Welcome to St Edburgha's Church Yardley

Welcome to St Edburgha's

CHURCH SERVICES

Sunday 1st July
8.30 am Holy Communion  

10.30 am Family Eucharist  

Sunday 8th July

8.30 am Holy Communion

10.30 am Family Communion 

6.30 pm Evensong 

Sunday 15th July
8.30 am Holy Communion  
10.30 am Family Communion        
Sunday 22nd July

8.30 am BCP Holy Communion   
10.30 am Family Communion  

6.30 pm Compline
Sunday 29th July

8.30 am Holy Communion

10.30 am Family Communion

6.30 pm Taize Worship


Social and Fundraising Events

Saturday 18th August Beetle Drive. 7.30 in the Church Hall.  Tickets £7 including refreshments (bring your own drinks). Telephone 0121 247 5631 for details and tickets.

Saturday 1st September - our 7th YARDLEY BEER FESTIVAL 12.00- 10.00 pm.  Entrance £2.  Glass hire £3.  Food available all day.  Bouncy Castle for the children.  Great family event.

Saturday 8th September 11.00 am - 5.00 pm and Sunday 9th 12.00 - 5.00 pm Church open for Heritage Weekend. Refreshments available.

Saturday 27th October 7.30 pm Barn Dance Tickets £8 including fish and chip supper.  Bring your own drinks. Booking essential; contact Joan on 0121 783 4736 

Saturday 1st Decmeber 4.00 - 7.00 pm Yardley by Candlelight.  Come and visit our church and see it lit only by candles. Entrance free.  Refreshments including mulled wine and mince pies £2.50.  Children's visit to St Nicholas £2.50  

Wednesday 19th December 5.30 pm and 8.00 pm Christmas Decoration Making  Come and learn to amke a door wreath, or table centre.  Demonstration followed by making your own.  Refreshments included. Contact 0121 247 5631 to book a place.

BAPTISMS, WEDDINGS and FUNERALS

For Baptisms please contact the parish office - contact details below


WOULD YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW LIKE TO BE MARRIED IN THIS CHURCH  

PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE NO WEDDING BOOKING SESSION ON WEDNESDAY  18TH JULY
In 2009 the rules governing who can be married in a Church of England church were changed. Anyone who is single and has a qualifying connection with the parish can be married here.  
The qualifying criteria are:  

  • baptised in the parish (by a Church of England service/form of baptism)
  • confirmed (by a Church of England service) and the confirmation is entered in our confirmation register
  • your parent or grandparent was married in this parish 
  • your usual place of residence was in the parish for at least 6 months.                    
  • your parent has had his or her usual place of residence in the parish for at least 6 months during your lifetime.  
  • you have habitually attended public worship at this Church England services  for at least 6 months.   
  • your parent has habitually attended public worship at this church for at least 6 months during your lifetime

To find out more or to book a wedding please come to the church on a Wednesday evening between 7.00 and 8.00 pm or ring 07734678831

FUNERALS - by arrangement with the vicar via your Funeral Director.
 

RESTORATION APPEAL

History

In 2008 we were advised that we needed to make urgent repairs to our spire, tower and roof.  With the help of  the congregation, many friends and supporters, the wider community and various charitable trusts we were able to complete the work on the spire in 2010 and the tower in 2011.  In all these cost £350, 000.

The Present

Our current target is to raise £150,000 to repair the roof.  Most of our events are organised to raise money for this appeal.

The Future

Once we have repaired the roof we need to turn our attention to the inside of the church building. The stained glass windows are in much need of repair, the heating and lighting systems need major attention and no doubt by the time we get to that point other urgent jobs will be found.  and then there's the halls and the Trust School.  The target for the whole appeal is £1 million.

How Can I Help?

As well as supporting our events - and having a great time at the same time - we will always welcome a donation, however small.

Did you know that whenever you buy anything online - from your weekly shop to your annual holiday - you could be collecting free donations for St Edburgha's Church, Yardley (Yardley Old Church)?

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It's as easy as 1, 2, 3...

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There are no catches or hidden charges and St Edburgha's Church, Yardley (Yardley Old Church) will be really grateful for your donations.

Thank you for your support.

ACTIVITIES

ACTIVITIES IN THE CHURCH HALL

MONDAY
Slimming World 9.30 am, 1.30 pm, 5.30 pm and 7.30 pm

TUESDAY
Stay and Play Group 9.30-11.30 am (Just turn up)
Steps Dance Academy 5.00 pm  Ballet,  Tap, and Jazz dance for all ages and abilities.  For more details ring 0121 7438241 or 0791 744 7143

WEDNESDAY
Pilates 9.00 am Contact 07871 510243
Forward Club 11.30 am 0121 679 6981
Yoga 6.00 pm Contact 07703 034263

THURSDAY
Stay and Play Group 9.30-11.30 am (Just turn up)
Friendship Club for the Retired  2.00 pm fortnightly Contact 0121 783 0437
Boot Camp 7.00 - 8.00 pm

FRIDAY
Pilates 9.00 am Contact 07871 510243
Steps Dance Academy 5.45 pm  Ballet,  Tap, and Jazz dance for all ages and abilities. For more details ring 0121 7438241 or 0791 744 7143

SATURDAY
Boot Camp  9.00 - 10.00 am

SATURDAY/SUNDAY
Halls available for hire £20 per hour.  Please ring 0121 291 0401

ACTIVITIES IN THE TRUST SCHOOL

MONDAY
Mens Club 7.30 pm

TUESDAY
Yardley Photographic Society  7.00 pm
Tuesday Group fortnightly 7.30 pm Contact 0121 783 4160

WEDNESDAY
Bible Study 2.30 pm fortnightly

THURSDAY
Yardley Conservation Society . 7.30.pm. Second Thursday of the month Contact 0121 783 7624 Website www.yardleyconservationsociety.co.uk

FRIDAY
Place Of Welcome 9.00 - 11.00 am Contact 0121 784 7864   http://www.placesofwelcome.org/
Mental Health Support Group 11.00 am- 3.00 pm. Contact  07985882122 


SATURDAY
M.P's Surgery 10.00 am 3rd Saturday of the month.

SUNDAY
Yardley Widows 2.00 pm First Sunday of the month



  

CHURCH ORGANISATIONS

261st GROUP SCOUT LEADER Amanda Thomas 07799 670610
261st BEAVER SCOUT COLONY  Donna Smith 07849 605432
261st CUB SCOUT PACK Natalie Monnox 07712 284935
261st SCOUT TROOP Andrew Manders 0121 783 1108
261st EXPLORERS Luke James 07787 244711

SUNDAY SCHOOL during the 10.30am service - Jo Sands 0121 784 6556
BELL RINGERS  Practice Wednesday 8.00 pm - Simon Adams 0121 786 1242
CHOIR PRACTICE Friiday  6.45p pm for children 7.30 pm adults  - Simon Williams 07809 550236
 

 

 

 

Contact Us

Drop us a line!

St Edburgha's Church Yardley

Parish Office, Church Road, Yardley, Birmingham B33 8PD

0121 783 4736

Parish Office Hours

Tuesday - Thursday: 9.00 am - 12.00 noon