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More than a Thought for the Day

Shortly after the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris, a group of young Christians from Riverside and Muslims from Hazrat Sultan Bahu Mosque in Balsall Heath met together to discuss their…
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Hope Twenty 14:‘Bridging Cultures’

“…an excellent balance of teaching, discussion and practical action in the community…” The Hope course is a 3½ day cross-cultural experience within the Sparkbrook, Sparkhill and Balsall Heath areas of…
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Bringing HOPE to the local community

For three days near the start of July, a dozen of us crossed cultural boundaries by engaging with the community around Balsall Heath, Spark Hill and Sparkbrook. For many of…
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HOPE 2012: ‘Bridging Cultures’

On Thursday June 28th – Sunday July 1st, Riverside were involved with the third ‘Bridging Cultures’ course exploring cross-cultural mission. We had ten first-time participants representing several different churches across…
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Sunday, 3rd June (Jubilee Weekend)

The Big Lunch is a national initiative started a few years ago to encourage people to get to know their neighbours and to help a sense of community grow in…
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Hope 2011 July 20th – July 22nd

Hope 2011 was a three day project with the aim of ‘Bridging Cultures’ particularly in the Balsall Heath area with people from different faiths. After a teaching session in the…
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HOPE 2010 – 18plus mission

The 3rd – 5th of June 2010 saw a team of fantastic young Christians engaged on a 3 day mission entitled Hope 2010. The team had a very busy 3…
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Asian Awareness 2010

Asian Awareness is a five week course run every year in Birmingham, looking at Muslims, Sikhs and Hindus. The most recent of these was held at Riverside House and finished…
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