Worship in church

We really look forward to welcoming you!

Holy Communion:  Every Sunday at 10.30am.  You don’t need to book a place, just turn up.

Holy communion has now also started again in the chapel every Wednesday at 10.30am.

PLEASE respect that we continue to do all we can to keep everyone as safe as possible.  Our guidance is:

  • If you have the App, please scan the QR code displayed
  • Wearing a face covering will be strongly encouraged – particularly when receiving communion and singing
  • There are two seating zones – one where mask wearing and social distancing will be obligatory and one where it won’t so you can choose to sit where you feel most comfortable.
  • Singing will be allowed for the first and last hymn
  • Hand sanitizer still to be used
  • IMPORTANT: If you feel unwell and have coronovirus symptoms, please don’t enter church and return home.

Service details:  Every 1st Sunday of the month will be an All Age Family service.

For children, during Sunday Holy Communion we offer the creche and Sunday Kids Space in the Cafe area.  Find out more at this link to the Young Church page!

Open Church – during the cafe opening hours the church will be open for quiet reflection or to light a candle. (Tues- Fri 10.00am – 2.30pm and Sat 10.00am – 3.00pm)

St.Barnabas Families@Home –  there’ll be an online Children and Families Service every  2nd and 4th Sunday of the month on the St.Barnabas Families YouTube channel!  From 10.00am join Bethan as she leads games, songs, bible teaching and craft activities for the whole family to enjoy from home.  To subscribe to the YouTube channel and find the weekly videos follow this link

Messy Church is every 3rd Sunday of the month.


Join us at this special time….

Saturday 18th December, 11am: Churches Together in Erdington Christmas Carol singing on the High Street

Sunday 19th December, 3.30pm: Messy Church Nativity (all children and families are welcome)

Friday 24th December, 4pm: Christingle and Carol Service (suitable for all ages)

Friday 24th December, 11.30pm: Midnight Holy Communion Service

Christmas Day, 10.30am: All Age Holy Communion Service

Christmas Day Community Lunch: A Christmas Dinner served in the Harbour Café for those who would otherwise be on their own on Christmas day. There will be carol singing, festive food and gifts. Places are limited, please contact the vicar for more details.

Sunday 26th December: 10.30am Reflective Holy Communion Service



WORSHIP AT HOME:  The Church of England Birmingham also offers some suggested morning and evening prayers for those who would like to worship at home.  To find them please click here


The Lighthouse at St Barnabas is a lovely modern, bright and airy venue that met our needs perfectly. The team were accommodating, making us feel very welcome and ensuring our needs and those of our delegates were met throughout the day.

Andy - PODS (Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors)