The former Bishop of Oxford, the Right Revd John Pritchard, focused on prayer when addressing Birmingham Diocese’s Pastoral teams annual away day. The theme was ‘Letting God’s Love Flow: living our life of prayer’.
The afternoon workshop on Anna Chaplaincy was popular. Debbie outlined the ways this form of support for people in later life and their carers is expanding across the country.
The multicultural setting for much of the diocese’s work was reflected in songs and in the sweetmeats offered during a diverse act of worship which brought the day to a rousing close.