Father Patrick Writes

Quality of Life                 Fr Patrick writes… I have been enjoying a BBC rerun of Kenneth Clark’s 1969 series Civilisation: a personal view.  It makes me think about what it means to be civilised, and to live a good quality of life. Clark presented Urbino, Umbria in the 14th Century as a high point of … Read more

Our Services for June 2024

  2nd June – First Sunday after Trinity (Proper 4) – Green 8.30am   Holy Communion (2 Corinthians 4.5-12, Mark 2.23 – 3.6) 9th June – Second Sunday after Trinity (Proper 5) – Green 8.30am   Holy Communion (Ps 130, Genesis 3.8-15, Mark 3.20-35 11.15am   Matins (Ps 130, Genesis 3.8-15, Mark 3.20-35) 16th June – Third Sunday … Read more

Revd. Marc Catley has retired.

  Dear Parishioners, On July 1st I retired from my post as vicar of St.Thomas Nuthurst and St.Giles Packwood. This is due to ill health. I had hoped to go on working for another six years, but this was not to be. I plan to retire to Dorset to be near my family. My time as … Read more

KNMS Deanery newsletter

Canon  Janet Chapman at Northfield has kindly put the KNMS newsletter online for us. Please click on the link  https://bit.ly/KNMSMarch2022-2    

Go to the latest on line service here

C of E has been ‘astonishingly present’ – says new Archbishop During the coronavirus crisis, the Church of England has been accused of “vacating the public square or of being absent.” So wrote Bishop Stephen Cottrell, Archbishop of York Designate, in a recent article for one of the national newspapers. But he goes on: “I … Read more

Parish Policy for Responding to Domestic Abuse

Parish of St. Giles Packwood  agreed by the Parish Church Council on  21st January 2019. All forms of domestic abuse are wrong and must stop. We are committed to promoting and supporting environments which: Ensure that all people feel welcomed, respected and safe from abuse; Protect those vulnerable to domestic abuse from actual or potential … Read more

Safeguarding- Promoting a Safer Church . Contact details for Bishop’s Safeguarding Adviser (T: 07342 993 844 E: StephH@cofebirmingham.com)

  ·The Parochial Church Council of St Giles Packwood agreed to adopt all of the House of Bishop’s safeguarding policy and practice guidance and The Church of England – Birmingham’s procedures for their implementation on 21st January 2019. All forms of abuse are wrong and must stop The care and protection of children, young people … Read more

St. Giles ladies

  The Spring and Autumn lunches and Summer tea will continue to be enjoyed. Details of these events will be available in the church porch in the parish magazine and through announcements in church and we look forward meeting existing and new members at these occasions. ALL ladies of the Parish are very welcome. Nest … Read more

Supper Club meetings

The St Giles Supper Club is an informal gathering of gentlemen friends of St Giles, Packwood. For further details or to be placed on the mailing list please contact Chris Jacob e-mail chj@chadwick1.co.uk Please note All Supper club communication is by e-mail                           … Read more