Dear friends, important items for your information and action as appropriate:
Tuesday 26th April: “News from the Jungle” – organised by the Central England Asylum Group, come to hear two Quakers who work regularly at the Calais camps eyewitness accounts of life in “The Jungle”. At 7pm in the Priory Rooms, Bull Street, Birmingham.
Friday 29th April: Concert with two Cellos, with Elaine and Ulrich Heinen, at 2pm in St. Chad’s Cathedral; donations to St. Chad’s Sanctuary please.
Friday 20th May: “A first step towards Understanding Islam” with Dr.Chris Hewer, Chaired by Sr Margaret Walsh. From 7.30pm to 9.15pm in St, Mary’s Priory, Vivian Road, Harborne B17 ODN.
Tuesday 7th June: "Standing in the Gaps" event organised by Birmingham Churches Together in partnership with Thrive Together Birmingham, Housing Justice and the Birmingham Christian Homeless Forum. From 6 to 8pm at South Aston United Reformed Church, Upper Sutton Street, Aston, Birmingham B6 5BN, with light buffet available on arrival. Are you passionate about impacting homelessness across our city region? The number of people sleeping rough on our streets has been increasing – how are we responding? This networking event offers an opportunity to connect with others and find out what is happening, discover new resources, ideas and opportunities, and to learn about the Birmingham Christian Homeless Forum. Do you want to get involved, but don’t know how?
Are you currently supporting people who are homeless and want to do more? To book your free place visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/standing-in-the-gaps-supporting-people-who-are-homeless-tickets-23798555119
With best wishes to you as always; previous mini-newsletters can be viewed at www.birminghamjandp.org.uk/mini-newsletters
Administrator, on behalf of the Birmingham Justice and Peace Commission
Postings from the Commission Administrator