WELCOME TO SHIRLEY CHRISTADELPHIANS

OUR BELIEFS

The Christadelphians are a world wide community of Bible believers. Christadelphian means Brother or Sister in Christ. We aim to keep the Bible and its message of hope as the core and root of our community and look forward to the return of Jesus to this earth and the establishment of the Kingdom of God. Our study of the Bible over time has led to the following beliefs:

FIND US

Shirley Christadelphians

Church Road, Shirley, Solihull

West Midlands B90 2AX

Directions

The Christadelphian Hall in Shirley is 150 metres from the main A34 Birmingham to Stratford Road, about 6 miles from the centre of Birmingham and 2.5 miles from the M42 motorway Junction 4

OUR REGULAR WEEKLY MEETINGS

We meet together to talk about the word of God and be encouraged by it's exciting and important message. We welcome you to come along at any time. All activities subject to the will of God.

Sunday

Sunday School - 9.00am

Learn about the Bible through crafts, games and fun (Ages 4+)

Breaking of Bread service - 11.00 am

Bible Talk - 6.00pm

Bible based talks on a variety of interesting topics for visitors. Please join us for an evening that may just change your life.

Tuesday

Bible Class - 8.00pm

One hour spent studying the Word of God

Friday

Youth Group

Relax and have fun together on a Friday evening through a wide variety of activities including bible time, bowling, cooking, crafts, sports and more



Juniors (ages 5-11) - 6.30pm

Intermediates (ages 11-14) - 7.45pm

Seniors (14+) - 7.45pm


Juniors and Intermediates held at
Tidbury Green Village Hall
Dickens Heath Road
B90 1QW

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

“The gate is narrow”

There are three wonderful chapters of scripture in Matthew (5-7) which comprise what we call ‘The Sermon on the Mount’. Chapter 7 is full of challenging precepts as to the way we should live our lives. Verses 1-5 are a warning about being hypocritical; how readily we human beings can see the faults in others and yet be blind to greater faults in ourselves.

There are several examples of the Jewish leaders attacks on Jesus, and for those whose aim is to faithfully follow in their Master’s footsteps (see Peter’s words in 1 Peter 2:21-25) there will be some, similar experiences. We note that in chapter 10, where the twelve are named (verses 2-4) that one of the things he says to them is, “It is enough for the disciple to be like his teacher, and the servant like his master. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebul, how much more will they malign those of his household” (verse 25).

These, with many other examples, illustrate the challenges those who genuinely follow Jesus and practice his precepts face as they walk the “narrow path”. Verses 13 and 14 of today’s chapter sum it up, “Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few”.

But it must be said, for most of the last generation or two, at least in the ‘western’ world, the path has not seemed so narrow and challenging. This is because our society has become so tolerant of nearly every style of living, so broadminded and permissive. But, this atmosphere is so spiritually poisonous that those who are treading the narrow way must be more on their guard than ever!

Finally, note verse 21, “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord’ will enter the kingdom … but the one who does the will of my Father … on that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophecy (preach) in your name’ … I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness’”. They left the narrow way to create their own, maybe thinking it was better! The true path is less and less evident in the increasing darkness of this world – an essential reason for reading God’s words ever more diligently.

CONTACT FORM

If you would like to learn more about any of our activities or what we believe, please fill in the contact form below. We also have leaflets and information on various topics we would be pleased to send you free of charge. We look forward to hearing from you.

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