Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the church located?

St Barnabas Church Centre is located on the High Street in Erdington, on the corner, at the junction into Church Road.  The postcode for Sat Nav is: B23 6SY

Where can I park?

Please be aware there is no official church car park.  There are two pay and display car parks nearby, one by the side of the church and other opposite the church’s Lych Gate.

When is the church centre open?

General access to the church centre is during café opening hours which are, 9.00am – 3.30pm Monday to Friday and 9.30am – 4.00pm on Saturdays. On Sundays, there is a morning church service at 10.30am.

What are the café opening hours?

Our Harbour Café is open Monday to Friday from 9.00am – 3.30pm and on a Saturday from 9.00am – 4.00pm.  The Cafe is closed on a Sunday.

When are the church services?

There are Holy Communion Services on Sundays at 10.30am, in the church, and Wednesdays in the Chapel at 10.30am.

Can I hire a room?

Yes, we have rooms to hire. Please click here for further details.  Please note, unfortunately we don’t offer room hire for private parties or children’s parties.

Can I get married at St. Barnabas?

For information about getting married or having a blessing at the church click here.

What is your room hire cancellation policy?

There is a percentage graded scale of charges for room booking cancellations. Click here for more details of our terms and conditions.

Is there Wi-Fi access at St. Barnabas?

Yes, we have free Wi-Fi access in all areas of the Church Centre.

Does the church have a Food Bank?

The Food Bank is not located at the church but we can provide information about where to find a Food Bank in Erdington.

How can I contact the vicar?

Our vicar is the Reverend Freda Evans. To contact her please email:

What is the telephone number for the Centre?

The number is 0121 306 4820.

Is the café child-friendly?

Yes, we welcome children to our café. There are high chairs available and there is a baby changing facility.

When do the jazz group play?

The Rhythm & Bone Jazz trio play on the third Friday of every month.  Always check the Harbour Café section on our website for further details or any changes to performance dates.

What day is the lunch club?

The St. Barnabas Church Centre lunch club meet every Wednesday. Anyone is welcome to come along and join the club. It starts at 12.00pm and we serve a two-course lunch (main course and a dessert) plus tea or coffee for just £4.99.  To book your place please call 0121 306 4820 or email

How can I hire a room?

To book a room please email  Further details can be found on the Room Hire section of this website.

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