Welcome to St Edburgha's Church Yardley

Welcome to St Edburgha's



Sunday 7th July

8.30 am Holy Communion

10.30 am Family Eucharist

Sunday 14th July

8.30 am Holy Communion  

10.30 am Family Service

6.30 pm B. C. P. Evensong

Sunday 21st July

8.30 am Holy Communion  

10.30 am Family Eucharist

Sunday 28th July

8.30 am Holy Communion  

10.30 am Family Eucharist

6.30 pm Compline



Social and Fundraising Events

Saturday 20th July Film and Food evening.

Saturday 17th August 7.30 pm Beetle Drive

Tickets £7.00 including supper. Contact 0121 247 5631 

Saturday 7th September 12.00 - 10.00 pm 7th Yardley Beer Festival

Saturday/Sunday 21st and 22nd September Heritage Open Days

The church will be open from 11.00 am till 5.00 pm on Saturday and 12.00 pm till 5.00 pm on Sunday as part of National Heritage Week.  Refreshments and guided tours available.

Saturday 26th October Barn Dance 7.30 pm Tickets £8 including supper.  Contact the Parish Office 783 4736 (in aid of Church Funds)

Saturday 7th December Yardley by Candlelight. 4.00 - 7.00 pm.

Wednesday 18th December Christmas Decoration Making

5.30 pm  and 8.00 pm

Come and learn to make a table decoration or a door wreath.  Demonstration followed by making your own.  Cost includes all materials and refreshments.





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)?

There are over 3,000 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation, including Amazon, John Lewis, Aviva, thetrainline and Sainsbury's – it doesn't cost you a penny extra! 

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

1. Head to  https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/invite/34NO8M/F2WPEO  and join for free.

2. Every time you shop online, go to easyfundraising first to find the site you want and start shopping.

3. After you’ve checked out, that retailer will make a donation to your good cause for no extra cost whatsoever!

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.




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

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 743 8241 or 07917 447 143

Pilates 9.00 am Contact 07871 510 243
Forward Club 11.30 am 0121 679 6981
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

Fitme Fitclub 6.30 pm.  All ages & abilities Contact 07460 859 288

Pilates 9.00 am Contact 07871 510 243

Seated Exercise class 10.30 am. 30 minutes gentle seated exercise followed by Tea/Coffee and a biscuit. Contact 07871 510 243.
Steps Dance Academy 5.45 pm Ballet, Tap, and Jazz dance for all ages and abilities. For more details ring 0121 743 8241 or 0791 744 7143

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


Mens Club 7.30 pm

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

Bible Study 2.30 pm fortnightly

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

Place Of Welcome 9.00 - 11.00 am Contact 0121 784 7864   http://www.placesofwelcome.org/ 

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

Yardley Widows 2.00 pm First Sunday of the month


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








If you have any concerns about a child, a young person or 

an adult who may be vulnerable, please contact:


Julie Bridges (children): 07814 023 913 ,

Sylvia Roberts (adults): 07771 655 789 

or the Vicar, Bill Sands:  07501 160 636

Alternatively, please contact the Bishop's Safeguarding  Adviser Steph Haynes:  07342 993 844

For details of the Parish's safeguarding policy click here





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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