Our small but lovely Birmingham group met at Adrian's house on Saturday afternoon. As always with this group, to meet like this reminded us all what a wonderful thing it is to be able to practise…Continue
As a retired secondary school teacher with nearly forty years of experience under my belt, I found myself yesterday (on the second hottest day of the year so far) back in the classroom again. I visited a wonderful secondary school not far from Worcester to join colleagues from other faith traditions in a 'Diversity Day' for 13/14 year olds. The idea, of course, was not to 'convert' but to inform and educate the young people about the incredible richness and variety of spiritual life in the…Continue
Nine people turned up for our monthly service, chanting and discussion session! Our largest congregation so far: Namo Amida Bu!
It was a lovely morning - and very 'sonically enriching', I think one might say. We meet in a church centre, which has lots of meeting rooms, a kitchen, cafe etc. In the gaps in our chanting the sound of hymns drifted in from the Evangelical meeting in the room next door, and,on the other side, in the main church, a group of Eritrean Christians (many of…Continue
Early rain and damp greyness soon gave way to lovely spring sunshine here in Birmingham as our local group met here in Birmingham under the leadership of our dear Sanghamitra. Our new venue (at the All Saints' Centre, Vicarage Rd, King's Heath - where we normally meet at 10 am on the second Saturday of each month) has a light and airy room with real stained glass windows and an excellent 'vibe' to it. There we set out our altar and mats and enjoyed a couple of hours of joyful worship,…Continue
Amida Birmingham's monthly meetings are moving to a new venue:
Marjorie Allen Room, All Saints' Centre, 2 Vicarage Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, B14 7RA.
The first meeting will be Saturday 14th March 2015, 10.00 am until noon.
If you live in the area, do join us for a couple of hours of Pureland worship and discussion - we'd love to see you!