Blessing The Commonwealth

Blessing The Commonwealth


Saturday 16 July 2022, join us for an afternoon of celebration to welcome and bless the nations and territories of The Commonwealth to Birmingham.

This July and August the Commonwealth is coming to Birmingham in the form of the Commonwealth Games, known as ‘the friendly games’. As thousands of athletes and officials arrive from the 54 nations, we want to prepare a highway of blessing and thanksgiving.

The team from World Prayer Centre have teamed up with Gas Street Church in Central Birmingham for a service that will include worship led by Tim Hughes and Gas Street music, together with prayers and messages from countries including, The Caribbean, India, Africa, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Malaysia.

IT’S FREE TO ATTEND.  This will be a powerful event.   This is your personal invitation to come to Brum and join us!

Can’t make the event?  Watch live on our YouTube channel at 2.30pm on Saturday. Go to our YouTube.


Transportation & parking:

Train: Gas Street Church, 41 Gas Street, Birmingham, B1 2JT is 10 a minute walk from New Street Grand Central station.  Exit Stephenson Street, left along Navigation street, through the Mail box, cross bridge over canal, 200 meters turn left at Pier Restaurant – Gas Street Church in front of you.

Airport:  If you’re flying into the area, the closest airport is BHX, Birmingham Airport.  Take the Monorail to Birmingham International airport for regular trains into the City Centre.

Car:  As of 01 of June 2021, Birmingham will launch its Clean Air Zone. Vehicles which do not meet certain emission standards will be charged to drive within the A4540 Middleway. Please click here to learn more about the charges and if your car is exempted or not.

Birmingham city centre is going through a major construction phase which involves road restrictions and traffic congestion during busy periods. See here for more details regarding road restrictions and plan your journey accordingly.

There are three car parks within 5 minutes’ walk of Gas Street Church, B1 2JT:

  • Paradise Circus Car Park B1 2NB
  • Town Hall Car Park B5 4AF
  • Q Park Mail Box Car Park B1 1RD

Register for your space below!


Bookings are closed for this event.

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Event Start
16 July 2022 - 2:30 pm
Event End
16 July 2022 - 5:00 pm
Event Location
Gas Street Church
41 Gas Street
B1 2JT

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