In 2015, Birmingham declared itself a City of Sanctuary!
The Birmingham City of Sanctuary group is part of a national network building a culture of hospitality and welcome. We support and link with a wide range of projects supporting refugees and asylum seekers.
Schools and Colleges of Sanctuary – latest newsletter
Sanctuary Sunday church service from Erdington
Birmingham's first (and so far only) Church of Sanctuary, Erdington Six Ways Baptist Church, made this recording for their Sanctuary Sunday service, with the sermon from Inderjit Bhogal , one of the co-founders of City of Sanctuary.
Fircroft College in Selly Oak – the first Birmingham College of Sanctuary
At a ceremony at the end of June, Fircroft College became the first college within Birmingham to officially receive its College of Sanctuary award. Working with sanctuary seekers in new communities in Birmingham and the West Midlands is nothing new…