2020birmingham was started in 2010 with a vision to see 20 churches planted by the year 2020

A book by Neil Powell and John James

  • Crossway Churchrevitalisation

    "Crossway Church is a community church revitalisation project in the heart of a large estate in the south of the city. God has blessed us in recent years with a growing congregation, and we bring all Him all the glory as He sustains us here in Northfield."

    Churchcentral Westmulti-site

    "Churchcentral West has been seeking to be for the good of Bearwood and the surrounding area since 2010. We want to see Jesus the most talked about person in this part of the city and dream of even impacting the nations on our doorstep. We love that God has opened several doors into serving our community, most recently the launch of a Christians Against Poverty Life Skills course."

  • Real Life Churchpioneer

    "Real Life Church began in 2011 and has grown from a small core team to a thriving community of over 200. We are actively involved in bringing the Good News to our local area and showing them the love of Jesus in both words and actions."

    OIKOS Community Churchpioneer

    "OIKOS Church is a family of missionary servants, seek to the proclaim Jesus to the North of Birmingham through word and deed. We are continuing to serve the community through the ministries of OIKOS cafe, Job Club, Mum’s meet and Kids Club to name a few. Our great passion is to glory God in all of out live and that by sharing our life with people that they may experience Christ's life transform power for themselves."

  • Churchcentral Northmulti-site

    "Churchcentral North has been doing family for Jesus since 2013. We are blessed to be increasingly multi-cultural and God is helping us reach people that Churchcentral has never been able to connect with before. We love the life that children bring, our meetings reflect something of that and it’s a big part of who we are."

    Ethiopian Evangelical Churchpioneer

    Bearwood Chapelplanting catalyst

    "First planted in 1879, Bearwood Chapel has enjoyed a renewed commitment to encouraging planting and multiplication since 2012 with the development of multiple congregations meeting on Sunday and Nueva Vida, a church plant catering for Spanish speakers which started in 2015. We are currently looking for potential pioneer planters to come and work with us as we seek to reach the unreached parts of the Black Country."

    Christ Church Sparkbrookrevitalisation

    "We at Christ Church Sparkbrook seek to introduce people in our other-faith majority neighbourhood to a relationship with God through the Holy Spirit and help them live the way that Jesus taught while loving our neighbor regardless of who they follow."

  • Redeemer Church Birminghammother-daughter

    "Since planting, and through many ups and downs, Redeemer Church Birminhgam are continuing to love and reach out to the local area with the good news of Jesus."

  • The Gate Churchmother-daughter

    "The Gate Church has maintained an active and vibrant presence in our local community since 2014 - we are a small, community minded church drilling deep into our inner city estates with the great news of Jesus for all the diverse people we are privileged to live amongst and share life with."

    Church Planting Among the Least Reachedpioneer

  • Christ Church Longbridgemother-daughter

    “Since planting, Christ Church has experienced slow but steady growth, we are more and more rooted in our local community, thankful to God for many answered prayers and excited about the opportunities for the gospel we can see in the future.”

    St Margaret's Churchrevitalisation

    "We are greatly encouraged as we see a small but growing core-group at St. Margaret’s learn more about Jesus and the Bible, get baptised, and start to serve and share their faith."

    Nueva Vidapioneer

    "Nueva Vida was planted in 2015. We are an ethnically diverse congregation providing primarily but not exclusively for Spanish speakers. As well as our Saturday evening gathering and midweek Bible study, we use every opportunity to share the good-news with some of the neediest people in the city through ESOL classes, refugee work etc."

  • Second City Churchmulti-site

    "Second City is a congregation in the very heart of the city seeking to reach Aston and BCU students among others. God has blessed and grown us over the last 12 months with an established congregation and small group."

  • King's Heath Evangelical Churchrevitalisation

    "Kings Heath Evangelical Church is 2 years into a revitalisation where a group of 5 families joined a small group of predominently elderly Christians in 2017. We are seeking to love Jesus in Kings Heath, let God shape our whole lives, and share his grace with all people."

    Bloomsbury Hope Centrecollaborative outreach project

    "We are praying for God's guidance in transitioning from a Sunday group to become an established church. We continue to trust in God to meet our staffing needs for our Friday night youth club."

  • Community Centre in East Birminghamcollaborative outreach project

    "We've been serving the local area in the name of Christ for over five years and have been described as ”like a family” and ”a place everyone keeps recommending to me.” More recently, a partnership with 2020birmingham has kept alive our vision to be a bridge to a church plant amongst least reached peoples in East Birmingham"

Churches that have helped make 2020birmingham happen: