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Inclusive Worship Gathering (our first gathering of 2022)

January 9, 2022
03:00 pm - 04:30 pm

Inclusive Gathering Birmingham
Edgbaston Quaker Meeting House
Birmingham, B15 1JP

Details
Date:

January 9

Time:

03:00 pm - 04:30 pm

Venue

Inclusive Gathering Birmingham

Edgbaston Quaker Meeting House

Birmingham, B15 1JP

On Sunday, 9th January we’ll hold our first gathering of 2022 at Edgbaston Quaker Meeting House at Five Ways! Normally we meet on the 1st Sunday of the month, but we’re shifting this by a week in January!

We’re gathering for cake, stories, music, creativity and connection with God and one another. IGB Kids Club will be available during the gathering for 2-10 year olds.

Join us at 2:45 for a 3pm start at Edgbaston Quaker Meeting House (Five Ways). Scroll down for directions and details.

A group of us will go Mr Mulligans (Broadway Plaza) after the gathering for some social time and you are most welcome to join us if you feel comfortable doing so.

MORE DETAILS ABOUT OUR NEW VENUE:

The Quaker Meeting House is on the Five Ways end of City Centre at the corner of St James Road and George Road. Enter through gate on George Road and you’ll find a lovely garden and a cosy vibe.

There is ample free parking on George Road. (It is just outside the clean air zone).

Five Ways Trains Station is just 500m away.

Numbers 1 and 8 and the Harborne and Hagley Road bus routes stop near by at the Big Morrisons at Five Ways which is nearby.

The building itself is wheelchair accessible and has accessible toilets.

Any questions can be directed to newchurchbirmingham@gmail.com.

We’re really happy to do what we can to make you feel welcome and included – if you are worried about getting to the venue from Moor Street/ New Street give us a shout!

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We gather as IGB each Sunday at 3pm, but our gatherings will look a bit different each week. The big news is that from September 2021, most Sundays there will now be an option to meet both in person or online in some way.

Here’s the pattern of what to expect each month:

1st Sunday -Worship Gathering at the Meeting House and Livestreamed to FB Live & YouTube- Music, stories, a spiritual, reflection, music & cake. Pub meet up afterwards.

2nd Sunday – Live Online (only) Gathering led by IGB’s Leadership Community – Streamed to FB Live & YouTube.

3rd Sunday – Various activities in collaboration with others – Online reflection or Open Table Birmingham meeting in North Brum. 5:15 Neurodiverse Spirituality Zoom Workshop & Discussion.

4th Sunday – Real Talk & Afternoon Tea at the Meeting House & Livestreamed to FB Live & Youtube with Zoom hybrid discussion option. Pub meet up afterwards.

5th Sunday (when there is one!) – A Special Event.

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About Inclusive Gathering Birmingham …

Inclusive Gathering Birmingham is a diverse church gathered together by a common dream: to become a truly inclusive faith community, where doubt and difference are a welcome part of our journey together toward Jesus. We believe that the way of Jesus leads us to the wild, radical idea that true spiritual community can be formed based on who is INCLUDED, not by who is EXCLUDED. We are a learning community, constantly growing and changing to live out this vision in new and expanding ways.

When we say “inclusion”, we mean much more than mere tolerance or welcome. We believe God wants us all to know that we actually belong. That means people of every race and ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender identity, age and background, HIV status, ability and disability, theological and political conviction are loved, invited, and fully included. Read more about what makes us tick at www.inclusivegathering.org.uk or send an email to newchurchbirmingham@gmail.com to ask questions or chat.