100 people from our churches, other churches and from the communities of Balsall Heath and Sparkbrook joined together on Sunday March 6th, to witness David Urquhart, Bishop of Birmingham licence Fr John, and Hayward Osborne, Archdeacon of Birmingham install him. The sermon was preached by Jonathan Goodall, Bishop of Ebbsfleet. Words of welcome were given by Victoria Quinn, a Sparkbrook councillor, church representatives from the Congregational church, our junior church and others, the boxing club and others.
Offering the symbol of music to Fr John
Fr John after becoming our parish priest: