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Planning on visiting Solihull? Want a break after a hectic morning at work or home? Here at St Alphege church, steeped in history and this year celebrating 800 years of Christianity in Solihull, we have free recital Wednesdays throughout 2020. Why not check us out? Follow Friends of St Alphege Music for full event details. Ramada Solihull Birmingham Solihull BID ... See MoreSee Less

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Quick reminder! Tomorrow we are hosting the Annual Unity Service to launch the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity #churchestogether A great honour as we celebrate 800 years of Christianity in Solihull this year, everyone welcome. We are also incredibly fortunate to welcome The Rev Dr Kate Coleman who will be preaching Baptist Union of Great Britain Solihull Methodist Church Quakers in Britain Renewal Birmingham Cathedral St Philip's St Chad's Cathedral, Birmingham The Church of England ... See MoreSee Less

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The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity will take place from 18-25 January 2020. An annual initiative whereby Christian communities throughout the world are invited to pray for one another and for greater Christian Unity.

International resources for 2020 have been prepared by colleagues in Malta. The theme, “They showed us unusual kindness” (Acts 28:2), remembers the historic shipwreck of Paul on the island of Malta and calls us to a greater generosity to those in need Birmingham Cathedral St Philip's The Church of England #800yearsofchristianity
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Welcome to Solihull Parish

We are a group of three churches: St Alphege, St Helen, and St Michael, serving central Solihull.

We share the vision of loving and serving God and seeking to be transformed by the Holy Spirit so that we can become more like Jesus and make a difference to our local community.

Everyone is welcome. We are multi-generational churches and aim to be inclusive and accepting of all people.

We would love to welcome you to our church families. Our vision is: growing disciples, building community, transforming lives.

We are part of Church of England Birmingham


Join us as we travel through 2020 celebrating 800 years of Christianity, a host of exciting events are planned, download our leaflet for more details:

As part of the 800th Celebrations we will be having guest speakers throughout 2020. At our 9.15am and 11am services on Sunday 2nd February, St Alphege will be welcoming The Revd Dr Jon Turner to preach.

Please see below for biography

Welcome to Solihull Parish. Our vision is growing disciples, building community, and transforming lives. We offer a breadth and depth of Christian worship, study and service.

People of all ages and backgrounds worship across our churches, and we welcome everyone. We look forward to meeting you.

The Reverend Canon Jane Kenchington, Rector of Solihull

What’s On

Vacancy – Organist

A wonderful opportunity has arisen to join this busy town-centre parish church with a thriving choral tradition and a variety of styles of worship. We are seeking an Organist / Assistant Director of Music to join our team from April 2020.  Please apply in writing, sending a copy of your CV plus details of two referees to by Friday 24th January.  Shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview on Friday 31st January. 

Further information about the post can be found below. 

Visiting Preacher Biographies

Throughout 2020 we will have thirteen visiting preachers over twenty-four services. They will all be very diverse and we are incredibly blessed that they can join us. A very warm St Alphege welcome will be extended to all!

Sunday 2nd February 2020 9.15am and 11am servicesCandlemas

The Revd Jon Turner – Birmingham Diocesan Director of New Christian Communities

Prior to his role in the Birmingham Diocese, Jon was UK Country Manager for the global mission agency Christian Vision. Jon was originally ordained into the Baptist Church and has served as Associate Executive Minister for the Canadian Baptist’s of Atlantic Canada where he headed up Church Planting.

He has two young daughters and is a keen supporter of West Bromwich Albion football club.