and Mr Brian Cooper of Birmingham Hebrew Congregation). There was time allowed for discussion as well as a visit to the sanctuary with both Rabbi's explaining what the artefacts around the sanctuary meant and...

Celebrating Common Wealth Day outside Council House

Chair of BCF, Mr Tarang participates in celebrating Common Wealth Day outside Council House and hoists Common Wealth Flag. Participants to the event included the Lord Mayor of Birmingham and other dignitaries. More details to follow.

BCF releases Inter Faith Week 2016 Report

Each year, the Birmingham Council of Faith (BCF) creates a report on Inter Faith Week, and draws together a list of all events known to have taken place in Birmingham to mark the Week. These are drawn together for ease of reference. The 2016 programme was built on the...

Footsteps Event Report: ‘Tread Lightly on this Earth’

On 20th November, 80 people from different Birmingham faith communities and local groups came together at Birmingham Central Mosque to explore practical steps for a low carbon future. We heard from local places of worship, young people and NGOs about actions that have been successfully taken in Birmingham.  Lively...

Mrs. Jean’s Funeral and Celebration of her Life

Please join us on Friday 6th January 2017 to celebrate the life of and cherish the memories of Mrs Jean (Jeanie) May Rookes​ née Lewis Time: 2pm Friday 6th January Venue: St Laurence Church, Northfield, B31 2LX Everyone is welcome to the service...