About Us

Thrive Together Birmingham aims to support and grow the movement of individuals, churches and organisations who, motivated by their faith, are committed to addressing issues of poverty and to playing their part in helping their neighbourhoods to flourish.

Thrive Together Birmingham is a joint venture charity of the Church of England Birmingham and Church Urban Fund which supports churches to fully play their part in tackling poverty and helping their neighbourhoods to flourish.

Part of the Community Regeneration Department of the Church of England Birmingham, we work with churches, individuals and organisations in a number of different ways, often tailored to the local context, supporting them to:

  • develop activities that meet the needs of their communities,
  • build strong neighbourhood relationships,
  • understand the needs of their community,
  • collaborate with other people, particularly other faith communities, who are also committed to addressing issues of poverty and social justice and to helping their neighbourhoods flourish.

As well as bespoke support with churches we are involved in coordinating and overseeing a number of initiatives in Birmingham – see our Initiatives page to find out more.


Our team

Fredrattley

Fred Rattley

Chief Executive

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Sarahturner

Sarah Turner

Senior Development Worker

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Rabiyah K Latif

Rabiyah Latif

Near Neighbours Co-ordinator

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Debbiesaunders

Debbie Saunders (formerly Browning)

PA/Administrator

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Jobagby

Jo Bagby

Project Support for Thrive Together, Management & Development for Body Mind Spirit Partnership

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Estherspence

Esther Spence

Project Support Worker

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Louisewhite

Louise White

Birmingham Places of Welcome Facilitator

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Shabirjivraj

Shabir Jivraj

Your Local Pantry Project Officer

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Catebennett

Cate Bennett

Early Years Development Worker

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Stevehirst

Steve Hirst

Safe Spaces Development Worker (employed through Worth Unlimited)

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